Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs – Media Advisory

MONTREAL, Oct. 23, 2014 /CNW/ – Later today Montrealers will be fortunate to meet and hear from Rachel Fraenkel whose son Naftali was one of three Israeli teenagers kidnapped and [...]

October 23, 2014
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Canadian named to head Keren Hayesod-UIA

David Koschitzky plans to rack up plenty of frequent flier miles in the next two years as he travels to the four corners of the world in his capacity as [...]

October 6, 2014
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CIJA Statement for Eid-al-Adha

Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice, is one of Islam’s most important holidays. At sundown, as Muslims around the world begin to celebrate through prayer, charitable giving, and gathering with [...]

October 3, 2014
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We Will Not Be Silent

The Atlantic Jewish Council (AJC) and CIJA were sponsors of a rally in downtown Halifax on Wednesday evening, October 1, to raise awareness of resurgent global antisemitism and the growing [...]

October 3, 2014
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CIJA Welcomes the International Day of Peace

The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs joins with organizations and individuals around the world to welcome the International Day of Peace. The quest for peace is at the heart [...]

September 21, 2014
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CIJA Statement on Armenian Independence Day

Today marks the 23rd anniversary of Armenia’s declaration of independence from the Soviet Union. CIJA joins Armenians and the diaspora in celebrating this important day, and looks forward to continued [...]

September 21, 2014
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A Year in Conversations
A Year in Conversations

The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) is proud to share with you A Year in Conversations, an innovative initiative designed to help families explore, address and engage in [...]

September 19, 2014
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Press Release: Statement on the Opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Toronto, ON – Today, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights held its official opening. “We offer our warm congratulations to the staff, volunteers, and philanthropists – particularly the Asper Family [...]

September 19, 2014
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Jewish leaders join Ukrainian Canadian Gala

Many of Toronto’s Jewish leaders recently attended the Canada Ukraine Foundation (CUF) Fundraising Gala “United for Ukraine”. The goal of the Gala, highlighted by keynote speaker, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, [...]

September 12, 2014
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L to R:  Joel Reitman, Co-Chair Toronto Local Partnership Council, Dr. Asmaa Ganayem, Jeffrey Stutz, Chair UJA Federation of Greater Toronto's Israeli Arab Issues Committee.
Building Bridges in Israel

Dr. Asmaa Ganayem is busy building bridges in Israel – bridges spanning politics, culture and religion. Dr. Ganayem who refers to herself as an “Arab-Palestinian citizen of Israel,” develops training [...]

September 10, 2014
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CIJA wants to keep Al Quds Day away from the Ontario

CIJA has asked the Speaker of the Ontario Legislature, Dave Levac, to prevent the annual Al Quds Day rally from taking place on the legislative grounds next year. Al Quds [...]

September 1, 2014
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The rise of anti-Israelism on Canadian campuses

UJA Federation of Greater Toronto held a tele-town-hall on the rise of anti-Israelism on Canadian campuses arising from the summer’s conflict in Israel last night. The tele-town-hall featured Marc Newburgh, [...]

August 28, 2014
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