Letter to Swedish Ambassador from CIJA CEO Shimon Fogel

This week, the Government of Sweden decided to recognize a Palestinian state – even in the absence of an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement. In response, CIJA CEO Shimon Koffler Fogel wrote [...]

October 31, 2014
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Education
Canada and Israel: Natural Partners in Research and Innovation

By: Shimon Koffler Fogel This week, the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) — which represents 97 institutions across the country — is hosting an innovation dialogue in [...]

October 29, 2014
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Under lockdown in Centre Block

Having been a CIJA parliamentary intern in Ottawa only since September, everything that happens on Parliament Hill still strikes me as a novel and interesting experience. But what happened here [...]

October 29, 2014
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Statement: CIJA commends Irwin Cotler on receiving the Raoul Wallenberg Centennial Medal

Ottawa, ON – Today, the Honourable Irwin Cotler was awarded the Raoul Wallenberg Centennial Medal in a presentation held on Parliament Hill. The Medal, bestowed by the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation, [...]

October 28, 2014
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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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PeaceDay
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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Armenia
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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