Press Release: Canadian Jewish Community Welcomes New National Security Legislation

Montreal – Today the Government of Canada presented new National Security Legislation, the objective of which is to protect Canadians from homegrown extremism. In response, David Cape, Chair of the [...]

January 30, 2015
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Martin Sampson on CKCU Ottawa

CIJA’s Director, Communications and Marketing, Martin Sampson was interviewed by CKCU Ottawa on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Listen here. [...]

January 29, 2015
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Berl Nadler on Sun TV discussing the Hezbollah Attack in Northern Israel

CIJA’s GTA Co-Chair Berl Nadler discusses the recent attack launched by Hezbollah in Northern Israel on Sun News Network. [...]

January 29, 2015
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Address by World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder at the commemorative event on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau

I am not a survivor, although I am grateful for the survivors who are here today. I am not a liberator, although I salute the courage of the veterans who [...]

January 27, 2015
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Press Release: The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs Commemorates the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau

Ottawa – Tuesday, January 27, 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi concentration and extermination camp. More than one million people – most of [...]

January 26, 2015
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Advocacy can be rewarding and challenging

This month I am excited to begin my tenure as chair of the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA), the advocacy agent of Canada’s Jewish federations. Having been involved [...]

January 23, 2015
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The Centre for Israel and Jewish Commends Judge in Helmut Oberlander Ruling

Following the decision of Federal Court Justice James Russell to refuse the appeal by Helmut Oberlander to regain his Canadian citizenship, Len Rudner, Community Relations Director of the Centre for [...]

January 23, 2015
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Press Release: Father of Toulouse terror victim to address UN gathering in New York

NEW YORK – 37 countries, including Israel, the United States of America, Canada, Australia and all members of the European Union, have called for a special session at the UN [...]

January 22, 2015
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Moderates Must Take Action After Paris Attacks

By: Shimon Koffler Fogel As we mourn new rounds of innocents murdered at the hands of Islamist extremists, there is a natural temptation to fall into despair and paralysis. Those [...]

January 20, 2015
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Berl Nadler on The Source with Ezra Levant

Berl Nadler, CIJA GTA co-chair discusses Netanyahu’s move to diversify Israel’s trade relations into Asia through Japan on The Source with Ezra Levant. Watch here or below beginning at 7:19. [...]

January 20, 2015
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Press Release: Israeli Innovation Program Modeled on Grand Challenges Canada

Ottawa, ON – Today, the State of Israel announced the first wave of funding for the recently launched Grand Challenges Israel program. Modeled after Grand Challenges Canada, the ten selected [...]

January 18, 2015
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Press Release: WJC President Ronald Lauder honored with one of Germany highest awards for fostering Jewish rebirth

NEW YORK – World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder was decorated with Germany’s highest honor, the Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit. In a ceremony held at the German [...]

January 16, 2015
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