Press Release: The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs Testifies on Bill C-51

Ottawa, ON – Today, in response to an invitation from the House of Commons Committee on Public Safety and National Security, David J. Cape, Chair of the Centre for Israel and [...]

March 26, 2015
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Press Release: At Congressional hearing, Jewish leaders urge United States to lead in fight against anti-Semitism

WASHINGTON – In testimony before a key US Congressional committee on Tuesday, World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder warned that radical Islam was fueling the flames of a new [...]

March 25, 2015
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Press Release: WJC President Ronald Lauder, Danish and French Jewish leaders to testify at US House of Representative hearing on anti-Semitism in Europe

WASHINGTON – The leadership of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) will meet in Washington, DC to discuss the growing threats to Jewish communities, and in the wake of the recent [...]

March 20, 2015
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Press Release: World Jewish Congress praises British PM Cameron for taking ‘exemplary measures’ to protect Jews

NEW YORK – The World Jewish Congress (WJC) today welcomed the announcement by British Prime Minister David Cameron to increase spending to better protect Jewish institutions in the UK against [...]

March 19, 2015
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Press Release: Ronald S. Lauder congratulates Benjamin Netanyahu on election victory

NEW YORK – The president of the World Jewish Congress, Ronald S. Lauder, today congratulated Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu on winning Tuesday’s parliamentary election. “Israel is one of the world’s [...]

March 18, 2015
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Press Release: CIJA Comments on Results of Israeli Election

Montreal, QC – Yesterday, 4.1 million Israelis, more than 70% of the eligible voters, cast their ballots in Israel’s twentieth Knesset elections. Likud received the highest number of seats, enabling Benjamin [...]

March 18, 2015
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Martin Sampson on 580 CFRA News Talk Radio

CIJA’s Director, Communications and Marketing, Martin Sampson was interviewed by 580 CFRA News Talk Radio to discuss the March 17 Israeli elections. Listen here. [...]

March 16, 2015
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Press Release: CIJA Quebec reacts, McGill students vote no to motion to divest

Following today’s vote at McGill university where students successfully voted against a motion to call on the Board of Governors to divest from companies doing business in Israel, CIJA Quebec [...]

March 15, 2015
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Canada’s Commitment to Advocate for Restitution of Holocaust-Era Property in Poland and Across Europe Praised by CIJA, WJRO and CJHSD

Powerful Statements by Foreign Minister, Opposition Leaders — Canadian Diplomats to Raise Issue at Highest Levels Note: Letters referred to in this press release are in the links provided below [...]

March 12, 2015
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Quebec denounces antisemitism

The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs Quebec (CIJA Quebec) commends the unanimous determination by Quebec politicians to prevent the spread of antisemitism in Quebec. Yesterday morning, the Quebec National [...]

February 27, 2015
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The town-hall discussion featured, from left, lawyer Brendan Donovan, Dr. Daphna Grossman, and Rabbi Mordechai Tor-czyner on the legal, medical and ethical perspectives on with end of life matters. Photo: Rafi Yablonsky
Experts weigh in on end-of-life care, assisted death

Canadian Jewish News TORONTO — People’s wishes for end-of-life care are more likely to be honoured if they make clear plans for their deaths and share them, according to a panel [...]

February 26, 2015
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Press Release: Disappointing Senate decision exposes transgender people to threats and violence

Ottawa, February 26, 2015 – Trans Equality Rights in Canada, a civil society-based coalition advocating for the rights of transgender people in Canada, is disappointed that Canada’s Senate Committee on [...]

February 26, 2015
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