Our mission is to preserve and protect Jewish life in Canada through advocacy.
From leading the fight against antisemitism, to educating Canadians about Israel, to preserving Jewish life in Canada.
CIJA represents the perspectives of hundreds of thousands of Jewish Canadians just like you from Victoria to St. John’s
The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs is the advocacy agent of Jewish Federations across Canada.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 27, 2020 TORONTO, ON – Today, the Government of Ontario became the first province in Canada to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 12, 2020 TORONTO, ON – Today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook's hate speech policy will be updated to ban Holocaust denial. The announcement...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 13, 2020 OTTAWA, ON – Today the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates agreed to the full normalization of relations between the two countries. Delegates from...
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Today, Ontario became the first province in Canada to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism. The IHRA definition provides a critical...
Update: In June 2019, the Government of Canada announced it has adopted the IHRA definition of antisemitism as part of Canada’s Anti-Racism Strategy. Summary The International Holocaust Remembrance...
The Right Honorable Justin Trudeau The Prime Minister of Canada 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A2, Canada Dear Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Since 2016, the Government of China has...
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When buildings, schools, places of worship, cemeteries or individuals are targeted for attack because they are – or are perceived to be – Jewish, it is a hate crime. Other antisemitic acts, such as distribution of hateful material, may also be criminal.
Have you witnessed a hate crime or suspicious incident that may impact our community? Contact your local police immediately.
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Have you been the victim of online hate or have you witnessed it? Report the incident with us and learn how you can report these things on social media.
If you have you witnessed a hate crime or suspicious incident that may impact your community, please contact your local police immediately.