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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Press Release: CIJA Applauds Appointment of Irwin Cotler as Canada’s First Envoy for Promoting Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism
TORONTO, ON – Today, the Government of Canada announced the appointment of the Honourable Irwin Cotler as the country’s first Special Envoy for Promoting Holocaust Remembrance and Combating...
Press Release: CIJA Calls for CRA Audit of Canadian Charity and Corporation for Promoting Hate Speech
Ottawa, ON – The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) is urging Canada’s Minister of National Revenue, the Hon. Diane Lebouthillier, to call for a Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) audit of Family...
MONTREAL, QC – On the sad occasion of the passing of Father John Walsh, Federation CJA and the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) issued the following: “Federation CJA is profoundly...
Publications & Resources
The Canadian Rabbinic Caucus and Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops hold biannual dialogue meeting via videoconference Ottawa – The national bilateral dialogue of the Canadian Conference of...
The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) joined with B’nai Brith Canada and Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) in expressing deep disappointment with the Canadian government’s...
OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada and Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center have joined the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) in formally writing to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign...
Report an Incident
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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