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 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...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Release: CIJA Welcomes Government Investment in Programs to Combat Hate Crimes July 22, 2020 TORONTO, ON— Today, the Government of Ontario announced a $1.7 million...
Press Release: CIJA welcomes Supreme Court of Canada ruling to uphold the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2020 Press Release: CIJA welcomes Supreme Court of Canada ruling to uphold the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act Ottawa, ON — The Centre for Israel and Jewish...
Publications & Resources
A startling number of people, including some in Canadian media outlets, have weighed in on the Abraham Accords by vilifying the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain, and going as far as portraying...
Rosh Hashanah is a time of remembrance and renewal. As we reflect on a challenging year, we feel profoundly grateful to be part of a community that is united, strong, and resilient. Jews look after...
On September 16, 2020, the Center for Israel and Jewish Affairs and leaders of Jewish Federations from across Ontario met with Ontario Premier Doug Ford. The past year has certainly been...
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Jewish Canadians have an important role to play in Canadian. Jewish. Advocacy.
As the Canadian affiliate of the World Jewish Congress (WJC), CIJA connects Canadian Jewish advocacy efforts with other advocacy efforts worldwide.
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.
Report Online Hate
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.