This week, we are asking you to join us in the fight against antisemitism. Read on to learn more. The CIJA Team Antisemitism is very much alive – thriving in Canada as...Read More
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This week, we met with Ontario MPPs from all parties at Queen's Park to address several issues of importance to our community and continue to stand against antisemitism. Read on...Read More
Jewish community represents 3.4 percent of Toronto population but are victimized in 26 percent of hate crimes Toronto, ON – May 18, 2023 – The Toronto Police Service (TPS) has...Read More
Jewish Community: Sentencing of youth who ripped down and burned Israeli flags fails to Address magnitude of crime’s impact
Crime underscores need for judicial guidelines MONTREAL, QC – May 15, 2023 – Today, the youth responsible for tearing down and burning Israeli flags taken from a Dollard-Des-Ormeaux Jewish elementary...Read More
The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) is a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of Jewish life in Canada through advocacy. CIJA connects the power of...Read More
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According to Statistics Canada police-reported hate crime data, Jews are targets in 62% of religiously motivated hate crime across the country. CIJA works with all levels of government, local Jewish community partners, and allies from other diverse minorities to combat antisemitism online and in the real world.
Strengthening the Canada-Israel Friendship
CIJA educates Canadians about the central role Israel plays in Jewish life and identity. We monitor issues that affect the Canada-Israel friendship that benefits both Canadians and Israelis and enjoys cross-partisan support.
Protecting the Quality of Jewish Life
CIJA works with Jewish service delivery agencies and other minority communities to advance social policies aligned with Jewish values that benefit all Canadians.
Whether online or in the real world, we track incidents of hate to measure and combat antisemitism in Canada. Use the form below to report incidence of hate to CIJA to help combat antisemitism in your community.