Fighting for Issues That Matter to the Canadian Jewish Community
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.