While the Jewish community in Canada watches with interest the ongoing developments in Israel, CIJA has put together the following list of key political contacts in Israel. Should you have thoughts you wish to share as Israel faces the challenges ahead, these are available for you to send messages of support, constructive criticism, and concern.
Do you have a point of view that’s missing in news coverage? Do you have feedback you want to share about what you see in the news? Is something going on in your community that should be publicized? You can submit Letters the Editor and Op-eds for consideration directly using the resources below.
The following four articles provide points, counterpoints, and analysis of the varying opinions surrounding the need for judicial reform in Israel. They are meant to be read in order as they appear below. The first is an essay on the need for reform to the Israeli judiciary. The second is a response to it and the author's opposition to the proposals before the Knesset. The third takes a look at the bigger picture. The final is the author's response to those counter-articles.
Regional strategic matters
The list of articles below presents several viewpoints on issues of importance regarding the regions surrounding Israel, from Iran to the Palestinian Authority, its relationship with Gulf states, and the Abraham Accords.
Articles around the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis, and perspectives on how Israel responds.
Viewpoints on how Israel and the rest of the world deals with the Iranian regime, and what it means to the security of Israel.