Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

MP MARK ADLER SUPPORTS ISRAEL’S RIGHT TO SELF-DEFENCE

Over the past 12 years, Hamas has fired over 12,000 rockets into Israel aimed at innocent Israeli civilians. Since the beginning of 2012 alone,...

NDP Reaction to the Situation in the Middle East

New Democrats are very concerned by the recent escalation of tensions in Gaza and Israel. We call on all sides to exercise restraint and...

Statement by Liberal Leader Bob Rae on the Situation in Gaza

TORONTO– Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today on the situation in Gaza: “On behalf of the Liberal Party of Canada, I...

Canada Condemns Hamas and Stands with Israel

November 14, 2012 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “We fundamentally believe that Israel has the right to defend...

Cotler Tables Motion on Jewish Refugees from Arab Lands

M-414 — November 7, 2012 — Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize that...

Hon. Bob Rae (Toronto Centre, Lib.) honours the passing of Hon. Robert Kaplan

Mr. Speaker, Robert Kaplan served the House with distinction as a member of Parliament from 1968 to 1972 and again from 1974 to 1993....

Trudeau talks politics with Toronto’s future voters

Call it a running head start to win votes. Federal Liberal leadership hopeful Justin Trudeau was in Toronto Tuesday, charming a future generation of...

MP Mark Adler makes a statement in the House of Commons on Holocaust Education Week

Mr. Speaker, I rise today regarding Holocaust Education Week, which runs this year from November 1st until November 8th in the Greater Toronto Area....

Statement by Irwin Cotler — Nuclear Terrorism Act

…We must view nuclear weapons for the use to which they could perhaps be dangerously put in support of these regimes’ genocidal intent. We...

Hon. Jim Karygiannis (Scarborough—Agincourt, Lib.) Requests Emergency Debate regarding Syria

Mr. Speaker, since early 2011, Canadians have watched the situation in Syria escalate from peaceful protest to a civil war, which in recent weeks...

Honorary Citizenship

Mr. Speaker, yesterday, in a landmark ceremony, the City of Montreal bestowed honorary citizenship on Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish non-Jew who saved more Hungarian...

Baird blasts UN’s Richard Falk for bias against Israel in call for boycott

A United Nations special investigator’s latest criticism of Israel’s conduct towards the Palestinians is part of a disturbing pattern, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird...

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