Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

Statement – Minister Kenney issues statement recognizing Yom Kippur

Ottawa, October 7, 2011 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement recognizing Yom Kippur: Today at sundown...

Statement by Liberal Leader Bob Rae on Yom Kippur

Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement on Yom Kippur: “On Yom Kippur, the Jewish community will be gathering in synagogues for a...

Yom Kippur

Mr. Pierre Poilievre (Nepean—Carleton, CPC): Mr. Speaker, tonight Jewish families across our beautiful country begin their Yom Kippur observances. They mark the holy day...

UNESCO’s Unilateral Action

Hon. John Baird (Minister of Foreign Affairs, CPC): Mr. Speaker, we are disappointed with the decision of UNESCO’s executive body and urge all members...

Palestinian Authority Seeking to Become Full Member of the UN

Mr. John Weston (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country, CPC): Mr. Speaker, the Palestinian Authority is unilaterally seeking to become a full member of...

Holocaust – Babi Yar

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, 70 years ago, in one of the worst and horrific atrocities of the Holocaust, 33,731 Jews...

Agreement on Bilateral Cooperation in Industrial Research and Development

Mr. Deepak Obhrai (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, CPC): Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), I have the honour to...

Canada-Israel Relations

Ms. Joyce Bateman (Winnipeg South Centre, CPC): Mr. Speaker, when I attended a meeting on Tuesday for the election of a new executive for...

Holocaust Refugees

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association wrote to the Prime Minister and the Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism to express its concerns about this...

Rosh Hashanah

Mr. Mark Adler (York Centre, CPC): Mr. Speaker, Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins tonight. Jewish families in York Centre and across Canada...

Rosh Hashanah

Hon. Bob Rae (Toronto Centre, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, tonight will mark the beginning of what are called the “Days of Awe” in the Jewish...

Jerusalem

Mr. James Lunney (Nanaimo—Alberni, CPC): Mr. Speaker, this past summer I visited the death camps at Majdanek and Auschwitz. I saw young people weeping...

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