Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Issues

Gaza Flotilla

In the early hours of Monday, May 31, 2010, the Israeli Defense Forces prevented a group of ships from attempting to reach Gaza. The...

Jerusalem: Recognizing the Pre-eminent Jewish Attachment

Israel and the Jewish people have a pre-eminent religious, historical and political attachment with Jerusalem. While the Haram al-Sharif and the Via Dolorosa...

Iran – A Multiple Threat to Global Stability

The US National Intelligence Estimate (NIE), issued in early December 2007, reports that Iran halted its secret nuclear weapons program in the fall of...

UN Human Rights Council – A Barometer for Gauging the Credibility of the United Nations

Canadians remain strongly committed to the process of multilateral diplomacy. But they are increasingly sensitive to the fact that the deficiencies and dysfunctionality of...

Anti-Semitism & Intolerance

Of the destructive forms of intolerance that have afflicted humanity for millennia, anti-Semitism is among the most persistent. Not only do incidents of traditional...

Genocide

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Yom HaAtzma’ut – Israel’s Independence Day

The Israel of today bears little resemblance to the state whose independence was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion almost sixty years ago, on May 14,...

Jewish Refugees from Arab Countries

In a June 2005 interview with the Canadian Jewish News, Prime Minister Paul Martin inserted an important element of moral clarity to Canada's Middle...

Hezbollah (“Party of God”)

Hezbollah's political manifesto calls for the removal of all Western influences from Lebanon and from the Muslim Middle East, Israel's eradication and the "liberation&quo...

Palestinian Claims to “Right of Return”

Although in need of a solution, the Palestinian refugee issue must be addressed as part of a comprehensive settlement that incorporates all regional refugee...

Canada’s Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA)

The primary responsibility of a democratic state is to protect its citizens against all threats to security, including international and domestic terrorism. However, contemporary...