Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

Yom Ha’atzmaut

Mr. Speaker, today we celebrate the 64th anniversary of the State of Israel. Yom Ha’atzmaut, as it is called in Hebrew, marks the day...

Yom Ha’atzmaut

Mr. Speaker, 64 years ago Israel achieved its long-promised independence as millions of Jews, many of them Shoah survivors, returned to their aboriginal homeland...

Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky

Hon. Jason Kenney (Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, CPC): Mr. Speaker, on behalf of all members, we are delighted to be joined by...

Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky

Mr. Speaker, during the darkest period of Europe’s history, as Nazi Germany sought to exterminate Jews in their Eastern European homelands, we learned of...

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Mr. Speaker, Holocaust Remembrance Day took place last week. It is up to all of us to remember the victims of that genocide, the...

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Mr. Speaker, today many of my colleagues and I will walk with a Canadian Holocaust survivor on this national Holocaust Remembrance Day. I shared...

Statement from Official Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair on Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day

Every year, we take a moment to remember and reflect on an inhuman genocide carried out by human beings. The systematic planning and carrying...

Statement by Liberal Leader Bob Rae on Holocaust Remembrance Day

VAL-D’OR, QC— Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today on Holocaust Remembrance Day: “Yom HasHoah is a day of deep reflection for Canada’s...

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Yom HaShoah

April 18, 2012 Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day: “Yom HaShoah is a...

Minister Kenney issues statement condemning anti-Semitic vandalism in Val Morin, Quebec

Ottawa – April 17, 2012 – The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement condemning the anti-Semitic vandalism...

Bob Rae: Statement on Passover

Bob Rae: Statement on Passover

Statement by NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair on Passover

As Passover celebrations begin, allow me to share my warmest wishes with the Jewish community far and wide. As families and friends gather together...