Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
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Hanukkah a holiday that celebrates light and freedom

By Catherine Thompson Rabbi Moshe Goldman’s eyes fill with tears as the onion he is grating releases its irritating fumes. He wipes them away...

Eitan Gilboord (Conservative) | Remembrance Day

One of the many true Canadian military heroes is retired General, Rick Hillier. General Hillier spoke of the Canadian military in a way that...

Matt Godwin (NDP) | Remembrance Day

As a Maritimer, with both grandfathers Canadian veterans, there are few greater sources of pride than Canada’s military tradition. We are very fortunate to...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal) | Remembrance Day

When I was in Washington, D.C. a couple of weekends ago for a conference, I had the pleasure of doing an impromptu monument walk...

Mr. Larry Miller (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound, CPC) on Richard Falk’s Middle East bias

Mr. Speaker, once again, the UN Special Rapporteur Richard Falk has shown his biased, ill-informed and, frankly, anti-Semitic views regarding the Middle East peace...

Yad Vashem

Mr. Monte Kwinter: Mr. Speaker, in a ceremony at Queen’s Park earlier today, we recognized and honoured 10 Holocaust survivors whose stories of anguish, suffering...

Ontario minister to Israel: Together we should help water-scarce nations

As both places have robust water technology sectors, Israel and the Canadian province of Ontario should combine forces in bringing innovation to nations in...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal) | ‘The Road to 24 Sussex: Success in 2015’

I remember Monday, May 2 2011 very well. That election was the first time I had volunteered for a political campaign, the first time...

Matt Godwin (NDP) | ‘The Road to 24 Sussex: Success in 2015’

The NDP should have three strategic focuses leading up to the election in 2015: regions, religions and introductions. Canadian politics is a matter of...

Eitan Gilboord (Conservative) | ‘The Road to 24 Sussex: Success in 2015’

The film Moneyball starring Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill tells the true tale of a baseball team that rejects the typically relied upon “gut-feelings”...

News Release — Government of Canada Supports Holocaust Remembrance and Education

Toronto, October 10, 2013 — Video testimonies from survivors of the Holocaust will be preserved thanks to funding from Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Minister for...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal):| Thanksgiving & Giving Thanks: Gratitude in Canada

Thanksgiving has traditionally been a time when Canadians come together with friends, family, and neighbours to share in our gratitude. In most cases, a...