Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Mecca Agreement

Mecca Agreement

Mr. Speaker, since the signing of the Mecca agreement, which allowed for the creation of a Palestinian government made up Hamas, Fatah and other...

Dion’s Liberals would help Israel’s peace plans, says Jennings

"I have a larger Muslim community than I do a Jewish community," Jennings said at one point during an exchange. "If my being a...

Remarks by the Honourable Stéphane Dion – Canadian Council for Israel and Jewish Advocacy Dinner

I'm very happy to be here tonight, as the new leader of the Liberal Party of Canada and the Official Opposition, to toast the...

Harper’s calling Hezbollah and Hamas ‘genocidal’ is ‘inflammatory’

NDP Foreign Affairs and International Development Critic, Alexa McDonough (Halifax), today condemned Stephen Harper's pronouncement on Hamas and Hezbollah as inflammatory and destructive to...

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Mr. Speaker, today is the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, which marks the adoption by the United Nations of the 1947...

Death of Pierre Gemayel

“Mr. Speaker, we recently learned of the assassination of Lebanese cabinet minister Pierre Gemayel. The son of Amin Gemayel—former Lebanese president—and the nephew of...

Conference on aid for Palestinians

Mr. Speaker, the Palestinian population is already in a hopeless situation that became even worse with the election of Hamas, since humanitarian aid is...

Assasination of Pierre Gemayel

“Mr. Speaker, we were shocked to learn this morning that the Lebanese industry minister, Pierre Gemayel, had been assassinated near Beirut. “What is Canada's...

“Israel’s Brutal Acts”

Mr. Speaker, everyone has been touched by the tragedy that stuck yesterday in the Gaza Strip where 18 civilians, including seven children, were killed....

NDP Resolutions on the Middle East

Below are the two ‘Emergency Resolutions’ passed virtually unanimously at last weekend’s NDP policy convention in Quebec City. Indicative of the NDP’s sense of...

Colin Powell salutes Harper’s pro-Israel stance

Guest speaker, former U.S. secretary of state Colin Powell, praised the Canadian government for its support of Israel in its battle against Hezbollah, and...

Are Hezbollah Terrorists?

Hezbollah's desognation as a terrorist group should be dropped, according to a variety of MPs.