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Statement by Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff on Passover

Statement by Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff on Passover

Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff made the following statement today on the celebration of Passover:

“As Canadian families come together at the Seder table...

Statement by Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff regarding Israeli Apartheid Week

“On university campuses across the country this week, Israeli Apartheid Week will once again attempt to demonize and undermine the legitimacy...

Statement by Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff on International Day of Commemoration for Victims of the Holocaust

Today, we stand with the international community to observe the 5th Annual International Day of Commemoration for Victims of the Holocaust, which claimed the...

2009 Temple Israel Hanukkah Freedom Lecture

Thank you Rabbi Garten.

Chag sameach.

The Hanukkah story is the story of a miracle.

Two thousand years...

Statement from Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff on the celebration of Chanukah

On Chanukah, Jews across Canada and around the world gather to celebrate by spinning the dreidel and lighting the menorah with friends...

Statement by Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff on the celebration of Sukkot

Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles, or the feast of booths, invites Jews around the world to build a sukkah, a temporary hut, and to...

Statement by Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff on Yom Kippur

On behalf of the Liberal Party of Canada, I would like to extend my best wishes to the Jewish community, as you mark Yom...

Statement from Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s speech at the United Nations today

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad denies the genocide of the Holocaust while inciting a new one against the Jewish people. The global community has a collective...

Statement from Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff on Rosh Hashanah

This weekend, on Rosh Hashanah, Canadian Jews look forward to new beginnings, and reflect on the blessings of the past. 

For these two days...

Statement from Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff on Iran Published on 20 June 2009

Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff today condemned the Government of Iran’s use of violence to stifle peaceful dissent by protesters calling for open and transparent...

Keynote Address to the 29th Annual Plenary of the Canadian Jewish Congress

Thank you. Good afternoon. Vice Prime Minister Shalom, Ambassador Ziv, Consul General Gissin, fellow parliamentarians, friends: When I get an introduction like that from Irwin Cotler,...

Message from Michael Ignatieff, Leader of the Official Opposition, on Passover

On behalf of the Liberal Party of Canada and our parliamentary caucus, I would like to extend my warmest wishes to all Canadians celebrating...