Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Statement by Liberal Leader Bob Rae on the Visit of Israeli President Shimon Peres to Canada

Statement by Liberal Leader Bob Rae on the Visit of Israeli President Shimon Peres to Canada

OTTAWA— Together with Liberal Foreign Affairs critic Dominic LeBlanc, Liberal Defence critic John McKay and Liberal Small Business and Tourism critic Joyce Murray, Liberal...

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 by Liberal Leader Bob Rae on the passing of Rabbi Gunther Plaut

OTTAWA– Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today on the death of Rabbi Gunther Plaut: “I was deeply saddened to learn of the...

Yom Kippur

Mr. Pierre Poilievre (Nepean—Carleton, CPC): Mr. Speaker, tonight Jewish families across our beautiful country begin their Yom Kippur observances. They mark the holy day...

Holocaust Refugees

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association wrote to the Prime Minister and the Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism to express its concerns about this...

Rosh Hashanah

Mr. Mark Adler (York Centre, CPC): Mr. Speaker, Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins tonight. Jewish families in York Centre and across Canada...

Jerusalem

Mr. James Lunney (Nanaimo—Alberni, CPC): Mr. Speaker, this past summer I visited the death camps at Majdanek and Auschwitz. I saw young people weeping...