Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Conservative plan to protect ethnic and religious institutions cynical

Conservative plan to protect ethnic and religious institutions cynical

Ethno-cultural and religious groups need a comprehensive plan to keep their institutions safe - not the piecemeal approach announced by the Conservatives on the...

Holocaust Monument Act

Mrs. Susan Kadis (Thornhill, Lib.) moved for leave to introduce Bill C-547, An Act to establish a Holocaust Monument in the National Capital Region.

Israel at 60

Mr. Speaker, last Thursday, I, along with thousands of Canadians, celebrated the 60th anniversary of Israel's statehood at the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto. Generations...

Holocaust Memorial Day

Mr. Speaker, I stand today to remember the millions of innocent victims, survivors and their families on National Holocaust Memorial Day.

Crimes spark outrage

A wave of outrage and disgust has swelled in the wake of two recent hate-related incidents in Vaughan.

Terrorism – Mercaz Harav Yeshiva

"Mr. Speaker, last week a gunman entered the Mercaz Harav Yeshiva in Jerusalem and brutally killed eight students and left many injured.

Ottawa helps Jewish community beef up security

The federal government has renewed security funding for Jewish and other ethnic communities at risk of hate crimes in Canada in 2008. The money...

Politicized United Nations

"Mr. Speaker, the United Nations General Assembly has lost its way in the Middle East. Its agenda has become politicized and its authority weakened.

Liberal MP wants privacy ruling on Jewish households mailing lists

When Thornhill resident Jennifer Shapiro and her husband, Richard Litvack, received a Rosh Hashanah greeting from Prime Minister Stephen Harper last month, they appreciated...

Holiday / Jewish Holiday Greetings

"Mr. Speaker, let us not forget there is a third investigation underway. This one involves the Prime Minister's Office and a breach of privacy,...

Holiday / Jewish Holiday Greetings

"Mr. Speaker, a number of my constituents were recipients of mysterious Rosh Hashanah greetings from the Prime Minister. It was a mystery because they...

Iranian government inciting genocide against Israel

Mr. Speaker, Canadians were appalled to learn that Conservative members voted against a motion by my colleague, the member for Mount Royal, to refer...