Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Sixty- First Anniversary of the State of Israel

Sixty- First Anniversary of the State of Israel

Honourable senators, sundown this evening will mark the beginning of the celebrations of the sixty-first anniversary of the establishment of the State...

Holocaust Memorial Day

Honourable senators, the philosopher and historian George Santayana taught us that those who forget the lessons of history are condemned to relive...

Treaty on Cluster Munitions

. . . I support Senator Hubley's inquiry and congratulate her for having initiated it. . . I wholly support the thrust of...

Anti-Semitism

Honourable senators, yesterday, I was unable to complete my statement about anti-Semitism because the time required for Senators' Statements had terminated. I...

Anti-Semitism

Honourable senators, we are witnessing a distressing series of events in Canada that are reminiscent of darker chapters in world history. The first...

Canada can make a difference in Darfur

Since 2003, more than 300,000 people have died as a result of the conflict in Darfur. Chronic violence and instability have also displaced 2.3...

ISRAEL’S 60TH ANNIVERSARY

Honourable senators, today marks the sixtieth anniversary of the foundation of the State of Israel.

Holocaust Memorial Day

Honourable senators, today, May 1, marks Holocaust Memorial Day, commemorating the wilful, diabolically planned and systematically planned extermination in a most unimaginably...

Iran-Efforts to Establish Trade Relations

"Honourable senators, Iran has been referred to as a member of the 'axis of evil.' That country is ruled by a dictatorial...

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

"...Honourable senators, on January 27, 1945, the Soviet army marched through the gates of Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp liberating the pitiful few remaining...

Darfur – Peacekeeping Mission

"...I wish to draw to honourable senators' attention again, the rapidly changing situation in Darfur. As honourable senators may be aware, the conflict in...

Commemoration of Kristallnacht

"Honourable senators, last week we commemorated the sixty-ninth anniversary of Kristallnacht, which occurred on November 10, 1938. Kristallnacht, literally the 'night of glass,' commemorates...