Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Threats on Israel’s 58th Independance Day

[May 2, 2006]

Mrs. Susan Kadis (Thornhill, Lib.) [Kadis.S@parl.gc.ca]: “Mr. Speaker, today we celebrate Israel’s Independence Day and this is a joyous occasion. However, 58 years later, shockingly, world regimes are still calling for its annihilation. In fact, the President of Iran has repeatedly called for Israel to be wiped off the map. Only yesterday, the government said its first target would be Israel if it is attacked.

“As free and democratic nations, we cannot afford to make the same mistakes the world made during the Holocaust. Collectively, we must condemn these egregious threats and isolate any leader that fans the flames of hate and stands for the annihilation of another state.”