The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs is a national, non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of Jewish life in Canada by advancing the public policy interests of Canada’s organized Jewish community.
The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) builds and nurtures relationships with leaders in government, media, academia, civil society and other faith and ethnic communities to ensure greater understanding of the issues that impact the Jewish community. CIJA combats antisemitism and discrimination in all its forms and advocates for fundamental rights and freedoms, social justice, and support for the people of Israel.
As the advocacy agent of the Jewish Federations of Canada, CIJA is a national, non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of Jewish life in Canada by advancing the public policy interests of Canada’s organized Jewish community.
CIJA connects the power of a strong, national network to regional efforts in every Canadian province and, as the Canadian affiliate of the World Jewish Congress, to international efforts worldwide.
CIJA Applauds Passage of Bill Protecting Transgender Canadians from Hate (CIJA / June 15, 2017)
Pride Over Prejudice in Halifax (A Widder Bridge / October 10, 2016)
Victory in Halifax! (Alaska Highway News / October 5, 2016)
70 LGBTQ Leaders Sign on Letter on Israel Inclusion at Halifax Pride (A Wider Bridge / October 5, 2016)
Israel Haters Thrust Politics into Canadian Pride (Local Express / October 3, 2016)
Is Halifax Pride Proud? (The Chronicle Herald / September 30, 2016)