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Mutiny on Birthright

:: CANADIAN JEWISH NEWS

By David Sklar - July 18, 2018

Having just returned from leading a Birthright trip, I left a little piece of my heart behind in Israel. This was my fourth time there, but my first time working with Birthright as a Madrich (leader). It was a stressful, chaotic and wo…

DIASPORA GROUPS OPPOSE ISRAEL’S NATION-STATE BILL

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By Lila Sarick, Staff Reporter -  July 18, 2018 209 0
 

Jewish organizations in Canada and Israel are criticizing a proposed Israeli bill, which they say runs counter to democratic values and will damage Israel’s relationship with Diaspora communities.

The legi…

CIJA HOLDS ‘VERY POSITIVE’ MEETING WITH JUSTIN TRUDEAU

PM of Canada Justin Trudeau in front of israeli flag

::CANADIAN JEWISH NEWS

By Alex Rose -  July 9, 2018 208 0

 

On July 5, The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) led a delegation to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, to discuss recent events that they found concerning – namely, Trudeau’s statement on the Israel-Gaza bo…

Pushing the Boundaries: Disability, Inclusion & Jewish Community

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By Robin Gofine, Linda Kislowicz, Liv Mendelson, and Susie Sokol

Two years ago, four Canadian Jewish organizations (Jewish Federations Canada-UIA, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, D.A.N.I; and the Miles Nadal JCC) came together to mobilize thei…

Breaking new ground for the elderly

:: Jerusalem Post

By MAAYAN HOFFMAN
January 21, 2018 02:47

Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky, Minister of Construction and Housing Yoav Gallant, and acting Mayor of Ashkelon Tomer Glam lay the cornerstone of the largest-ever housing project for senior citizens ever constructed in I…