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Youth Leaders Retention Seminar

Dear Friends, The recent carnage in Gaza, the misguided U.S. embassy move and Abbas' very troubling Holocaust statements are just a few of the bad news stories lately. The good news is that Shalom Achshav/Peace

Peace Now decries folly of U.S. embassy move and Israel’s Gaza policy

Monday, May 14, was a day of terrible bloodshed as well as near farcical theatre in the Israeli and Palestinian region. The day saw the opening of the relocated U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, amid much

 Peace Now protests U.S. embassy move

Canadian Friends of Peace Now stands with our sister organization, Shalom Achshav in Israel, in protesting the relocation of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Peace Now has conducted a public campaign against

CFPN joins outrage at Abbas’ April 30 Holocaust remarks

Mahmoud Abbas' sunk to a new low in his recent comments on the Holocaust made before the Palestine National Council on April 30. In his lengthy "history lesson," Abbas sought to discredit the 3,000-year-old Jewish

The shadow that lies over Israel’s Independence Day

Seventy years after its victory in the 1948 war Israel can rightly take pride in its many achievements. Mere survival in such a hostile neighbourhood is cause for celebration, but the country has accomplished so

Don’t miss The Oslo Diaries

 About the film: It's 1992. Israeli Palestinian relations are at all time low. In an attempt to stop the bloodshed, a small group of Israelis and Palestinians meet in Oslo--secretly and against the law. Their

Sober thoughts voiced amid Independence Day jubilation  

 Last week Jews in their homeland and throughout the Diaspora celebrated Israel’s 70th birthday. They revelled in this small, young country’s amazing achievements – its military prowess, economic strength, vibrant culture and breakthroughs in science,

CFPN calls for de-escalation of Gaza stand-off  

Canadian Friends of Peace Now is deeply concerned about the potential for the escalation of violence at the Gaza border. We are alarmed and saddened by the killing and wounding of unarmed protesters last week.

CFPN urges NDP to reject wrong-headed motion

Canadian Friends of Peace Now is very concerned about a resolution on Israel/Palestine due to be brought forward at the NDP national convention later this month.  The highly one-sided resolution puts demands upon Israel, but

A Shmooze with Luc Chartrand

Wed, November 29, 2017
7:30