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WATCH: MPs Pay Tribute to Jewish Refugees in House of Commons

Nov. 30, 2018 By Daniel Koren Manager, Media Relations & Communications B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – MPs David Sweet (Flamborough—Glanbrook, Conservatives) and Marco Mendicino (Mount Royal, Liberals) both made statements in the House of Commons Friday to commemorate the Day to Mark the Departure and Expulsion of Jews from Arab Countries and Iran, also known […]

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MPs Sweet and Housefather Give Statements on Jewish Refugee Day in House of Commons

Dec. 1, 2017 By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada In honour of Jewish Refugee Day, Canadian MPs David Sweet (Flamborough—Glanbrook, CPC) and Anthony Housefather (Mount Royal, Lib.) delivered statements yesterday in the House of Commons. Included below are videos and transcripts of each member’s statements.   Sweet: Mr. Speaker, today is Jewish Refugee Day,

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MP David Sweet Speaks about Jews From Arab Lands in House of Commons

On Nov. 30, 2016, Member of Parliament David Sweet spoke in the House of Commons about the exodus of Jewish refugees from Arab lands following Israel’s independence day in 1948. Sweet cited B’nai Brith Canada’s week-long campaign  to acknowledge these courageous Jews and affirmed the Canadian government’s commitment to fighting all forms of antisemitism in Canada

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