Liberal Parliamentarians for Israel

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Liberal Parliamentarians for Israel is an organization of pro-Israel parliamentarians in the Liberal Party of Canada. The group was founded in 2002, and includes MPs such as Irwin Cotler, Joe Volpe and Carolyn Bennett. Former parliamentarians Stephen Owen and Jim Peterson were also members.[1] As of 2006, it was chaired by Anita Neville and David Smith.[2]


  1. ^ Pat Johnson, "Israel supporters in cabinet" Archived 2007-10-30 at the Wayback Machine., Jewish Independent, 9 January 2004, accessed 21 October 2007.
  2. ^ Liberal Parliamentarians for Israel press release Archived 2006-08-19 at, Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee, 20 July 2006, accessed 21 October 2007.