CJP Blog

Hope and Freedom at Passover

Rabbi Soloveitchik, reflecting on Passover, notes that the journey to freedom begins in silent submission: “Before Moses, there was complete silence. Hundreds of thousands of Jews—all of them mute."

“Moses, by defending the helpless slave about to be murdered by an Egyptian, by rebuki…

The Digital Jewish Future Is Here

By: Barry Shrage, President of CJP

Ask anyone at CJP and they’ll tell you the two words I utter more than any others: “Jewish future.” Okay, maybe “Birthright Israel.” But for the purposes of this blog, let's go with Jewish Future. The Jewish future is what drives our work. You…

Q&A with Jason Lieberman

In May 2013, disability advocate Jason Lieberman wrote an incredible article about accessibility in the Jewish community for people with disabilities. Living with cerebral palsy, he has a unique insight into the ups, downs, and in-betweens of managing such an enormous cause.

Here, he shares…

#MenschesWeLove: Meet Rabbi Shmuel Kaminezki

We’re excited to start #MenschesWeLove, a new feature on The Tribe! In this series, we’ll highlight members of the Jewish community who are doing amazing work in partnership with CJP and making an impact. We’re kicking things off with an interview with Rabbi Shmuel Kaminezki of The Dne…

Desecrating God's Name; Weakening the Nation. Hilltop Youth Must be Stopped

By Barry Shrage, President of CJP

A video, released last week on Israeli television, showed the Jerusalem wedding of a right-wing couple. It featured friends of the suspected assailants in the July firebomb attack on a home in the Palestinian village of Duma. In the video, party-goers stab …