CJP Blog

Yalla! Exploring Israel with the Patriots’ Julian Edelman

By Dan Seligson, CJP Staff and Young Adult Israel Mission Co-Leader

Sometime between the eighth and ninth blizzard of the Worst Winter Ever, I was asked, very quietly and discretely, whether I would be available to “staff a trip to Israel with Julian Edelman.” I think I recall reacting …

The Magic of Israel: How Birthright Changed Me Forever

UMASS student Carly Korman shares her magical experience while on Birthright in Israel.

Color Wars to College Tours: Unexpected Benefits of Jewish Overnight Camp

by Sheryl Hirsch, CJP Staff

Eight years ago, when we toured Jewish overnight camps with our daughter, Amanda, we were excited about the adventures, friendships, and connection to Jewish life that awaited her. When she began her first session the following summer at Camp Tevya in Brookline, …

Students Gain Professional Experience with Boston Onward Israel

by Matt Hoffman, Program Coordinator, Israel Campus Roundtable

Almost all of us know someone who's participated on Birthright Israel. Floating in the Dead Sea, hiking Masada, exploring Jerusalem's vibrancy—we know the drill. But how many of the young people we know have returned to the …

#IsraelTyme with Julian Edelman: A Trip with CJP Young Adults

By Dan Seligson, CJP Staff, Israel Advocacy

It’s not often – okay, maybe never – that you get to see an incredible place with a professional athlete. Even rarer that the athlete is actually a really nice guy who just happened to CATCH A GAME-WINNING PASS IN A SUPER BOWL SENDING THE EN…