CJP News & Announcements

The Miriam Fund: Doing philanthropy differently for 18 years

What would you do if you had $4 million to give away? Where exactly would it go? When most of us choose to make a donation, whether it’s for $18 or $18,000, we choose an organization to give to, but that’s where our involvement ends. We turn the decision-making over to the volunteer lead…

Responding to Four False Claims on Gaza

By: Strategic Israel Engagement

We continue to see a barrage of media — both mainstream and social — that is overwhelmingly critical of Israel following this week’s violence at the Gaza border. Hamas has publicly acknowledged that 50 of the 62 dead were its own operatives, but this ha…

Israel's Migrant and Asylum Seekers: Background and Opinion Articles

Between 2006 and 2012, approximately 38,000 African asylum seekers and economic migrants - most of whom are Eritrean and Sudanese nationals - entered Israel from Egypt. The influx has compelled Israel to seek a solution that balances its values with its interests.

Israel has taken a number …

Celebrating Inclusion: Opening Doors to Jewish Community

Synagogues help end mental health stigma​

This year’s Ruderman Synagogue Inclusion Project (RSIP) Celebrating Inclusion event will be held on May 15. Its focus is on mental health with a panel featuring Kitty Dukakis and former Governor Michael Dukakis. RSIP participants gather every Ma…

CJP Stands with Israel as It Confronts Terrorism from Gaza

On Friday, as Israel prepared for the Passover holiday, an estimated 30,000 Palestinians massed along the Gaza border. What was billed as a non-violent march was in fact a mass assault orchestrated by Hamas with the intent of breaching the border fence and infiltrating Israel.

Hamas, an Isl…