Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Alumni Speak

Fellowship Success Story: How I Got Politically Engaged by Jeremiah Kopp

It is usually wise to stray away from absolutes when discussing politics. However, one can safely say that when it comes to political involvement,...

Jewish Heritage Month: The Next Generation — Josh Shneer

Josh Shneer is a 22 year old from Thornhill, Ontario. Last year, Josh graduated from the University of Western Ontario (UWO), earning a Bachelor...

Jewish Heritage Month: The Next Generation — Adam Moscoe

Adam Moscoe – 21, born and raised in Ottawa – will graduate in June as Valedictorian with an Honours BA in Psychology from the...

I’m the luckiest political junkie in the world: Brendan Stevens

I’m the luckiest political junkie in the world. At the tender age of 21 I’ve been blessed with three things: professional political experiences I...

My Best Political Experience: Ariel Gregory Shapiro

Ariel Gregory Shapiro, of Montréal, QC, is studying Honours Political Science at McGill University, with a Minor in Economics. He is Vice-President (Youth) of...

Fellowship Success Story: Yaelle Gang

Yaelle Gang is a Legislative Assistant for a Member of Parliament. She recently graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Carleton University. When...

Fellowship Success Story: Allyson Grant

Allyson is a recent graduate of the University of Calgary, where she studied military/diplomatic history, specializing in American policy on the Six Day War. She is...

Fellowship Success Story: Evan Silver

Evan Silver is a young Conservative CJPAC Alumni. In his downtime he enjoys watching the Raptors, reading and fundraising. A graduate of the The...

Conference unites politically minded students | Fellow, Jake Brockman, gives us his take on the 2012 Conference

As someone who has always gravitated toward politics and public service, the CJPAC (Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee) Fellowship program had instant appeal to...

CJPAC Fellowship: ‘Transferable Skills’ By Haley Gotfrid

I started university like most typical students – with some social trepidation and lack of true academic/vocational direction. Being that it was my first...

A Billion Piece Puzzle by Samantha Banks

The night before the mission left, I emailed Rachel Chertkoff to see if I needed a towel. She chuckled and said, “Sam the last...

Pure, Unadulterated Tenacity

By Ilan Mann, CJPAC Fellow When election season rolls around, newcomers to the world of campaigning get a taste of what every political junkie...