Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
A View From Outside: How an apolitical guy became fascinated by politics

Intern Blog: The Fellowship Conference 2012 or ‘My week as a double agent’

It’s a Friday morning when Rachel and Mark ask me to join them in Mark’s office saying that they have something very serious to...

Intern Blog

CJPAC is thrilled to work with some of the best and brightest young student activists in the country. It is our pleasure to introduce...

Why I became “politically-engaged”

by Vicky Tobianah It was my first year at McGill University in Montreal and after grappling with the heavy workload, maneuvering through a new...

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...

What politics is to me

by Jay Gutovich Have you ever felt like you wanted politics to disappear? I used to think that it was far away, scary, and...

What it’s like to volunteer on a campaign for the first time

by Jay Gutovich Before anything else, I should start by explaining why I chose to work on a campaign in the first place. I...

Political Activist Ben Singer Takes a Stand on Iran Threat

The most pressing threat to Jewish people, our state and the entire world, is the quest on the part of the current regime of...

CJPAC Fellow on the Hill

Zach Battat, former CJPAC Fellow and Senior Fellow, is packing his bags and moving to Ottawa this week to begin an internship on Parliament...

From Ethiopia to Israel to CJPAC

My name is Ariella Rada and I am an Ethiopian Jew who immigrated to Israel in 1984 with my mother, uncle and my two...

Third Anniversary of Gilad Shalit’s Capture

Today marks the third anniversary of the capture by Hamas of IDF soldier Gilad Shalit. Gilad was kidnapped on June 25, 2006 in a...

Montreal Students Spend a Day on the Hill

On May 14, 18 students from the Hebrew Academy in Montreal spent a busy day on Parliament Hill partaking in a program organized by...