Jay Ruderman

Jay Ruderman

Jay Ruderman is the President of the Ruderman Family Foundation, which focuses on the inclusion of people with disabilities worldwide and educating Israeli leaders on the American Jewish community. He also has served on the Board of Directors of the Jewish Funders Network and is a member of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Executive Committee. Jay is a life-long Bostonian. Upon graduating law school, he began his career as an assistant district attorney in Salem, Massachusetts. In the fall of 2001, he became Deputy Director of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) in New England. In 2005, Mr. Ruderman enlisted in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), and became the liaison between the IDF and Diaspora Jewry. After his service in the IDF, he returned to AIPAC as the Leadership Director for AIPAC in Israel. Follow Jay on Twitter @JayRuderman and Facebook @JayRuderman1
The American and the Israeli national flags can be seen outside the U.S Embassy in Tel Aviv

Time for a strategic dialogue between Israel and US Jewry

09/04/2019

Keeping the torch lit

03/20/2019
American and Israeli Jews [Illustrative]

Stop discounting US Jewry at Israel’s expense

12/19/2018
Map of Israeli marks out higher and lower risk areas in face of an earthquake

MK’s quake explanation may trigger bigger one for Israel-Diaspora ties

07/27/2018
MEMBERS OF Women of the Wall pray at the Kotel.

MK’s quake explanation may trigger bigger one for Israel-Diaspora ties

07/26/2018
Israel and US flags

A critical moment in Israeli-American Jewish relations

05/13/2015
Western Wall

Is it really a new year?

09/28/2014
Reuven Feuerstein

Reuven Feuerstein: A man way ahead of his time

04/30/2014
disabled

Start-up nation or nation in need of repair?

02/19/2014
JEN WORKERS hand out food to displaced residents

Doing justice to charity

09/09/2013
New members of Knesset

New MKs – the importance of your American cousins

01/28/2013
Mental health inmate rests in bed [illustrative]

Managing Israel’s psychiatric hospitals

11/12/2012
HAREDI MEN march to protest ‘Tal Law’ alternatives

Guest Columnist: Haredim and the State of Israel

09/13/2012
Netanyahu shakes hands with disabled veteran

Don't forget the disabled

05/27/2012
Netanyahu shakes hands with disabled veteran

Don't forget the disabled

05/27/2012

Making Jewish philanthropy work in a post-Madoff world

06/30/2009

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