Council of Jewish Emigre Community Organizations (COJECO) is the central coordinating body of the Russian Jewish community of NY that was formed in 2001 to facilitate the successful integration of Russian-speaking Jews into the greater American Jewish community, while preserving our unique cultural heritage. Today COJECO supports 33 Russian Jewish member organizations, as well as represents the community and advocates for its needs.
COJECO serves as a bridge between the Russian Jewish community and the American Jewish community by providing: – Informal Jewish education – Leadership training – Assistance to American Jewish organizations in developing culturally sensitive and appropriate programs for Russian-speaking Jews. – Assistance to its member organizations with program development, financial assistance, and educational resources.
BluePrint Fellowship Dec 5, 2013 The fifth cohort of the COJECO BluePrint Fellowship has been announced! After a highly competitive interview process, 18 outstanding Russian-speaking Jewish adults ages 25-40 have been selected to be the 2013-2014 BluePrint Fellows. Congratulations to this year’s Fellows!
SlingShotFund.org Nov 5, 2013: COJECO has been named one of the nation’s 50 most innovative Jewish nonprofits in Slingshot ’13-‘14, a resource guide for Jewish innovation.