Welcome New Board Member

Maya Khuri PlotkinMaya is an attorney with over twenty-three years of experience representing clients in all facets of commercial real estate. Currently serving as Managing Counsel for Wayfair, Maya worked …

New CFP Board Member

Jonathan Berger recently retired from the U.S State Department after 21 years of service. His tours included Denmark, Serbia, Lithuania and Israel. Before that he worked on Capitol Hill for …

New CFP Board Member

Ken Crognale is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with more than 20 years in the not-for-profit sector. Prior to joining CFP, Ken was Director of Finance and Administration at the …

U.S. Residency Program

Each CFP hosting area provides a program which includes four required elements as well as opportunities unique to that area.  The required elements are team building, conflict management, environmental projects …

Summer 2023 – DC Metro

Unique Opportunity DC Metro teens met former Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro, recently appointed as the State Department’s senior advisor for regional integration to advance a more peaceful and interconnected …

Summer 2023 – Houston

Conflict Management Houston teens learn about intercultural communication from Terry M. Thibodeaux, Ph.D. and Richard Bello Ph.D., professor emeriti from Sam Houston State University.  The workshop was held in one …

Summer 2023 – New Hampshire

Community Service Community service encourages an interest and concern for the welfare of others and the improvement of one’s community. New Hampshire teens helped maintain the beauty and accessibility of …

Summer 2023 – Oregon/SW Washington

Team Building Team building in each area begins in a ropes course with zip lines and team problem-solving instruction. Oregon/SW Washington teens enjoy their ropes course in the beauty of …

Summer 2023 – San Francisco

Environmental Project Protecting our shared environment encourages cooperation, even in divided communities. In San Francisco the teens use their environmental workshop to save marshlands in the SF Bay.

Host Family Enrichment

On June 15, Lucy Kurtzer-Ellenbogen, the director of Israel, The Palestinian Territories, and the Region program at the U.S. Institute of Peace, provided CFP’s hosting community with an hour-long discussion …