Giving Back to Help the Jewish Community

In our ongoing effort to make a lasting impact on the Jewish communities in Boston and Israel, we are committed to special projects that provide new opportunities and support for those in education, healthcare, and beyond.

Supporting Jewish education and wellness in Boston

The Rose Ruderman Scholarship Fund

This fund, housed at CJP and established in memory of our grandmother, assists students by helping to cover tuition costs at orthodox Jewish day schools in Greater Boston. More »

Ruderman Professorship of Jewish Studies at Northeastern University

Originally established to further enhance Northeastern’s Jewish Studies Program, today it seeks to ensure that students get to play a key role in Boston’s Jewish community by participating in the University’s unique co-op program. More »

Freda and Max Jortner Fund

Established in memory of our grandparents, this fund is housed at CJP and helps feed needy Jews in the Greater Boston area.

The Ruderman Fund at Congregation Beth Israel of Malden

Since 2005, this fund has been promoting and supporting Jewish educational initiatives as well as programs that strengthen Jewish life in Malden, the Greater Boston area, and Israel.

Gann Academy Recruitment Project

Working with a grant from the Ruderman Family Foundation, Gann Academy, a pluralistic Jewish high school in the suburban Boston, will now be able to hire an Admissions Outreach Coordinator whose sole responsibility will be to actively market to and recruit new students from outside the world of Jewish day schools. More »

Breaking new ground in Israel

Bahad 1 Synagogue

Bahad 1 Synagogue

Illustration of hospital

Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem

Arad Recycling Project

This cutting-edge project, a partnership with JNF and the government of Israel, will create a green image for the city of Arad, enhance the quality of life for its residents, and set a shining example of modern recycling for the entire country. More »

The Ruderman-Jortner Synagogue at the IDF Officer’s Training Base (Bahad 1)

The gift of a uniquely-designed synagogue at the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Officer’s Training Base in Mitzpe Ramon provides Officer Cadets a special and meaningful place of worship. More »

Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem

The Gladys Dunn Gynecology Oncology Unit inside Hadassah University Hospital will be among the greatest of gifts to ovarian cancer patients, providing them with top-notch care when they need it most. More »