Benjy Cannon

Senior Content and Communications Associate

Benjy joined J Street after graduating from the University of Maryland in 2015. He holds a BA with High Honors in Government and Philosophy. Benjy was the President of the 2014-2015 J Street U National Board. In college, Benjy did digital communications as a project assistant for Maryland’s Environmental Finance Center. He has also worked and interned for the Computer & Communications Industry Association, where he edited ProjectDisco, their online publication. Benjy’s writing has appeared in Ha’aretz, the Forward and Open Global Rights, where it has been translated into Hebrew and Arabic. Benjy comes to Washington, DC by way of the United Kingdom and Hong Kong.