CJP Blog

Our Birthright Top 10

By Rebecca Manning and Ariella Honig, CJP staff and winter Birthright Trip Leaders

Thinking about registering for Birthright? The experience Is-Rael! 


 From Tel Aviv and the Dead Sea to the Negev, Israel is literally picture perfect. Need we say more?2. Bar mitzvahs on top of …

VIDEOS: Your 2020 Chai in the Hub Honorees

By Craig Byer, Senior Digital Marketing Manager

More than 450 members of our community gathered at the Royal Sonesta Boston on Saturday, February 8 to celebrate our Chai in the Hub honorees — 12 young adults who are doing amazing things personally and professionally to better our communit…

Hope in Flames

By Rachel Spekman, Particpant on Project Inspire Nepal

A Nepalese family of five gathers by the glow of the fire. The embers burn bright as they sip tea and warm the palms of their hands. A small child pops candy in his mouth. A mother scoops water out of a bucket and rings a rag. The fathe…

Together, Strengthening our Community

By Marni Allen, AVP, Board & Volunteer Leadership & Engagement and Joanna Feldman, Manager, Board Relations

On Friday, January 10, organizations from across our community came together for the second LEAP (Leveraging Expertise to Advance Partners) session, focusing on strategic partnerships…

VIDEO: Gather the Light

By Rabbi Marc Baker, CJP President and CEO

The story of Hanukkah is one of light and community. The candles of our menorah illuminate our homes and remind us how light sustained the Jewish people as they gathered in the Temple.

As we prepare for this joyous celebration, I invite you to wat…