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Watch Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

By Craig Byer, Digital Marketing Manager

What if we treated the books we love as if they were sacred? That's what we unlocked at a live show of Harry Potter and the Sacred Text, a podcast started by the minds of two Harvard Divinity School graduates — Casper ter Kuile and Vanessa Zolta…

Behind the Scenes with Einat Admony

By Craig Byer, Digital Marketing Manager

Think you know the must-have ingredients to cook Mediterranean cuisine? Ever wonder what it’s like to cook for generals of the Israeli Defense Forces? And just what does Balaboosta mean? Get these answers and more from one of the top Israeli chefs…

Dwelling in Vulnerability: A Sukkot Reflection

By Rabbi Elyse Winick, Director, Adult Learning

Sukkot is easily my favorite holiday. From putting up the sukkah to the seasonal cooking and eating, I am in my happy place. When the weather permits, I take my laptop outside and turn our sukkah into my home office. We are commanded to dwell …

Your Guide to Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

By Eva Schlitz, Junior Copywriter/Proofreader

*This is event is sold out. CJP cannot accept walk-ins.

Here's what you need to know about Harry Potter and the Sacred Text, a brand new young adult event coming in October.

First things first… what is Harry Potter and the Sacred Text?

I…

Fate, Destiny, and the New Year

By Barry Shrage, CJP President

As my family and I prepare to celebrate the High Holidays, we will be thinking about what the new year will hold for us and our friends, for our community, and for the world. Jewish tradition teaches that we are compelled not to simply accept our fate, but t…