CJP News & Announcements

Shining a Spotlight on Mental Illness at the Boston Jewish Film Festival

Understanding mental illness of a loved one can be a complicated descent into the unknown. This is the case for Hope Litoff, who delves into the metaphoric rabbit hole of trying to come to terms with the life, art, and tragic death of her sister, Ruth, in her deeply personal documentary film…

Holocaust Memories Spur Action and Learning on Campus

by Matt Lebovic, Associate Director, Campus Services

In the wake of the Holocaust, many pledged to “never forget.” Since the genocides committed in Syria, Rwanda, and Bosnia, many people — especially those in the Jewish community — are understanding that remembering must be more t…

CJP Statement on Las Vegas Shooting

CJP is shocked, horrified, and devastated at the murder of at least 58 people in Las Vegas last night in a shooting that left another 515 injured. While we don’t yet know the motive of the shooter, we are all too aware of the excruciating toll gun violence has had on our nation, taking fro…

CJP and JCRC Statement on Har Adar Terror Attack

This morning we awoke to the heartbreaking news of a terror attack on Israelis. The attack took place in Har Adar, a Jewish community northwest of Jerusalem when a terrorist opened fire on a group of Israeli security officers as they were opening the settlement entrance to Palestinian worker…

Leading the 2018 Annual Campaign

As the CJP community launches a brand new Strategic Plan, Lisa Wallack and Darren Black, our 2018 Annual Campaign Co-chairs, discuss the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead, and why this work matters.

Lisa, why is it important to you to do this kind of work?

LISA

I was fortu…