CJP News & Announcements

Stand with Our Jewish Community; Stand with JCCs

These past months have been trying and unsettling for our American Jewish community.

Jewish organizations around the country — including JCC Greater Boston in Newton and the JCC in Worcester — have been the targets of threats and hatred. Today, we’re asking you to stand with our JCC…

Stand with JCCs - Suggested Script for Your Calls

You may follow this suggested script for the call to your U.S. Representative.

Hi, my name is [NAME] and I'm a constituent from [CITY or TOWN in Massachusetts].

“I’m calling to urge the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Attorney General, and the Direct…

One Congregation’s Journey to Support Mental Health

Most people at Temple Beth Elohim (TBE) remember Rabbi Rachel Saphire’s Kol Nidre sermon two years ago as a turning point. It was a seminal moment when they began their congregational journey toward understanding and supporting their members who are affected by mental health issues.

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"We Must Not Close Our Doors"

In response to the executive orders this past week on immigration and separately regarding refugees, we, the undersigned Boston Jewish religious, philanthropic, civic, and human service organizations come together to say that these actions — which are causing anxiety, pain, and anguish thr…

CJP Condemns Terror Attack in Jerusalem

Earlier today, a terrorist driving a truck rammed into a group of soldiers on a Jerusalem promenade, killing four soldiers - three women and one man, all in their 20s - and injuring 15 more.

According to eyewitnesses, the truck plowed into the group at high speed, then backed up and tried…