CJP News & Announcements

CJP/JCRC Statement on August 14 Vandalism of New England Holocaust Memorial

We are appalled and saddened that the New England Holocaust Memorial was vandalized Monday night for the second time in just 6 weeks. The images of Nazis marching in the streets of America over the weekend in Charlottesville and now shattered glass once again at this sacred space in Boston …

CJP and JCRC Statement on Violence and Bigotry in Charlottesville

We are heartbroken and outraged by the events in Charlottesville, VA this weekend. We join with the many of our member organizations who have already condemned both the violence perpetrated, and the message of racism, anti-semitism and other xenophobic views we heard today.

We are dismaye…

CJP and JCRC Statement on the Murder of the Salomon Family

We are reeling from news of the murder of three members of the Salomon family in the West Bank community of Halamish.

On Friday night, Yosef and Tova Salomon sat down to Shabbat dinner with two of their children and five grandchildren. The family had gathered to celebrate the birth of a n…

Calling for Calm in Jerusalem  

Dear friends –

The past week has seen a dangerous escalation of tensions in and around Jerusalem. Last Friday, two Israeli police officers – both hailing from Druze villages in northern Israel – were murdered by terrorists while protecting Muslim holy sites o…

CJP Statement on Terror Attack in Jerusalem

CJP is deeply saddened by today's terror attack in Jerusalem, in which two Israeli police officers, Haiel Sitawe, 30, and Kamil Shnaan, 22, were murdered by terrorists, and a third officer was injured.

The attackers, three Arab Israelis, opened fire at a group of Israeli officers standing…