CJP News & Announcements

New Partnership Means More Resources for Teens

In September 2020, the Jewish Teen Initiative (JTI) moved to CJP, bringing together JTI’s strong brand and successful engagement strategy with CJP’s resources and broad reach.

With the help of our Teen Engagement Task Force Co-chairs, Michelle Black and Gayle Rubin, we're working to fos…

Connecting in the Crisis

CJP and partner agencies are finding new and different ways to engage Jewish families.


In March, the JCC Greater Boston – like most organizations – closed its doors and moved all of its programming online.

Ten months later, the virtual celebrations, enrichment classes, and sing-a-lon…

Partnering on a Pilot of Hope

CJP-funded COVID-19 testing brings peace of mind and increased social interaction to area seniors.

(Photo: Hebrew SeniorLife)

At the start of the pandemic, Claire Sheehan had no problem keeping busy. She didn’t feel isolated or lonely. But, as time marched on, her attitude shifted as she…

Celebrating a Golden Anniversary in Jewish Communal Service

CJP Celebrates Marcella “Cookie” Magerer’s Legendary Career

In the distant days of 10 months ago, before downtown headquarters became home offices and conference room meetings morphed into Zoom squares, those arriving at the Kraft Family Building on High Street would almost always fin…

Easing the online transition for synagogues