CJP News & Announcements

CJP Mourns Ori Ansbacher

We are shocked and deeply saddened by the horrific assault and murder of Ori Ansbacher, 19, by a Palestinian terrorist in Jerusalem.

Ori, whose name means, “my light” in Hebrew, was described by family members as a young woman determined to help others, volunteering when she could and b…

Addressing the housing crisis through a historic partnership

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Throughout the 21st century, as wages have stalled and housing costs have soared, it has become increasingly difficult for Americans to afford shelter. This imbalance has led to a spike in evictions: According to sociologist Matthew Desmond, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his book Evicted: Pov…

Q&A with Jeremy Yamin, CJP’s Director of Security and Operations

The recent deadly attack at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh has increased public focus on security for the Jewish community. In Greater Boston, CJP is a leader in providing resources and training to help our schools, synagogues, and other community partners to proactively address s…

CJP Supports Communities Affected by California Wildfires

Communities in California have been ravaged by two separate wildfires, one burning in the northern part of the state and the other in an area surrounding Los Angeles.

CJP is providing $25,000 in immediate aid to the Los Angeles Wildfire Relief Fund, opened by the Jewish Federation of Greate…

CJP Statement on Rocket Attacks Against Israel

In the last 24 hours, over 300 rockets have been fired into Israel from Gaza. This is the highest number of rockets fired into Israel in a single day, and the attacks are ongoing.

Israel’s soldiers and citizens are always in our thoughts and prayers, but even more so during difficult time…