CJP News & Announcements

CJP, JCRC Condemn Palestinian Terror

CJP, JCRC and Boston’s Jewish community were horrified to learn of a series of attacks against Israelis and Americans yesterday.

In a single day of violence, 15 people were attacked by Palestinian terrorists. This brings the number of casualties to well over 200 Israelis as well as Amer…

Bright Ideas: CJP’s Young Adult Grant Recipients

We’re proud to announce the Round I winners of this year’s Young Adult Innovation Grants, Mezzanine Grants and Venture Grants! Through these grants, CJP aims to engage the next generation in Jewish life by building a more open, welcoming community; providing opportunities for young adult…

Making Change: Transitions to Work

February is Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM)— a great time to tour one of the training sites for the Transitions to Work program that provides employment training for adults with disabilities. Transitions to Work offers six training sessions annually at employer trai…

Help Is One Phone Call Away

Since the official launch of the CJP Warmline this past fall, Jewish social service agencies across the community have reported that the number of new Jewish families in financial distress who are accessing services has doubled, as compared to this time last year.

Our An…

What Does It Take to Include Everyone?

It's easy to overlook ways that we exclude others—we don’t do it on purpose, but it can happen when we lack insight or understanding of people who have perspectives, abilities or backgrounds that are different from ours. These unintentional exclusions can happen even in our synagogue com…