CJP News & Announcements

Q & A with CJP’s 2017 Annual Campaign Chairs

We recently spoke with 2017 Annual Campaign Chairs, Geraldine Acuña-Sunshine and Darren Black to hear their thoughts on the upcoming year, and why they invest their time, leadership and philanthropy with CJP.

Geraldine, you are serving for a second consecutive year as Annual Campaign Chai…

CJP Statement on anti-Israel Content of the Black Lives Matter Platform

CJP concurs with the JCRC statement of August 3 on the Black Lives Matter platform, which states: 

"[We] cannot and will not align ourselves with organizations that falsely and maliciously assert that Israel is committing “genocide.” We denounce an agenda to wage economic and cul…

Statement on terrorist attack in Nice, France

CJP is saddened, shocked, and outraged by the news of Thursday's terrorist attack in Nice, France when a terrorist drove a truck into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day on the popular Promenade des Anglais. This unspeakable act of terror has claimed the lives of at least 84 innocent people, in…

In memory of Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel was surely one of the greatest men of his generation. He was a Nobel laureate and author whose worked touched the conscience of the world. He turned the story of his personal suffering and loss into a cry from the heart that transcended his own pain and became a symbol for the pa…

CJP/JCRC Statement on the Murder of 13 year-old Hallel Yaffa Ariel

We awoke this morning to the devastating news that a 13-year-old Israeli girl, Hallel Yaffa Ariel, was murdered by a Palestinian terrorist as she slept in her bed. Later in the day, two Israelis were stabbed and wounded in the central Israeli city of Netanya.

Hallel’s moth…