CJP News & Announcements

Statement on Tel Aviv Terror Attack

We are shocked and horrified to learn of a deadly shooting attack in central Tel Aviv today that claimed the lives of four people and seriously injured several more.

The attack is a terrible reminder of the violence that Israelis face all too often. I’ve spent the past few days in…

CJP and Ruderman Foundation Welcome New Synagogue Partners and Affiliates

Last year, RSIP launched with three pilot synagogues:

  • Temple Emunah in Lexington
  • Temple Beth Elohim of Wellesley
  • Congregation Shaarei Tefillah in Newton

“I kept hearing from many people over the years who did not feel welcome at …

A Design for Giving Back

The prayer room at NewBridge on the Charles, a Hebrew SeniorLife assisted living community, is a place for the residents to reflect and to pray. But, many of them had trouble accessing the space – there were not a lot of volunteers to help bring residents, some of them in wheelchairs, down…

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…