CJP News & Announcements

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…

A Message from Barry Shrage in Response to Orlando

This past weekend, we learned of the horrific shootings in Orlando that represent the worst terrorist attack and the worst gun violence on U.S. soil since 9/11. The gunman specifically targeted the LGBTQ community and early reports …

Boston Mourns with Israel

Dear Friends,

As I was returning from Israel on Wednesday night, a series of horrifying reports surfaced of yet another terror attack aimed at innocent civilians in Tel Aviv. (Read CJP's statement)

Early this morning, I learned that one of the victims had close ties to the Boston area.

Mi…