CJP News & Announcements

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…

Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month: congregation opportunities

On behalf of the Ruderman Synagogue Inclusion Project and the Synagogue Council of Massachusetts, we invite your congregation to participate in Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM).

JDAIM is a unified effort among Jewish organizations worldwide to raise awareness and fo…

“Thinking Forward” with CJP’s Chair of the Board

Recently, leaders from Jewish Federations from North America gathered for the General Assembly conference in Washington, D.C. Addressing the “Think Forward” theme, speakers ranged from Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, to former Meet The Press host David Gregory, to actress Debra Messing…