CJP News & Announcements

Synagogues Taking Action on Jewish Poverty

"There's a shocking number of Jewish families who are in financial distress,” says Rabbi Laurence Bazer of Temple Beth Sholom in Framingham. “And with winter coming up, this is a very vulnerable time—we didn’t want to wait to get the word out about CJP’s Anti-Poverty Initiative.”…

CJP/JCRC Statement on Murder of Ezra Schwartz

It is with great personal sadness that we join with the entire Greater Boston community to mourn the loss of Ezra Schwartz, who was viciously murdered today by a Palestinian terrorist.  

Ezra Schwartz was an 18 year old from Sharon who graduated from Maimonides this past spring and was s…

CJP/JCRC Statement on Paris Terror Attacks

We are horrified, saddened and enraged at the terrorist attacks that killed and critically injured scores of innocent people in Paris.
 
These attacks, carried out by Islamic extremists, struck at the very core of one of the world’s great cities, with targets including young adults enjo…

JCRC Applauds MA Legislature for Unanimous Support of US-Israel Ties

JCRC applauds the unanimous passage of a resolution supporting the Massachusetts/Israel relationship and rejecting efforts to isolate and target Israel. The resolutions, sponsored by Senator Michael Moore and Representative Jeff Roy, passed unanimously underscoring the depth of the connectio…

Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III on terrorism in Israel

“Indiscriminate violence that targets civilians and paralyzes communities is the very definition of terror. As attacks on innocent Israelis continue in Jerusalem and other cities, the international community must act to end the incitement of further violence. At this critical crossroads, I…