CJP News & Announcements

CJP's Response to the Refugee Crisis

Dear friends,

The scenes from Europe have been shocking and devastating.

Tens of thousands of people – young children, their desperate parents, the elderly – have risked their lives to escape war and economic disaster. From Syria to Afghanistan, from Eretria to Nigeria and elsewher…

2016 Annual Campaign Co-Chair Q&A

We sat down with Geraldine Acuña-Sunshine and Dena Boronkay Rashes to talk about their roles as co-chairs of CJP’s 2016 Annual Campaign, and what community and philanthropy mean to them.

You both have impressive track records with being involved in your community. Why is it important t…

Growing Good Work

This summer, not far from Sharon, Massachusetts, hundreds of volunteers with The Gan Shalom Gleaning Project are helping local organic farms bring in the harvest. In exchange, the farmers allow them to gather extra fresh produce for local food banks. And at Temple Israel, also in Sharon, you…

Joint Statement on Terror and Extremism in Israel and the West Bank

CJP and JCRC condemn the horrific extremist and terrorist attacks in Israel and the West Bank. 

A terrorist arson attack against Palestinians in the village of Duma left an infant, 18-month old Ali Saad Dawabsha, dead and his four-year-old sibling and parents badly injured. In a separate…

CJP and JCRC Support Charleston

All of us at CJP and JCRC were deeply saddened and horrified by the recent terror attack on innocent parishioners at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Emanuel A.M.E.) in Charleston, South Carolina. On Wednesday, June 17, nine innocent people were shot and killed during a Bible stud…