CJP News & Announcements

Statement on Arson Attack at a Church in Israel

CJP and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston join Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in deploring the despicable desecration on Thursday of the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish near the Sea of Galilee in Tabgha, Israel. As the Prime Minister said,…

Statement on Charleston, S.C. Shootings

CJP and JCRC are deeply saddened and horrified by last night’s savage attack, currently under investigation as a hate crime, on the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. where nine innocent people lost their lives as they participated …

JVS Opens Expanded Financial Opportunity Center

“Dress for the job you want” is oft-repeated career advice. Looking at the new headquarters of Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) in that light, it appears that JVS is ready to be Boston’s premier job training and employment service.

On Wednesday, June 4, CEO Jerry Rubin, JVS staff and…

Breaking Barriers: 20 Years of Yom Sport

Yom Sport celebrates its 20th birthday on Sunday, June 14 at the Solomon Schechter Day School in Newton. Yom Sport is an annual day of friendship, fun and athletic activities for adults with disabilities in the Boston’s Jewish community.

Twenty years ago, members of the Jewish community…

Facing Challenges and Finding Success

Victoria Felson hadn’t had to look for work for a long time. But several years after the tragic loss of her young husband, and for a variety of reasons, she knew she had to enter the job market to better support herself and her family. An active congregant of Temple Beth Am in Framingham, …