CJP News & Announcements

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.


Statement on Tel Aviv Terror Attack

We are shocked and horrified to learn of a deadly shooting attack in central Tel Aviv today that claimed the lives of four people and seriously injured several more.

The attack is a terrible reminder of the violence that Israelis face all too often. I’ve spent the past few days in I…

CJP and Ruderman Foundation Welcome New Synagogue Partners and Affiliates

Coming together in celebration
On May 23 at Temple Emanuel in Newton, the new Partners and Affiliates were officially welcomed at “Celebrating Inclusion: Opening Doors to Jewish Community.” 

The program featured keynote speaker Professor Julia Watts Belser, who is assistant professor…

A Design for Giving Back

The prayer room at NewBridge on the Charles, a Hebrew SeniorLife assisted living community, is a place for the residents to reflect and to pray. But, many of them had trouble accessing the space – there were not a lot of volunteers to help bring residents, some of them in wheelchairs, down…