CJP News & Announcements

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…

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 …