CJP News & Announcements

An Internship that Really Works

“The first day, I was invited to a staff meeting and I barely spoke—but that was the last time. After that, I felt like an integrated part of the office,” remembers Rachel Neckes, who interned at Yad Chessed as part of the summer 2014 JVS/CJP Emerging Jewish Leaders Internship.

The …

Haifa Parenting Program Expands Nationwide

Only a few short years ago, struggling parents in Haifa, Israel, had nowhere to turn. Today, they can be part of a strong, caring and inclusive community brought to life through Parents at the Center (PAC), launched in collaboration with CJP’s Boston-Haifa Connection and Haifa-based partne…

Anti-Semitism in Argentina and around the World

A group of Israeli tourists visiting Argentina’s Patagonia region were savagely attacked at a small hostel by local assailants shouting anti-Semitic slurs.

Three men “burned, robbed and beat” the tourists at a hostel in Lago Puelo in the overnight hours. Ten Israelis were injured in…

CJP Statement on Terrorist Attack in Tel Aviv

We are horrified and enraged to learn of another act of terror against Israelis, this time on a commuter bus taking workers to their jobs in Tel Aviv.

In a depraved act of terror, a 23-year-old Palestinian terrorist wielding a knife stabbed 17 people, wounding four of them seriously. If n…

JCRC Boston and CJP Joint Statement on Events in France

We are filled with horror as the people of Paris reel from the events of this past week. We are filled with grief for those who were killed by Islamist terrorists in this latest wave of barbarism and anti-Semitism. We join with the global Jewish community, and the people of France, in condem…