CJP News & Announcements

Exciting Changes in Boston Day Schools

In the current day school landscape, students with special needs are generally the responsibility of special education staff and a limited number of school administrators.  However, five local schools – Boston’s Jewish Community Day School (JCDS) in Watertown, Gann Academy in Waltham, t…

New Fund Supports Inclusion at Day Schools

“The hardest conversations I have are with families who dream of giving their child a Jewish education, but we are not able to meet their student’s particular educational needs,” says Rabbi Elliot Goldberg, head of school for Solomon Schechter Day School. “Telling them they have to l…

The Genesis Forum Brings Text Study to All

Boston’s Financial District is known for its sleek skyscrapers and business professionals constantly on the move. But in the heart of all the hustle and bustle, a group of adult learners takes time to study traditional Jewish texts at The Rabbi Samuel Chiel (zt'’l) Genesis Forum, a free …

Q&A with Dr. Ruth

Can’t wait to spend the evening with Dr. Ruth on April 1? We can’t either. Luckily, we sat down with the renowned sex therapist, author and media personality for an insider’s look into her history, her advice for today’s women, and a few of her favorite things to do in Boston. 

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IACT Expands, Bringing Inspiration and Engagement to Campuses Nationwide

The free, 10-day Taglit-Birthright Israel trip is a time-tested way to turn up the volume on young people’s relationship with Judaism, Israel and their heritage. But after they return home, what’s keeping them connected?

CJP’s IACT (Inspired, Active, Committed, and Transformed) initia…