CJP News & Announcements

Jewish community is rallying to help Ebola victims

In the past few weeks, all of us have had to consider the threat that Ebola poses, both in Africa and in the United States. We are fortunate to have access to sophisticated medical services, and the danger to the United States is relatively small in comparison to West Africa, where tens of t…

Bringing Jewish Values to Life

Values in Action is a program co-sponsored by CJP and Cohen Hillel Academy in Marblehead that engages parents in guided conversations on Jewish values, and then gets the whole family involved in hands-on community service activities.

Creating Inclusive Synagogues in Greater Boston

This October, three local synagogues will kick off the second phase of the Ruderman Synagogue Inclusion Project (RSIP), which is designed to support synagogues in creating communities where people of all abilities are valued equally and participate fully. With funding generously provided by …

Israel in Crisis: Our Partners’ Work

Boston’s Jewish community stood with Israel throughout the summer of 2014 with rallies, advertisements in local newspapers, pro-Israel speakers and community support totaling $2,322,850 for CJP’s Israel in Crisis Fund.

More than 4,500 rockets and mortar shells were launched at Israeli…

CJP and Hillel International Collaborate to Expand Israel Campus Initiative

BOSTON and WASHINGTON (May 2, 2014) –Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) and Hillel International, today announced a first-of-its-kind national partnership. CJP and Hillel International will work together to expand CJP’s Israel Campus Initiative (IACT – Inspired, Activ…