CJP News & Announcements

Calling for Calm in Jerusalem  

Dear friends –

The past week has seen a dangerous escalation of tensions in and around Jerusalem. Last Friday, two Israeli police officers – both hailing from Druze villages in northern Israel – were murdered by terrorists while protecting Muslim holy sites o…

CJP Statement on Terror Attack in Jerusalem

CJP is deeply saddened by today's terror attack in Jerusalem, in which two Israeli police officers, Haiel Sitawe, 30, and Kamil Shnaan, 22, were murdered by terrorists, and a third officer was injured.

The attackers, three Arab Israelis, opened fire at a group of Israeli officers standing…

New England Holocaust Rededication Ceremony

On July 11, CJP and JCRC were joined by Holocaust survivors, Governor Charlie Baker, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, faith leaders, and hundreds of people from our community to rededicate the New England Holocaust Memorial. A new glass panel was unveiled, replacing one damaged by an act of…

Thank you to our incredible donors!

More than 1,000 people made gifts to CJP in June, so Geraldine Acuña-Sunshine and Darren Black, our Annual Campaign Co-chairs, made good on their promise to contribute $100,000 to support our work in the community.

Every gift supports the programs that benefit you, your family, your neig…

CJP/JCRC Statement on Vandalism of New England Holocaust Memorial

We are deeply saddened to learn this morning of an act of vandalism that damaged the New England Holocaust Memorial in downtown Boston overnight. 

Early today one of the Memorial’s 132 glass panels was shattered in an act of vandalism. Each panel is etched with thousands of numbers rep…