CJP News & Announcements

Bolstering Community Among Young Adults

We’re all about building community! CJP recently awarded a total of $65,500 in Young Adult Community Impact Grants to nine organizations to help them reduce social isolation and bolster community among young adults. Among the recipients are Asiyah Jewish Community, a spiritual community fo…

JVS Empowering People With Technology

Accessing job training and trying to conduct a job search is stressful during the best of times, and even more so during a pandemic. But for people who don’t have access to WIFI and a laptop or tablet, and the challenge can feel insurmountable.

That’s why the employment experts at JVS …

Yachad Brings the Joy of Art to Home

In the final two days before they closed their doors in March, staff members at New England Yachad in Brookline made bags of art supplies – colored paper, stickers, beads, pipe cleaners, and more – and sent them home with participants who happened to be in the building.

The pandemic was…

New Partnership Means More Resources for Teens

In September 2020, the Jewish Teen Initiative (JTI) moved to CJP, bringing together JTI’s strong brand and successful engagement strategy with CJP’s resources and broad reach.

With the help of our Teen Engagement Task Force Co-chairs, Michelle Black and Gayle Rubin, we're working to fos…

Connecting in the Crisis

CJP and partner agencies are finding new and different ways to engage Jewish families.


In March, the JCC Greater Boston – like most organizations – closed its doors and moved all of its programming online.

Ten months later, the virtual celebrations, enrichment classes, and sing-a-lon…