CJP News & Announcements

Urgent Needs Confront Puerto Rico and Beyond after Irma, Harvey, and Maria

This summer, a series of devastating storms battered Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and other islands in the Caribbean. The powerful hurricanes destroyed homes, businesses, and places of worship; thousands have been uprooted, and critical needs on the ground are growing.

CJP has joined with T…

CJP Reaffirms Its Commitment to Immigrants after DACA Announcement

Partnership with Catholic Charities Will Enhance Legal Aid to ‘Dreamers’

This week it was announced that a program shielding young, undocumented immigrants from deportation will end.  CJP along with many other faith-based organizations, was extremely troubled to learn this news.  In l…

A Jewish Response to the Hurricane Harvey Humanitarian Crisis

Over the past few days, Hurricane Harvey’s record rainfall, flooding, and damaging winds have devastated communities along the Gulf Coast. Thousands have been evacuated. To date, five people have lost their lives, and the death toll is anticipated to rise. In Texas, the need for shelter, c…

CJP/JCRC Statement on August 14 Vandalism of New England Holocaust Memorial

We are appalled and saddened that the New England Holocaust Memorial was vandalized Monday night for the second time in just 6 weeks. The images of Nazis marching in the streets of America over the weekend in Charlottesville and now shattered glass once again at this sacred space in Boston …

CJP and JCRC Statement on Violence and Bigotry in Charlottesville

We are heartbroken and outraged by the events in Charlottesville, VA this weekend. We join with the many of our member organizations who have already condemned both the violence perpetrated, and the message of racism, anti-semitism and other xenophobic views we heard today.

We are dismayed …