CJP News & Announcements

Thirty-Year Throw Back

One intrepid CJP employee recently made the trek down to CJP’s basement and uncovered a lost file featuring one of the first interviews with Barry Shrage from September, 1987. As we prepare to celebrate Barry’s 30+ years of leadership, enjoy this blast from the past!

Q: What was your v…

CJP Statement on the Murder of Adiel Coleman

We are devastated to learn that 32-year-old Adiel Coleman succumbed to his wounds following a terror attack that took place earlier today in Jerusalem’s Old City. The father of four was stabbed multiple times as he tried to fend off the assailant. Coleman, a security guard who was unarmed …

CJP Condemns Fatal Terror Attack in Israel

We are deeply saddened and angered to learn of a terrorist attack in which two young Israelis were murdered and two others injured in the hours before Shabbat.

According to news reports, a Palestinian rammed his car into the young men – all in their early twenties – as they walked along…

Jewish community donates and makes immediate impact for immigrants

Last April, with immigration regulations changing by the day, CJP’s Legal Aid Fund for Immigrants (CLAFI) was launched in partnership with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston. The response from Greater Boston’s Jewish community was swift and generous. Within weeks, the money …

CJP Statement on the Fatal Stabbing of Rabbi Itamar Ben Gal

CJP is deeply saddened to learn of the fatal stabbing of Rabbi Itamar Ben Gal by a Palestinian terrorist earlier today. Itamar, a father of four from the Israeli community of Har Bracha, was stabbed repeatedly in the chest outside of Ariel, and died of his wounds shortly thereafter. The assa…