CJP News & Announcements

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…

CJP Statement on Western Wall and Conversion Bill

CJP is profoundly disappointed by the Government of Israel’s decision to freeze the creation of a pluralistic prayer space at the Western Wall. We were also dismayed to learn that the government is advancing legislation that would centralize all conversions with the ultra-Orthodox Chief Ra…

Building Community for Teens

It’s no secret that it can be a struggle to keep teens involved in the Jewish community. B’nai mitzvah ceremonies act as de facto graduation ceremonies, and these newly minted adults are often given the responsibility of choosing their own involvement with Judaism. In a packed schedule …