CJP News & Announcements

Learn On: Taking Students of All Ages Where They Want to Go

Learning has always been one of the cornerstones of Jewish life. Engaging with Jewish texts and traditions from the past 3,000 years can bring so much to our lives: it can enrich our relationships, guide the way we parent, and shed light on life choices big and small. It even helps us build …

Stand with Our Jewish Community; Stand with JCCs

These past months have been trying and unsettling for our American Jewish community.

Jewish organizations around the country — including JCC Greater Boston in Newton and the JCC in Worcester — have been the targets of threats and hatred. Today, we’re asking you to stand with our JCCs …

Stand with JCCs - Suggested Script for Your Calls

You may follow this suggested script for the call to your U.S. Representative.

Hi, my name is [NAME] and I'm a constituent from [CITY or TOWN in Massachusetts].

“I’m calling to urge the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Attorney General, and the Director o…

One Congregation’s Journey to Support Mental Health

Most people at Temple Beth Elohim (TBE) remember Rabbi Rachel Saphire’s Kol Nidre sermon two years ago as a turning point. It was a seminal moment when they began their congregational journey toward understanding and supporting their members who are affected by mental health issues.

“I …

"We Must Not Close Our Doors"

In response to the executive orders this past week on immigration and separately regarding refugees, we, the undersigned Boston Jewish religious, philanthropic, civic, and human service organizations come together to say that these actions — which are causing anxiety, pain, and anguish thr…