CJP News & Announcements

Israel Confronts Fires Nationwide

As we gather with our family and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving weekend, our thoughts are with the people of Israel as fires continue to burn across central and northern Israel.

Since the fires began four days ago, tens of thousands of people have been evacuated, homes have been destro…

D'var Torah - Vayera

Vayera, the Mission Statement of the Jewish People, a demand that our people, our community, and our Federation “Follow the way of God by doing Justice and Righteousness.”

Who are we? Why are we here? And what does God demand of us?

Last Shabbat, we read the Torah portion called Va…

Committing to Unity and our Core Values

Dear Friends,

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, I wanted to take a moment to share how thankful I feel to be a part of this Boston Jewish community. I am continually impressed by the passions and desires to do good in the world that I see every day, even when there are differences …

Moving Forward After a Difficult Season

Dear Friends,

Yesterday, Americans elected a new leader. We join with Jewish organizations across the country in wishing the best to Donald Trump as he assumes the awesome responsibilities and challenges facing the President of the United States. We accept the outcome of this free electio…

Statement on Jerusalem terrorism

We woke this morning to the tragic news of a terror attack in Israel’s capital that left two dead and four others wounded. The terrorist, an east Jerusalem resident, opened fire at a light rail station near Ammunition Hill in Jerusalem before being shot dead by security forces. The victims…