CJP News & Announcements

CJP Statement on anti-Israel Content of the Black Lives Matter Platform

CJP concurs with the JCRC statement of August 3 on the Black Lives Matter platform, which states: 

"[We] cannot and will not align ourselves with organizations that falsely and maliciously assert that Israel is committing “genocide.” We denounce an agenda to wage economic and c…

Statement on terrorist attack in Nice, France

CJP is saddened, shocked, and outraged by the news of Thursday's terrorist attack in Nice, France when a terrorist drove a truck into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day on the popular Promenade des Anglais. This unspeakable act of terror has claimed the lives of at least 84 innocent people, in…

In memory of Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel was surely one of the greatest men of his generation. He was a Nobel laureate and author whose worked touched the conscience of the world. He turned the story of his personal suffering and loss into a cry from the heart that transcended his own pain and became a symbol for the pa…

CJP/JCRC Statement on the Murder of 13 year-old Hallel Yaffa Ariel

We awoke this morning to the devastating news that a 13-year-old Israeli girl, Hallel Yaffa Ariel, was murdered by a Palestinian terrorist as she slept in her bed. Later in the day, two Israelis were stabbed and wounded in the central Israeli city of Netanya.

Hallel’s mo…

A Message from Barry Shrage in Response to Orlando

This past weekend, we learned of the horrific shootings in Orlando that represent the worst terrorist attack and the worst gun violence on U.S. soil since 9/11. The gunman specifically targeted the LGBTQ community and early rep…