CJP’s Fighting Antisemitism Initiative is a coordinated, community-wide response to the rising threat of antisemitism through investments in education, crisis response, and security grants. We’re working to create a community where all can feel safe, proud, and included.
In a 2019 survey of 1,290 American Jews by the American Jewish Committee (AJC), 25% reported being the target of an antisemitic remark or social media comment.
As of September, 38 incidents have been reported in Massachusetts in 2020.
Last year, CJP convened an Antisemitism Task Force of security experts and lay leaders to develop an immediate, coordinated, community-wide response to the growing threat of antisemitism.
In the fall of 2019, CJP’s Sarah Abramson was joined by CJP Fighting Antisemitism Task Force Co-chairs Karyn Cohen and Lisa Wallack to discuss our work and this critical issue. Listen now.
CJP’s four focus areas build upon each other, culminating in a proud Jewish community with strong allies. We:
Along with local leaders from the ADL, JCRC, AJC, and the Synagogue Council of Massachusetts, CJP rallied hundreds of people from Greater Boston to attend the No Hate, No Fear March in NYC in 2020.