What’s New

Last Updated 1/3/2024

CJP's Israel Emergency Fund 


Right now, the most impactful action we can take is to donate. CJP has opened our Israel Emergency Fund to support victims of terror and address the unprecedented levels of trauma caused by these horrific attacks. We now have a new and improved webpage for sharing transparent information about the grants from our fund, which we encourage you to explore and share with your constituents.

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Community Study Information Sessions

Synagogue Senior Clergy and Executive Directors: Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. | January 30–February 27    

Organization CEOs/Executive Directors/Heads of School: Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. | February 1–February 29 


Every ten years, CJP sponsors a study of the Greater Boston Jewish Community. We invite you to provide input on the 2025 Greater Boston Jewish Community Study. These conversations will include a brief introduction to the community study and will center around key topics that participants have selected for discussion as part of registration. Please note, providing input and participating in these Community Study Info Sessions is not the same as participating in the 2025 Jewish Community Study itself.     


Registration for Synagogues Registration for Organizations



Apply for the SEA Change Program
Organized by Join for Justice


Supported by a CJP grant given to organizations fighting antisemitism, SEA Change is a 6-month cohort to develop current and future clergy and lay leaders who will learn together how to make a big impact on racial equity, inclusion, and allyship issues within your congregation and beyond. Contact David Schwartz with any questions. 


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Apply for Community Impact Grants - second round
Deadline: Friday, March 8, 2024

Apply for the second round of CJP’s FY24 Community Impact Grants now. These grants are designed to support organizations in enhancing the well-being and vibrancy of the Greater Boston Jewish community.  


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Nonprofit Security Grant Program Webinars


The Nonprofit Security Grant Program is a unique initiative designed to provide support for target hardening and other physical security enhancements and activities, including planning and training to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of terrorist attacks. The Secure Communities Network has a series of webinars about the grant program. 


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Amazon Business Associated Accounts Program 


CJP partner organizations are eligible to receive special benefits through the Amazon Business Associated Accounts Program. These include discounts on Business Prime membership plans, 10% off on over 2,100 Business Essentials, discounts on thousands of commonly purchased products, and pre-approval for a Pay by Invoice line of credit. The program is free and everyone who joins can still maintain their own business account. For more information and to sign up, please contact Sandy Aronson, Senior Manager of Partnerships and Services. 

Communities of Practice

CJP provides opportunities for professionals to gather (virtually) and discuss timely topics, share knowledge, seek advice, and build relationships with colleagues in related professional areas. We encourage you to invite your colleagues to join, and welcome your participation to help shape these groups, suggest discussion topics, and ask questions.


Quarterly CEO Roundtable 

For information, get in touch with Dara Freedman-Weiss, CJP’s Senior Director of Partnerships and Services. 



Development Professionals Community of Practice 

with Jennifer Weinstock, CJP’s Executive Vice President of Philanthropy

Monthly, Mondays at 10:00 a.m. ET (until 10:45 a.m. ET)


September 18

October 16

November 13

December 18

January 22

February 27 [Note - New FEBRUARY DATE! Now on a Tuesday]

March 25

No April date due to Passover and school vacation

May 13



Join the Zoom meeting » 
(Copy this link into your calendar to directly join the meeting at the scheduled time.) 



Professionals working with teens, college students, and young adults 

See the latest professional development offerings for professionals working with teens, college students and young adults. 


For information about professional development resources and opportunities for professionals working with teens, contact Leah Finkelman, CJP's Engagement Manager, Teens and Camping. For campus, contact Meir Zimmerman, CJP’s Senior Manager, Campus and Leadership Development. For young adults, contact Caleb Alemany, CJP’s Young Adult Community Engagement Manager. 



Human resource, development, and finance professionals: Join a Community of Practice listserv

We have created three Google Groups (also known as Listservs) in order to enable HR, development, and finance professionals to reach out to colleagues with questions, ideas, and resources. You do not need a Gmail address to join. 

To join, please contact:  


If you have questions or want to offer input into the design of these or other convenings of Jewish nonprofit professionals, please contact Dara Freedman-Weiss, Senior Director of Partnerships and Services.

More resources


Be sure to check out our Organization Resources page to access our six essential services and other resources to help your organization thrive.

For additional support, including for formal collaborations, or to share feedback so we can better understand our community’s needs, please contact Dara.