- went to elections,
- overcame most of the difficulties in their economy, even though the unemployment rate remains just over 8%,
- improved the relationship with the most important Arab country in the region, Egypt,
- we hope for constructive talks with the Palestinians in the near future and
- we are all praying that the coming new Jewish year will bring salvation to Israel (the new Jewish Year is התש”ע, which comes from the root of the word for “salvation”).
To honor the victims of the New Zealand mosque attacks, to pray for them and to call for peace, we will have a multi-faith vigil on Sunday March 17th.
The Program in Jewish Studies is excited to announce that Nan Goodman, Director of the Program in Jewish Studies and Professor of English and Jewish Studies, has been awarded a Boulder Faculty Assembly Excellence Award in Research, Scholarly, and Creative Work.