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The Two Aishes:  Rabbi Gavriel Goldfeder of Boulder Aish Kodesh and Rabbi Yakov Meyer of Aish Denver
The Two Aishes: Rabbi Gavriel Goldfeder of Boulder Aish Kodesh and Rabbi Yakov Meyer of Aish Denver

Aish Kodesh Kicks Off Giving Month In Style

The Two Aishes:  Rabbi Gavriel Goldfeder of Boulder Aish Kodesh and Rabbi Yaakov Meyer of Denver Aish Ahavas Yisroel
Tale of Two Aishes: Rabbi Gavriel Goldfeder of Boulder Aish Kodesh and Rabbi Yakov Meyer of Aish Denver

Boulder’s Aish Kodesh community held their annual event on Tuesday night at Rembrandt Yards, kicking off their Month of Giving.  The event was unusual on several levels; there was no couvert or fee to attend, the silent auction was actually made up of opportunities to volunteer for community organizations’ tikkun olam projects, and the lovely gift baskets were auctioned off to the highest offered mitzvah rather than the highest bidder.

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Rick Angel

Rabbi Yaakov Meyer, of Denver’s Aish Ahavas Yisroel, gave a talk on on the life-changing mitzvah of tzedakah, and how it differs from the other 247 positive mitzvahs in the Torah.

Rick Angel then took the podium and went a step further to movingly describe how Rabbi Goldfeder’s teachings around tzedakah changed his actions, which then changed his perspective and his life.

Here is BJN’s photo story of the night:

About David Fellows

I've been writing things since grammar school, and served as a writer, photographer and/or an editor on my junior high and high school newspapers; the Daily Trojan at USC (where I earned my journalism degree); the student newspaper at the Anderson School at UCLA (where I earned my MBA); and written and edited countless business documents and presentations in the ensuing twenty years. I've been involved Jewishly since my bris and in Boulder since 1995. I'm married to my Executive Director Cheryl, and we have two children, Lauren and Ethan.

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