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Philanthropy Helps Families Avoid Shirtsleeves-to-Shirtsleeves Challenge

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When meeting with affluent family clients, advisers frequently invoke the warning: "shirtsleeves-to-shirtsleeves in three generations." Here are some strategies to increase the chances of successful transitions.

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You Won’t Believe What I Learned About A New Idea in Colorado Health Care

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It would take the place of Connect For Health Colorado, the State exchange developed under the Affordable Health Care Act (ACA), sometimes referred to as Obama Care.

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Tips To Slow Down Summer

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Do you ever feel that summer is going to quickly? If so, here are some tips to make the most of summer, even if you have limited time.

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Five Lessons in Five Years

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Although philanthropy is a deeply personal and highly individualized endeavor, here are the top five broadly applicable lessons I've learned in the last five years.

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Vanities of a Bonfire

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I spent an anomalous Lag B’Omer afternoon watching the gut wrenching movie ‘Gett’. I woke up the next morning with a cluster of thoughts and emotions.

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My Weekend in Baltimore

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My weekend in Baltimore, first with idealistic rabbinic students and then with local people working for change, gave me great hope overall in what can be achieved by the courageous human spirit.

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Finding Zabelle

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Zabelle Abdalian was an Armenian Genocide survivor who sought shelter and freedom in America. Through her artistry as expressed in her writings, musical accomplishments, and dedicated compassion for others, her extraordinary life presents an inspiring testament of a 19th century woman whose spirit embodies a heroic people. In honor of the centennial anniversary of the Armenian Genocide I offer her story. - Carla Rachel Friedman

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An Introduction to NFTY EIE and Me

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Jamie Friedman is a 16-year-old student from Boulder who is spending the semester in Israel studying in NFTY's EIE program. She is posting about her experience for the Boulder Jewish News.

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