The 2012 Jewish Community Candidate Forum, to be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2012, at Temple Sinai, 3509 S. Glencoe, Denver, provides an opportunity for state and federal candidates to present their platforms to the Colorado Jewish community.
The non-partisan event, held every election year, is being hosted by the National Council of Jewish Women, Colorado Section (NCJW)* and the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC)**. This year’s Co-Chairmen are Barbara Kadin, National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), and former State Representative, the Honorable Dorothy Gotlieb, Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC).
Candidate Forum Schedule:
6:00 to 7:00 p.m: Candidate Meet and Greet, featuring Colorado state and federal candidates and ballot initiative proponents and opponents.
7:00 p.m: Candidate Forum, moderated by Marty Meitus, freelance journalist and former Rocky Mountain News reporter, featuring a panel discussion with Colorado’s candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives.
Co-sponsors of the 2012 Candidate Forum include:
American Jewish Committee (AJC) Colorado; Allied Jewish Apartments; Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado (AJF); Anti-Defamation League (ADL) – Mountain States Region; BMH-BJ Congregation; B’nai B’rith Denver; B’nai Havurah; Boulder Chapter of Hadassah; Colorado Agency for Jewish Education (CAJE); Congregation Bonai Shalom; Congregation Rodef Shalom; Denver Chapter of Hadassah;; Denver Jewish Chamber of Commerce; Denver Jewish Day School; Hebrew Educational Alliance (HEA); Jewish Community Foundation; Jewish Family Service (JFS) of Colorado; Jewish Republicans of Colorado; Keshet-GLBT; Keshet of the Rockies; L.E.A. (Littleton-Englewood-Aurora) Chapter of Hadassah; ORT-America; Denver Chapter; Rocky Mountain Rabbinical Council; Shalom Cares; Synagogue Council of Greater Denver; Temple Emanuel; Temple Micah; and Temple Sinai.
*NCJW is a volunteer organization inspired by Jewish values that works through a program of research, education, advocacy and community service to improve the quality of life for women, children and families. The NCJW strives to ensure individual rights and freedom for all.
**JCRC, a service of the Allied Jewish Federation, is a coalition of nearly 40 Jewish organizations, synagogues and at-large members from the Denver and Boulder metropolitan area which coalesce to speak with one representative voice on issues of concern to the local and global Jewish community.
More information? Contact the Allied Jewish Federation/JCRC at 303.316.6466 or NCJW at 303.771.0016.
Information online: www.jewishcolorado.org/jcrc.