Shabbat shalom! If only we could say that, knowing that our brothers and sisters in Israel could truly experience a Shabbat of peace, but that still does not look likely for a long while. For a sense of what day to day life is like in central Israel the last few weeks, read our July Diary of an Israeli from Shaul Amir.
At the other end of the spectrum, a group of Jews arranged to break-the-fast with Muslims at the Islamic Center of Boulder Tuesday night, and a surprisingly good experience ensued.
And with the “Genital Autonomy” Symposium coming to CU Boulder next weekend, the topic of circumcision is being tackled in town once more. Boulder’s Rabbis, via Haver, responded. Be sure to read, read the comments, and comment.
Here are this week’s stories from the BJN: