DENVER, Colo.—JEWISHcolorado announced Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Bret Stephens will be the keynote speaker at The Men’s Event on November 18, 2015 at 6:00 pm at Wings Over The Rockies Air and Space Museum. The event is the largest annual gathering of Jewish men west of the Mississippi, drawing more than 1,200 participants each year.
The Men’s Event is once again being generously underwritten by the Mizel Family Foundations, with additional support by Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP.
“We are excited to welcome Bret Stephens at this year’s Men’s Event,” said Doug Seserman, JEWISHcolorado’s President and CEO. “His insight on the current situation in Israel will be timely and relevant for our attendees.”
Bret Stephens has become one of the recognizable political pundits speaking on issues in the Middle East. Stephens was the youngest ever Editor in Chief at The Jerusalem Post and currently serves as the Deputy Editorial Page Editor at the Wall Street Journal. He is also a Principal Columnist on Foreign Affairs and is a regular panelist on Fox News. Stephens has won numerous journalism awards, including a 2006 award from the South Asian Journalists Association for his coverage of the Kashmir earthquake, the 2008 Frank Knox Award for his coverage of military affairs, the 2008 Eric Breindel Prize for excellence in opinion journalism, the 2010 Bastiat Prize for his writings on economic subjects, and the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Commentary.
There will be a bus for participants from Boulder that will leave from the South Building parking lot of Congregation Har HaShem, 3901 Pinon Drive in Boulder. For more information or to register for the Men’s Event, please call 303.316.6484 or email Events@JEWISHcolorado.org. More information can also be found at www.JEWISHcolorado.org/MensEvent.
Founded in 1946, JEWISHcolorado, formerly known as Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado, is the umbrella community organization inspired by the collective responsibility to build and sustain Jewish life in Colorado, Israel, and around the world. Its mission is to secure, steward, and share philanthropic and human resources in support of vibrant Jewish life and to mobilize the community in times of need. JEWISHcolorado is a proud member of the Jewish Federations of North America, which is among the top ten charities on the continent working together to protect and enhance the well-being of Jews worldwide. JEWISHcolorado raises and distributes funds in support of a wide variety of programs and partner organizations both locally and globally. Last year, JEWISHcolorado’s Annual Campaign raised $11.2 million and the Endowment and Planned Giving arm houses more than $60 million in long term assets for individuals, agencies and synagogues in the community. For more information, visit www.JEWISHcolorado.org