If you haven’t already, please think about helping #Harvey and #Irma victims via donating to the Red Cross or through JEWISHcolorado’s Hurricane Relief Fund (which has been expanded to cover both disasters).
- CSU Hillel First in the Nation to Receive Certified Sustainability Rating (11/16/2017) - 27 Heshwan 5778 - CSU Hillel, a campus of Hillel of Colorado, has embraced sustainability through a variety of efforts and is currently the only Hillel House in the country that is certified sustainable by Hazon, the county’s preeminent Jewish sustainability organization.
- Humanistic Rabbis and Jewish Leaders Ordained (11/16/2017) - 27 Heshwan 5778 - The International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism (IISHJ) celebrated the graduation of three new Leaders and ordained two new rabbis this past Friday at The Birmingham Temple Congregation for Humanistic Judaism.
- This Thanksgiving, Carve More Than Turkey (11/16/2017) - 27 Heshwan 5778 - Soon, many of us will gather around the Thanksgiving table with family and friends -- to indulge in an abundance of delicious traditional foods and give thanks for abundant blessings and freedoms.
- ADL Calls for Action After New FBI Data Shows Rise in Hate Crimes Nationwide (11/13/2017) - 24 Heshwan 5778 - The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region expressed concern that, for the second year in a row, the FBI’s annual hate crimes report documents an increase in hate crimes nationwide.
- JNF Honors Drs. Toby and Mort Mower With ‘Heritage Award’ for Their Lifetime of Service (11/13/2017) - 24 Heshwan 5778 - JNF honored Drs. Toby and Mort Mower of Denver (formerly of Baltimore, MD) with the JNF Heritage Award for their lifetime of service and leadership on Sunday.
- Shabbat Nugget: Jacob and Esau, Twins or Opposites? (11/16/2017) - 27 Heshwan 5778 - In this week's Torah portion, we read about the birth and life of Jacob and Esau.
- Fear and Trembling – Parshat Toldot (11/16/2017) - 27 Heshwan 5778 - “He saw Hell open up beneath him.” - Rashi on Gen. 27:33. What causes Isaac this reaction?
Arts and Culture
- Master “Insult Comic” Don Rickles Deflated Hate with Humor (11/13/2017) - 24 Heshwan 5778 - ACE pays tribute to the late great Don Rickles with a screening of the 2007 Emmy Award-winning documentary, "Mr. Warmth."
- The Flag of Judaism (11/13/2017) - 24 Heshwan 5778 - I wrote this piece right after Yom Kippur. I don't ever have visions, this was a first.