Shabbat shalom! Clearly we are in the summer doldrums; another slow news week for Jews in Boulder.
Stay cool and enjoy this week’s posts:
- Coherent Philanthropy: Six Key Lessons For Families (7/12/2018) - 29 Tamuz 5778 - Philanthropy is “coherent” when it is logical, well-organized, well-planned and sensible – as well as easy to understand and articulate.
- Congregation Har HaShem and Bridge House Partner to Address Boulder’s Affordable Housing Crisis (7/11/2018) - 28 Tamuz 5778 - Beginning in August, Bridge House and Congregation Har HaShem will partner to provide housing to six successful graduates of Bridge House’s award-winning Ready to Work program.
- Mr. Rogers Mirrors Torah (7/11/2018) - 28 Tamuz 5778 - I recently saw his very favorably reviewed biopic, ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor.’ I loved the film and felt terrible at the same time.
- The Last Stop – Parshat Matot-Masei (7/12/2018) - 29 Tamuz 5778 - “The Forest of Sadness.” That’s the last stop recorded in the Sinai travel itinerary. What is this strange place? And what pain does it hold, there in the shadows of its trees?
- Rabbi Marc’s A Dash of Drash – Refugee Journeys Past and Present – Episode 72 (7/11/2018) - 28 Tamuz 5778 - Towards the end of The Book of Numbers, there is a list of 42 places on the Israelite's journey as they hope to enter a new land. It is reminiscent of the wanderings of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers of which there are some 65 million in our world today.
- Award Winning Author Daniel Gordis to Address UJA Aspen Valley (7/12/2018) - 29 Tamuz 5778 - Daniel Gordis, considered by the Jerusalem Post as one of the fifty most influential Jews in the world, will be the keynote speaker on July 25 at UJA Aspen Valley’s annual fundraiser and cocktail reception.