Shabbat shalom! Congratulations to Bonai Shalom Executive Director Stacey Aviva Flint, who was elected to the Board of Directors of Jewish Family Service. We’re sure that she’ll be a great addition to the JFS board.
For those of you who have heard something of Pew Research Center’s Study of Jewish Americans and want to learn more, Congregation Beth Ami will be having a discussion of the study after their virtual Shabbat service tonight (July 9th).
For those of you that are in sight of Medicare this year, JFS is holding a Zoom seminar on Medicare 101 on Thursday, July 15th at noon.
For everyone, stay cool, stay safe, stay healthy!
- Bonai Shalom ED Stacey Aviva Flint 1 of 6 Newly Elected to Jewish Family Service Board (7/8/2021) - Jewish Family Service of Colorado (JFS) elected six new board members, Derek Conn, Stacey Aviva Flint, Amanda Greenberg, Steve Gross, Rabbi Rachel Kobrin, and Nneka McPhee, at its Annual Meeting on June 30, 2021. Continue Reading
- Hazon and Pearlstone Announce Merger; Jakir Manela Named As New CEO (7/8/2021) - Hazon, the largest faith-based environmental organization in the U.S., and Pearlstone, one of the largest Jewish retreat centers and Jewish outdoor education sites in North America, announced today that their boards of directors have unanimously approved a proposal to merge the two organizations, with Jakir Manela serving as the inaugural CEO. Continue Reading
- Ironman Announces Newest Ironman 70.3 Triathlon In Tiberias, Israel (7/8/2021) - IRONMAN announced today that it will add a brand-new event to its 2021 race calendar with the IRONMAN® 70.3® Tiberias triathlon. Continue Reading
- Letter: Palestinian Leadership Cynicism (7/6/2021) - The Palestine Return Coalition wants the right for Palestinians to live anywhere they want including within Israel, yet the Palestinian Authority has stated that Palestinian refugees will not be awarded citizenship in the state of Palestine nor will they be allowed to settle within the Palestinian governed areas. Continue Reading
- Letter: Teachers’ Unions: Exploited By Barghouti (7/4/2021) - The teachers' unions in San Francisco and Los Angeles that are supporting Omar Barghouti's antisemitic genocidal BDS movement ignore the reality of Barghouti's cause. ("War and Peace: The Shape of Teachers' Anti Israel Drive", Bruce Ticker, July 1, 2021). Continue Reading
- Shabbat Service and Pew Jewish Research Study (7/4/2021) - This Friday, after a brief Shabbat service, we’ll spend time unpacking the newest Pew Research Study of Jewish Americans that was released in May, the SHJ response by Executive Director Paul Golin, and your thoughts. Continue Reading
- Hannah Bellrose Bat Mitzvah (7/4/2021) - On Friday, July 9th, 2021, Hannah Bellrose will be called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah on a Boulder hiking trail with Adventure Judaism. Continue Reading
- Cooper Stern Bar Mitzvah (7/4/2021) - On Saturday, July 10th, 2021, Cooper Stern will be called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah with Adventure Judaism. Continue Reading
- Marely Fogarty Bat Mitzvah (7/4/2021) - On Saturday, July 10, 2021, Marely Fogarty will be called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah with Adventure Judaism. Continue Reading
Arts and Culture
- “1776” And Its Jewish Composer (7/4/2021) - In honor of American Independence Day, Mimi Raizen will present a special "1776" session and will talk about its composer Peter Stone and his career. Continue Reading
- Moishe House Boulder Announces July Events (7/6/2021) - As things are opening up, Moishe House Boulder announces the following five events happening in July. Continue Reading
- Save the Date for Faces of JFS (7/6/2021) - Join us, in person for Faces of JFS on October 13, as we honor three individuals who have demonstrated exemplary leadership, philanthropy, and dedication to Jewish Family Service and our community. Continue Reading
Here are sources that will have the most up-to-date information about COVID-19 in Boulder and Colorado: