Shabbat shalom! Our thoughts and prayers, once again, are with brothers and sisters under attack — this time in Ukraine, home to roughly 300,000 Jews
The Boulder JCC is in the middle of its JFest 2022 annual celebration of our community culminating in a 36-hour fundraising drive. Find out more!
Meanwhile, FEMA reports that the deadline for applying for FEMA assistance with Marshall Fire impacts is March 2nd. Read more here.
The Boulder JCC is offering FREE meeting spaces (equipped with tables, Wi-Fi) for those impacted by the fires or working to support our community. To reserve a meeting space, please email ReserveFreeSpace@boulderjcc.org. If you need any Zoom/virtual meeting support, please email Nancy.Lipsey@boulderjcc.org. Here is the link to the full Boulder JCC Marshall Fire resource page.
Please share with anyone you know in need — our community will get through this together.
Stay warm, stay safe and stay healthy!
Here are stories from the last week:
- JEWISHcolorado Launches Emergency Campaign for Ukraine (2/24/2022) - In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, JEWISHcolorado has joined the Jewish Federations of North America’s (JFNA) $16 million emergency campaign to provide humanitarian assistance to vulnerable Jewish populations living in Ukraine. Continue Reading
- OLLI Online – Spring 2022 Registration Open Now; Classes Begin March 28 (2/24/2022) - OLLI Online is now open for the Spring 2022 registration period, which opened on Monday, February 21 2022 and runs through February 28, 2022. (You can register for open classes up until the Friday before classes begin, March 25.) Continue Reading
- Column: As Gun Violence Persists, Federation Umbrella Agency Downplays the Issue (2/24/2022) - On the same day, a Jewish candidate for mayor was assaulted by a gun-toting intruder in his office in Louisville, Ky., and the Jewish Federations’ umbrella organization altered its priority list by removing advocacy for gun-violence prevention. Continue Reading
- Letter: New Paltz: The Most Ominous Harbinger (2/24/2022) - A formal decision by a group at New York's New Paltz University may in fact be the most ominous harbinger for the future of the American Jewish diaspora. Continue Reading
- Pray for Peace in Ukraine (2/24/2022) - We pray for the safety of our Jewish brethren in Ukraine along with all people in the affected areas. Continue Reading
- Eva Cotton B’nai Mitzvah (2/21/2022) - On Saturday, February 26, 2022, Eva Cotton will be called to the Torah as B'nai Mitzvah at Congregation Har HaShem. Continue Reading
Arts and Culture
- A Kaleidoscope of Eyes Find You in Different Ways (2/24/2022) - A new poem from Lisa Tremback. Continue Reading
- Boulder JCC Hosts Blood Drive on March 9 (2/23/2022) - Do a mitzvah and donate at the Boulder JCC/Vitalant blood drive on Wednesday, March 9. Continue Reading
Here are sources that will have the most up-to-date information about COVID-19 in Boulder and Colorado: