Shabbat shalom and Gmar Chatimah Tovah! We wish you all a happy, healthy 5283.
Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with brothers and sisters under attack in Israel, Ukraine, as well as the women of this country.
Stay warm, stay safe and stay healthy!
Here are stories from the last week:
- Statewide Survey Finds Most Hate Crimes Are Unreported in Colorado (10/6/2022) - The number of Coloradans who experienced a hate crime or bias-motivated incident in the last five years is significantly higher than official government data indicates, according to a statewide survey commissioned by Hate Free Colorado. Continue Reading
- Colorado, Connecticut Jewish Agencies Join HIAS Refugee Resettlement Network (10/6/2022) - Effective October 1, Jewish Family Service of Colorado and Jewish Family Services of Greenwich, Connecticut have become part of the affiliate network after obtaining approval from the U.S. Department of State, bringing to 25 the number of metropolitan areas across the country where HIAS is helping refugees providing Reception and Placement services. Continue Reading
- Column: Gun-Violence Accomplices, in Congress? (10/6/2022) - Nearly four years after 11 congregants were slain at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Dr. Mehmet Oz is demonizing his Pennsylvania Senate rival from nearby Braddock for seeking the release of more convicts from prison. In the process, Oz unwittingly triggers thoughts of an advanced approach to confronting gun violence. Continue Reading
- Celebrate Sukkot on a Farm – Humanistically (10/6/2022) - Eat donuts instead of challah and apple cider instead of wine and celebrate Sukkot with Beth Ami. Continue Reading
- Yom Kippur and Sukkot with Nevei Kodesh (10/3/2022) - Check out our Yom Kippur and Sukkot services and events -- we'd love to spend the holidays with you! Continue Reading
- Celebrate Sukkot at the Boulder JCC (10/2/2022) - Join us in the Sukkah at these fun programs for all ages, October 9 - 18. Continue Reading
Arts and Culture
- Tickets to the 10th Boulder Jewish Film Festival Expected to Sell Out Quickly (10/6/2022) - Join Kathryn Bernheimer via Zoom for a sneak preview of the film festival on October 12 - then buy tickets. Continue Reading
- Did Ken Burns Explain America and the Holocaust? (10/3/2022) - Finally we got the whole story: Americans hate Jews and others. The nation's mood has not changed, the past is the present, the present is the past. This according to Ken Burns. Continue Reading
- A Filmmaker’s Post-Mortem on Ken Burns & The Holocaust (10/2/2022) - Ken Burns' advance interviews for his new Holocaust film provided much material for public discussion. Now that PBS has broadcast the six-hour series, how does the film measure up? Continue Reading
- A Holocaust Mystery: Ken Burns Gets Lost in a Bermuda Triangle (10/2/2022) - Scientists have long been puzzled by the frequent disappearance of ships in the Bermuda Triangle. In his new Holocaust documentary, filmmaker Ken Burns has managed to make the entire Bermuda Conference on Refugees vanish. Continue Reading
- Boulder JCC Hosts Health Fair by 365 on October 19 (10/3/2022) - The Boulder JCC is proud to host the 365 Health Fair (previously 9Health Fair) on Wednesday, October 19. Register today! Continue Reading