Shabbat shalom! Here’s an update from Boulder’s JTree:
JTree and Me
Celebrate our National Forests this summer!
- Sign up for Tree Mail and get updated information about volunteering and exploring our National Forests
- Find a Forest or Find Your Fourteener and learn about the Colorado Fourteeners Report Card
- Learn about Life Above Treeline
Collaboration with hikers and funders is essential, Consider a donation to JTree to strengthen our alpine ecosystem
Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with our brothers and sisters under attack in Israel, Ukraine, and the women of this country.
Stay cool, stay safe and stay healthy!
Here are stories from the last week:
- Rose Community Foundation Welcomes New Director of Jewish Community Grants and Partnerships (7/27/2023) - Rose Community Foundation recently welcomed Jacob Rosenblum as its new director of Jewish community grants and partnerships, helping to lead the Foundation’s longstanding work to increase the strength and capacity of local Jewish organizations and encourage a dynamic and inclusive Denver/Boulder Jewish ecosystem. Continue Reading
- Column: A ‘Racist State’? Or Do We Mean a Racist Congresswoman? (7/27/2023) - We all know what brought this on. The resolution targeted Jayapal for labeling Israel a “racist state” when she addressed the liberal Netroots Nation in Chicago on the previous Saturday night. On Sunday, her fellow Democrats protested, prompting Jayapal to revise her original remarks. Continue Reading
- Volunteers Help the Milk and Honey Farm Grow — Join Us? (7/25/2023) - Three questions for one of our regular Farm Volunteers, Caron Robinson, about her experiences. Continue Reading
- Triple Bar Mitzvah Performed at Scouting’s National Jamboree in West Virginia (7/27/2023) - The Shomer Shabbat Contingent attending Scouting’s 20th National Jamboree hosted a rare Bar Mitzvah for three Scouts at the Synagogue Tent at the Summit Bechtel Reserve, in Glen Jean, West Virginia. Continue Reading
- Buying Real Estate in Israel: Complete Guide (7/27/2023) - Editor's Note: Please welcome BJN's newest advertiser, Sabra, Buy Home In Israel. So, you've decided to make Aliyah and embark on an exciting journey to Israel! Whether you're a seasoned property buyer or a first-time real estate explorer, be prepared for a unique experience unlike any in your home country. While it may be customary… Continue Reading
- Tisha B’Av From Within (7/27/2023) - A timely poem by Todd Greenberg Continue Reading
- Parting the Seas II (7/25/2023) - A poem by Todd Greenberg. Continue Reading
- Baruch Dayan HaEmet – Roz Bard z”l (7/25/2023) - Beth Ami mourns the passing of Roz Bard, a long time resident of Boulder County. Continue Reading
- Embrace Environmental Responsibility: Join Us for Reverse Tashlich on Sunday, September 10 (7/23/2023) - Join us for a transformative and environmentally conscious event this Rosh Hashanah, as we continue the tradition of Tashlich in a unique and impactful way. Continue Reading
- Baruch Dayan HaEmet – Ira Bornstein z”l (7/23/2023) - Ira Bornstein, husband of Sandra Bornstein, passed away on July 21, 2023. Continue Reading
Arts and Culture
- JEWISHcolorado Summit Series Featuring Author David de Jong Kicks Off in Aspen (7/27/2023) - JEWISHcolorado is excited to bring its Summit Series fundraising event featuring author David de Jong to Aspen. Join JEWISHcolorado on Tuesday, August 22, 2023. Continue Reading