Renee Rockford

Former Shlichim Will Join Am Yisrael Chai: A JEWISHcolorado Celebrate Israel Event

At the festival on Sunday May 5,, JEWISHcolorado will welcome former Shlichim Shaul Amir, Raz Arbel, Osnat Fox, Itai Divinsky, and others.

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Marion Kreith on Israel, Survival, and a Long Life, Well-Lived

Marion Kreith

In her home nestled on a quiet cul-de-sac high above Boulder, 96-year-old Marion Kreith has closely watched news reports about the horrific events in Israel since October 7. She uses words from a language she knows well to describe how these days have felt to her. “Déjà vu,” she says.

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JEWISHcolorado Opens Applications for Anything Grants™ 

Staenberg Anything Grants™, funded by the Staenberg Family Foundation and administered by JEWISHcolorado, support projects, infrastructure, and programs of local Jewish organizations. True to their name, the grants can be for “anything,” provided the project fulfills the grant criteria. They are awarded to Jewish nonprofit agencies, organizations, and synagogues in …

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North American Jewish Leaders Urge Israeli Leaders for Compromise

JEWISHcolorado Board Chair Rob Kaufmann and Interim President and CEO Renée Rockford were among 30 Federation leaders representing communities across the United States and Canada who took part in an extraordinary, 24-hour visit to Israel to express their concerns with Israeli leaders on the proposed judicial reforms and to convey the implications these changes will have on the North American Jewish community.

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Faith & Advocacy Groups To Host Club Q Vigil In Denver

The Colorado interfaith community is hosting a Club Q vigil tonight, Monday, November 21, 2022, at 7 p.m. at ReelWorks, 1399 35th St. in the Rino District in Denver. Additionally, the program will be streamed live on YouTube.

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PJ Library Delivers 50 Millionth Book

PJ Library, the flagship program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF), is celebrating the delivery of its 50 millionth free book to Jewish families this summer.

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Denver Jewish Organizations Condemn Rushdie Statement by DU Professor

We are dismayed and angry at claims made by Nader Hashemi, Director of the University of Denver’s Center for Middle East Studies, that Israel’s security agency, Mossad, is likely behind Salman Rushdie’s stabbing at Chautauqua, NY, earlier this month. 

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JEWISHcolorado Launches Real Estate and Construction Network With Philanthropy at Its Core

The Real Estate and Construction Network was born of the idea that industry can drive philanthropy, that leaders in the field of real estate, brought together for networking, education, and exchange of industry practices, can also have a positive impact on their community. 

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Organizations Applaud Signing of Nonprofit Security Legislation

JEWISHcolorado, its Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), and more than 100 coalition partners applaud the signing today of HB22-1077 by Colorado Governor Jared Polis, creating a state nonprofit security grant program for qualified nonprofit organizations at high risk of a terrorist attack.

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JEWISHcolorado, JCRC, ADL Condemn Horrific Attack

JEWISHcolorado, the ADL Mountain States Region, and the Jewish Community Relations Council stand with the community of Buffalo, New York where ten people have been murdered and three others injured at a grocery store in what authorities are calling an act of "racially motivated violent extremism."

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How Your Federated $$ Are Working in Ukraine

We thank the many Coloradans who have generously supported this effort through JEWISHcolorado, and we want to provide the following details of how dollars have been put to work immediately to help those in need.

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