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Opinion: A Middle East Quiz for Pundits & Protesters

Moshe Phillips criticizes American commentators for lacking historical understanding of Israeli affairs and perpetuating misconceptions about Zionism and Israeli policy.

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Kid-Friendly Passover Recipes That Are Too Good To Pass-Over

PJ Library introduces free, downloadable kid-friendly Passover recipes for the 8-day holiday, from charoset breakfast balls to lemon garlic broccoli dinner, alongside resources and activities for Jewish families on its Passover Hub.

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Letter: Pro-Palestinian, or Anti-Israel? When Will We See Criticism of Hamas?

The writer disagrees with Bruce Ticker, arguing that Trump's presidency made the US energy independent, pressuring Arab states to connect with Israel and weakening Iran, unlike Biden's tenure.

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Team Israel Plays College Hockey Series in Colorado Next Weekend

From April 11th-14th, 2024, the Big Mountain Hockey Conference will host Israeli Selects for games to support hockey growth in Israel, with proceeds aiding both parties.

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Comedy, Live Music, Queer Seder and a Dance Party at the JCC Denver in April and May

Upcoming JCC Denver events include a comedy show, Queer Seder, Senior Prom, Avourneen concert, and the KlezKolorado festival, embracing diverse communities and celebrations.

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Letter: Islamophobia DOES NOT Equal Antisemitism

Many people especially in academia and politics propound the calumny that antisemitism and islamophobia are two sides of the same coin. NOTHING could be further from the truth.

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Letter: Palestinian Refugees or State?

The author expresses frustration that Palestinians are not building a state that coexists with Israel and criticizes Arab nations for not integrating Palestinian refugees, contrasting this with Israel's absorption of Mizrachi Jews. They support Netanyahu's peace prerequisites, emphasizing Israel's current priorities over political changes.

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Rabbi Korngold to Receive Doctor of Divinity Degree from Hebrew Union College 

Religious School Teacher

Rabbi Jamie Korngold, a.k.a. The Adventure Rabbi, will be receiving an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from HUC-JIR for 25 years of service to the Jewish people.

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Column: Jews Should Not Take Joy in Terrorists Being Killed

When the Almighty punishes murderers, we can rejoice but not by jumping for joy or saying mazal tov to the IDF. As despicable as terrorists were, don't celebrate their deaths. God doesn't want that.

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Men and Women of the J Hosting Joint Adult Purim Party

We hope you will join us on Thursday, March 21 for the Women & Men of the J Purim Party. This program is open to all. The Purim Party is a fun night with two things on the agenda: to socialize and have fun!

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Letter: Primary Elections Dampen Middle East Issue 

Dear Letter to the Editor: I do not share Bruce Ticker’s assessment of Pres. Biden’s accomplishments and hope that he is not correct in assessing Biden’s chances for re-election. (“Column: Primary Elections Dampen Middle East Issue as an Obstacle to Biden” boulderjewishnews.org March 7, 2024) I do not agree that …

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Raise Awareness of the Hostages Still in Gaza

Empty seats and tables in Thames Street

A group of Boulder volunteers supported by local Jewish organizations will be building an Empty Shabbat Table on the Pearl Street Mall to raise awareness for and advocate for the release of the Israeli 134 hostages still in Gaza. The Empty Shabbat Table will be displayed on the 1300 block …

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Letter: As Israel Depends on the Kindness of a Strange Congress

Toby F. Block asserts that America’s attempt to undo past policies has weakened U.S. global standing, consequently empowering adversaries like Iran, Russia, and China, and adversely impacting allies. He critiques domestic policies, emphasizing states’ rights in Congressional representation.

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