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They call me "NewsHound IV," because I'm a clever Finnegan, sniffing out stories all over the Boulder area. I love Jewish holidays because the food is GREAT, especially the brisket. Well all the food. I was a rescue pup and glad to be on the scent!

The Teenage Years: Better Run Away

nveloped in my tallit. Our next-door neighbors have two adorable kids, the oldest a loquacious blonde with a favorite game. I watch him try, often successfully, to run away from his house and down the street while his panicked nanny chases him and screams epithets in Spanish. Every day he gets a little farther and she screams a little louder.

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10th Jerusalem Winner Marathon: Running Through 3,000 Years of History

After being postponed due to the Corona pandemic, the marathon will take place on October 29th and will constitute the biggest sporting event in Israel after lifting some of the restrictions.

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“What Works: Gun Violence Prevention in Communities” – Stand SAFE 2021, October 5

. This year's event is titled "What Works: Gun Violence Prevention in Communities." Our discussion will focus on various gun violence prevention initiatives that have been implemented at the local and state levels.

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80 Years After the Babi Yar Massacre – Our Duty Cannot Be Destroyed

Israel's flag flying atop Masada.

By Dr. Michael Laitman In September 1941, within just two days, the Nazis murdered 33,771 Jews in the Babi Yar ravine on the outskirts of Kiev in then Nazi-occupied Ukraine. In doing so, they had effectively eliminated the Jewish population in the country’s capital. The Jews did not gather in …

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Letter: Voting “Present”: The Refuge of Cowards

Members of Congress are paid  large six-figure salaries and many thousands of dollars more in perks to make decisions, that is, to vote  Yea or Nay — not to vote “Present.” 

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Ahead of NYC Comic Con, Online Panel to Examine Superheroes and the “Jewish Multiverse”

“The Jewish Multiverse: Judaism and Superheroes” to take place online on Thursday September 30. Comic book writers Chris Claremont and Marguerite Bennett, along with comic book editor Danny Fingeroth are among special participants.

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Denver’s Neustadt Jewish Arts, Authors, Movies and Music Festival Lineup Announced; Tickets on Sale Sept. 22

The JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Center is bringing famed talent to Denver in-person and virtually this fall through its 14th Annual Neustadt Jewish Arts, Authors, Movies and Music (JAAMM) Festival. The festival’s opening night is on Oct. 6.

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PJ Library Offers Free Sukkot & Simchat Torah Fun for the Family

Why do we blow a shofar?  What should we do in between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur?  When do we sit in the sukkah?  The answers to these questions – and much, much more – can be found in “A Time to Grow: A PJ Library Family Guide to the Fall Holidays”, a beautiful, free resource to help Jewish families.

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Sukkot: My Sukkah’s on Fire

During the Sukkot holiday, the Pico-Robertson neighborhood of Los Angeles erupts in joyful celebration. Our forty-plus kosher restaurants all have sukkot attached. There’s a sukkah on top of Ralph’s supermarket. One could conceivably sukkah hop to a different hut every five minutes and not exhaust the inventory.

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The Jewish Experience: A New Brandeis University Website

Introducing Brandeis University's new website, The Jewish Experience, devoted to exploring Jewish history, culture and traditions, all informed by the knowledge and experience of Brandeis faculty, researchers, alumni and students.

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Want a 21st Century Rosh Hashanah Challenge? Ask Robo Rabbi

The fundamental goal of the project is to help guide our participants in being their best selves and giving back during the Ten Days of Repentance, which is accomplished through completion of Robo Rabbi's 10 daily challenges that encourage such behavior.

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Foundation Partnership Helps Boost Legacy Giving for Jewish Organizations

Rose Community Foundation is partnering with the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF) on a new initiative called Each One Reach One, with the goal of increasing the number of donors that have committed to leaving a legacy gift to a Jewish organization.

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