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“The U.S. and the Holocaust” to Premiere September 18, 2022 on PBS

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THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST, a new three-part documentary directed and produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, explores America’s response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises in history. The series will air September 18, 19 and 20, at 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS, PBS.org and the PBS Video app.

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Valley Beit Midrash Officially Launches New Denver Hub

Valley Beit Midrash, a global center for learning and action, announced Thursday the official launch of VBM Denver.  This branch of the international nonprofit organization rooted in Jewish values will focus on being a collaborative force for good in Denver through the pillars of education, social justice work, and leadership development. 

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‘ReelAbilities Film Festival Denver’ Promotes Awareness and Appreciation of People with Different Disabilities Through Film

–The JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Center is hosting the second annual Colorado-based ReelAbilities Film Festival Denver in-person in Denver and Boulder from August 24-28 and virtually from August 24-31.

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Letters: The Eichmann Tapes and The Long Overdue Death of the “Banality of Evil”

Recently released audio tapes which have Adolf Eichmann talking candidly in 1957 with acquaintances in Argentina demolish "the banality of evil" into smithereens and with it Arendt's purported perception and intellect.

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Leading Edge Includes Denver Exec in First Cohort of Leading Jewish Organization Executives

20 leaders of Jewish nonprofits, including Jeremy Anderson of Judaism Your Way, will learn and connect to face the challenges of 2023 and beyond

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B’nai Brith Colorado to Host Denver Jewish Golf Tourney

The 6th Annual Denver Jewish Golf Tournament, hosted by B’nai B’rith Colorado to benefit the programs of B’nai B’rith Colorado and the Denver Jewish Chamber of Commerce, will be on Monday, August 15th, 2022.

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SparkIL Launches First Peer-to-Peer Lending Platform for Supporting Israeli Small Businesses

Lenders begin the process by exploring various business opportunities that empower them to make an impact on Israeli society which speaks to their aspirations, passions, and values. The platform’s funding opportunities are categorized by People, Place, and Purpose.

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Major Victory Against BDS, Ben & Jerry’s Will Continue to be Sold in Israel

Washington, D.C., June 29: Avi Zinger, Ben & Jerry’s Israeli licensee, has settled the federal lawsuit filed on his behalf by the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law and co-counsel, following Ben & Jerry’s refusal to renew Zinger’s 34-year-old license to manufacture and sell Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. The …

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Abraham Accord Country Faculty Coming to Brandeis University for Israel Studies Fellowship Program

For the first time since its inception in 2004, the Summer Institute for Israel Studies (SIIS), a faculty fellowship program that gives professors from around the world the foundation to teach about Israel, will host five participants from institutions in the Abraham Accord countries of Bahrain, Morocco, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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Antisemitism and Social Media

In the newly published book "Antisemitism on Social Media," a group of scholars examines how Twitter, Facebook, TikTok and other platforms may be fueling this rise in the United States and globally.

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Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center Celebrates 100 Years With “J” Interactive Installation

The Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center (JCC Denver) has installed an eight foot “J” in the lobby of the JCC Denver to mark the organization’s 100th anniversary. Every day leading up to the dinner new photos from the organization’s history will be added to the sides of the “J” to envelope it in pictures from the past.

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