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Letter: The Settler Colonialists of Ben & Jerry’s

For some time the social justice wokes of the Board of Directors of Ben & Jerry's have been claiming that Israel "illegally occupies" Judea and Samaria notwithstanding that Article 80 of the United Nations Charter, an international treaty that all 193 members are required to obey, declares all of what is Israel including Judea and Samaria to be the reconstituted homeland of the Jewish people.

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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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JPS Selects Dr. Elias Sacks as New Director

After a nationwide search, the Board of Trustees of The Jewish Publication Society (JPS) has unanimously selected Dr. Elias Sacks of CU Boulder as JPS’s next Director.

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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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