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Boulder JCC Celebrates Five Years Since Opening

This afternoon, September 23, 2021, the Boulder JCC held an outdoor party to celebrate the building being open for five years. Well, to celebrate the fifth anniversary since opening day, since technically, the building was closed for a chunk of year 5, during the pandemic.

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Column: An Act of War…Against American Jews

The so-called “progressives” in Congress led Democrats to commit an act of war against the Jewish people on Tuesday, when the House leadership slashed $1 billion incorporated into the spending legislation for Israel’s Iron Dome air defense system in an emergency spending package.

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A Price Tag on People?

The summer of 2001 my world changed. It was the year I moved to Boulder, Colorado. A few weeks later, 9/11 changed the world. That twenty-year memory became more vivid this September by watching a sterling performance by Michael Keaton as the lawyer Kenneth Feinberg who was in charge of allocating funds to the families of the victims.

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Column: Driving Jewish Vermonters into Lake Champlain?

, the weekly newspaper Seven Days reported, “Singing by Jewish members of the audience overlapped with the pro-Palestinian contingent’s chants of ‘free, free Palestine!’ When the slogan shifted to ‘Equal rights are human rights,’ pro-Israel attendees responded, ‘Then tell Hamas!,’ referring to the extremist Islamic group that maintains control of the Gaza Strip.”

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Column: Parole for Sirhan B. Sirhan? RFK’s Help for Israel Drove His Assassin

During his 1968 presidential campaign, Robert F. Kennedy proposed sending 50 military planes to Israel. Two decades later, Sirhan B. Sirhan revealed that RFK’s support of Israel motivated him to fatally shoot RFK in the pantry of a Los Angeles hotel on June 5, 1968.

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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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Introducing Hazzan Shayndel Adler as New Director of Family Life for Nevei Kodesh

Nevei Kodesh, a warm and welcoming Jewish Renewal Community invites you to join us virtually for prayer, study and connection!

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ADL And Hillel International Join Forces To Address Antisemitism On Campus

Hillel International and ADL are joining forces to work collaboratively on several initiatives to proactively address the disturbing rise in antisemitic activity on campus.

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Column: Can Biden’s ‘Highly Unlikely’ Happen in Israel?

In the Famous-Last-Words department: “The likelihood there’s going to be the Taliban overrunning everything and owning the whole country is highly unlikely.”

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Letter: Thanks from the JCRC

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) applauds Governor Polis, Representatives Garnett and Neville, and Senators Garcia and Sonnenberg for honoring Major General Maurice Rose with a sculpture on the grounds of the Colorado State Capitol. We also thank the community members who pushed for this honor.

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Groundbreaking Report Provides Unprecedented Perspectives from Jews of Color on their Experiences in the US Jewish Community

Jews of Color in the United States yearn for and at times feel a sense of belonging in the Jewish community, but also experience discrimination and tokenization and feel forced to conform to expectations or norms of the majority white Jewish population, says a new report released today from the Jews of Color initiative. 

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