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Column: Assault on Congress: The Humiliation of Officer Harry Dunn

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Somehow, the racist name-calling enrages me more than the physical abuse. Anyone who would shout the n-word or anything similar is desperate.

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Letter: Ben & Jerry’s: The Judaism of Gertrude Stein

Notwithstanding what the anti-Semitic woke world says, Article 80 of the United Nations Charter, an international treaty, declares all of Israel including Judea and Samaria and East Jerusalem to be the reconstituted homeland of the Jewish people and the therefore sovereign Jewish territory.

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Registration Opens for K-12 HEART Experiential Learning Programs

Registration is officially open for K-12 education programs at the Hebrew Educational Alliance (HEA). For the first time, HEA’s HEART programs are also available to first-year students and families who are not currently members of the congregation.

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Column: If We Do Not Stand Against Anti-Semitism, Why Should Anyone Else?

Within a week, Pope Francis and two prominent black men took steps that can only benefit the Jewish people in a follow-up, perhaps coincidental, to a rally of Jews and others who gathered near Capitol Hill to protest anti-Semitism.

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Lauren Boebert and Her Pal: Living Their Own Holocaust?

U.S. Reps. Lauren Boebert and Marjorie Taylor Greene must be seeking vindication. Few Americans appreciate the suffering they endured during the past year or more – perhaps especially a resident of Boulder who works out of Room 136 on 200 E. Colfax Avenue in Denver, the location of the state Capitol building.

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From Boulder to the Springs: Jewish Organizations Awarded “Anything Grants”

For the fourth consecutive year, JEWISHcolorado is awarding $50,000 in Staenberg Family Foundation “Anything Grants,” to Jewish organizations statewide for numerous projects and programs, ranging from micro grants for Jewish teen programming to perennial gardens for seniors, and from capital projects to diversity, equity, and inclusion programs.

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Bonai Shalom ED Stacey Aviva Flint 1 of 6 Newly Elected to Jewish Family Service Board

Jewish Family Service of Colorado (JFS) elected six new board members, Derek Conn, Stacey Aviva Flint, Amanda Greenberg, Steve Gross, Rabbi Rachel Kobrin, and Nneka McPhee, at its Annual Meeting on June 30, 2021.

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Hazon and Pearlstone Announce Merger; Jakir Manela Named As New CEO

Hazon, the largest faith-based environmental organization in the U.S., and Pearlstone, one of the largest Jewish retreat centers and Jewish outdoor education sites in North America, announced today that their boards of directors have unanimously approved a proposal to merge the two organizations, with Jakir Manela serving as the inaugural CEO.

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Letter: Palestinian Leadership Cynicism

The Palestine Return Coalition wants the right for Palestinians to live anywhere they want including within Israel, yet the Palestinian Authority has stated that Palestinian refugees will not be awarded citizenship in the state of Palestine nor will they be allowed to settle within the Palestinian governed areas.

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Letter: Teachers’ Unions: Exploited By Barghouti

The teachers' unions in San Francisco and Los Angeles that are supporting Omar Barghouti's antisemitic genocidal BDS movement ignore the reality of Barghouti's cause. ("War and Peace: The Shape of Teachers' Anti Israel Drive", Bruce Ticker, July 1, 2021).

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First-Ever Boulder Community Resource Fair for the Homeless a Success

On Wednesday, June 30th, Feet Forward, a Boulder-based nonprofit committed to homeless outreach hosted the first-ever Community Resource Fair for the Homeless in downtown Boulder. Twenty community providers attended to share information about programs and resources available to the homeless.

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JAFI Launches Global Informal Hebrew Education Program at Summer Camps

The Jewish Agency for Israel is launching a new program for innovative, informal Hebrew language education at summer camps throughout the Jewish world.

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Column: War And Pieces: The Shape of Teachers’ Anti-Israel Drive

Amani Barakat must be joking when she twice touts the “peaceful” tactics of an anti-Israel drive among West Coast teachers’ unions. Simultaneously, Barakat continues in a leading role in an organization that seeks the right of return for Palestinians to Israel, a mission that could readily lead to war.

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Column: Importing Arab Terrorism For A Philly Food Fight And Oakland’s Cruel Sea

Advocates for the Palestinians exerted their terrorism talents in or near two prominent American cities 3,000 miles apart in recent weeks.

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JFS Boulder Seeks New Director

Jewish Family Service of Colorado (JFS) seeks a director to lead the vision, direction, and strategy of the JFS Boulder office.

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Column: The Perils of Ilhan Omar: The Weird Way She Identifies With Jews

At long last, American Jews can bond with Democratic U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, at least in one sense. She now understands how we feel when she mouths off about Israel’s supposed oppression of the Palestinians, which compounds our fear that her followers will harm us.

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Boulder JCC Enters Phase 3 of Reopening

We are now thrilled to share that throughout this month and into the summer, we will be entering and rolling out our Phase 3 reopening. Our ECC camp and Cherryvale Day Camp began this week and we are looking forward to welcoming back more community members to the JCC at our in-person programs and rentals.

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