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Urge Congress to Pass the Countering Antisemitism Act

There is currently a bipartisan bill in Congress that would make permanent the current National Strategy to Counter Antisemitism. This federal initiative will end without further authorization from Congress.

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Rabbi Korngold’s Thoughts: Pesach and the War

Mountain biking in Boulder, the author connects with a cousin in Jerusalem amidst an Iranian attack, pondering family safety, Israeli defense, and shifting perceptions in a time of war.

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Column: No Doubt That Cornel West Denies Israel’s Right to Exist

Cornel West and Melina Abdullah evade confirming Israel’s right to exist, oppose a Jewish state built on Palestinian oppression, and criticize Israeli actions, hinting at supporting Palestine’s liberation without outright denial.

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The Third Time’s a Charm for This Year’s JFest Celebration

Following two changes to the scheduled date due to power outages and high winds, the Boulder JCC’s JFest Celebration, which took place on Saturday, April 13, was an extraordinary success, exceeding all expectations for a memorable evening of community spirit.

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Antisemitic Incidents in U.S. Soared in 2023 – Breaking All Previous Records

In 2023, antisemitic incidents in Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming peaked since 1979, increasing by 199%. ADL's audit shows a national surge, calling for immediate state-level counter-strategies.

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University of Colorado Receives a C on ADL’s Audit of Antisemitism on Campuses

Since October 7, the ADL reports that campus antisemitism has risen, with nearly half of schools failing to effectively respond.

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Use Your Whole Brain to Improve the Way You Live Your Life

Rob Schware, a Whole Brain Living Coach, discusses the paradigm created by Jill Bolte Taylor to understand thoughts and emotions, offering tools for a more controlled, enjoyable life.

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Opinion: A Middle East Quiz for Pundits & Protesters

Moshe Phillips criticizes American commentators for lacking historical understanding of Israeli affairs and perpetuating misconceptions about Zionism and Israeli policy.

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High Winds + No Power Move Boulder JCC’s JFEST to Saturday, 4/13

The Boulder JCC is part of Xcel's cautionary power shut-off, so we made the decision to move JFest again to next Saturday, April 13. 

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Former Shlichim Will Join Am Yisrael Chai: A JEWISHcolorado Celebrate Israel Event

At the festival on Sunday May 5,, JEWISHcolorado will welcome former Shlichim Shaul Amir, Raz Arbel, Osnat Fox, Itai Divinsky, and others.

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Letter: Pro-Palestinian, or Anti-Israel? When Will We See Criticism of Hamas?

The writer disagrees with Bruce Ticker, arguing that Trump's presidency made the US energy independent, pressuring Arab states to connect with Israel and weakening Iran, unlike Biden's tenure.

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Team Israel Plays College Hockey Series in Colorado Next Weekend

From April 11th-14th, 2024, the Big Mountain Hockey Conference will host Israeli Selects for games to support hockey growth in Israel, with proceeds aiding both parties.

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Column: A United Jewish Appeal to Moderate Israel Critics is a Must

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Amid escalating violence against Jews, tensions in Israel, and U.S. political strife, American Jews, U.S. citizens, and Democrats face a crisis influenced by upcoming elections.

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Column: When Russia, China Chide Israel for ‘Inhumane Operation’

Russian and Chinese U.N. vetoes contrast with Israeli democracy as Nebenzia, backing a temporary Gaza cease-fire, overlooks Russia’s aggression in Ukraine and China's human rights abuses.

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Letter: Islamophobia DOES NOT Equal Antisemitism

Many people especially in academia and politics propound the calumny that antisemitism and islamophobia are two sides of the same coin. NOTHING could be further from the truth.

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Letter: Palestinian Refugees or State?

The author expresses frustration that Palestinians are not building a state that coexists with Israel and criticizes Arab nations for not integrating Palestinian refugees, contrasting this with Israel's absorption of Mizrachi Jews. They support Netanyahu's peace prerequisites, emphasizing Israel's current priorities over political changes.

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Rabbi Korngold to Receive Doctor of Divinity Degree from Hebrew Union College 

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Rabbi Jamie Korngold, a.k.a. The Adventure Rabbi, will be receiving an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from HUC-JIR for 25 years of service to the Jewish people.

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Column: Jews Should Not Take Joy in Terrorists Being Killed

When the Almighty punishes murderers, we can rejoice but not by jumping for joy or saying mazal tov to the IDF. As despicable as terrorists were, don't celebrate their deaths. God doesn't want that.

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The Benefits of Working as a Summer Counselor at the Boulder JCC

The Boulder JCC’s Cherryvale Day Camp is recruiting values-driven, energetic, conscientious, and resourceful summer staff. Although a seasonal role, the benefits of this work carry far beyond the summer. It’s truly a transformative experience!

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Column: Schumer’s Critics Ignore His Most Consequential Concerns

Chuck Schumer's speech advocating a two-state solution and early Israeli elections stirred controversy, with critics accusing him of meddling in Israeli politics. His aim: lasting Middle East peace.

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