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JEWISHcolorado’s Jewish Community Relations Council To Honor Steve Demby at Annual Leadership Luncheon

The Jewish Community Relations Council, a program of JEWISHcolorado, will host its annual leadership luncheon on Thursday, March 2, 2023, at History Colorado

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Finding Pharaohs in A Modern Film

Could Pharaoh be Irish? As we read this last month’s Torah portions, about the ancient idiosyncratic behavior of an Egyptian despot, we think such personalities can’t happen in our world, in our times.  Well, a film with nine nominations for Oscar awards, admirably shows it can transpire in ordinary human behavior.

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Column: Fearing A Collision Course Between Bibi and American Jews

When Eric Goldstein speaks, Benjamin Netanyahu must listen. Even more so than when others speak, such as U.S. Rep. Jerry Nadler, Israeli business executive Eynat Guez, 100,000-plus protesters in Tel Aviv and Israeli expats in New York and Los Angeles.

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JScreen Announces 4th Annual Jewish Genetic Screening Awareness Week February 5th – 11th

JScreen, a national non-profit public health initiative dedicated to preventing genetic diseases, announces the fourth annual Jewish Genetic Screening Awareness Week (JGSAW), which takes place from February 5th through 11th.  

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JFS Boulder Expands Mental Health Services

JFS Boulder has expanded its mental health services to provide ongoing high-quality mental health services for anyone needing therapy, including those impacted by the Marshall Fire or Straight-Line Wind Event in Boulder County. The Red Cross and Boulder County Housing and Human Services generously supported this expanded service.

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International March of Living Calls for Preservation of Children’s Shoes at Auschwitz

Marking the 78th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, and International Holocaust Memorial Day, the International March of the Living has issued an urgent call to secure the funds to preserve some 8,000 shoes belonging to children, most of them Jewish, who were in vast majority murdered in the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz.

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Online Holocaust Denial Suppressed in English, Rife in Arabic

As International Holocaust Remembrance Day forces Jews to ask themselves how safe they feel, new data from CyberWell has revealed social media companies’ underinvestment in monitoring antisemitism in Arabic.

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Column: ‘Dream Job’ In Rural Michigan Becomes Nightmare for Jewish Educator

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After nine days as dean of students at a middle school, Michael Woodberg resigned. The offense? Being Jewish.

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FFRF Accuses Coach Deion Sanders of Imposing Religion at JSU and Now at CU

Sports legend Deion Sanders is misusing his new position as the University of Colorado football coach to foist Christianity on the program, asserts the Freedom From Religion Foundation.

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JNF’s Top Five “Made-In-Israel” Gifts For Valentine’s Day

With the Jewish festival of love, Tu B’av, still several months away, some may find Valentine’s Day (February 14) to be the perfect excuse to spoil that special loved one in their life. And now you can find the perfect gift while also supporting Israeli small businesses through Jewish National …

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Column: Our First ‘Jew-ish’ Congressman: How Perilous Is He?

Our very first “Jew-ish” congressman established himself as a serial liar, a possible criminal suspect and a punchline. Until Tuesday. Now it is far worse: George Santos is scary, and maybe dangerous.

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ADL Releases Worrying New Study on Antisemitic Attitudes in US

ADL’s Antisemitic Attitudes in America survey found that 20 percent of Americans believe six or more anti-Jewish tropes, nearly doubling the antisemitic prejudice found in 2019 and the highest level in three decades.

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A Courageous Message from Barbara Gould’s Family

Barbara Gould and her family are courageously sharing that Barbara needs a liver transplant. They are seeking out the love of others who would spread the word and consider becoming a living donor.

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Letter: Sorry, Whoopi: The Holocaust Was All About Race

On two recent occasions, Whoopi Goldberg, a celebrity with a very high profile platform called "The View," has promulgated the ahistorical fantasy that the Holocaust of six million Jews had absolutely nothing to do with race.

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Column: If Justice, Justice Is Not Pursued In Israel

Team Bibi’s plans to transform Israel’s legal system boils down to a perversion of our most basic biblical teachings. They will forsake justice to feed their political appetites.

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Staenberg-Loup JCC’s Ranch Camp and Camp Shai Receive Funding to Advance Mental Health

The Foundation for Jewish Camp recently selected two camps run by the Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center, JCC Ranch Camp and Camp Shai, to participate in a ground-breaking initiative to enhance the mental, emotional, spiritual, and social health of its camp community.

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