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Mensches Worth Mentioning: Elisa Greenberg

The first time Elisa Greenberg volunteered to pick up inmates from the ICE detention center in Aurora, she knew it was an important thing to do. She didn’t realize how personally meaningful is was going to be as well. 

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Kordas: Reports from Denver Protests

With visceral rage and utter disgust, we took to the streets to PEACEFULLY demand justice for Mr. Floyd and to bring attention to the routine use of deadly force by cops against unarmed, defenseless Black and Latino men, especially young ones.

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Boulder JCC Summer Camp Applications Open Now – Limited Spots Still Available

The Boulder JCC announced last week that the Jay and Rose Phillips Early Childhood Center Summer Camp and Cherryvale Day Camp will open this summer.

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Jews of Color Initiative Opens COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund

The Jews of Color Initiative COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund for Individuals offers an efficient, inclusive application process to support people experiencing financial hardships at this time.

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Boulder JCC to Begin Phase I Re-Opening

On Wednesday, May 13 our Board voted to begin Phase 1 of our reopening plan. All aspects of our reopening are dependent and based on local and state guidelines in partnership with the Boulder County Health Department and State Licensing.

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JCC Denver Planning Socially Distanced Summer Camps

The Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center is offering several camps that fit within city and state COVID-19 guidelines* through the Mizel Arts and Culture Center’s Wolf Theatre Academy and the JCC’s Camp Shai.

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Boulder Volunteer Spearheads Successful “Tech to Connect” Program

Sue Mackey, a Boulder Jewish Family Service (JFS) volunteer, recently started a wonderful program to help connect local isolated older adults with their families.

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Mensches Worth Mentioning: Caroline Saliman

Imagine what’s in the minds of little children who are being told they need to stay at home from school, can't see their friends, can’t hug their grandparents, and that they have to wear masks, like all the adults around them, when they are outside around others.

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Repair the World Announces Platform to Further Mobilize Jewish Community to Volunteer Now

Repair the World announced a new initiative, Skills for Impact, in partnership with several leading Jewish organizations to further mobilize the Jewish community to take action to support neighbors and communities during this unprecedented time.

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Encouraging Donors To Ask Questions About Nonprofits’ Climate Impact

A few weeks ago, the coronavirus pandemic obscured the celebration of Earth Day’s 50th anniversary.

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Letter: Stop Annexation, In The Name Of Love

The newly formed Israeli coalition government promises to focus on only COVID 19-related matters, with one glaring exception: by July 1, the government can proceed with the process of annexing portions of the West Bank.

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Jewish National Fund-USA Salutes Teachers

In recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week (May 4 – 8, 2020), JNF-USA leadership is recognizing the incredible impact of teachers in schools across the U.S. and Israel.

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Smile… Nobody’s Watching

I have been struck by the fact that each time I pass someone on the street, my face covered in a mask, their face covered too, I say hello and smile. Because the masks can muffle sound, often times people don’t hear me say hello, and my smile is hidden, of course, behind the fabric of the mask. As a result, often these days people don’t acknowledge me as we pass each other— at least six feet apart — on the street.

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Announcing JTREE Boulder

With this community pledge, we join J-Tree: Jewish organizations around the world who share a commitment to addressing climate change.

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Jewish National Fund-USA’s Ecosystem of Independence

On Wednesday, April 29, 2020, Israel’s population will reach 9.2 million people, a more than 10-fold increase from its founding in 1948. While there will be no barbeques in parks, no fireworks in the sky, nor parties in Tel Aviv’s discotheques, one thing is certain: an ecosystem of communities, conservation …

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International Group Holds Online Commemoration of Poway Shooting

Commemorating Poway Synagogue Shooting, US & UN Officials Pledge Determined Fight Against Anti-Semitism Ceremony organized by the Combat Anti-Semitism Movement to commemorate the first anniversary of the deadly shooting Survivors of the attack were joined by US Special Envoy Elan Carr, UN Special Rapporteur Dr. Ahmed Shaheed and Israel Ambassador …

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