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To Beat An Unbeatable Foe

Chanukah may be over but its message is not. Especially with recent challenges to Jewish lives, we need to find experiences that bolster our determination to thrive, and our confidence in humanity.

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Donate Now To Ensure Free, Fair Elections In 2020

The right to vote is one of the most precious rights in our democracy – and it is under attack. In the last decade, many U.S. states have made it harder for people to vote, adopting tactics such as stricter identification requirements, polling place closures, limits on voter registration and early voting, and purges of voter lists.

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After the Fall

The word ‘Fall’ has varied associations. To the world, it is a season. On the calendar, it is ‘fall back’ time. For Jews, it is the month after a slew of holidays.

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Letter: The Armenian Genocide

The Board of Rocky Mountain Hye [Armenian] Advocates wishes to extend our deep appreciation to our Dean of the Delegation Degette, and Representatives Perlmutter, Neguse and Crow for co-sponsoring H.Res 296 [Affirming the Armenian Genocide].

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The “Secret Sauce” Of Thriving 100-Year Families

When working with affluent families, I often hear the popular warning: “Shirtsleeves-to-shirtsleeves in three generations.” This quote suggests that a family’s wealth often disappears by the time it reaches the grandchildren of the wealth-creating generation.

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Happy 10th New Year from Israel

This piece is the first in a series from our many contributors over the last 10 years of service to the Boulder Jewish Community, commemorating our 10th Anniversary this fall. Dear Cheryl and David, and the Boulder Jewish Community: Shaul Amir Congratulations on the Tenth Anniversary of the Boulder Jewish …

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Ancient Emojis Discovered in the Talmud

I always thought that emojis were a recent thing. So, imagine my shock when this morning I was studying tractate Ketubot in the Talmud, written in 200 CE, and the discussion was about smiley face emojis!

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Counting On Horse Power

This year, during the 49 day Omer count that takes us from Pesach to Shavuot, and from the Exodus to the Revelation at Sinai, I have been preoccupied with the movie, "The Mustang," which I saw twice and would be happy to see again.

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Philanthropy: It’s The Best Antidote To Despair

The best antidote to the current pandemic of hopelessness is philanthropy, which is inherently optimistic -- reflecting the fundamental belief that we can have a positive impact on stubborn societal issues and the lives of others.

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