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ADL Welcomes Hate Crime Plea in Plot To Blow Up Pueblo Synagogue

Mountain States ADL welcomed today’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Justice that Richard Holzer pleaded guilty to federal hate crime and explosive charges for plotting to blow up Temple Emanuel Synagogue in Pueblo.

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‘Voting is Loving Thy Neighbor’

Hillel International’s MitzVote initiative is designed to help students maneuver the complexities around voting by breaking the process down into simple steps, from registration to ballot submission, and giving students resources about civic action and education.

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A New Clock for a New Year

“Teach us to number our days; thus we become wise of heart.” (Psalms 90:12) The Climate Clock launched this week in Manhattan intends to do just that: teach us to number our days.

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A Tale Of Two Journeys (To Israel, From Colorado)

On August 10, twin sisters Pearl and Heidi “Tamar” Clayman from Colorado decided to take the plunge and turn Israel from a favorite vacation destination to home sweet home.

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How Donors Can Advance Racial Justice

In response to recent tragedies, many donors – whether in private or public foundations, donor-advised funds, or less structured philanthropy – have, internally and externally, offered important statements of support for the Black Lives Matter movement and racial justice and equity, with a commitment to anti-racism efforts. Now is the time to go beyond statements.

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Lemon Tree Group March for Unity UPDATE

The Lemon Tree Group Planning Committee has decided to transform our 7th annual March for Unity this fall into another form of community empowerment. Please read on...

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Life Goes On, But It Will Never Be the Same: Reflections from Two Israeli Mothers Who Lost Children on 9/11

September 11, 2001 was a global turning point, a day in which hundreds of thousands of people can ascribe a discernible change; or to put it more simply, after those terrorist atrocities, the world has never been the same. That is especially true for two Israeli mothers, whose children were killed in those heinous attacks.

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5781 Calendars Are In!

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Boulder Center for Judaism is excited to announce that the 5781 Calendars are in and they are nicer than ever…

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Shabbat Brings Joy to Rocky Mountain Young Adults with OneTable

Whether celebrating alone, dining digitally with a virtual gathering, or at strategically planned socially-distanced dinner, OneTable hosts in Colorado have inhaled Shabbat’s message and are using Friday nights to exhale after weeks filled with waves of uncertainty, virtual meetings that bleed into one another, and an often overwhelming sense of …

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Boulder JCC Offering In-Person After-School Kids’ Programs This Fall

Our after-school programs give kids ages 6-13 an opportunity to connect with their peers. From sports to STEAM, there is something for everyone at the JCC this fall. All in-person programs follow the Boulder JCC’s Health and Safety Protocols.

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Help JFS Make the High Holy Days Sweet for Boulder Residents

Boulder JFS High Holy Day Donation Drive

Boulder JFS will not be able to host traditional High Holy Day celebrations in older adult communities like we have in the past. However, you can help us bring the holidays to underserved and isolated community members!

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The JTree Mitzvah

Climate change was such a concern for one local Boulderite that she felt it needed to be included in her D'var Torah.

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Children of Holocaust Survivors Reflect on Their Traumatic Legacy in a New Collection of Essays

Kathryn Bernheimer shares her thoughts about growing up the child of survivors

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What Serendipity (and Black and Jewish Culture) May Teach Us About Slavery as a Mindset

Polarity, separateness and division is not our innate default. We must drop that mantra and return to believing we can heal that which only appears to separate us.

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Tisha B’Av to Tu B’Av – Reconnect and Share Values

Our Common Destiny, the new initiative to unify and strengthen the Jewish people through shared values, is launching the “Sort of Connected” (#DifferentButSame) social media campaign ahead of Tisha B’Av and Tu B’Av.

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Be Our Boulder Moishe House New Resident

Are you or is someone you know a fabulous human interested in creating Jewish community, exploring the outdoors, and pursuing social justice? You could be a good fit for our house! Moishe House Boulder is looking for a wonderful new resident to live with us.

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