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Faith & Advocacy Groups To Host Club Q Vigil In Denver

Faith & Advocacy Groups To Host Club Q Vigil In Denver

The Colorado interfaith community is hosting a Club Q vigil tonight, Monday, November 21, 2022, at 7 p.m. at ReelWorks, 1399 35th St. in the Rino District in Denver. Additionally, the program will be streamed live on YouTube.

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The Rabbinic Council of Boulder Speaks Out Against Hate Crime, Gun Violence And Intolerance Following The Mass Shooting In Colorado Springs

The Rabbinic Council of Boulder Speaks Out Against Hate Crime, Gun Violence And Intolerance Following The Mass Shooting In Colorado Springs

As members of Haver, the Rabbinic Council of Boulder, we are enraged and deeply saddened by Saturday night’s shooting by a 22-year-old at an LBGTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs.

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Column: Road to the Jewish White House

Column: Road to the Jewish White House

Jared Polis, Joshua Shapiro and Lee Zeldin ended the day, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, able to claim vast political accomplishments. All three can be credited with consolidating or augmenting power in their states for their respective political parties.

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Red Cross Awards Grant to JFS Boulder for Extended Mental Health Services

Red Cross Awards Grant to JFS Boulder for Extended Mental Health Services

JFS Boulder has received a $250,000 recovery grant from the Red Cross to expand access to longer-term mental health services for those impacted by the Marshall Fire and Straight-Line Wind Event, as well as individuals who have secondary trauma attributed to their roles as first responders, teachers, and disaster recovery staff.

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Column: Two Perilous Forces in Israel

Column: Two Perilous Forces in Israel

No question that American Jews should be anxious about the future of an Israel in Bibi’s hands. There will likely be two prime forces at work that can intensify the conflict with the Palestinians.

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What Is So Odd About Getting Even?

What Is So Odd About Getting Even?

The 2022 Boulder Jewish Festival Film series, highlights several Holocaust related movies. One of the most prominent is "Plan A," the true story of attempted revenge on the Nazis by some Jewish groups. This article discusses some of the complex issues brought up by this film.

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Boulder Landmarks to Light the World in Teal for Alzheimer’s Awareness on November 3rd

Boulder Landmarks to Light the World in Teal for Alzheimer’s Awareness on November 3rd

The Boulder County Courthouse, Boulder Public Library, and Sunrise of Boulder, together with more than 800 other buildings and landmarks around the world, will be lighting up teal on November 3rd to raise Alzheimer’s awareness as part of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s (AFA) Light the World in Teal program. 

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Letter: The Shame & Antisemitic Ignorance of The Wellesley News Editorial Board

Letter: The Shame & Antisemitic Ignorance of The Wellesley News Editorial Board

Recently the Editorial Board of the Wellesley News of Wellesley College in an editorial very publicly declared their total support for Omar Barghouti's antisemitic genocidal BDS movement and the Boston Mapping Project which it unequivocally declared to be a "vital service" to the community.

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Boulder County Honors Becca Gan Levy and Milk and Honey Farm at the Boulder JCC with Two Awards

Boulder County Honors Becca Gan Levy and Milk and Honey Farm at the Boulder JCC with Two Awards

The Boulder JCC is proud to share that Farmer Becca Gan Levy and Milk and Honey Farm have been awarded both a Boulder County Environmental Stewardship Award and Boulder County Public Health’s 2022 Healthy Community Award for their dedicated efforts towards sustainability, preservation, and addressing food insecurity across Boulder County.

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Avanti F&B Hosts Boulder Author’s Book Signing and Fundraiser

Avanti F&B Hosts Boulder Author’s Book Signing and Fundraiser

On Wednesday, November 2nd, Sandy will kick off a National Brain Tumor Fundraiser at Avanti F&B on Pearl St. in downtown Boulder by holding a book signing of her new book from 5:00 - 8:00 pm. The fundraiser runs through the weekend and comes with three ways to donate.

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Antisemitism Expert to Address Women in Denver Who Support Israel

Antisemitism Expert to Address Women in Denver Who Support Israel

Women in Denver who support Israel are set to gather at Infinity Park Event Center on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at 11:30 am to hear from Dr. Rachel Fish, Co-Founder of Boundless Israel Inc., regarding the rise in antisemitism and why the Jewish community and the land and people of Israel’s best days are ahead.

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TikTok Holocaust Remembrance Series Reaches Over One Million Views in Less Than 24 Hours

TikTok Holocaust Remembrance Series Reaches Over One Million Views in Less Than 24 Hours

Jewish influencer Montana Tucker, a TikTok sensation with 8.7 million followers, just launched a Holocaust Remembrance series called “How To: Never Forget.” Through the 10-part series on Tucker’s TikTok and Instagram, she retraces her grandparents’ steps through Poland during the Holocaust. Within 24 hours of launching the series, over one million viewers saw the premiere episode on both Instagram and Tiktok.

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Column: Trump’s Advice for ‘a Good Jewish Character’

Column: Trump’s Advice for ‘a Good Jewish Character’

Trump's recent pronouncements have reopened the question of dual loyalty – that Jews here must ignore the everyday needs of their fellow Americans and, for that matter, themselves, while exerting all their energy and go What else could these words mean? “U.S. Jews have to get their act together and appreciate what they have in Israel – before it is too late!”

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Letter: Truly, American Jews Had Better Get Their Act Together.

Letter: Truly, American Jews Had Better Get Their Act Together.

Kanye West boasted about being able to act without consequences. “I can literally say antisemitic s*** and they [Adidas] cannot drop me," West said on a social media video so it may come as a surprise to him that “Adidas will stop the Adidas Yeezy business with immediate effect.”

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Ahead of Midterms, OneTable Partners with A More Perfect Union to Promote Civic Engagement

Ahead of Midterms, OneTable Partners with A More Perfect Union to Promote Civic Engagement

OneTable, a national non-profit that empowers young adults (21-39ish) to find, share, and enjoy Shabbat dinners, today announced a partnership with A More Perfect Union, a group focused on organizing and mobilizing the American Jewish community to protect and strengthen American democracy.

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Letter: The Dangerous Myopia of Dean Erwin Chermerinsky

Letter: The Dangerous Myopia of Dean Erwin Chermerinsky

"Jew Free Zones." This antisemitic phrase has been in the news recently because about a dozen student groups at UC Berkeley under the auspicious of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), have announced the total prohibition of all speakers who believe in Jewish self determination.

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