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Column: Critics Of Orthodox Jewish Bastions Enter Murky Territory

Michelle Zangari opened a can devoid of any live worms when she warned that Orthodox Jews could be poised to seize control of Rockville Centre on Long Island, which was part of an eight-minute rant that drew condemnations against antisemitism from New York’s governor, senior senator and scores of others.

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Organizations Applaud Signing of Nonprofit Security Legislation

JEWISHcolorado, its Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), and more than 100 coalition partners applaud the signing today of HB22-1077 by Colorado Governor Jared Polis, creating a state nonprofit security grant program for qualified nonprofit organizations at high risk of a terrorist attack.

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Letter: Purely a Self-Inflicted “Nakba”

Bruce Ticker accurately describes the fallacious ahistorical jew hatred integral to the " Recognizing the Nakba" , Resolution 1123, introduced by Rashida Tlaib, Omar, Betty McCollum, Marie Newman, Cori Bush, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamal Bowman. ("Column: American Nakba")

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Bonai Shalom’s Working Groups Statement on Recent Events

We are not powerless against this crisis, and we are obligated to take action to honor those who have lost their lives in this senseless, and in so many cases, preventable bloodshed. There are a number of actions that members of our community can take. 

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Shoes Can Be a Method Of Escape, And a Tool For Taking Action

I recently gave a lecture to students at Colorado University about my childhood experiences as a refugee survivor from the days of the Holocaust. Aside from relating my story, I had a message to deliver: “Vote. Talk to your friends, parents, neighbors and anyone who will listen. Your country is at stake!”

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Chariots of Fire

Many of you know that the allusion of the title, Chariots of Fire, relate to Eliyahu HaNavi, Elijah the prophet, ascending to heaven in a chariot of fire, as he was leaving this world. So why the connection to this film?

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Of Tzedek and Hate Crimes: Boulder Haver Stands with NY & CA

We stand together in support and mourning of two deadly mass shootings that occurred over the weekend and are being investigated as hate crimes: one at a Buffalo, NY supermarket in a predominantly Black neighborhood, the other at Taiwanese church in Laguna Woods, CA. 

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JEWISHcolorado, JCRC, ADL Condemn Horrific Attack

JEWISHcolorado, the ADL Mountain States Region, and the Jewish Community Relations Council stand with the community of Buffalo, New York where ten people have been murdered and three others injured at a grocery store in what authorities are calling an act of "racially motivated violent extremism."

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Letter: Settler Colonial = Kike = Sheeny. No Difference

hears the term "settler colonial" spewed as an obscene epithet throughout the American Academia today to disparage the Jewish people of Israel and Zionism positing the fallacious claim that Zionism is an entirely 19th century European invention when in fact Zionism is the singular foundational narrative of the 4000-year-old Jewish Bible.

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Column: The Path Back to Cultural Suppression

a woman wearing a burqa

Perhaps the Taliban decided it would be timely to out-do our Supreme Court. It decreed on Saturday that the women of Afghanistan must cover their entire bodies, at least with a garment known as a hijab. A burqa would be better, but it is not required.

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Letter: ADL: Better Late Than Never

For many years thoughtful Jews have railed against ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt for almost exclusively focusing on the dangers of right-wing antisemitism -- which certainly Jews should be made aware of -- to the exclusion of the dangers of left-wing antisemitism.

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