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Column: Can Biden’s ‘Highly Unlikely’ Happen in Israel?

In the Famous-Last-Words department: “The likelihood there’s going to be the Taliban overrunning everything and owning the whole country is highly unlikely.”

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Letter: Thanks from the JCRC

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) applauds Governor Polis, Representatives Garnett and Neville, and Senators Garcia and Sonnenberg for honoring Major General Maurice Rose with a sculpture on the grounds of the Colorado State Capitol. We also thank the community members who pushed for this honor.

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Groundbreaking Report Provides Unprecedented Perspectives from Jews of Color on their Experiences in the US Jewish Community

Jews of Color in the United States yearn for and at times feel a sense of belonging in the Jewish community, but also experience discrimination and tokenization and feel forced to conform to expectations or norms of the majority white Jewish population, says a new report released today from the Jews of Color initiative. 

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Four Israeli Students Set to Land in Colorado

JEWISHcolorado is set to welcome four young Israelis on August 13 -- recent high school graduates who have an opportunity to delay mandatory service in the Israel Defense Forces and serve Diaspora communities around the world.

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Letter: Ben & Jerry’s: The Judaism of Gertrude Stein

Notwithstanding what the anti-Semitic woke world says, Article 80 of the United Nations Charter, an international treaty, declares all of Israel including Judea and Samaria and East Jerusalem to be the reconstituted homeland of the Jewish people and the therefore sovereign Jewish territory.

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Registration Opens for K-12 HEART Experiential Learning Programs

Registration is officially open for K-12 education programs at the Hebrew Educational Alliance (HEA). For the first time, HEA’s HEART programs are also available to first-year students and families who are not currently members of the congregation.

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Column: If We Do Not Stand Against Anti-Semitism, Why Should Anyone Else?

Within a week, Pope Francis and two prominent black men took steps that can only benefit the Jewish people in a follow-up, perhaps coincidental, to a rally of Jews and others who gathered near Capitol Hill to protest anti-Semitism.

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Lauren Boebert and Her Pal: Living Their Own Holocaust?

U.S. Reps. Lauren Boebert and Marjorie Taylor Greene must be seeking vindication. Few Americans appreciate the suffering they endured during the past year or more – perhaps especially a resident of Boulder who works out of Room 136 on 200 E. Colfax Avenue in Denver, the location of the state Capitol building.

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From Boulder to the Springs: Jewish Organizations Awarded “Anything Grants”

For the fourth consecutive year, JEWISHcolorado is awarding $50,000 in Staenberg Family Foundation “Anything Grants,” to Jewish organizations statewide for numerous projects and programs, ranging from micro grants for Jewish teen programming to perennial gardens for seniors, and from capital projects to diversity, equity, and inclusion programs.

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