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Hazon Announces Winners of Shmita-Themed Art Competition

Hazon, the Jewish Lab for Sustainability, has announced the winners of its inaugural art competition, the Shmita Prizes, after collecting nearly 250 submissions from 11 different countries over the course of 10 months.

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Column: Give Colleyville the Hollywood Touch – To Confront Anti-Semitism

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Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker needs to suspend his job search for a new pulpit. Instead, he must find a literary agent – if none of them have found him yet – and publish a book recounting his background and the 11 hours that Malik Faisal Akram held him hostage at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas on January 15.

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Letter: From Kishinev to Colleyville

Is it just a coincidence that year in and year out "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion," a  forgery about Jewish power, remains a best seller in Muslim bookstores throughout the world?

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Column: The President’s Speech: Stammering on Israel-bashing Allies

“Are we going to be a nation that lives not by the light of the truth but in the shadow of lies?” The forceful, stammer-free President’s Speech launched the 10-month election cycle to remove the Republican “dagger held at the throat of America” – while enabling political allies who persist in vilifying American Jews.

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JFS Offering Funds, Counseling for Those Affected by Marshall Fire; Har HaShem Sponsoring Insurance Seminars

The Boulder JCC is listening to the needs of our community and the desire to help. We are working with our community partners to identify the support we can provide. We have prepared and are continuously updating a list of resources for those impacted and for those who want to help.

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The CU Boulder Program in Jewish Studies Receives a $250,000 Grant from the Henry Luce Foundation

The University of Colorado Program in Jewish Studies is excited to announce a $250,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to launch a new initiative, in partnership with the University Libraries, entitled Jews of Color: Histories and Futures. Dr. Samira Mehta will serve as Principal Investigator.

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Hurricane-Force Winds Drive Fire Storm Through Superior and Louisville; Hundreds of Homes Destroyed

At least 580 homes have been destroyed in Superior and Louisville as of late Thursday afternoon, but no exact accounting can be made until Friday at the earliest. Tens of thousands of residents of Superior, Louisville and Broomfield had to be evacuated with little notice.

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JEWISHcolorado, Community Foundation Boulder County Open Fire Relief Funds; Boulder JCC Opens Doors Friday for Victims, Volunteers

JEWISHcolorado has opened a Colorado donation mailbox to ensure that contributions flow to those most impacted from the devastating Marshall Fire in Boulder and Jefferson counties. 100% of contributions go to relief efforts, including those beyond the Jewish community. “We are working to support our community in need, and we …

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Column: Hamas To Be, or Not To Be

A few Hamas leaders fully expect Israel’s downfall, yet Israel may not want to dislodge Hamas from its perch in Gaza. That is due to the equally firm expectation Hamas will be replaced by something worse.

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Oppenheimer to Speak at JEWISHcolorado Date with the State

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), a program of JEWISHcolorado, is pleased to announce the 2022 Date with the State will take place on Wednesday, January 19, at the Consistory at the State Capitol in Denver.

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Column: Blame Manchin? Our Political System Must Be Built Back Better

Instead of blaming Sen. Jon Manchin III for the uncertain status of the Build Back Better bill, perhaps we should direct our wrath at the ghost of William Paterson. New Jersey’s one-time governor might well be disgusted with himself if he was alive to witness the suspension of the $1.7 trillion social policy legislation.

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