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Column: Coincidence? Iron Dome Triggers Rare Bipartisan Stand Over Process in Congress

It might otherwise have been delightful to witness a lone irregular Republican senator join with a handful of insufferable House Democrats who take a bipartisan stand over process and money in the halls of Congress.

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80 Years After the Babi Yar Massacre – Our Duty Cannot Be Destroyed

Israel's flag flying atop Masada.

By Dr. Michael Laitman In September 1941, within just two days, the Nazis murdered 33,771 Jews in the Babi Yar ravine on the outskirts of Kiev in then Nazi-occupied Ukraine. In doing so, they had effectively eliminated the Jewish population in the country’s capital. The Jews did not gather in …

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Setting New Table for Family Philanthropy Helps Families Thrive

Once the kids have left the nest for school, work, starting their own families or other endeavors, there is a unique opportunity to set a new table so that all family members are invited to sit, share, develop and act on common values and goals around money, philanthropy and making a difference. 

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Boulder JCC Celebrates Five Years Since Opening

This afternoon, September 23, 2021, the Boulder JCC held an outdoor party to celebrate the building being open for five years. Well, to celebrate the fifth anniversary since opening day, since technically, the building was closed for a chunk of year 5, during the pandemic.

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Column: An Act of War…Against American Jews

The so-called “progressives” in Congress led Democrats to commit an act of war against the Jewish people on Tuesday, when the House leadership slashed $1 billion incorporated into the spending legislation for Israel’s Iron Dome air defense system in an emergency spending package.

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A Price Tag on People?

The summer of 2001 my world changed. It was the year I moved to Boulder, Colorado. A few weeks later, 9/11 changed the world. That twenty-year memory became more vivid this September by watching a sterling performance by Michael Keaton as the lawyer Kenneth Feinberg who was in charge of allocating funds to the families of the victims.

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Column: Driving Jewish Vermonters into Lake Champlain?

, the weekly newspaper Seven Days reported, “Singing by Jewish members of the audience overlapped with the pro-Palestinian contingent’s chants of ‘free, free Palestine!’ When the slogan shifted to ‘Equal rights are human rights,’ pro-Israel attendees responded, ‘Then tell Hamas!,’ referring to the extremist Islamic group that maintains control of the Gaza Strip.”

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Foundation Partnership Helps Boost Legacy Giving for Jewish Organizations

Rose Community Foundation is partnering with the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF) on a new initiative called Each One Reach One, with the goal of increasing the number of donors that have committed to leaving a legacy gift to a Jewish organization.

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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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