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Jewish Fraternity Announces Executive Transition

Andrew S. Borans, executive director of Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity will begin as chief executive officer of the Alpha Epsilon Pi Foundation in June. James Fleischer, currently the AEPi assistant executive director, will then become the fraternity’s chief executive officer.

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Diamonds in a Community

For many individuals with disabilities or special needs, life can be an uphill battle. But in Israel's Galilee region, JNF is helping make that steep climb a more forgiving and rewarding one.

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Friendly Visitor Volunteers Needed!

In the new year, are you looking for a meaningful way to spend an hour a week? Boulder Jewish Family Service (JFS) is seeking Friendly Visitors for older adults.

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Help Save Temple Aaron

Temple Aaron in Trinidad, CO

The team working on saving Temple Aaron now has a GoFundMe page and a matching grant from Larry Mizel. Can you help?

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Guest Post: Never Been More Proud to Be Jewish

A few weeks ago, I traveled with 13 other Jewish teens from BBYO to Ukraine on Ambassadors to Ukraine. After returning home from this life-changing experience in Ukraine, I see the work I must do in my local community.

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Boulder Muslims and Jews Serve on Christmas Day

The perennial question, what does one do on Christmas if one doesn’t celebrate the holiday? For over 100 members of Boulder’s Jewish and Muslim communities, you participate in a day of service.

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A Declaration of Interdependence: Hanukkah is a Feast of Solutions

The lesson of Hanukkah that I am suggesting we consider for 2017 and beyond is to stop pointing our fingers at Agribusiness, Big Pharma, the Fossil Fuel Industry. I suggest that we can refocus our language and our behavior on our own agency and how it impacts our global interdependency.

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Soliloquy of Yehudis

Given the present day focus on gender abuse, the story portrayed here about Judith and the Maccabees seems to have particular contemporary relevance.

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This Chanukah, Adopt-A-Safta

There are still 136,000 Holocaust Survivors living in Israel that need your support.  Consider adopting a lonely Holocaust Survivor this year.

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JCRC and JEWISHcolorado Respond to White House Jerusalem Announcement

The Jewish Community Relations Council, a program of JEWISHcolorado, and JEWISHcolorado welcome President Trump’s decision to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel and begin the process of relocating the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem.

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JScreen at Hillel Global Assembly to Educate About Testing for Jewish Genetic Diseases

JScreen was at the Hillel International Global Assembly in Denver, engaging with Hillel professionals in order to bring JScreen to their campuses for education and screening events. JScreen’s expanded screening panels now enable for testing of more than 200 diseases, a significant development from a generation ago.

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