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Eyewitness Account from Jerusalem

By Fruma Scheiner, Special to the Boulder Jewish News I was abruptly woken up at 6am Saturday morning to siren after siren ringing in my ear. It was terrifying to say the least. I held my friends hands in mine, not wanting to let them go for even a second. …

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The Rabbinic Council of Boulder Offers Prayers And Asks For Your Help In The Wake Of Terrorist Attacks In Israel

In light of the horrific attacks and acts of terrorism perpetrated by Hamas, we reach out offering community and accompaniment. Our hearts are with you. Please join us October 11 at 6pm at Congregation Har HaShem for a community-wide vigil.

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JNF-USA Sharing Daily Updates From Israel

The unthinkable continues in Israel, and Jewish National Fund-USA is working around the clock in the USA and on the ground in Israel to take care of our friends, family, and colleagues.

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Column: A Queer Clash in Houston Between Gay Students and Hillel at Rice U.

A gay student group in Houston bashes a nation that protects, sustains and facilitates gay rights while shielding a society that slaughters its own inhabitants who engage in same-sex relationships. Not only that, but they send a forceful signal that antisemitism propels their behavior.

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Neustadt JAAMM Series Continues With Four Events in October

The Neustadt Jewish Arts, Authors, Movies and Music Series (JAAMM) kicked off last Wednesday night at the JCC Denver Mizel Arts and Culture Center with ABC News analyst Dan Abrams. The series continues in October.

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Israel’s Crisis of Democracy: What It Means for American Jews

Join Congregation Har HaShem, Congregation Nevei Kodesh and J Street for a meaningful discussion with Nadav Tamir, a leading expert on US-Israel relations.

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Column: A Palestinian Peace Pact Blown to Pieces?

“Our Palestinian neighbors” will almost certainly blow up any deal with Israel without anyone else’s help. Palestinian society long ago sent the message that an independent state is far from enough. They want all of Israel.

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Letter: On Mobilizing Antisemitism

I have often wondered if today’s Arabs long for the glory days when Muslims described the world as being divided between Dar es Salaam (countries “at peace” after having been forced to accept Islam) and Dar al Harb (countries still under the sword).

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Marching to Ponary: Marking 80 Years Since Liquidation of the Vilnius Ghetto

Marking the National Memorial Day for the Genocide of Lithuanian Jews, the Prime Minister of Lithuania, Ingrida Šimonytė along with other senior Lithuanian Government officials and the International Commission for the investigation of the Nazis crimes in Lithuania, today (Thursday, 21 September), joined members and leaders of the Lithuanian Jewish community, and Holocaust education and commemoration organization, the International March of the Living, in a symbolic march from the site of the Jewish Ghetto in Vilnius, to the mass grave on the Paneriai (formerly Ponary) suburb of the city. 

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Column: Vegas-style Reporting Out of Israel

What is not fit to print is printed. What is fit to print is not printed. These are two glaring examples of what passes for coverage of Israel in two major daily newspapers. One publishes a distorted article, the other ignores significant news. A Jewish weekly even discards news that is important to its ethnic readership.

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CU Boulder Hillel Director Moving Up

After five-and-a-half years, Seth Reder will be leaving Hillel at CU Boulder to become Senior Director of Talent at Hillel International, starting in November.

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J2 Adventures Introduces a Start-up Israel Touring Concept

If you think Israel is simply archeological ruins and spiritual legacy, think again. J² adventures (which stands for Jewish Journeys) is the latest, hippest tour operator to rethink how its clients experience Jewish culture around the world.

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