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Have a Heart: Returning Soul to the Center of Giving

There is no doubt that this has been a “unique” year to be a fundraiser for the Jewish community. Whether you are a donor or an "asker," participating in the mitzvah of tzedakah helps connect us to our soul's purpose. Click the headline for the full text.

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Weather-related Closures and Cancellations – UPDATED

Bonai Shalom, Har HaShem and MoVeRs have all cancelled or rescheduled programs for October 28th or 29th because of the winter wonderland we are currently experiencing... Click on the headline for details.

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Rumors of 5C Tax Credit Death Greatly Exaggerated

The Colorado Child Care Contribution Credit (5C) program is available for qualifying gifts completed by December 31, 2010. Get a 50% credit against your Colorado State Tax. Click the headline to find out more!

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Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi Panelist on Interfaith Panel at Naropa

In honor of Naropa University President Dr. Stuart Lord's commitment to interreligious understanding and community service, the university will hold an interfaith dialog titled "Spiritual Practice and Social Engagement" during his inauguration. Click on the headline to read the rest of the story.

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Jerusalem Mayor to Speak at DU

Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem, will give a talk entitled: "Jerusalem in Transition: An Ancient City at the Forefront of Contemporary Issues in the Middle East" on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009. Click on the headline above to read the rest of the story!

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BJCF Announces 2009 Grants; Includes Boulder Jewish News

Shortly before Yom Kippur, the Boulder Jewish Community Foundation announced its 2009 grantees. In 2008, the BJCF gave grants to 17 organizations; in 2009 the grantees totaled 22 local Jewish charities providing services within Boulder County including, for the first time, the Boulder Jewish News.

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Rose Youth Foundation Glitch & New Deadline

For those who applied for the Rose Youth Foundation from 10/9 to 10/12, their site had a glitch. Please resubmit by the extended deadline (10/19 at noon). More details in full post (click on the title, or on Read More).

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Happy Aware New Year!

"Mindfulness in and of itself is a powerful tool. Sometimes merely the act of being mindful and tuning our awareness towards healing our soul, taking care of our self on a deeper level, works wonders...."

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Happy New Year from Israel

Shana Tova to all my friends in Boulder Colorado. As we all know it was not an easy year for any of us here in Israel. We were forced to wage a war against Hamas in Gaza after eight years of non-stop rain of Qassam Rockets on towns and settlements …

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Arthur Kurzweil to Speak at Denver JCC

Two free events led by Jewish genealogy pioneer Arthur Kurzweil will be held on Sunday, September 13, 2009 at the Denver JCC. Often described as America’s foremost Jewish genealogist, Arthur Kurzweil’s name has become synonymous with Jewish genealogical research. His highly praised book, From Generation to Generation: How to Trace …

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Coming Soon!

Be the first to publish an article in this category – register today! Did you know that there are over 10,000 self-identified Jews in the Boulder County/Broomfield County area?* *Per the 2007 Denver/Boulder Population Survey from Allied Jewish Federation and Rose Community Foundation.

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US Debt Clock — A Little Scary

A cousin of mine in Florida sent me this link to the US Debt Clock — a real-time picture of the United States’ financial picture.  It’s a little scary… http://www.usdebtclock.org/ Food for thought!

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MJ’s Kids Jewish??

According to Roseanne Barr, on her Roseanne’s World blog, Michael Jackson’s kids are Jewish…. and he was more than ok with that:http://www.roseanneworld.com/blog/2009/07/someone_tell_paris_and_prince.php

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Palin the Latest Queen Esther for our time?

Check out this article on USAToday talking about Sarah Palin as this century’s Queen Esther… http://content.usatoday.com/communities/religion/post/2009/07/68493934/1Also this commentary on the article from Tablet:  http://www.tabletmag.com/scroll/9834/queen-sarah/

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