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Jewish Population Rises To 14.8 Million Worldwide

Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog: “The challenges for the new year are combating anti-Semitism and connecting global Jewish youth to Israel.” Jerusalem, September 26, 2019 — As we prepare to welcome the Jewish year 5780, the number of Jews worldwide stands at 14.8 million, compared to 14.7 million in 5779.  Of …

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MazelTogether and PJ Library Create Family Connector Program

MazelTogether has partnered up with PJ Library to create our Family Connector Fellowship Program. MazelTogether (MT) is a catalyst, connector, and concierge for local families with young children in the metro Denver community to find their people, their path and their place in Jewish life.

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Boulder JCC Announces 2020 Reflections Honorees

Each year, the Boulder JCC selects honorees to be recognized at Reflections for their commitment to the values of the JCC and dedication to creating positive change at the JCC and throughout Boulder County.

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JEWISHcolorado Honors Judy Altenberg with Golda Meir Award

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Longtime Jewish community leader and philanthropist, Judy Altenberg, has been named JEWISHcolorado’s 2019 Golda. Judy will receive the award at the Golda Luncheon on December 12th at the Grand Hyatt’s Pinnacle Club in Denver.

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Happy 10th New Year from Israel

This piece is the first in a series from our many contributors over the last 10 years of service to the Boulder Jewish Community, commemorating our 10th Anniversary this fall. Dear Cheryl and David, and the Boulder Jewish Community: Shaul Amir Congratulations on the Tenth Anniversary of the Boulder Jewish …

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Character Day 2019 Launches A Global Technology Shabbat Movement

Character Day, the global phenomenon that brings together millions of individuals and groups in schools, congregations, homes, and companies to engage in character development, this year tackles one of the most universal, urgent questions: how do we create a healthier relationship between humanity and technology?

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Boulder and Ramat HaNegev Mayors Meet, Make Sister Cities Official

Mayor Suzanne Jones of Boulder and Mayor Eran Doran of Ramat HaNegev met at Boulder's Municipal Building Tuesday night (September 10) and made it official: they signed the Sister City paperwork and exchanged gifts to seal the deal.

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PJ Library Reaches 3,000th Colorado Family

PJ Library, a program of JEWISHcolorado, has officially reached over 3,000 families in Colorado, joining the top ranks of PJ Library programs across the U.S. and Canada.

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BJCF Streamlines 2019 Infrastructure Grant Process

The mission of the BJCF has stayed the same since our inception in 1995 – To create a culture and environment where Jewish life will thrive for all members of the Boulder County Jewish Community.

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Ancient Emojis Discovered in the Talmud

I always thought that emojis were a recent thing. So, imagine my shock when this morning I was studying tractate Ketubot in the Talmud, written in 200 CE, and the discussion was about smiley face emojis!

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The Jewish Agency Celebrates 90 Year Anniversary

In heartfelt letter to its employees, Jewish Agency Heads, Siegal, Herzog and Ahronoviz recount the organization’s illustrious history and express their gratitude to those acting tirelessly on behalf of the global Jewish people.

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