Tag Archives: Israel

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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Israeli and Arab Scientists Work Together to Solve Regional Water Challenges

16 streams in Israel are shared between Israel and the Palestinian Authority; roughly two-thirds of the streams originate in the West Bank, crossing Israel and emptying into the Mediterranean Sea. However, due to various factors, the waterways continue to suffer from excessive pollution and contamination.

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Buying Real Estate in Israel: Complete Guide

Editor’s Note: Please welcome BJN’s newest advertiser, Sabra, Buy Home In Israel. So, you’ve decided to make Aliyah and embark on an exciting journey to Israel! Whether you’re a seasoned property buyer or a first-time real estate explorer, be prepared for a unique experience unlike any in your home country. …

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Column: A ‘Racist State’? Or Do We Mean a Racist Congresswoman?

We all know what brought this on. The resolution targeted Jayapal for labeling Israel a “racist state” when she addressed the liberal Netroots Nation in Chicago on the previous Saturday night. On Sunday, her fellow Democrats protested, prompting Jayapal to revise her original remarks.

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The Closest You Can Get to Israel Without Being There

The Global Conference for Israel will unite thousands of philanthropists, high school and college students, and the Israelis who manage and benefit from Jewish National Fund-USA’s philanthropic investments, for a weekend of unparalleled conversations, enrichment, and entertainment.

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600 Philanthropists Unite at Denver JNF-USA Breakfast for Israel

On Tuesday, May 16, 2023, nearly 600 Coloradans came together at the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum for Jewish National Fund-USA’s annual Breakfast for Israel. The community Breakfast celebrated Israel’s 75th anniversary while highlighting several of the organization’s initiatives that are improving the quality of life in Israel’s north and south and educating Zionist leaders of tomorrow.

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Letter: The Changing Demographics of Israel

The Rabbinic Council of Boulder is entitled to its opinion, but it ignores the fact that a fair democratic election was held in Israel. ("The Rabbinic Council of Boulder Aligns Itself With Israel's Protestors Against Judicial Reform," BJN 5/9/23). The majority, albeit a small majority, voted for the Netanyahu coalition whose platform included judicial reform. 

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The Rabbinic Council Of Boulder Aligns With Israeli Protesters Against Judicial Reform

There is a fight going on right now in Israel over boundaries – not the kind meant to keep people separated, but the kind meant to keep the government separated. In Israel, the only real checks and balances of government are between the Judicial branch and parliament.

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Letter: Parliamentary History and Explainer

As most Americans are not familiar with the workings of Parliamentary governments, I thought BJN readers might appreciate a bit of background concerning Bruce Ticker’s remark about the Knesset’s slim majority seeking to transform the (Israeli) Supreme Court’s authority ("DeSantis Visit to Israel Not All That Kosher" Boulder Jewish News May 4, 2023).

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Denver Philanthropists to Celebrate Israel at 75 at Annual Community Breakfast

For lovers of Israel in the Colorado region, it’s time once again to celebrate the Jewish State with the leading philanthropic organization for Israel. On Tuesday, May 16, 2023, Jewish National Fund-USA’s Breakfast for Israel will be held at the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum.

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Boulder JCC to Present Community Shaliach’s Final Israel Update

Community Shaliach Itai Divinsky has served our community for the last four years and is headed back to Israel in June.  We will have the chance to say farewell and have a presentation from Itai with highlights on topics in Israel that you might not hear about in the news.

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Column: What Price Annexation?

The surest way to upset readers when writing about Israel is to trip over semantics. The surest way to upset me is to focus on semantics without addressing the larger issues facing Israel.

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North American Jewish Leaders Urge Israeli Leaders for Compromise

JEWISHcolorado Board Chair Rob Kaufmann and Interim President and CEO Renée Rockford were among 30 Federation leaders representing communities across the United States and Canada who took part in an extraordinary, 24-hour visit to Israel to express their concerns with Israeli leaders on the proposed judicial reforms and to convey the implications these changes will have on the North American Jewish community.

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Letter: Israel is Our Business

Bruce Ticker (“Israel is Our Business,” March 2) claims that the current Israeli government “has proposed annexing the Palestinian territories.” In fact, the government has not made any such proposal, and the platform of the ruling Likud party says nothing about annexing territories.

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