Tag Archives: Israel

Birthright Israel & Onward Israel Merge, Strengthening Jewish Diaspora Ties with Israel

Birthright Israel, the largest educational tourism organization in the world, and Onward Israel, the leading provider of mid-length immersive experiences for young adults in Israel, have merged.

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Column: From Jerusalem to Harlem: What intersectionality?

The black community will protest police and vigilante-like killings of African-Americans; the ongoing violence within black neighborhoods; criminal trials that resemble kangaroo courts; and over such issues as voter suppression, schools and housing. Rioting over metal-detectors, though, has not emerged in the Black community’s struggle for social justice.

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Column: An Act of War…Against American Jews

The so-called “progressives” in Congress led Democrats to commit an act of war against the Jewish people on Tuesday, when the House leadership slashed $1 billion incorporated into the spending legislation for Israel’s Iron Dome air defense system in an emergency spending package.

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Column: Can Biden’s ‘Highly Unlikely’ Happen in Israel?

In the Famous-Last-Words department: “The likelihood there’s going to be the Taliban overrunning everything and owning the whole country is highly unlikely.”

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Four Israeli Students Set to Land in Colorado

JEWISHcolorado is set to welcome four young Israelis on August 13 -- recent high school graduates who have an opportunity to delay mandatory service in the Israel Defense Forces and serve Diaspora communities around the world.

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Letter: Ben & Jerry’s: The Judaism of Gertrude Stein

Notwithstanding what the anti-Semitic woke world says, Article 80 of the United Nations Charter, an international treaty, declares all of Israel including Judea and Samaria and East Jerusalem to be the reconstituted homeland of the Jewish people and the therefore sovereign Jewish territory.

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Praying for Israel: A Rally for Peace Sunday

Israel's flag flying atop Masada.

(DENVER) – The Colorado community is invited to stand in solidarity with the Denver Jewish Community at a prayer and rally for peace on Sunday, May 16 at 10:00 a.m. Hosted by JEWISHColorado and the Rocky Mountain Rabbis and Cantors, the community is invited to join in person outdoors at …

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Celebrate Israel in Boulder

JEWISHcolorado is celebrating Israel in Boulder this week with two events: a drive-thru activity kit pick up at the Boulder JCC on Friday, April 30th, and a picnic in the park on Sunday, May 2.

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Column: With New COVID Critique, How Would Palestinian Leaders Govern Their Own State?

The Palestinian Authority, which administers limited public services in Israel’s territories, is now accused by its own people of distributing Covid-19 vaccines to the privileged at the expense of needy Palestinians. Such an allegation should make one wonder how the Palestinians will govern their own independent state.

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A Dream Fulfilled: Finally A Full-Fledged IDF Soldier!

February is Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month, a time to spread the word about inclusion issues and celebrate the many, varied contributions of people with disabilities to the Israeli workforce and society.

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Looming: The GOP’s Anti-Squad

A Republican “Squad” has much potential to counter Democratic representatives who have been operating a four-woman faction known as the Squad for the last two years, but the Republicans’ comments already suggest that they will overreach, threatening to transform extremists among Democrats into political martyrs.

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