Tag Archives: Rabbi Joe Black

Column: Rabbi Black: “It Lessens Our Own Humanity When We Take the Life of Another Person”

When the perpetrator of this act of racist and antisemitic violence was found guilty on all counts this past June, I felt a palpable sense of relief. Justice had been done and this evil human would be punished for his horrific crime. Upon hearing the news that he would be given the death penalty, however, I felt a sense of unease and trauma – similar to what I felt when I learned about his murderous act in the first place.

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Summer Concert at Har Shalom Features Rabbi Joe Black

Congregation Har Shalom of Fort Collins is holding their Summer Concert this Sunday, August 25, at 2:00 pm. Har Shalom is located at 725 West Drake Rd, Fort Collins. Joseph Black, Senior Rabbi of Temple Emanuel in Denver, has recorded five critically-acclaimed albums of Jewish music, a songbook and two videos. …

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