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JEWISHcolorado Honors Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day

Fifty years ago today, Jerusalem became a reunified city. On this anniversary, JEWISHcolorado commemorates this important day for Jews and all religions around the world. We commemorate all those who sacrificed their lives over the battle for Jerusalem and all battles for Israel. We rejoice in the spiritual city of Jerusalem for everyone. Jews in Israel and around the world celebrated an unlikely and seemingly miraculous victory of Israel’s small …Read More

JEWISHcolorado Earns Two National Gold Stevie® Awards in 2017 American Business Awards

JEWISHcolorado EARNS TWO NATIONAL GOLD STEVIE® AWARDS IN 2017 AMERICAN BUSINESS AWARDSSM Non-Profit Recognized for its Novel Reimagining Initiative to make Organization More Relevant DENVER, CO—May 10, 2017—JEWISHcolorado, a community organization focused on building and sustaining Jewish life in Colorado, announced today that it earned two gold Stevie® Awards in The 15th Annual American Business Awards. JEWISHcolorado was recognized as the Gold Stevie Award winner in two categories: Organization of …Read More

JEWISHcolorado and Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center host Walk for Israel and Celebrate Family Festival on May 7

JEWISHcolorado and Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center host Walk for Israel and Celebrate Family Festival on May 7 Events occurring during 69th anniversary of the state of Israel DENVER, Colo. — (May 2, 2017) — JEWISHcolorado and the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center invite the community to join together to honor Israel on a two-mile Walk for Israel the morning of Sunday, May 7 followed by the Celebrate …Read More

JEWISHcolorado and JCRC Applaud Law Enforcement In Identifying Bomb Threat Suspect

March 23, 2017—Israeli police announced today that they had arrested a 19 year old man with dual Israel-U.S. citizenship as the primary suspect for the majority of bomb threats that have been called into Jewish Community Centers and other Jewish institutions in 40 U.S. states and four Canadian provinces. “The FBI, Department of Homeland Security, Israeli law enforcement, the Jewish Federations of North America’s Secure Community Network, Anti-Defamation League and …Read More

Doug’s Drash – March Edition

Dear Community Members, As I write to you, Colorado and other communities across the country are reeling from the sixth wave of anti-Semitic acts targeting Jewish Community Centers and other Jewish communal institutions. At last count, since January, 152 incidents at 110 locations in 37 states and 2 Canadian provinces have occurred. Here in Colorado, our Boulder Jewish Community Center just received a second bomb threat and in January, a …Read More

JEWISHcolorado Mourns the Loss of Robert E. Loup

Here at JEWISHcolorado, our hearts are heavy as we grieve the passing of our friend and community patriarch, Robert (Bob) E. Loup. Bob defined leadership. He poured his heart and soul into building and sustaining Denver’s Jewish community for over half a century. Bob served as the President of JEWISHcolorado (formerly the Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado) from 1975 to 1976. He then went on to serve as the only …Read More

JCRC Urges Congressional Action on Anti-Semitic Acts Nationwide

JCRC Urges Congressional Action on Anti-Semitic Acts Nationwide The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), a program of JEWISHcolorado, reiterates its strong condemnation of the growing number of anti-Semitic acts taking place across our country. One week ago we spoke out against the fifth wave of bomb threats to Jewish institutions, and on Tuesday, our own community’s Boulder JCC received another bomb threat. While we are relieved everyone is safe, these …Read More

JCRC Condemns Wave of Anti-Semitic Acts Nationwide

March 1, 2017—The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) strongly condemns the repeated string of anti-Semitic acts taking place across our country. This week marks the fifth wave of bomb threats targeting Jewish community centers and day schools and the second desecration of a Jewish cemetery. We appreciate President Trump’s words of support as delivered during his speech to Congress last night as well as his acknowledgement of the tangible uptick …Read More

Doug’s Drash – February Edition

Dear Community Members, As you have likely heard, our community recently lost a dear friend when Shmuel (Shmulik) Rifman z”l passed away earlier this month. Shmulik was a true leader of the Jewish people. His funeral was attended by 1,000+ people from all religions and areas of Israel. Unfortunately, despite best efforts, I was not able to get to Israel in time for the funeral. I am grateful to Rabbi …Read More