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Gaza Update

Over the past day, tragic events have occurred on the Israeli/Gaza border. Not all the details are clear at this point but what is becoming more and more clear is that the situation is heating up very quickly. Over 300 rockets have been fired at Israel since just before 5pm Israel time today (10am ET), 60 of which were successfully intercepted by the Iron Dome Missile Defense System. Sirens have …Read More

Statement on Tragic Shooting in Pittsburgh

At 7:49 am, yesterday morning, many of us were preparing to go to synagogue. Perhaps by 7:54 you were finishing a cup of coffee, out walking a dog on a spectacular fall morning? Disgustingly, and tragically, some one thousand miles east of the Rockies, a hate filled murderer stormed the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh and destroyed lives, destroyed community, violating every sense of value we hold so dear …Read More

Escalation of Tensions in Israel

JFNA’s Israel office has prepared this summary of the significant escalation in the tensions between Israel and Hamas witnessed yesterday and today. In one of the most intense exchanges of fire since the 2014 conflict, a massive barrage of rockets was launched yesterday and today from Gaza into Israeli towns, and in response, the IDF destroyed about 150 Hamas military targets. There is considerable tension throughout Israel and the security …Read More

Independent Campus Hillel Established at CU Boulder

For Immediate Release July 18, 2018 Media Contact: Sarah Garfinkel, West End Strategy Team sarah@westendstrategy.com; Office: 202-776-7700; Cell: 202-765-4290 Independent Campus Hillel Established at CU Boulder New Hillel to receive support from Hillel of Colorado, Hillel International and JEWISHcolorado; Seth Reder named executive director DENVER – Hillel International and Hillel of Colorado announced today that an independent University of Colorado Boulder Hillel has been created to bring additional resources and …Read More

JEWISHcolorado and JCRC Support Jewish Response to ‘Zero Tolerance’ Border Policy

JEWISHcolorado and the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) have been following the ‘zero tolerance’ border policy implemented by the U.S. Attorney General and Department of Homeland Security over the past few weeks and share the deep concern expressed by several other Jewish organizations across the country about the fate of children who have been separated from their parents. While the updated executive policy issued last week has called for a …Read More

Governor John Hickenlooper Signs HB-1004, The Colorado Child Care Contribution Tax Credit, Into Law

Thank you, Governor John Hickenlooper, for signing HB-1004, the Colorado Child Care Contribution Tax Credit, into law this week. The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), a coalition of 38 Jewish organizations and 15 at-large members across Colorado worked with 25 other Colorado community organizations to support this bill, which will raise funds for over 6,000 Colorado child care and youth organizations and facilities by allowing donors to receive 50% of …Read More

JEWISHcolorado stands with Israel

JEWISHcolorado stands with Israel and sends our thoughts and prayers for peace to the Israeli people. We would like to share this piece below written by our Israeli Emissary, Osnat Fox, which she shared on Facebook last night. We are also forwarding an update from the Jewish Federations of North America. We are grateful to hear about the ceasefire from this morning and will continue to monitor the situation and …Read More

JEWISHcolorado Welcomes Senior Israeli Emissary, Osnat Fox, for Another Year

May 16, 2018 – Denver, CO – JEWISHcolorado is thrilled to announce that our Senior Israeli Emissary, Osnat Fox, has agreed to extend her stay in Colorado and continue serving the Jewish community for another year. Osnat has played an invaluable role in building community and personal connections to Israel and its people over the past three years. In fact, with Osnat’s leadership, JEWISHcolorado has seen unprecedented success in several …Read More

PJ Library Parent Book Choice 2018

Celebrate. Laugh. Learn. Travel. Cook. What will you choose? PJ Library is delighted to offer parents a free book for 2018. Browse the five selections below, then make your choice by clicking on the link in the email from PJ Parents. Deadline for selecting is May 25. If you did not receive a PJ Parents email, contact us at pjparents@pjlibrary.org. Learn more.

Facts on Events in Israel

Dear Community Members, Jews around the word are watching the intense events taking place in Israel. Attached are background pieces on the situation from the Israel Action Network, a strategic initiative of Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) and Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) as well as a summary of events from JFNA President & CEO, Jerry Silverman. We hope these materials will be useful as you look to …Read More