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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

Marsha’s Musings – May Edition

From the desk of Marsha Hurwitz, JEWISHcolorado Interim President and CEO Marsha’s Musings Celebrate Israel – Celebrate Community This Sunday, May 6, thousands of community members of all ages will gather at South High School to CELEBRATE ISRAEL’S 70th BIRTHDAY – and the many accomplishments and miracles that have taken place over these seven decades. In Israel’s Declaration of Independence, David Ben Gurion read the following: “THE LAND OF ISRAEL …Read More

C U Boulder Hillel Seeks Executive Director

We are seeking a dynamic leader to shape the future of Jewish life at the University of Colorado, Boulder.  The successful candidate will have contagious passion, entrepreneurial energy, and possess strong organizational leadership skills and talents. This is an incredible opportunity to shape a new vision to engage the nearly 3000 Jewish students at the University of Colorado, Boulder.  The Executive Director will be able to build and develop lay …Read More

JEWISHcolorado Names Rabbi Jay Strear As President & CEO

After several months of a comprehensive and Board-driven search process, JEWISHcolorado is pleased to name Rabbi Jay Strear as President and CEO of the organization, beginning on July 9, 2018. Rabbi Strear joins JEWISHcolorado from the American Jewish University in Los Angeles, where he has enjoyed a 23-year career serving in several capacities including Special Assistant to the President, Director of Development, Chief Advancement Officer and most recently, Senior Vice …Read More