Great Grants

Great Grants

Great Grants PJ Library of JEWISHcolorado received a one-year $25,000 grant to launch Great Connections, an initiative designed to foster sustainable relationships and friendships among Jewish families in Aurora and Highlands Ranch. Thanks to the grant, which is...
Shabbat Shalom: And God Said

Shabbat Shalom: And God Said

Shabbat Shalom: And God Said God said to Abram, “Go away from your land, from your birthplace, and from your father’s house to the land which I will show you.” Leave! God said. Go! God said. Embark on the journey of a million steps and more than a thousand years....
Shabbat Shalom: The Ties That Bind

Shabbat Shalom: The Ties That Bind

Shabbat Shalom: The Ties That Bind When I lived in Los Angeles in the ‘90s, I used to listen to a radio show called “The United States of Los Angeles.” Each episode featured a different neighborhood or unique personality from across the city, and each presented a...
Shabbat Shalom: Word of Honor

Shabbat Shalom: Word of Honor

Shabbat Shalom: Word of Honor Even now, it is still painful for me to relive the events of that day. I can count on one hand—five fingers too many—the number of times that my words broke the spirit of another human being. Four of these instances happened with the...
Shabbat Shalom: The Blessing of Memory

Shabbat Shalom: The Blessing of Memory

Shabbat Shalom: The Blessing of Memory An acquaintance of mine recently fell ill, and his condition deteriorated rapidly. I began to examine my feelings about this person, who had caused a great deal of pain for his family members whom I cherish. When I imagined his...

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