Distant Cousins Closes the Gap with Music

Distant Cousins Closes the Gap with Music

Distant Cousins Closes the Gap with Music comment dots icon Guest post by Ted Merwin, senior writer, Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) After 18 months, it’s clear that the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the nature of work and worship in our society...
Shabbat Shalom: Look With Your Heart

Shabbat Shalom: Look With Your Heart

Shabbat Shalom: Look With Your Heart This Shabbat, we read from the final Torah portion before beginning the yearly cycle anew next week. In it, Moses, prior to his death, bestows blessings upon all of Israel and to each tribe. And at the end of the reading, which...
Shabbat Shalom: Look With Your Heart

Shabbat Shalom: The Word Is Not Empty of You

Shabbat Shalom: The Word Is Not Empty of You It was 1988, or perhaps 1989; I was sitting next to my grandfather in the plush velvet seats of Beth Joseph synagogue on Yom Kippur, as the Book of Jonah was being read, when I noticed something new, something that had been...
248

248

248 248 is an inclusive and global innovative network of Jewish doers. A program of The Jewish Agency for Israel and JEWISHcolorado, 248 mobilizes passionate young leaders to invigorate Jewish communal life by scaling replicable initiatives, locally and globally. The...
Shabbat Shalom: Look With Your Heart

Shabbat Shalom: A Communal Confession

Shabbat Shalom: A Communal Confession A conversation I had recently about community continues to gnaw at me. I was talking to someone in his 60s, someone who, throughout his life, has been an active member of the Jewish community here in Denver. Now an empty nester,...
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