Shabbat Shalom: From Strength to Strength

Shabbat Shalom: From Strength to Strength

Shabbat Shalom: From Strength to Strength One month ago today, I began the next step in my 28-year career in Jewish communal service by becoming JEWISHcolorado’s Senior Director of Design Philanthropy.  For 28 years, I have been engaged in strengthening Jewish life....
Jezreel Valley Wines: Rebranding Israel’s Wine Industry

Jezreel Valley Wines: Rebranding Israel’s Wine Industry

Jezreel Valley Wines: Rebranding Israel’s Wine Industry by Bill St. John Jacob Ner-David is fond of telling a story about a friend of his who tosses out packages of various brands of candies to members of an audience whom he is addressing on what’s kosher about...
Shabbat Shalom: Welcoming the Season of Return

Shabbat Shalom: Welcoming the Season of Return

Shabbat Shalom: Welcoming the Season of Return This is one of those Shabbats when the date, the season, and the yearly cycle of Torah reading coalesce. Following Tisha B’Av, which commemorates the destruction of both Temples in Jerusalem and is considered the saddest...
Shabbat Shalom: If Not Higher

Shabbat Shalom: If Not Higher

Shabbat Shalom: If Not Higher Many thanks to Rabbi Jessica Minnen who shared this story by I.L. Peretz (1852-1915), a Polish author and playwright. It is about living our values and doing work on behalf of the Jewish community. That includes each one of you that...
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