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Shabbat Shalom: What’s In a Name

Shabbat Shalom: What’s In a Name

Each of my two daughters has a birthday this week, one yesterday, one over the weekend. And each bears a name that is, for my wife and myself, ...
Shabbat Shalom: What Gets You Through

Shabbat Shalom: What Gets You Through

I had only lived in Denver for a year—and only been working for JEWISHcolorado for a month—when the pandemic rolled over the country like a ...
News from Israel: A New Round of Ethiopian Aliyah

News from Israel: A New Round of Ethiopian Aliyah

Just 40 days ago, the Israeli government voted to admit an additional 3,000 Ethiopian olim to Israel, beginning a new and important round in the ...
Shabbat Shalom: We’ll Be Here

Shabbat Shalom: We’ll Be Here

The message to the community of Boulder was said best by Boulder Jewish Family Service Director Jennifer Banyan on a conference call with social ...
Once, Twice, Three Times (and More!) a Mitzvah

Once, Twice, Three Times (and More!) a Mitzvah

This year's Christmas Mitzvah Project volunteers made the holidays brighter for thousands of our friends and neighbors, including the four-legged kind!
YAD Lights Up the Night as Winter Sets In

YAD Lights Up the Night as Winter Sets In

On December 17, JEWISHcolorado’s Young Adult Division celebrated Chanukah and the close of our recent Year of Living Dangerously with a ...
Author Mark Oppenheimer to Keynote 2022 Date with the State

Author Mark Oppenheimer to Keynote 2022 Date with the State

“It’s been very, very heartening,” said author Mark Oppenheimer on the reaction he’s getting to his newest book about Squirrel Hill, the ...
The Boulder Fires: Moving Forward as a Community

The Boulder Fires: Moving Forward as a Community

Before the flames were doused, the state, national, and international community responded with an outpouring of support to help fire victims in ...
Come Together Featuring Noa Tishby Goes Virtual

Come Together Featuring Noa Tishby Goes Virtual

It’s official. “Omicroned” is now a verb, and it has a song. It has also necessitated a switch for JEWISHcolorado’s signature event Come ...
JEWISHcolorado Announces Launch of New Israel Center

JEWISHcolorado Announces Launch of New Israel Center

JEWISHcolorado announces the launch of a new Israel & Overseas Center designed to build a stronger and more dynamic relationship among ...
Gratitude and Heartbreak: Devastating Loss in Boulder

Gratitude and Heartbreak: Devastating Loss in Boulder

In rereading this week’s Torah portion, a snapshot from the recesses of my past floated into my mind. During my undergraduate studies in ...
Shabbat Shalom: We’ve Got the Whole World In Our Hands

Shabbat Shalom: We’ve Got the Whole World In Our Hands

In rereading this week’s Torah portion, a snapshot from the recesses of my past floated into my mind. During my undergraduate studies in ...
Shabbat Shalom: Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Shabbat Shalom: Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Had things gone according to plan, today is the day that I would be returning to Denver from Israel after traveling there with our Public ...
Shabbat Shalom: Jacob’s life, Or a Chanukah Epilogue

Shabbat Shalom: Jacob’s life, Or a Chanukah Epilogue

We began our week by lighting the last Chanukah candle; Zot Chanukah, we call this last day. In Hebrew, zot means “this,” in its emphatic form. ...
Date With the State: Mark Oppenheimer On the Aftermath of the 2018 Squirrel Hill Synagogue Shooting

Date With the State: Mark Oppenheimer On the Aftermath of the 2018 Squirrel Hill Synagogue Shooting

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), a program of JEWISHcolorado, is pleased to announce the 2022 Date with the State will take place ...
Courageous Leadership In Troubled Times

Courageous Leadership In Troubled Times

JEWISHcolorado has announced the creation of an educational partnership with the Shalom Hartman Institute to launch, Courageous Leadership: ...
Introducing: 2021 Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award Winner Jackie Sprinces Wong

Introducing: 2021 Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award Winner Jackie Sprinces Wong

“This is my bling.” Jackie Sprinces Wong is referring to all of the nametags and trip credentials she’s saved from 13 Federation missions to ...
PIN Grant Recipient Profile: Come On In, the Mikvah’s Fine

PIN Grant Recipient Profile: Come On In, the Mikvah’s Fine

Among the 30 recipients of JEWISHcolorado’s Projects of Impact and Need (PIN) grants for 2022 is the Mikvah of East Denver (MOED), whose ...
JEWISHcolorado Funds More Than 30 Organizations Through PIN Grants

JEWISHcolorado Funds More Than 30 Organizations Through PIN Grants

JEWISHcolorado is awarding grants to more than 30 Jewish nonprofits and schools as part of the organization’s annual Projects of Impact & Need ...
Shabbat Shalom: A Meditation for Shabbat & Chanukah

Shabbat Shalom: A Meditation for Shabbat & Chanukah

Some weeks ago, we set our clocks back, and since then, the days have been getting shorter, the nights darker and longer. The pervasiveness of ...
A Grand Opportunity for Inter-Generational Experience

A Grand Opportunity for Inter-Generational Experience

JEWISHcolorado, in partnership with the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI), is launching an innovative, year-long Jewish experience specifically ...
Shabbat Shalom: Repair. Resolution. Understanding.

Shabbat Shalom: Repair. Resolution. Understanding.

We had some delicious challah left over from last Shabbat. It was perfect for challah French toast. A large thick loaf, with a soft, absorbent ...
Shabbat Shalom: Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

Shabbat Shalom: Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

Who amongst your family were the courageous ones? The ones who emigrated, who left their homes and all that was familiar—safe or unsafe—and took ...
Shabbat Shalom: Be the Light

Shabbat Shalom: Be the Light

As I write these words, it’s hard to tell that it’s fall. The day is bright, and the sky is cloudless and blue. The leaves are mostly gone from ...

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