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The 411 On Our Four New Shinshinim

The 411 On Our Four New Shinshinim

(DENVER) – JEWISHcolorado is set to welcome four young Israelis — recent high school graduates who have an opportunity to delay mandatory service
Shabbat Shalom: A More Expansive Love

Shabbat Shalom: A More Expansive Love

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
Shabbat Shalom: Weaving Our Stories Together

Shabbat Shalom: Weaving Our Stories Together

The concept of inheritance is a reoccurring theme in the Torah and for the Jewish People. What can be transmitted from one generation to ...
From Boulder to the Springs: Jewish Organizations Awarded “Anything Grants”

From Boulder to the Springs: Jewish Organizations Awarded “Anything Grants”

(DENVER) — For the fourth consecutive year, JEWISHcolorado is awarding $50,000 in Staenberg Family Foundation “Anything Grants,” to Jewish ...
Shabbat Shalom: Reflections from Our ISTers

Shabbat Shalom: Reflections from Our ISTers

The concept of inheritance is a reoccurring theme in the Torah and for the Jewish People. What can be transmitted from one generation to ...
My Summer of a Lifetime

My Summer of a Lifetime

I grew up in Denver, but I went on the Joyce Zeff Israel Tour (IST) for the first time this summer at the age of 47. I realize it’s 30 years ...
Rob Kaufmann Named Incoming JEWISHcolorado Board Chair

Rob Kaufmann Named Incoming JEWISHcolorado Board Chair

(DENVER)—JEWISHcolorado President and CEO Rabbi Jay Strear announced today that Rob Kaufmann has been named the incoming board chair of the ...
Colorado Legislative Session: Busy, Busy, Busy

Colorado Legislative Session: Busy, Busy, Busy

On June 8, a month later than usual, the Colorado House and Senate each adjourned their 2021 legislative sessions sine die (without plans to ...
New Government In Israel Sworn In—Barely

New Government In Israel Sworn In—Barely

On June 13, a new governing coalition made up of eight of the 12 parties in the Knesset came to power after winning a confidence vote 60-59. ...
JCRC Bids Adieu to Chair (and Tireless Advocate) Diana Zeff Anderson

JCRC Bids Adieu to Chair (and Tireless Advocate) Diana Zeff Anderson

Two weeks ago, the Colorado General Assembly concluded its 2021 regular session, and last week, the JCRC held its last meeting for the 2020-21 ...
Shabbat Shalom: With Eyes Wide Open

Shabbat Shalom: With Eyes Wide Open

There is a lot on TV these days, but—and you’ll forgive me if I sound like a bit of a snob—there is not a lot to watch. Beth, our girls, and I ...
Shabbat Shalom: Dynamism

Shabbat Shalom: Dynamism

Today, I spoke with a colleague at the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI), one of our key partners, and we got into a discussion about Israel.
JEWISHcolorado’s annual Joyce Zeff Israel Study Tour is back

JEWISHcolorado’s annual Joyce Zeff Israel Study Tour is back

On June 11, the first of two IST cohorts landed safely in Israel, and after an impressive 100% passing rate on their COVID antibody tests, our ...
Shabbat Shalom: Into the Unknown

Shabbat Shalom: Into the Unknown

As we emerge from our COVID stupor, there are a wide array of emotions on display. The Cherry Creek Mall is packed and feels positively frenetic ...
Shabbat Shalom: From Doubt to Daring

Shabbat Shalom: From Doubt to Daring

It was September 18, 1978. I was nine years old. I have only vague memories of that year, but I remember that day. I remember sitting in my ...
Colorado Woman Plays National Role Supporting Sisterhood in Philanthropy

Colorado Woman Plays National Role Supporting Sisterhood in Philanthropy

Research shows that, more and more, women are driving families’ philanthropic decisions. Kathleen Loehr, author of Gender Matters, a book on ...
Shabbat Shalom: Same as It Ever Was

Shabbat Shalom: Same as It Ever Was

On Thursday, May 27, 2021, at 2:00 pm (MT), we invite you to join a national, virtual Day of Action Against Antisemitism, in partnership with the
Day of Action Against Antisemitism

Day of Action Against Antisemitism

On Thursday, May 27, 2021, at 2:00 pm (MT), we invite you to join a national, virtual Day of Action Against Antisemitism, in partnership with the
Jewish & Proud: Stay Vigilant, Stay Strong

Jewish & Proud: Stay Vigilant, Stay Strong

The JEWISHcolorado Regional Security & Safety Initiative reminds community members to remain vigilant during these unsettling times. The Secure ...
Together, We Made an Impact

Together, We Made an Impact

The end of our fiscal year is fast approaching, and we are taking a look at the impact that you have helped us make on the lives of Jewish people
Shabbat Shalom: Black, White & Everything In Between

Shabbat Shalom: Black, White & Everything In Between

Cognitive dissonance describes a state of being in which there’s inconsistency and even conflict in our thoughts, beliefs, or actions; it’s the ...
Safe as Houses

Safe as Houses

Thanks to former FBI agent and JEWISHcolorado Regional Security Advisor Phil Niedringhaus, JEWISHcolorado’s Regional Safety & Security Initiative
Hello, Gorgeous!

Hello, Gorgeous!

Check us out: we have a new website!
Repairing the World, One Step at a Time

Repairing the World, One Step at a Time

The word 'reparations' has become a trigger, especially for those who are not familiar with the many ways it has come to be defined and ...

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