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Haiti to Uganda to Colorado: Eichengreen seeks intersection of community and economy

Haiti to Uganda to Colorado: Eichengreen seeks intersection of community and economy

WHEN A villager opens a small shop in their rural area in Uganda, the shop might bring in about one to two dollars a day. If the shop grows, their profit might increase to four or five dollars a day,” says Jacob Eichengreen, 24, vividly recalling the challenges facing rural East African villages.

Eichengreen spent time in Uganda during his undergraduate years at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn., where he earned his BA.

“Villages can meet their basic needs better with this income because it enables them to buy more food and send their children to school.

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Boulder

Phenomenal Holocaust collection at CU

Phenomenal Holocaust collection at CU PASSOVER EDITION 5775SECTION B PAGE 8 BOULDER — The yellowing document is crumbling and fading, but the smooth signature on its cover is as legible as it is chilling: Rudolf Hess, the Nazi who served as a Hitler deputy from 1933 to 1941. The signature, which adorns a 70-year-old leniency plea for top Nazi Hermann Goering during the postwar Nuremberg trials, is one of some 500,000 discrete items and 20,000 books donated last year to the University of Colorado at Boulder — nearly the entir...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 02 April 2015 11:21 )

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Intermountain

California transplant is federation recruiting expert

California transplant is federation recruiting expert“WHY WAIT until you’re close to retirement to relocate to the area where you truly want to live?” Carin Maher said from her new home in Colorado Springs. “Living in southern California can be challenging and we were seeking a better quality of life and a better place to live, work and eventually retire. “We fell in love with Colorado after visiting relatives many times and decided to make a change.”
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Denver

Chabad bring Uncle Moishy to Denver

Chabad bring Uncle Moishy to DenverBais Menachem's Uncle Moishy family concert, Sunday, Feb. 22, 3 p.m. in the BMH-BJ social hall, will benefit the new Children's Fun Center, announced Rabbi Yisroel Engel. Bais Menachem will renovate two classrooms to expand children's programs. The Children's Fun Center will accomodate the Shabbos Kiddie Kiddush program (serving different age levels), the weekly children's melava malka and hands-on workshops for children, including the Matzah Baker, the Shofar Facory and the Chanukah Factory. ...
Intermountain

Alan Turing cracked Nazi Germany's Enigma code

Alan Turing cracked Nazi Germany's Enigma codePerched on a table in the synagogue’s social hall, the Enigma machine’s keyboard, rotors, lampboard and plugboard seemed to work as smoothly as they did during WW II. The machine was on display for the January Men’s Club program sponsored by Temple Shalom and provided by speaker Dr. Barry Fagin. Featured in the Academy Award nominated film, “The Imitation Game,” the Enigma machine has come to symbolize the capabilities of the military and cryptographers to decipher communications use...
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Mother’s Day gifts from mom that money can’t buy

mbrodsky Moms are always with us in the traits they pass on and what they teach us, writes columnist Edmon J. Rodman. ... [Link]

Jury in Etan Patz trial remains deadlocked

Marcy Oster The judge instructed the jury to continue deliberating, as it has for three weeks, and the defense moved for a mistrial in the case of the 6-year-old slain in 1979. ... [Link]

How Jews are trying to make things better after Baltimore

Ron Kampeas In several communities, Jewish organizations with strong ties to both the African-American community and law enforcement see themselves as well positioned to help bridge differences. ... [Link]

Amid Chinese influx, Brandeis considers its Jewish identity

Uriel Heilman One in every 10 freshman at the historically Jewish university is from mainland China — marking a major demographic shift for the suburban Boston school. ... [Link]

Al Jazeera America denies being anti-Semitic, sexist and anti-U.S.

Gabe Friedman A former employee’s charges in a lawsuit filed against the network are “absurd,” its CEO says. ... [Link]

Popular Israeli singer wishes death to Obama in new song

Gabe Friedman Amir Benayoun calls the president “a treacherous creature” in the song, which the singer posted on Facebook but deleted following negative feedback. ... [Link]

Alan Grayson to the House: Have I got a doctor for you!

Ron Kampeas Dena Minning, traveling in Israel with her beau, is considering a run for his House seat. ... [Link]

What does Lindsey Graham have against the word ‘the’?

Ron Kampeas At an AIPAC dinner the South Carolina senator, citing Al Qaeda and Al Nusra, insisted that “everything that starts with ‘Al’ in the Middle East is bad news.” There’s only one problem... [Link]

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