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Denver

Kollel adds new family for Southeast outreach

Kollel adds new family for Southeast outreach

The Denver Community Kollel announces that Rabbi Eli and Gitty Mozes are the latest addition to the Kollel family.

They arrived in Denver immediately after Sukkot to fill the void created by the departure of the Mandel family.

Rabbi Mozes, 26, hails from Lakewood, NJ, and Gitty Mozes, 24, is a Chicago native. They resided in Lakewood, NJ, since their marriage and have two young children, Baruch and Miriam.

Last Updated ( Friday, 15 November 2013 03:18 )

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Boulder

Bonai launches post-flood, $500,000 fundraising goal

Bonai launches post-flood, $500,000 fundraising goal THE rain began on Sept. 11. Boulder’s Conservative synagogue Congregation Bonai Shalom was in the midst of its High Holiday observances, two evenings away from Kol Nidre. Little did anyone know that by the time the Day of Atonement had passed, nearly every aspect of Bonai’s life would change. Over the course of four harrowing days, the entire Front Range of Colorado was swamped under a deluge of between 15 and 20 inches of precipitation. From Fort Collins in the north to Eldorado Springs ...
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Intermountain

Greenberg Center promotes Holocaust education, cross-cultural understanding

Greenberg Center promotes Holocaust education, cross-cultural understandingTHE Greenberg Center for Learning and Tolerance, founded in 2003 by Paulette and David Greenberg, promotes learning, understanding and acceptance of diverse cultures in Colorado Springs and throughout the world. The center offers a community-wide program each year in collaboration with local prominent organizations, in addition to involvement and support of community events and programs throughout the year. The center’s goals include: • providing materials for informing, educating and inc...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 31 October 2013 14:33 )

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Boulder

Special "no shush" service at Har HaShem

Special HAR HaShem will hold a Shabbat service that will be run a little looser than typical services, with participants able to move about and make noise and the only rule will be: “No Shushing.” The Nov. 15 service, believed to be the first of its kind at a Boulder-area synagogue, will feature spread out chairs, lower lights, time to touch the Torah, simple prayers and singing and will be especially geared toward those families with a family member who has a disability or special needs. The 6 p....

Last Updated ( Thursday, 31 October 2013 02:12 )

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Intermountain

Colorado Springs Hadassah keeps busy year-round

Colorado Springs Hadassah keeps busy year-roundSINCE this month is Breast Cancer Awareness month, pink seems to be everywhere, from the pink running shoes and accessories on NFL players to pink cowboy hats and pink cocktails, from pink hair on men at fundraising events to pink pet clothing. When the Hadassah chapter of Colorado Springs thinks about pink, it helps highlight one of the significant research areas of the Hadassah Medical Organization. Hadassah developed a new test that predicts the presence of the BRCA mutation with 95% accura...
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JTA News

Israeli man seriously hurt in West Bank shooting

Marcy Oster An Israeli man was shot and seriously injured while waiting at a West Bank junction. ... [Link]

Planeload of North American immigrants lands in Israel

Marcy Oster New immigrants from North America arrived in Israel equipped with instructions about what to do if there were a siren warning of an incoming rocket. ... [Link]

With jabs at Obama, CUFI lobbies for Iran sanctions, end to P.A. aid

Ron Kampeas With sharp jabs at the Obama administration, Christians United for Israel launched its annual Washington rally with appeals to Congress to impose new sanctions on Iran and cut off funding to the Pales... [Link]

Rocket hits Tel Aviv-area home

Marcy Oster A rocket fired from Gaza that hit a house in suburban Tel Aviv caused severe damage. ... [Link]

Ukrainian Jewish leaders slam visit by top European rabbis to Crimea

Cnaan Liphshiz Leaders of the Dnepropetrovsk Jewish community in Ukraine criticized European rabbis who attended a Kremlin-sponsored Holocaust commemoration ceremony in Crimea. ... [Link]

U.S. commits $47 million in humanitarian aid for Gaza

Marcy Oster The United States has committed $47 million to help alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Gaza. ... [Link]

State Department warns Americans on Israel travel

Marcy Oster The U.S. State Department warned American citizens to defer non-essential travel to Israel and the West Bank. ... [Link]

Two more IDF soldiers killed in Gaza fighting

Marcy Oster Two more Israeli soldiers were killed in combat in Gaza, while another soldier presumed dead is missing. ... [Link]

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