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BMH-BJ meeting to plot future of shul

BMH-BJ Congregation has announced its annual meeting for Monday, June 23, at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary to plot the future of the synagogue.

In addition to electing its officers and board of trustees, BMH-BJ is planning a full agenda, to  include:

• Report on current situation at the synagogue, including a financial report as well as discussion of finances for the coming fiscal year; a report on the physical facility; and the ideas under discussion for moving forward.

• High Holiday plans; and

• a pre-school update.

Vern Engbar, co-president, stated:

Last Updated ( Thursday, 19 June 2014 12:53 )


Transitions at Temple Shalom: lay leaders, professionals

Transitions at Temple Shalom: lay leaders, professionals“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Meade COLORADO SPRINGS — Changing the world may in fact mean leading a synagogue, providing the synagogue with vision, direction and leadership. It may mean continuing the legacy of past board leaders, maintaining and improving financial stability, increasing membership, and reaching out into the local community. It may involve shaping one’s rol...

Last Updated ( Friday, 06 June 2014 13:43 )


Two decades on, Boulder Jewish Festival going strong

Two decades on, Boulder Jewish Festival going strongFOR the past 20 years, people from in and around Boulder have enjoyed an annual one-day celebration of Jewish culture, featuring live entertainment, fine art and Judaica, ethnic food, community organizations and activities for all ages on the second Sunday in June. This year’s Boulder Jewish Festival takes place on Sunday, June 8, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., on the Boulder County Courthouse Lawn and the Pearl Street Mall. Twenty years ago, Susan Kramer and the late Cathy Adler had come to Boulder from d...

Well-travelled Torah finds home at B’nai Havurah

Well-travelled Torah finds home at B’nai HavurahAT the timeless time of High Holy Days in 2012, Jerry and Sharon Tinianow, who had just moved here from Ohio, came to services with our B’nai Havurah congregation. Some time later, after talking with Rabbi Evette Lutman and joining B’nai Havurah, an amazing Torah with an amazing story came to live with our community. For Simchat Torah 2013, Jerry Tinianow brought out the Tinianow Torah and told its story. How did this Torah make its way here from Babruysk, Belarus? Therein lies a tale! Thi...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 29 May 2014 12:25 )


Rabbi Joseph Telushkin explores forgiveness

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin explores forgivenessAPPLAUSE for a speaker being introduced is practically required, but the warm and affectionate introduction by Rabbi Tirzah Firestone of Rabbi Joseph Telushkin was less like a formal introduction and more like a welcome of an old friend into one’s home — which is basically what it was. Temple Nevei Kodesh is her home, and Rabbi Joseph Telushkin — the educator and ethicist — is her friend. The Telushkins lived in Boulder for several years in the mid-1990s and while they loved it then an...
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2 stabbed in suspected terror attack in northern Israel

Marcy Oster A crowd started to punch and kick the assailant as he lay on the ground before being dispersed by police. ... [Link]

‘The Muslims Are Coming!’ ads must run in NY subways, judge rules

Gabe Friedman The ruling countered the city transportation authority’s banning of political ads from subways and buses following a controversy over an anti-Islamic ad. ... [Link]

The terror attacks in Israel, a timeline of how we got here

Ben Sales A list of the terror attacks that rocked Israel this week and the events that led up to them. ... [Link]

Palestinian man killed during Israeli raid on eastern Jerusalem home

Marcy Oster Israeli forces were looking for a suspect in the Jerusalem stabbing of a yeshiva student earlier in the day. ... [Link]

Israeli army: Palestinian woman was shot after trying to attack soldiers

Marcy Oster The 18-year-old lunged at an Israeli officer who was trying to disarm her at a West Point checkpoint after she ignored calls to put down her knife, the army said. ... [Link]

Israeli man seriously hurt in West Bank stabbing

Marcy Oster The suspected attacker, reportedly a Palestinian resident of Hebron, fled the scene. ... [Link]

Palestinian attacker stabs 5 with screwdriver in Tel Aviv

Marcy Oster The 19-year-old assailant was shot dead by a soldier on the street while fleeing, Israeli police said. ... [Link]

Israeli lawmakers banned from Temple Mount in wake of violence

Marcy Oster The Prime Minister’s Office said it was trying to “cool the atmosphere.” ... [Link]

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