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CU-Boulder Hillel has a plan to enhance Jewish life

CU-Boulder Hillel has a plan to enhance Jewish life

AS some CU students ponder the year ahead, others have already put into motion a plan to make this year’s campus experience richer, at least from a Jewish perspective.

Earlier this month, a few select CU students participated in an annual conference in St. Louis for an intensive leadership development program with Hillel, the largest Jewish campus organization in the world that provides students with opportunities to explore their Jewish identity and connect with the Jewish community on campus.

The students underwent an intensive leadership development program to acquire tools needed to engage their peers in conversations about all matters Jewish.

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Denver

Sabbatical time pays off for Rabbi Dollin and HEA

Sabbatical time pays off for Rabbi Dollin and HEARABBI Bruce Dollin began to realize last year that his work as the senior rabbi of the Hebrew Education Alliance had started to become less inspiring and more predictable. The feeling left him at a crossroads. “Rabbis of large congregations are constantly multitasking trying to meet the tremendous expectations of their communities,” said Rabbi Dollin in a report to his board and congregational community. “This happens every day of the week, even on the rabbi’s day off, even when the ra...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 16 August 2012 12:59 )

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Denver

AJF honors young leaders at Aug. 30 event

AJF honors young leaders at Aug. 30 eventTHE Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado and the Jewish Community Foundation have announced the honorees for its annual meeting Thursday, Aug. 30 at the Loup JCC Elaine Wolf Theatre. This year’s award recipients are: Marnie Miller Klein — Charlotte Tucker Young Leadership Award; Ean Seeb — Ruth and Warren Toltz Young Leadership Award; GA Volunteers — Volunteers of the Year Award; and Benenson Strategy Group — Partner of the Year Award....

Last Updated ( Friday, 10 August 2012 09:18 )

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Denver

Rabbi Immerman joins Emanuel

Rabbi Immerman joins Emanuel Rabbi Brian Immerman joined Temple Emanuel on July 1 as assistant rabbi. He was ordained from HUC-JIR in New York City on May 6. Rabbi Immerman grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, at Temple Tifereth Israel and was a camper and staff member at Goldman Union Camp Institute. He graduated from the University of Rochester with a degree in computer science; he was also captain of the swim team. Between college and attending HUC, Rabbi Immerman worked at Key Bank in Cleveland and then for two years wo...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 19 July 2012 09:03 )

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Denver

World’s largest class — Daf Yomi — meets every day

World’s largest class — Daf Yomi — meets every daySOMEONE once said, “It will change your life, no doubt about that.” Imagine doing something everyday for at least an hour. Forget everyday things like sleeping and breathing — think meaningful dedication. Daf Yomi, or “page of the day,” is a world-wide program for Jewish people to engage in studying the Talmud every single day. The study schedule is coordinated worldwide, so that every class in every country studies the same topic at the same time. Sounds simple, right? Daf Yomi wa...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 12 July 2012 10:22 )

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JTA News

Shalom to the enshrined: Cooperstown’s Jewish mayor, Hall of Fame chief greeting baseball’s elite

mbrodsky Decade-long friends Jeff Idelson and Mayor Jeff Katz run the show as the New York State village celebrates the Hall of Fame’s induction weekend. ... [Link]

Op-Ed: Finding unity in a bomb shelter

Ami Eden As people take cover from incoming rocket fire, the varied streams of life in Israel converge, writes Rabbi Aaron D. Panken, president of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. ... [Link]

Elsewhere: Gaza war sympathies, Santa Fe peace pipe, Wal-Mart’s black hats

Miriam Moster JTA rounds up noteworthy news items from around the Web. ... [Link]

As rockets fly, poor towns in southern Israel cry out for better protection

Ben Sales Thousands of southern Israelis within striking distance of Gaza lack ready access to a bomb shelter. ... [Link]

FAA suspends U.S. airlines’ flights to Israel

Uriel Heilman The Federal Aviation Administration prohibited all U.S. airlines from flying to Israel for at least 24 hours. ... [Link]

Kaddish for a Texan who gave his life in Gaza

Ben Sales Thousands gather for the funeral of Sean Carmeli, whose death had special resonance for JTA’s Ben Sales, a fellow American immigrant to Israel. ... [Link]

Israeli soldier missing but presumed dead

Marcy Oster An Israeli soldier is missing, the Israeli army confirmed, though it is widely presumed he is dead. ... [Link]

Tunnel vision: Why Hamas’ tunnels are the new front in the war with Israel

Uriel Heilman The ground underneath Israel and Gaza has shifted — literally — with the discovery of the true extent of Hamas’ tunnel threat. ... [Link]

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