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Tzipi Livni annouced as keynote speaker at Choices

Tzipi Livni annouced as keynote speaker at Choices

UPDATED: Miri Eisin, an expert in Israeli intelligence, replaces Knesset leader Tzipi Livni as the keynote speaker at Choices.

The Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado announces that Tzipi Livni, the Israeli opposition leader and leader of Kadima, the largest party in the Knesset, will be the keynote speaker at Choices on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m. at the Sheraton Downtown Denver.

Choices 2012 co-chairs are Jackie Sprinces Wong and Dr. Goldie Cohen.

This year, Choices is “Day Four” of AJF’s “Five Days of Doing Jewish.”

The five days will kick off with The Jewish Federations of North America’s General Assembly (GA), Nov. 6-8, followed by Choices and then the AJF Men’s Event on “Day Five,” Thursday, Nov. 10.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 03 November 2011 10:23 )

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Denver

ADL keynote speaker Dr. Judea Pearl

ADL keynote speaker Dr. Judea PearlDr. Judea Pearl will be the keynote speaker at the Mountain States Regional ADL Society of Fellows luncheon on Oct. 25. Dr. Pearl is the father of slain journalist Daniel Pearl and is the president of the Daniel Pearl Foundation. Daniel Pearl, the South Asia Bureau Chief for the Wall Street Journal, was kidnapped by terrorists in Pakistan in January, 2002, while he was investigating a story. He was murdered by his captors because he was an American and a Jew....

Last Updated ( Thursday, 06 October 2011 12:07 )

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Denver

Rabbi Franklin shepherds a very diverse congregation

Rabbi Franklin shepherds a very diverse congregationBorn and raised in South Africa, Rabbi Selwyn Franklin attended Yeshiva College where he received an undergraduate degree in philosophy. He also studied at Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavneh and ITRI. Franklin has served as a rabbi in New York, South Africa, Israel and Australia and has worked as an investment and finance representative in Israel and as a professor at Moriah College in Sydney, Australia. In 2006, he came to BMH-BJ. He is married to Eileen, an Australian migration lawyer, and they have ...
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Denver

Rabbi and Rose chaplain: ‘Savor each and every day’

Rabbi and Rose chaplain: ‘Savor each and every day’California native, Rabbi Jeffrey Kaye has been the director of chaplaincy department at Rose Medical Center since 2000. Studying political science and international relations, Kaye received his undergraduate degree from Stanford and studied at the University of Judaism. He was ordained at HUC-JIR in 1993. Kaye served as a congregational rabbi at Temple Chai in Phoenix, Arizona, 1993-1997, and at Beth Shalom in Olington, Texas, 1997-2000. Along with his job at Rose, Kaye has been the leader of C...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 25 August 2011 13:13 )

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Boulder

Rabbi Joshua Rose likes ‘wild, magnificent’ Boulder

Rabbi Joshua Rose likes ‘wild, magnificent’ BoulderRabbi Joshua Rose was born in Portland, Oregon. He received a degree in European and American history at Occidental College in Los Angeles and moved to Washington, DC, to  work  in public policy with the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. Rose received a masters in theological studies from Harvard Divinity School. He taught high school before going to HUC-JIR, where he was ordained in 2007. That summer, Rose came to Har Hashem in Boulder. He has been the senior rabbi for a year. Ros...
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