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Joseph Abruzzo, clerk of the circuit court and comptroller for Palm Beach County, announces a record $135 million purchase of Israel Bonds at Congregation Torah Ohr in Boca Raton, Florida, Oct. 31, 2023. (Courtesy)

How one Florida county raised $700 million in Israel Bonds

Joseph Abruzzo, who is not Jewish, can’t seem to get enough Israel Bonds. The government official representing Palm Beach County, Fla. has invested $700 million of...

Serving reserve duty is keeping Natalie Zaks away from her pretzel business.

IDF reserve duty wreaks havoc for business owners

According to a civil group Brothers and Sisters for Israel, at least 10% of those who had been called up are small business owners. Although the government had rolled...

A view of the crowd that gathered on the West Steps of the Capitol on Oct. 15, 2023 in solidarity with Israel. (Blu Poetry ~ Creative Services)

$1.4 billion post-Oct. 7 donations to Israel

Organizations and individuals around the world have donated at least $1.4 billion toward Israel’s recovery from the attack of Oct. 7, according to a new report...

Mt. Nebo Cemetery in Aurora, Colorado.

Mt. Nebo Cemetery testing drought-resistant sod

You think your water bill gets too high in the summertime? Just think how it is to operate Mount Nebo Cemetery, where the water bill can be as much as $40,000 a month.

In Israel’s south, Palestinians, Israelis work on environment

A motto of Israel’s Arava Institute for Environmental Studies: “Nature knows no political borders.” The 176-year-old American Assn. for the Advancement of Science...

‘Genesis Project’ can help Israel’s food security

Since 1948, when the fledgling State of Israel celebrated its independence and began exporting and importing goods from other countries, it has become reliant on global...

In the face of the war, tourism plummets

Amid Israel’s war with the Hamas terrorist organization in the Gaza Strip, tourism is in a state of collapse with a 90% drop in visitors in November, according to...

Boulder man helps supply IDF soldiers

When Israel found itself once again dragged into war, part-time Coloradan and real estate developer Brett Kingstone has found a way to express both of these...

The surprising origins of KOA radio host Ross Kaminsky

KOA radio host Ross Kaminsky informs, entertains and challenges listeners weekdays, 10 a.m. to noon. While the pre-med student Kaminsky didn’t become a physician,...

Jco raises over $5 million for Israel

JEWISHcolorado’s Israel Emergency Fund has raised over $5 million, said Jco President & CEO Renée Rockford.