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Millennials ‘do Jewish’

many Jewish millennials, born between 1981-1996, have you seen at services lately? If the answer is “not many,” fear not. They are doing Judaism at another address, in the same zip code, under the dynamic auspices of four groups dedicated to Denver’s Jewish millennials. Engagement-driven activities run the gamut from Shabbat dinners to kiddush-cocktail hours, rabbi-led classes to athletic competitions, social justice programs to philanthropy, and an abundance of socializing. Some groups are well estabilished in the community, while others are lesser known — but they all emphasize Jewish belonging and identity. It’s common for rising generations to take issue with preceding ones, especially when it comes to music, fashion, social morés and politics. Religious and spiritual practices can be equally divergent — and according […]
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