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New Migrant Donation Site - Jewish Community Response 

01/04/2023 12:10:40 PM

Jan4

Hundreds of migrants are in need of urgent assistance, having arrived in Denver in recent weeks from countries in South and Central America. City officials say they are preparing for more arrivals as people seek safety from unrest and political turmoil in their home countries and shelter from the extreme cold. The city has opened emergency shelters and is asking for help from the community to help provide temporary assistance.

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Join us for Two Great Hanukkah Events this Month!

11/30/2022 10:42:02 AM

Nov30

Would I be a Maccabee? Adult Learning Session

Tuesday, December 20th at 7:00 PM

Would I be a Maccabee? Join Rabbi Hyatt for Chanukah Gelt, Candle-Lighting and Learning as we dig into the story of Chanukah and think about what it means to defend your beliefs in a complicated world of identity. As we witness increasing anti-Semitism, we're faced with choices all the time about how and when we show up with strength.

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Temple Emanuel + JFS: Working Together to Resettle 100 Refugees From Afghanistan 

02/23/2022 11:50:24 AM

Feb23

The Denver Jewish Community has begun the process of welcoming hundreds of Afghan refugees.  We have a rich history - as Jews and as Temple members - of participating in this work, and again, our country and our tradition are calling on us to reach out our arms in welcome. That tradition teaches us at least 36 times in the Torah that we are to welcome the stranger.

There are many different ways to participate in the nationwide...Read more...

Resources for Boulder County Residents and How to Help

01/05/2022 09:18:56 AM

Jan5

Please see this PDF for information on how to receive help if you were affected by the wildfires in Boulder County, or if you would like to make contributions to help those affected.

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Rabbi Emily Hyatt on MOED: The Mikvah of East Denver

11/03/2021 02:01:01 PM

Nov3

*Exciting Update: As we have worked to get out the word about MOED, we received an incredible gift: an incredibly generous donor has agreed to a $50,000 match between now and Thanksgiving! That means every dollar we raise this month will be doubled, and we can work together to finish building our new mikvah. Read the letter from Rabbi Hyatt below, and make a donation!

Friends,
 
An exciting update about our East Denver...Read more...

Join us for Hanukkah!

11/03/2021 11:09:00 AM

Nov3

Join us for an entire weekend of Hanukkah celebration, beginning December 3rd!

Friday, December 3rd

5:15 p.m. - Shabbat Evening Worship - Abbreviated

This will be a shortened service with the Mourner’s Kaddish. It will take place in the sanctuary prior to the family experience outside. Inside...Read more...

Reopening Update

10/03/2021 08:03:27 AM

Oct3

Dear Friends,

Fall is here! With COVID-19 conditions changing, and outdoor opportunities winding down, the Re-opening Task Force, and the professionaRead more...

Research Project on the White Buses

09/15/2021 10:16:36 AM

Sep15

Temple Member Roger Ritvo was recently awarded a grant to study the Swedish Red Cross's rescue of 30,000+ prisoners in the Nazi camps at the very end of World War 2, in spring 1945.

Roger Ritvo is a former college dean, university vice chancellor, and Distinguished Professor Emeritus who co-authored SISTERS IN SORROW. This book records the experiences of a dozen Holocaust survivors who worked as health aides, dentists, and technicians...Read more...

New Sanctuary Seat Plaques

09/15/2021 10:09:46 AM

Sep15

What makes a sanctuary special? At Temple Emanuel, is it the beautiful stained-glass windows or the imposing ark? Is it being surrounding by almost 2000 other Jews when you pray or is it the beauty of the ark being opened and displaying our Torahs? It is all those things, but even more important, it is the memories we have in that space. Perhaps it is a departed parent taking your hand during a High Holy Days service or watching your child...Read more...

NOW: Register to Attend Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur in the Tent

09/02/2021 12:01:19 PM

Sep2

Register now!
Register to Attend Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur in the Tent
Dear Friends,

As we noted in an email earlier this week, we have madeRead more...
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