The Story of Purim

March 3, 2017|

By Debbie Goodman, Director of Jewish Life and Learning The celebration of Purim is unique and illustrates the “upside down” nature of the holiday. The Purim story recounts a plot to destroy the Jewish community of Persia in ancient [...]

Israel Update–February

February 27, 2017|

By: Noam Grinfeld NEWS Illegal settlement's evacuation ends in violence Israel legalizes West Bank outposts Marijuana legalization moves in Israel! 15 new Hamas tunnels towards Israel Elor Azarya sentenced 18 months in jail for killing the [...]

Host a 2016 Summer Shlichim

April 6, 2016|

Hi everyone! My name is Chen Averbuch and this summer I'm coming to Denver as the Israeli Culture specialist at Camp Shai! I am 21years old, and I live in Raanana, a small city near Tel Aviv. Two months [...]

A More Hopeful Time

November 30, 2015|

Thirty-eight years ago on November 19th, 1977, Anwar Sadat, President of Egypt, arrived in Israel to initiate an unprecedented process that would lead to a peace treaty between Egypt and Israel two years later. His choice to go to Israel [...]

The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin – 20 years later

October 26, 2015|

On November 4, 1995, the 12th day of Cheshvan, Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated. Explore the events that led up to and followed the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin through a 'choose your own adventure process’. This event [...]

Days of tension in Israel, from Yoni Alon

October 22, 2015|

Shalom friends, In these days of tension here in Israel I feel the need to share some of my thoughts with you, my friends in Colorado. I’ll open by saying that we’ve seen worse than this. It might be an [...]