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Iyar-Sivan 5780
May 20-26
 2020
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JULY
Fri., July 10 | Library Shabbat

ANNOUNCEMENTS

JUDAISM YOUR WAY - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SEARCH

Judaism Your Way (JYW) has launched a search for a new Executive Director.  Now 17 years old, JYW has a solid foundation, and has enjoyed consistent growth in its programmatic offerings.

Attached is the job description.  We would appreciate your support in sharing the job description with people who are a good fit for this remarkable opportunity.

Thank you for your support, and for all you are doing to support our community through these extraordinary times.

-Ken Weil

JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE

If any Kohelet member or knows of someone that is in need due to the Coronavirus they should contact Jewish Family Service.  JFS can be reached at 720-248-4701.  Indicate their need and say they are seeking assistance from the JCo Fund.  JFS serves Jews and non-Jews alike.

 

-Alan Brandt

WAYS TO HELP FROM HOME
 

Several of our members have suggested contributing to the following worthy causes. All of these organizations need help in responding to the COVID-19 crisis:

 
1. Food Bank of the Rockies:  
https://www.foodbankrockies.org/   (Neiel Baronberg)

2. Magan David Adom:  
https://afmda.org/   (Neiel Baronberg)

3. Shalom Park in honor or our own Jim Kurtz-Phelan (The fundraising dinner honoring him had to be cancelled) :  
https://shalompark.org/  (Michael Merson)

4. Jewish Colorado COVID-19 Response Fund (Helps a variety of Jewish organizations deal with current emergencies caused by this health crisis):  
https://jewishcolorado.org/  (Alan Brandt)
 

-Misty Davidson

DONATIONS

THANK YOU!
 

Thank you to David and Debra Flitter for their generous donation to Kohelet.

INSPIRATION FOR OUR TIME
We are setting aside this space to share recommended articles and videos to inspire us at this difficult time. Please send your recommendations to Eliza at admin@kohelet.org for inclusion in the newsletter.
Christine Borst (Misty Davidson)

Many Kohelet members have young grandchildren or at least know young children. This may be a particularly difficult time for them. Christine Borst, a clinical psychologist and children's author based in Colorado Springs has written and illustrated a book explaining coronavirus to children. The book is informative and comforting to both children and adults. By clicking on the following link, you can download it it pdf form to share with the young children in your lives. 
https://www.christineborst.com/


Israel Innovation at Work during Corona (Neiel Baronberg)
https://youtu.be/qAy15gPDQew

 

 
"Jews in Music" Presented by the Genesis Prize Foundation (Joan Baronberg)
Continually inspirational. 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTk21PhgB2E&feature=youtu.be

VIRTUAL SHABBAT SERVICES
May 23, 2020

Zoom meeting info will be sent out on Fridays
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