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The Freedom of Choice

The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) and Jewish El Paso strongly condemn the Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturning Roe v. Wade, holding that there is no longer a right to abortion under the federal constitution. We...

Hugs, Handshakes, BBQ & Iron Dome

Rabbi Bery and Chenchie Schmukler and family had the distinct honor and privilege to host a group of the Israeli Defense Forces while they collaborated with, and trained at, White Sands Missile Range working on the Iron Dome Program. Delicious food- BBQ, sides and...

Borderland’s Cafe Europa – Together for Shabbat

A fresh and delicious Borderland's Cafe Europa (Seniors 65+) Shabbat dinner paired with Rabbi Ben Zeidman at Temple Mount Sinai Funded by a grant from The Jewish Community Foundation of El Paso [gallery...

Sun City Sunsets With ElPasoConnect

ElPasoConnect (20s through 40s) enjoying a night out at Lost and Found. Are you on the list for the next event? Funded by a grant from The Jewish Community Foundation of El Paso [gallery...

Now We Go Forward

The challenges kept coming. From lockdown to reopening. From peace to war. From certainty to uncertainty. But we kept going and going. Through days that tested our resolve, we did not waiver. Give

Supporting our Community Needs

Thank You to our Donors and Supporters Community Campaign 2022 (List current as of June 14) Patron Bob Shiloff Anchor Felicia Rubin, Jerry Rubin Sustainer Robin Furman, David Kern, Randy Wechter Leader Cliff and Martha Eisenberg, Tony Furman, Jay Gladstein, Bob and...

Expressions of Gratitude…

Expressions of Gratitude on Memorial Day The Jewish War Veterans, Maurice Kubby Post #749 of El Paso, Texas, commemorated Memorial Day by placing flags on the gravesites of our local Jewish veterans. They organized about 30 participants that included members of the...

Mental Health & Relationships…

Up-Close | Ruth Taber Values: Tolerance, Integrity, Honesty We need more Tolerance – and there’s a big paradox here: Should one tolerate the intolerant?  How about Tolerance with limits?  Many Western European nations place legal penalties on very intolerant/wild...

Live & In-Person

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jewish El Paso has been dedicated to keeping the community (El Paso and Las Cruces) connected while separated. The safety of the community has been a top priority for us and yet, at the same time, understanding the  desire to...

Year in Review – 85th Annual Meeting Montage

Year in Review – 85th Annual Meeting Montage

Do Good That Goes Everywhere

  With your support you #DoGoodThatGoesEverywhere You build, sustain & secure our Jewish community & institutions. You feed,...

Promote Love & Respect

The month of June is fun for a variety reasons—but a big one is that it’s Pride Month. These celebrations are intended to eliminate prejudice, teach acceptance, honor the great diversity of the American people and celebrate the equal dignity of all. We are proud the...

Making an Impact…

Schoichet Leadership Awarded to Dana Frank I am honored today to present the next recipient of the Shoichet Leadership Award. This award is bestowed on a young Jewish leader in our community that has made an impact; who has demonstrated great potential to lead even...

Jewish Federations Raise $60 Million to Date for Ukraine Aid

Jewish Federations are proud to announce that our emergency fundraising campaign for aid to Ukraine has topped $60 Million. Funds have been allocated to thirty-five NGOs that are operating on the ground in Ukraine and neighboring countries, including our core partner...

Welcome New Leadership

The 85th Annual Meeting was a night of celebration and enjoyment as we thanked Monika Kimball, welcomed and congratulated incoming President, Debra Kanof, welcomed new board members, and congratulated Dana Frank [gallery link="file" columns="4"...

Determination, Hope & Honor

White Sands Missile Range Luncheon

Two Steppin’ with Borderland’s Cafe Europa

Borderland's Café Europa (Ages 65+) toured the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum and had a lesson on two steppin' [gallery...

Shabbat dinner at Sunset with ElPasoConnect

ElPasoConnect (20s through 40s) enjoying evening full of laughs and good times at a Shabbat Dinner. Are you on the list for the next event? [gallery...

Make A Move. A Big Move. 

Are you a Jewish young adult between 20 and 24 years old and looking for opportunities to grow your leadership potential? Apply now for Jewish Changemakers ­— a three-week virtual leadership and networking intensive that will jumpstart your lifelong commitment to...

Israel Unites, Inspires Us to Make an Impact

By Russell F. Robinson, CEO, Jewish National Fund – USA I can remember celebrating Israel’s Independence Day at our JCC on Mardi Gras Drive 35 years ago. We would have an expo with singers, folk dancing, rides, and even stalls selling jars of glistening sand from the...

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