Shari Edelstein is a philanthropic consultant, a member of Congregation Bonai Shalom in Boulder, Colo. and is committed to social justice, including safe guarding the environment. She will be serving as the Manager of Foundation Relations and Special Projects at the Institute for Jewish Spirituality starting in Feb. 2022.
By Shari Edelstein
My home almost burned in Colorado wildfires. Jews have a special responsibility to fight back
On Dec. 30, 2021 my hometown of Louisville, Colorado burned. I had an appointment earlier that day at Avista Adventist Hospital, mere hours before it had to be evacuated because of approaching flames. I saw smoke to the west but didn’t give it much thought, though I was well aware of the high winds. As…
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