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Chanukah Set to a Reggae Beat

Jerusalem by way of Jamaica. Carribean breeze meets desert wind. Hebreggae.

Hard to describe Jus Goodie. He’s Justin Goodman. Boulder musician. Make that multi-talented musical artist. Loves Motown and R&B. Raised in a Jewish household filled with Jewish music. Takes trip to Jamaica at 14. Mind blown.

Grows awesome set of dreads. Starts singing songs of liberation. Gets spiritual groove on. Joins  world music revolution. Sings Hine Mah Tov in Hebrew to reggae beat. Composes own fusion melodies.

Forms a band. Tours the US. Shares the stage with Luciano, Gregory Isaccs, Morgan Heritage, Anthony B, The Meditations Yami Bolo, Everton Blender, Eek-A-Mouse, Sizzla, Capleton, Culture, Damian Marley, Burning Spear and Hasidic Reggae star Matisyahu.

Hard to describe. Happy, soulful, uplifting.

Freedom from oppression. Liberation from tyranny. Timeless messages. Hip new style. Check it out.

Come hear for yourself.  Sunday at 2 pm at Har HaShem. Join us for a festive afternoon of music, food and fun for all ages.

  • Jeff Kagan – The Latke Man kicks off with a concert for kids at 2 pm.
  • Or Zimrah – Jewish rock for all ages with Har HaShem’s house band at 2:30 pm.
  • Jus Goodie – Closing act of the Boulder JCC ChanuConcert. Plays at 3:15, before candle-lighting. Performing with Sheldon Sands and Eyal Rivlin.
  • Candle lighting at 4 pm.

Enjoy kosher latkes made by Sweetpea Cuisine, donuts and drinks.

Sponsored by Menorah, Shalom Family and Shalom Baby. Co-sponsored by Congregation Har HaShem and Congregation Bonai Shalom.

Tickets $5 per person at the door. Questions?  Answers: kathryn@boulderjcc.org

About Kathryn Bernheimer

Kathryn Bernheimer
Director of Menorah: Arts, Culture and Education at the Boulder JCC. The former film and theater critic for the Boulder Daily Camera, Kathryn is the author of "The Fifty Greatest Jewish Movies" and "The Fifty Funniest Films of All Time."

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