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  • Rep. Jared Polis and Morah Yehudis Fishman. Click to see the whole album.

  • Lamplighters Jerry and Marilyn Pinsker. Click to see the whole album.

  • The Pearl St. crowd. Click to see the whole album.

  • Rabbi Pesach Scheiner and Rebbitzin Chany Scheiner. Click to see the whole album.

  • Jerry Pinsker lights the Menorah. Click to see the whole album.

  • Three generations of the Pinsker family. Click to see the whole album.

  • Click to see the whole album.

  • TV News coverage of the menorah lighting. Click to see the whole album.

Boulder Lights the Menorah on Pearl St. Mall

Boulder’s Jewish community celebrated night three of Chanukah on the Pearl Street Mall, in front of the holiday-lit Boulder County Courthouse on Monday night. Boulder Lamplighter Jerry Pinsker did the honors on the ladder this year as a big crowd of about 300 watched and recited the prayers with Jerry.  As usual, Rabbi Pesach Scheiner and Rebbitzin Chany Scheiner of the Boulder County Center for Judaism (Chabad of Boulder) provided latkes and sufganyot, as well as coffee to keep the crowd warm with holiday feeling.

Congressman Jared Polis and Jonathan Lev of the Boulder Jewish Community Center also addressed the large crowd, welcoming returning and new Jewish residents of Boulder.  Sheldon Sands provided music, Noah Lindberg entertained with dance moves, and Sven and Mister Mischief worked the crowd with fire sticks and acrobatics.

Rabbi Scheiner reminded us all that one of the lessons of Chanukah is that especially in times of darkness, Jewish good deeds bring needed light to the world.

Here is the Daily Camera article, and a link to our photo album.

About David Fellows

I've been writing things since grammar school, and served as a writer, photographer and/or an editor on my junior high and high school newspapers; the Daily Trojan at USC (where I earned my journalism degree); the student newspaper at the Anderson School at UCLA (where I earned my MBA); and written and edited countless business documents and presentations in the ensuing twenty years. I've been involved Jewishly since my bris and in Boulder since 1995. I'm married to my Executive Director Cheryl, and we have two children, Lauren and Ethan.

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