Shabbat Shalom, and Chappy Chanukah (on Saturday night)! Tickets are going fast for Klezmania, Boulder’s newest Xmas Eve tradition for Jews, and there are Menorah lightings all around the metro area, starting with Pearl St. Mall on Monday night, December 26th.
Have a great weekend, stay warm and enjoy this week’s stories in the BJN:
- JCC Association Names Doron Krakow as New President and CEO (12/21/2016) - 21 Kislev 5777 - JCC Association of North America today announced that the head of the American fundraising arm of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev will become its next president and CEO.
- Renowned Political Advisor Brings Dynamic Workshop to Israeli Students at AMHSI (12/21/2016) - 21 Kislev 5777 - It’s not every day that a renowned American pollster and “message maker” comes to Israel to discuss some uncomfortable subject matters with high school students.
- JCRC Disappointed Over Boulder Nablus Sister City Decision (12/20/2016) - 20 Kislev 5777 - The Colorado Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) is deeply disappointed by the decision of the Boulder City Council to officially adopt the city of Nablus as Boulder’s 8th Sister City, by a vote of 7 to 2.
- Jewish National Fund Dedicates the Ronald S. Lauder JNF House in NYC (12/20/2016) - 20 Kislev 5777 - On Monday December 12, over 100 people joined Jewish National Fund (JNF) for a special dedication ceremony of its headquarters, the Ronald S. Lauder JNF House, in New York City.
- JEWISHcolorado Opens Aleppo Assistance Fund (12/19/2016) - 19 Kislev 5777 - JEWISHcolorado joins members of the Jewish Federations of North America community in requesting humanitarian aid for the besieged civilians in Syria.
- JNF Raises $6 Million in Special Campaign to Help Israel Recover (12/19/2016) - 19 Kislev 5777 - Jewish National Fund (JNF-USA) announced that it raised $6 million to help the nation recover with new fire trucks and life-saving equipment.
- Celebrate 1st Day of Chanukah with Chinese Buffet and Bowling (12/21/2016) - 21 Kislev 5777 - On Sunday afternoon, December 25, Chabad of NW Metro Denver will host Chanukah Bowl with a delicious all-you-can-eat Chinese Buffet.
- “The Holocaust: Then and Now:” CU Boulder Honors International Holocaust Remembrance Day (12/20/2016) - 20 Kislev 5777 - University of Colorado Boulder will honor International Holocaust Remembrance Day with a public lecture by visiting scholar Professor Nils Roemer and the highly acclaimed international exhibit "Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany Under the Third Reich."
- Four Questions for Pearl St. Lamplighters Jerry and Marilyn Pinsker (12/19/2016) - 19 Kislev 5777 - The Boulder County Center for Judaism is pleased to honor Jerry and Marilyn Pinsker with the mitzvah of lighting this year’s Community Menorah on the Pearl Street Mall.
- Giant Menorah Lighting in Lafayette’s Festival Plaza on Night 5 (12/22/2016) - 22 Kislev 5777 - Bundle up and join the party in Festival Plaza in Old Town Lafayette on Wednesday night, December 28th at 5:00 pm.
- A Shabbat Nugget: Parashat Vayeshev (12/22/2016) - 22 Kislev 5777 - In this week's Torah portion we learn about two incidents which involve Judah.
- Skate into Night 6 at Chanukah on Ice- Louisville (12/20/2016) - 20 Kislev 5777 - Grab your skates and head out to Boulder County’s sixth Chanukah on Ice in Louisville on Thursday, December 29th.