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Weekly Edition: August 18th, 2017

Shabbat Shalom!  Unless you’ve been under a rock somewhere, you probably know there is a total solar eclipse coming on Monday, August 21.  Morah Yehudis wrote an interesting take on the eclipse.

Have a great weekend, stay cool, watch safely, and enjoy this week’s stories in the BJN:

Jewish Life

  • Together at the Table: Celebrate Unity and Diversity This Shabbat ‍‍(8/17/2017) - 25 Av 5777 - This Friday, August 18th join together for Together at the Table, a celebration of unity and diversity in the face of fear and division.
  • Musical Kabbalat Shabbat Friday Night ‍‍(8/17/2017) - 25 Av 5777 - With songs and psalms galore, a musical Kabbalat Shabbat service will bring joy to your ears tonight at Congregation Bonai Shalom.
  • L.E.D. Through the Darkness ‍‍(8/17/2017) - 25 Av 5777 - Many rabbis ask why we do not say a blessing for an eclipse as we do for other natural phenomena that we encounter, like thunder and lightning, earthquakes, etc.
  • The Body Politic – Parshat Re’eh ‍‍(8/17/2017) - 25 Av 5777 - Chapter fourteen of Deuteronomy opens with one of the most intimate metaphors for our relationship with God - that of parent and child.
  • Julia and Hayden Coulson B’nai Mitzvah ‍‍(8/17/2017) - 25 Av 5777 - On Saturday, August 19th, 2017, Julia and Hayden Coulson will be called to the Torah as B'nai Mitzvah at Congregation Har HaShem.
  • David Shaltakoff Bar Mitzvah ‍‍(8/17/2017) - 25 Av 5777 - On Saturday, August 19th, 2017, David Shaltakoff will be called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah with the Adventure Rabbi.

Events

Arts and Culture

About Editor

I'm David Fellows, and I've 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 I've written and edited countless business documents and presentations in the ensuing twenty years. I was also a professional photographer from 1978 to 1988 (although you never really stop...). 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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