Shabbat Shalom! Congratulations to Congregation Har HaShem, who are celebrating the dedication of their new Torah this weekend!
So, have a great long weekend, stay warm and enjoy this week’s stories in the BJN:
- Boulder Jewish Festival Is Recruiting Its 2017 Team (1/19/2017) - 21 Tevet 5777 - The Boulder Jewish Festival is celebrating its 23rd year on Sunday June 4, 2017. We are recruiting members for our 2017 team -- join us!
- Knight Cities Challenge Names 144 Finalists, 2 in Boulder (1/18/2017) - 20 Tevet 5777 - Open to innovators of all types, the Knight Cities Challenge asked applicants to answer the question: What’s your best idea to make cities more successful?
- Seven Trends in Philanthropy to Expect in 2017 (1/17/2017) - 19 Tevet 5777 - 2016 included record levels of giving and impact investing and more strategic approaches to charitable efforts. 2017 will likely launch its own unique trends.
- Celebrate the New Year of Trees with JNF, New Friends, and Renewed Commitments (1/19/2017) - 21 Tevet 5777 - Jewish National Fund is hosting its 8th annual JNFuture Colorado Wine & Trees event in honor of Tu B'Shvat.
- Har HaShem’s Ongoing Spiritual Support Group for Mental Illness (1/19/2017) - 21 Tevet 5777 - Congregation Har HaShem sponsors a monthly support group that is open to Har HaShem members and members of the wider Jewish community .
- Dr. Caryn Aviv Shares Her Kevah Group Experience (1/19/2017) - 21 Tevet 5777 - Dr. Caryn Aviv has recently joined the Kevah Educator team and is leading her first Kevah Group.
- A Shabbat Nugget: Parashat Shemot (1/19/2017) - 21 Tevet 5777 - This Shabbat we begin reading the second book of the Torah, which begins with the story of the Exodus of the Jews from Egypt.
- Don’t Miss Shabbat on Skis (1/17/2017) - 19 Tevet 5777 - One of The Adventure Rabbi Congregation's oldest traditions is back and better than ever for the 2016-2017 ski season.
Arts and Culture
- Your Film Fest Sneak Peak while the Program Goes to Press (1/19/2017) - 21 Tevet 5777 - The Boulder Jewish Film Festival celebrates its 5th year with a gala at the Boulder JCC and 11 days of films.
- ACE Offers a Crash Course in Jewish Literacy (1/18/2017) - 20 Tevet 5777 - A special session of Rabbis' Roundtable on Sunday offers a guided tour of Jewish texts. .
- For Movie Fans: “A Serious Man” and “In Search of General Tso” (1/18/2017) - 20 Tevet 5777 - ACE presents two monthly film series - here are all the spring season titles!
- Tech Teens is Back and in Action (1/17/2017) - 19 Tevet 5777 - As Tech Teens, we will meet and connect with seniors while helping out with various tech needs.