Shabbat Shalom! The big story of the week was of course Reflections. Congratulations to the Boulder JCC for a wonderful 10th celebration. Next up: Boulder Jewish Film Festival and to all a chag Purim sameach!
Have a great weekend, stay warm, and enjoy this week’s stories in the BJN:
- Look at a Nonprofit’s 990 Tax Form Before Donating Your Hard-Earned Money (3/1/2017) - 3 Adar II 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.
- 10th Reflections Gala Raises Over $200,000 for BJCC (2/26/2017) - 30 Shevat 5777 - Over 400 supporters of the Boulder JCC gathered at the Omni Hotel on Saturday night to honor Dodi and Bob Klutznick, Rachel and Eyal Namordi and Carol Secor, and raise over $215,000 for the organization.
- Community Megillah Reading and Epic Purim Party (3/2/2017) - 4 Adar II 5777 - Come one, come all to a community Megilla ah Reading and Costume Purim Party hosted at Congregation Nevei Kodesh.
- Purim in the Far East: A Gourmet Dinner Celebration (3/2/2017) - 4 Adar II 5777 - Please join the Boulder County Center for Judaism's annual Purim celebration. This year we're going to the Far East for a gourmet dinner, a Japanese musical presentation, and a candy sushi craft for the little ones.
- A Shabbat Nugget: Parashat Terumah (3/2/2017) - 4 Adar II 5777 - In this week's Torah portion we read about G-d's instruction to build a Temple.
- Boulder JCC to Host Community Purim Carnival, This Year on Purim! (3/1/2017) - 3 Adar II 5777 - Looking for some Purim family fun? Join us on Sunday, March 12th for the annual Boulder Community Purim Carnival!
- Tech Teens: Get Some Volunteer Hours (3/1/2017) - 3 Adar II 5777 - As Tech Teens we will meet and connect with senior residents while helping out with various tech needs.
- Pardes Levavot Honors Zayin Adar With Special Shabbat Guest, Dr. Jason Mann (2/27/2017) - 1 Adar II 5777 - Dr. Jason Mann will teach about the healing power of relationship and the role of spirituality in health and how we support others in distress.
- Is Your Charoset Good Enough for Whole Foods? (2/27/2017) - 1 Adar II 5777 - Help us Crown the Rocky Mountain Whole Foods Charoset Champion!
- Tessa Gayle Moskoff Bat Mitzvah (2/27/2017) - 1 Adar II 5777 - On Saturday, March 4th, 2017, Tessa Gayle Moskoff will be called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah at Congregation Har HaShem.
- Taste of Kevah Pre-Purim Event: “Queen Esther: Nasty Jewish Woman of Her Time?” (2/26/2017) - 30 Shevat 5777 - We invite you to join Kevah's Director of Education, Dr. Julie Lieber for a free pre-Purim "Taste of Kevah" evening of community and Jewish learning.
Arts and Culture
- 2nd Soul Food Salon a Laugh and a Half (3/1/2017) - 3 Adar II 5777 - Tuesday night, ACE at the J presented the second Soul Food Salon and Cafe at the Boulder JCC, this one entitled: "Follow Your Bris."
- What the Boulder Jewish Film Festival Gets Right (2/26/2017) - 30 Shevat 5777 - Small but special, the Boulder Jewish Film Festival shines among its peers.