Shabbat shalom! Happy (Secular) New Year! May it be a healthy, happy 2019 for you and your family. We begin the year with a fairly slow news week, but enjoy nonetheless!
Meanwhile, stay warm, and here are this week’s posts:
- Boulder JCC Celebrates the Trees’ Birthday with Events for Kids and Adults (1/3/2019) - 26 Tevet 5779- On January 20th, or 15 Shevat, we’ll be celebrating the new year for trees. Today the holiday is often celebrated as a sort of Jewish “earth day,” connecting the new year for the trees to current environmental issues of our time. Continue Reading
- Levi Rubin Bar Mitzvah (1/1/2019) - 24 Tevet 5779- On Saturday, January 5th, 2019, Levi Rubin will be called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah at Congregation Har HaShem. Continue Reading
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day Lecture: The Book Smugglers of the Vilna Ghetto (1/3/2019) - 26 Tevet 5779- CU Boulder’s Program in Jewish Studies and cosponsors will honor International Holocaust Remembrance Day (January 27) with a public lecture by visiting scholar David E. Fishman. Continue Reading
- Attend a Jeffersonian Dessert Party with CU Faculty at BJCC (1/1/2019) - 24 Tevet 5779- The Jeffersonian Dessert Party will feature Jewish Studies faculty members leading small-group discussions on a variety of topics, in the tradition of Jefferson Dinners. Continue Reading