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Rabbi Pesach Scheiner

Rabbi Pesach Scheiner is the Rabbi of Boulder County Center for Judaism. In addition, he teaches extensively throughout Boulder County and is the author of "Finding the Joy in Everyday Living," a book of short chapters explaining the ways to access happiness through appreciation, gratitude, and a sense of purpose.

Chanukah in Our Times

The story of Chanukah begins in the year 167 BCE, when a Greek Macedonian kingdom centered in what is today Syria had tried to outlaw the Jewish religion in Israel and replace it with Hellenistic culture.

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The New Year Is Upon Us and It’s Not January First

On this day, the great Chassidic Master, Reb Shneur Zalman of Chabad, was released from Czarist prison after being arrested on trumped up charges that he was aiding a revolt against the Czar.

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Shabbat Nugget – Iron Will?

In this week's Torah Portion we read about the donations for the building of the Mishkan (Tabernacle) that the Jews built in the desert. 

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Shabbat Nugget: Post Tu B’Shevat

This past Wednesday was Tu B'Shevat, the New Year for trees.  There are various customs for the celebration of the New Year of Trees, the most common of them is eating fruit on this day.

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