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10 Years Later, 10 Years Forward: Stories from the New Frontier

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August 2015 marks 10 years since the Israeli disengagement from the Gaza Strip, a move executed in hopes of bringing quiet and stability to both Israelis and Palestinians in the region.

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ALAS!–EICHAH!–You Sit Alone (An Elegy for Tishah b’Av)

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On Tishah b'Av we lament the destruction of the two Temples, the expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492, other Jewish national tragedies, and, if we wish, our own sorrows and tragedies. On this day we recite elegies and dirges called kinot, as we and our ancestors have done for thousands of years, in our own ritual way of expressing the deep grief common to all people in all cultures.

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Tishah b’Av and Its Poetry

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Tishah b'Av--the 9th of Av--the day Jews remember calamities like the destruction of the Temples, is coming up soon, and for me there is no better way to learn about and get involved with this occasion is to read the special poetry composed for this day (and for other Jewish days of mourning), and better yet to write our own! In this presentation you will first learn a little about Tishah b'Av and about the poetry, and then be encouraged to write your own such poetry and perhaps recite it in your congregation, havurah, religious class, or home.

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Westminster Jewish Movie Night to Feature Boulder Hero

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Above and Beyond - a documentary of 11 Jewish American pilots including Boulder’s George Lichter’s who flew and trained pilots for Israel’s war of independence in 1948 – comes to the big screen for one night only at the AMC Theater at Westminster’s Promenade on Thursday July 16th at 7 pm.

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Challah, Worms, and Hiking – Camp?

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Campers learn about and experience environmental principles, radical amazement, and Jewish values through nature hikes, expert guest educators, field trips, and hands–on projects at Camp Eco-Fun.

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Practical Lessons For Coping With Life’s Unexpected Detours

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Mrs. Simie Schtroks will share the wisdom and strength available to us today to handle the curve balls and unpleasant surprises life throws our way by learning from the experiences of those who took astonishing risks to obtain their freedom.

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What’s Jewish About Meditation?

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Ever wonder what is Jewish about meditation? Join Rabbi Ruth Gelfarb and Jeff Tatelman at Congregation Har HaShem to explore Jewish mindfulness practice.

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