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Chabad @ CU Spreads a Lot of Chanukah Light

Rohr Chabad Center at CU took advantage of an early start to Chanukah this year to roll out eight nights full of light. Also, their 36-hour Match-a-Thon fundraiser starts Tuesday 12/18 at 11:00 am!

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A Chanukah Miracle Emerges From the Ashes After Woolsey Fire

I’m in my car and on my way to Camp Hess Kramer off the Pacific Coast Highway in Southern California, one of two camps founded by my late Grandfather Rabbi Alfred Wolf for the Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles. Now in ashes, decimated by the Woolsey fire that ripped through Malibu, lies 180 acres and 67 years of steeped tradition, all ash.

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Michael Rosensweig to be Honored as Lafayette Lamplighter

This year, the Boulder County Center for Judaism has selected former concierge and marketing director for the Boulder Jewish Community Center, Michael Rosensweig, as the Lafayette Lamplighter to kindle the Giant Menorah on the last night of Chanukah.

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Ignite Chanukah 9 Shines

Ten brave souls lit up Rembrandt Yards Wednesday night with their "Sparks" while nearly 100 young adults absorbed their wisdom, alcohol and latkes. Photos!

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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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Watch But Don’t Look

‘Don’t let the lights….see your wallet.’ In the prayer recited after lighting, there is a phrase: ‘these candles are holy and we have no permission to use them.’

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The Radermans to Be Honored as Lamplighters for Boulder Menorah Lighting

Each year the Boulder County Center for Judaism selects a member of the Boulder Jewish community to receive the special honor of lighting the giant community menorah. This year’s Lamplighters are Josh and Bonni Raderman, who have been lighting things up Jewishly in Boulder for many years.

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A Declaration of Interdependence: Hanukkah is a Feast of Solutions

The lesson of Hanukkah that I am suggesting we consider for 2017 and beyond is to stop pointing our fingers at Agribusiness, Big Pharma, the Fossil Fuel Industry. I suggest that we can refocus our language and our behavior on our own agency and how it impacts our global interdependency.

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Soliloquy of Yehudis

Given the present day focus on gender abuse, the story portrayed here about Judith and the Maccabees seems to have particular contemporary relevance.

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