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Purim and “Son of Saul”

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Maybe it was the proximity of seeing "Son of Saul" at the Boulder Jewish Film Festival on the week after the Haftarah of Parshat Zachor about the story of King Saul and his tragic fall at the battle of Amalek.

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Star Wars the Purim Party

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Purim is normally a time for tradition, but this year Chabad of NW Metro Denver is bucking the trend with its Star Wars themed Purim party.

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Teens: A Masquerade Purim Party

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The second session of our Offbeat Exploration series, "Facing Orientation: Gender, Sex, and Identity" will take a closer look at the Story of Esther, as well as enjoy food, company and dancing!

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Zachor – Amalek and Shabbat at War

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Before we can get to Purim 5776, we must pass through the only Shabbat whose special Torah reading is biblically mandated- Parshat Zachor, the reading of the mitzvah to wipe out the memory of Amalek.

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While You Are Waiting (It’s Adar, But Not Purim)

Morah Yehudis

We've reached Adar, but this year we have to wait six weeks instead of two weeks till Purim. What do you do while you are waiting for the next big Jewish holiday?

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Har HaShem Provides Purim Baskets for JFS Clients

Lisa Webber, Har HaShem director of communications with JFS client Bella Barnett and her JFS Friendly Visitor Judy Herried.

Congregation Har HaShem generously donated 40 mishloach manot Purim baskets for the seniors and adults with disabilities whom Boulder Jewish Family Service (JFS) serves.

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Purim in Paris – A Painting Party

Are you looking for something original to do this Purim, that could be enjoyed by both adults as well as children? Welcome to Purim in Paris Painting Party.

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Purim – An Ongoing Phenomenon

Rabbi Pesach Scheiner

It is well known that when Purim comes along, it's time to put on a Purim costume. What, however, is the reason for this tradition?

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Community Purim Carnival Is Still On Despite a Little Snow

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The Purim Carnival is on this Sunday! We understand that road conditions may not be ideal, but we also understand that having indoor activities available during a snowstorm are necessary. Plus, it's Purim! Please be careful on the roads.

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Je Suis Purim at the Boulder County Center for Judaism

Purim Paris 2015

In solidarity with our brothers and sisters in France, this year’s Purim Celebration at the Boulder Center for Judaism has a certain je ne sais qua, that little something extra that gives flair to the French version of everything.

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Purim Is In The Air

Executive Director of the Boulder JCC, Jonathan Lev, invites you to join us for the Purim Carnival!

People in costumes, the smell of baked goods in the air. No, it’s not just a normal day in Boulder, Purim is fast approaching!

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Boulder Hadassah Celebrates Shabbat Zachor

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The Boulder chapter of Hadassah is pleased to announce that Congregations Har Hashem and Bonai Shalom will be participating in Hadassah Shabbat Zachor on February 27-28.

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News Briefs from Boulder JFS

Jewish Family Service

Purim, Passover, volunteers, jobs, grants and grief are all topics this week for Boulder's Jewish Family Service. Find out how.

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Beatles-Style Family Megilla Reading for Purim

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John, Paul, George and Ringo meet Mordechai, Haman, King Achashverosh and Esther at Bonai Shalom's Beatles Megilla Reading featuring an all star-studded cast!

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