This Week for CU’s Jewish Buffs

Boulder is in for a beautiful, warm week and its CU Jewish Buffs are in for another busy week. Don’t miss the fun activities CU’s Jewish community is hosting this week.


Chabad is beginning this semester’s Food for Thought Lecture Series with the topic “Organ Transplant in Jewish Law” at 7:30 p.m. The lecture will be given by Rabbi Benji Brackman, of Chabad of Northwest Denver in the new Chabad house on 909 14th Street. A Chinese dinner will be served.


Don’t miss out on the trip of a life time! Taglit Birthright registration opens at 8:00 a.m. Don’t forget to sign up.

Hillel’s Weekly BBQ is at 6:00 p.m. at Hillel, located at 2785 Colorado Avenue.


Chabad holds a Jewish Law class in the Center for Community on CU’s campus at 12:30 p.m.


Chabad also has a Talmud class in the Center for Community on CU’s campus at 11:00 a.m.

In addition, Chabad holds its “Latte & Learning” class at Starbucks on University at 8:00 p.m.

The Program in Jewish Studies invites students and faculty of the Jewish Studies Certificate Program for a private discussion and lunch reception with Jewish Studies Professor Zilla Goodman held in McKenna 103 at 1:00 p.m. Discuss Jewish Law and traditional Jewish views on sexuality over a vegetarian catered lunch. RSVP to by Tuesday, February 15.


Hillel’s Shabbat services are at 6:00 pm. The meal starts at 7:00 pm.

Chabad’s Shabbat services are at 7:00 pm. The meal starts at 7:30 pm. Chabad is located at 775 17th Street.

Don’t forget to sign up

Starting late February, Chabad is starting a Jewish Bowling League. Only $20 per person for a minimum of 18 games. Visit their website for more info.

For more information or event additions, please e-mail Sara Fruman at Follow @CUJewishBuffs on Twitter for the latest!

About Sara Fruman

Sara Juliet Fruman is the first Boulder Jewish News intern and is also social media outreach editor for She's originally from the suburbs of New York City, and she's a Yankee fan. She's a social media and new media enthusiast. Sara is a proud Zionist and Jew. She's obsessed with music, especially the Beatles. She's also interested in pop culture and comedy. In her free time, she likes to ski, read, write and relax with friends. Follow her on Twitter: @CUJewishBuffs, @cuindependent and @sarajuliet.

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