This Week for CU’s Jewish Buffs

Holocaust Awareness Week is here for CU’s Jewish Buffs. Don’t miss the events in memory of those who have died in the Holocaust, as well as the regular Jewish Buff events. Chabad’s annual Purim Celebration is also here! There’s plenty going on. Don’t miss a minute!


Holocaust Awareness Week begins today!  This program is being sponsored by CU’s Hillel, CU’s Department of Jewish Studies, Facing History and Ourselves, Allstate Foundation, the Colorado Daily and the Daily Camera. Students will be handing out white roses in memory of those who have lost their lives in the Holocaust. At 10:00 a.m. on CU’s campus.

Monday night, don’t miss the biggest Jewish party of the year for CU’s Jewish Buffs. Don’t miss Chabad’s Purim Party at 8:30 p.m. at the NEW Chabad House on 909 14th street (on the corner of 14th and Aurora).  Hip hop artist Kosha Dillz will be performing!


Don’t miss the second day of Hillel’s Holocaust Awareness Week. Between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. litany readings will be taking place at the top of the stairs at the UMC.

Later, don’t miss a Community Conversation with Dr. Daniel Goldhagen, author of “Worse than War,” at 7:00 p.m. in the UMC Ballroom.


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

On the third day of Holocaust Awareness Week, don’t miss Holocaust survivor, Estelle Nadel, at 10:30 a.m. in UMC 235.

Between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. litany readings will be taking place at the top of the stairs at the UMC.

Also, don’t miss Holocaust survivor, Eric Cahn, in UMC 235 at 11:30 a.m.

At 7:00 p.m., make sure to catch “Through Soviet Jewish Eyes: Photography, War & the Holocaust,” with Professor David Shneer in UMC 235.


Chabad 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.

Make sure to make it to the last day of Holocaust Awareness Week.  Don’t miss litany readings from 10:30 to 1:30 p.m. on the top of the stairs at the UMC. Also, don’t miss a Holocaust survivor at 10:30 a.m. in UMC 235, and another Holocaust survivor, Walter Plywaski, at 11:30 a.m in the same place.

At 7:00 p.m. don’t miss “Prague in Danger” with Professor Peter Demetz in UMC 235.


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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