Shabbat Shalom! We’re looking forward to seeing many of you at the Boulder JCC’s 10th annual Reflections Gala on Saturday night. Congratulations to honorees Bob and Dodi Klutznik, Rachel and Eyal Namordi, and Carol Secor! And those of you already registered, the Silent Auction bidding is open!
Have a great weekend, stay warm, and enjoy this week’s stories in the BJN:
- St. Louis Federation Opens Jewish Cemetery Restoration and Security Fund (2/23/2017) - 27 Shevat 5777 - The Jewish Federation of St. Louis has opened a fund to help with repairs to the vandalism damage at the Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery.
- Rojas Named Grants Manager at Rose Community Foundation (2/23/2017) - 27 Shevat 5777 - Kelli Rojas has been named grants manager at Rose Community Foundation.
- Boulder Jewish Job Openings in February (2/22/2017) - 26 Shevat 5777 - Here are two Jewish job openings posted on the Boulder Jewish News Classifieds this week.
- Rose Community Foundation Announces Grants from Last Six Months of 2016 (2/20/2017) - 24 Shevat 5777 - During the last six months of 2016, Rose Community Foundation awarded 481 grants totaling more than $6.5 million. See the list of organizations and grants here.
- Boulder Islamic Center Holds Huge Open House (2/19/2017) - 23 Shevat 5777 - The Boulder Islamic Center held a huge and successful open house Sunday afternoon, hosting hundreds of visitors.
- Seserman Signs On For Final Three Years with JEWISHcolorado (2/19/2017) - 23 Shevat 5777 - JEWISHcolorado’s Board of Directors announced that President and CEO Doug Seserman’s contract was unanimously renewed for a final three-year period beginning July 1, 2017 and ending on July 1, 2020.
- Sacred Transition: Jewish Approaches to Death and Dying (2/23/2017) - 27 Shevat 5777 - What Can I, a Jew, Expect at the End of My Life? What is the Chevra Kadisha?
- Parashat Mishpatim- The Superiority of Jewish Civil Law (2/23/2017) - 27 Shevat 5777 - This week's Torah portion is called "Mishpatim" which means rational laws and it contains a large part of Judaism's civil laws.
- Rabbi Shais Taub Addresses Connection Between Addictive Personalities and Spirituality (2/23/2017) - 27 Shevat 5777 - Rabbi Shais Taub, an internationally known speaker, writer and teacher on topics of Jewish spirituality and known for his work in the field of addiction will speak at the Boulder JCC on March 1 at 7 pm. The talk is free, and everyone is welcome.
- Three March Programs at the Boulder JCC Focus on Life and Death (2/22/2017) - 26 Shevat 5777 - The community comes together at the J to discuss matters of life and death at three separate programs.
- NBA Legends Bill Walton and Bob Lanier Headline 13th Annual JFS Executive Luncheon (2/20/2017) - 24 Shevat 5777 - Jewish Family Service of Colorado welcomes Basketball Hall of Famers Bill Walton and Bob Lanier for its 13th annual JFS Executive Luncheon fundraiser on Friday, April 28.
- Boulder JCC Reflections Bright Stars, Dodi and Bob Klutznick (2/19/2017) - 23 Shevat 5777 - We could not be more honored to be honoring Bright Stars, Dodi & Bob Klutznick, as they have truly held the vision for the JCC and the Boulder Jewish Community for decades.
Arts and Culture
- National Hero and Sports Star, Tal Brody Opens the Boulder Jewish Film Festival (2/23/2017) - 27 Shevat 5777 - Tickets are on sale to the BJFF's opening gala, Hoops and Hotdogs, featuring Tal Brody and director Dani Menkin.
- Boulder Jewish Festival Artists Few Spots Remain (2/23/2017) - 27 Shevat 5777 - We only have a few Artist spots left for this year’s Boulder Jewish Festival so please do not forget to register for the upcoming 2017 festival!