Shabbat Shalom! Congratulations and mazel tov to the University of Colorado Boulder’s Class of 2017, who graduates today at Folsom Field. Included in the class is BJN’s own Ethan Fellows, with bachelor’s degrees in Japanese and Computer Science. We wish him the best of luck!
Have a great weekend, and enjoy this week’s stories in the BJN:
- Har HaShem Receives Million-Dollar Gift, Largest in Congregation’s History (5/11/2017) - 15 Iyar 5777 - The family of Barbara Tobor Margolis has made a unique and generous gift in her memory to Congregation Har HaShem to support the operations of the congregation that she helped found.
- JEWISHcolorado Earns Two National Gold STEVIEs In 2017 American Business Awards (5/11/2017) - 15 Iyar 5777 - JEWISHcolorado, a community organization focused on building and sustaining Jewish life in Colorado, announced today that it earned two gold Stevie® Awards in The 15th Annual American Business Awards.
- JFS Executive Luncheon Featuring Walton and Lanier Raises $556,000 (5/9/2017) - 13 Iyar 5777 - NBA Hall of Famers Bill Walton and Bob Lanier entertained nearly 700 business and professional leaders attending Jewish Family Service’s 13th annual Executive Luncheon held on April 28 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center.
- Help Jewish Family Service Serve and Honor Holocaust Survivors (5/9/2017) - 13 Iyar 5777 - Did you know Jewish Family Service (JFS) has a long tradition of advocating and caring for survivors of the Holocaust in both Denver and Boulder?
- Healing the Split Between the Masculine and Feminine – A Kabalistic View (5/11/2017) - 15 Iyar 5777 - What does Jewish tradition teach about the abyss between masculine and feminine?
- Lag B’Omer and Bonfires (5/11/2017) - 15 Iyar 5777 - This upcoming Sunday is Lag B'Omer. On Lag B'Omer we celebrate the end of a plague which raged among the disciple of the Great Sage Rabbi Akiva.
- The Community Is Invited to Lag B’Omer at Bonai Shalom (5/9/2017) - 13 Iyar 5777 - This Sunday May 14th, the community is invited to Bonai Shalom for a very special Lag B'Omer.
- BJF Announces Fun Run Logo Finalists (5/11/2017) - 15 Iyar 5777 - Come out on June 4th to see which of these gorgeous logos made it onto this year’s t-shirts.