Shabbat shalom! Last Saturday’s Reflections was wonderful, but we’re still putting together our BJN photo album… Look for it early next week!
Have a great weekend and enjoy this week’s posts:
- Anti-Semitic Incidents in Colorado Continue to Climb (3/1/2018) - 14 Adar II 5778 - Reports of anti-Jewish harassment, vandalism and assault increase by 27 percent from 2016 to 2017; Number of incidents more than triples since 2015.
- JNF Celebrates the Power of Women in March (3/1/2018) - 14 Adar II 5778 - JNF Hosts over 30 Events Nationwide to Highlight the Impact of Women on Philanthropy.
- At Jewish National Fund, We Leave No One Behind (2/28/2018) - 13 Adar II 5778 - Jewish National Fund (JNF-USA) is once again calling attention to those who are sometimes forgotten during Jewish Disabilities Awareness & Inclusion Month (JDAIM).
- Reflections 2018 Raises the Bar Again — Over $240,000 for BJCC (2/25/2018) - 10 Adar II 5778 - The 11th edition of Reflections was another great success for the Boulder JCC Saturday night.
- HHS Hosting Two Disability Awareness and Inclusion Shabbat Services (2/28/2018) - 13 Adar II 5778 - The Boulder community is invited to attend one of two special Disability and Awareness Shabbat programs on Friday, March 16 at Congregation Har HaShem.
- A Tale of Two Crowns (2/28/2018) - 13 Adar II 5778 - As Purim is upon us, I can’t help comparing the Purim story to the latest popular Netflix series, ‘The Crown.’
- Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend—Or Are They? (2/26/2018) - 11 Adar II 5778 - The Story of Arle de León, a Medieval Spanish-Jewish Wise Woman. Henry Rasof offers this not-Purimspeil, which may or may not be a continuation of last year's Purimspeil, or at least, includes some elements or references thereto. Enjoy!
- Lauren’s Top 5 Eligible Biblical Bachelors, Ranked for Purim (2/26/2018) - 11 Adar II 5778 - I am here to convince you that not only are biblical characters dateable, they are premium boyfriend material.
- Holly Auerbach Bat Mitzvah (2/25/2018) - 10 Adar II 5778 - On Saturday, March 3rd, 2018, Holly Auerbach will be called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah at Congregation Har HaShem.
- HHS Presents Second Annual Symposium on Spirituality and the Environment (3/1/2018) - 14 Adar II 5778 - This year's Symposium is focusing on bringing people of together to explore perspectives on environmentalism from Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Native American Tradition.
Arts & Culture
- Sammy Davis Jr. Gets Another Day in the Sun in Stunning New Documentary (2/28/2018) - 13 Adar II 5778 - "I Gotta Be Me" has been on the festival circuit less than a month and is winning top awards. See it Sunday, March 11 at the Boulder Jewish Film Festival.
- Hedy is Ahead in Festival Pack of Repeat Showings (2/27/2018) - 12 Adar II 5778 - The gorgeous genius is still a bombshell at the Boulder Jewish Film Festival, which just added a third showing of "The Hedy Lamarr Story."
- Give the Gift of Healthy Vegetables this Purim (2/27/2018) - 12 Adar II 5778 - Most people know that dressing up and eating Hamantaschen is customary on Purim. But a lesser known mitzvah to celebrate the day is to give gifts to the poor.
- Film Fest Dances to a Middle Eastern Beat (2/25/2018) - 10 Adar II 5778 - Watch the 2018 Boulder Jewish Film Festival trailer and get ready to dance with the stars.