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Weekly Edition: March 9th, 2018

Shabbat shalom! Last night’s opening of the 2018 Boulder Jewish Film Festival was wonderful!  It’s open and running until March 18th, and there are good tickets left.

Have a great weekend and enjoy this week’s posts:


  • JCRC Announces 2018 Honorees to be Celebrated at Annual Luncheon ‍‍(3/8/2018) - 21 Adar II 5778 - The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), a program of JEWISHcolorado, is pleased to announce its 2018 Leadership Awards to be presented at its annual luncheon on March 22.
  • The Shape Of Our Inner Monsters ‍‍(3/8/2018) - 21 Adar II 5778 - When I saw ‘The Shape of Water,’ this year’s Oscar winner, and winner of the Golden Globe awards, I was at first repulsed but then intrigued, both with the film and its director Guillermo Del Toro.

Jewish Life


  • 4 Questions for Rabbi Pesach Scheiner ‍‍(3/6/2018) - 19 Adar II 5778 - Rabbi Pesach Scheiner, co-director of the Boulder County Center for Judaism and author of "Finding the Joy in Everyday Living," answers four questions about his upcoming seminar this Sunday.

Arts & Culture

  • “Dead Sea Scrolls” Coming To Denver ‍‍(3/6/2018) - 19 Adar II 5778 -  “Dead Sea Scrolls,” the exhibition that has captivated millions around the world, will open at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science on March 16.
  • When the Nazis Hosted the Olympics ‍‍(3/6/2018) - 19 Adar II 5778 - Award-winning historian and biographer Oliver Hilmes’ new book "BERLIN 1936: Sixteen Days in August" (Other Press Hardcover) traces the events of the 1936 Berlin Olympics, a sporting and entertainment event that marked a paradigm shift in modern European politics.
  • Critical Acclaim Heaped on Hungarian “Masterpiece” at BJFF ‍‍(3/4/2018) - 17 Adar II 5778 - One of the best films of the year, "1945" plays the Boulder Jewish Film Festival, March 18.
  • New Children’s Book Explains the Holocaust Through a Child’s Eyes ‍‍(3/4/2018) - 17 Adar II 5778 - "Music of the Butterfly: A Story of Hope" allows children to view life through Renee's eyes-a child living through the Holocaust who remained hopeful of a brighter future.

About Editor

I'm David Fellows, and I've served as a writer, photographer and/or an editor on my junior high and high school newspapers; the Daily Trojan at USC (where I earned my journalism degree); the student newspaper at the Anderson School at UCLA (where I earned my MBA); and I've written and edited countless business documents and presentations in the ensuing twenty years. I was also a professional photographer from 1978 to 1988 (although you never really stop...). I've been involved Jewishly since my bris and in Boulder since 1995. I'm married to my Executive Director Cheryl, and we have two children, Lauren and Ethan.

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