Shabbat shalom! And, Happy Mother’s Day, this Sunday.
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Enjoy this week’s posts:
- JEWISHcolorado Names Rabbi Jay Strear as President & CEO (5/7/2018) - 22 Iyar 5778 - JEWISHcolorado is pleased to name Rabbi Jay Strear as President and CEO of the organization, beginning on July 9, 2018.
- Rabbi Aaron Panken, HUC President, Killed in Plane Crash (5/7/2018) - 22 Iyar 5778 - Rabbi Aaron Panken, the president of Hebrew Union College, was killed piloting a small aircraft in the Hudson Valley area of New York state.
- Hear the Ten Commandments and Receive a Free Ice Cream Squishy (5/10/2018) - 25 Iyar 5778 - Celebrate Shavuot and hear the Ten COMMANDMENTS just like we did at Mount Sinai!
- Camp Adventure Rabbi Is Back (5/10/2018) - 25 Iyar 5778 - Camp Adventure Rabbi is a week-long day camp for girls going into fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh grades. One of Adventure Rabbi’s newest adventures is back, and we want you to be part of it!
- Shabbat Nugget – Capitalism vs. Socialism (5/10/2018) - 25 Iyar 5778 - In this week's Torah portion, we learn about what might be the Torah's solution to have more economic balance in our society.
- Baruch Dayan Ha’emet: Stephen Susskind, z”l (5/10/2018) - 25 Iyar 5778 - Stephen Susskind, brother of Howard Susskind, died in his sleep in Las Vegas last week. The funeral is Friday morning, May 11.
- Rabbi Marc’s A Dash of Drash – Yesod – Connection, Balance and #metoo: Episode 66 (5/10/2018) - 25 Iyar 5778 - Yesod - Connection, Balance and #metoo with special guest Reverend Marie-Elsa Bragg in London is Episode 66 of A Dash of Drash.
- Driven Mad – Parshat Behar-Bechukotai (5/10/2018) - 25 Iyar 5778 - All week, I’ve been thinking about this book, “A Driven Leaf,” by Milton Steinberg.
- Vin Hoffman Bar Mitzvah (5/8/2018) - 23 Iyar 5778 - On Saturday, May 12th, 2018, Vin Hoffman will be called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah at Congregation Har HaShem.
- Kol Nashim to Present Woman to Woman Benefit Concert (5/8/2018) - 23 Iyar 5778 - Kol Nashim, the women’s choir of the Colorado Hebrew Chorale, announces its fifth annual Woman to Woman concert benefitting the Jerusalem Shelter for Battered Women.
Arts and Culture
- This Sunday, Art is My Weapon with Dr. David Shneer (5/7/2018) - 22 Iyar 5778 - The new Archive Transformed residency program connecting artists and scholars will hold two public events this month: a performance at Old Main Chapel May 13 and presentations by the inaugural residency cohort at the Boulder Public Library May 17.