I was on a amazing and beautiful road trip from Telluride, Colorado to Taos, New Mexico, listening to Joseph Campbell in conversation with Bill Moyers on “The Power of Myth” on an audio book. The stunning landscapes and profound wisdom made me think of the powerful, central narrative of Sinai in this week’s parsha, Yitro. How does that story, that defining myth shape us every day?
Annika Aumentado became a Bat Mitzvah on July 13, 2019 with the Adventure B'nai Mitzvah Class. In this essay, called a D'var Shana, she shares her reflections on her year filled with challenge and growth.
From the moment she relocated to Boulder five years ago, Heidi and her family have participated in nearly all of JFS’s programs and events.