Shabbat shalom! Congratulations to the Boulder Jewish organizations, their leaders and donors that were honored by Rose Community Foundation on Tuesday evening for meeting their year one “Live On!” Legacy Giving goals: Congregation Bonai Shalom, Congregation Har HaShem, Congregation Nevei Kodesh, and the Boulder JCC.
This week looks like another busy one for Jewish Boulder: Sunday April 7 has the Colorado Jewish Food Fest and the Symposium for Spirituality and Environment; Wednesday April 10 has the Foxes reading from Liz’s book at Har HaShem and a discussion on Jewish Pluralism in Israel, and Thursday morning is the Boulder Jewish Mens Breakfast.
Meanwhile, enjoy our spring, and here are this week’s posts:
- Escaping Hitler’s Europe: Barbara Steinmetz Shares Her Refugee Story (4/4/2019) - BJN's CU Boulder correspondent shares takeaways from the final speaker of CU Boulder's Holocaust Remembrance Week. Continue Reading
- ADL Condemns Swastikas at Denver Church, Commends Police (4/4/2019) - The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region, responding to reports of vandalism at Church in the City-Beth Abraham in Denver, condemned the incidents and applauded law enforcement for investigating the incidents as possible hate crimes. Continue Reading
- Renovation of Tel Aviv’s Coastline Promenade Sparks Renaissance for Luxury Real Estate (4/2/2019) - A new wave of development alongside the sea is transforming Hayarkon Street and the coastal area into a world-class, luxurious city neighborhood. Continue Reading
- Two Jews, Three Opinions – Post-Election Conversation About Israel (4/4/2019) - Join Rabbi Marc Soloway and Osnat Fox, Israeli Shlichah, for a lively post-election conversation on 4/10 about Jewish Pluralism in Israel. Continue Reading
- Rabbi Marc’s A Dash of Drash – “We all Belong” with Hazan Sabrina Sojourner – Episode 91 (4/4/2019) - Hazan Sabrina Sojourner is a spiritual leader, cantor, activist and writer based in Maryland. As a Jew of Color, Sabrina reflects on those inside and outside the camp and how, ultimately, we all belong. Continue Reading
- This Week for CU’s Jewish Buffs – 4/1 (4/2/2019) - Here is the schedule of Jewish events on the CU Campus this week. Enjoy, and watch for weekly schedule while CU is in session! Continue Reading
- Ava Sommer & Sophie Ostrov B’nai Mitzvah (4/2/2019) - On Saturday, April 6th, 2019, Ava Sommer & Sophie Ostrov will be called to the Torah as B'nai Mitzvah at Congregation Har HaShem. Continue Reading
- Get Ready for Passover at the Colorado Jewish Food Fest (3/31/2019) - Get ready for Passover this year at the Colorado Jewish Food Fest on Sunday, April 7th at the Boulder JCC. Continue Reading
- Boulder JCC Hosts 9Health Fair (3/31/2019) - The Boulder JCC is proud to host a 9Health Fair on Wednesday, April 10. Register today! Continue Reading
- Live Music and Beer at Harmony + Hops (3/31/2019) - Join Congregation Har HaShem for an afternoon of live music, beer, and food at our Boulder-style "gala" outdoors on our lawn on Sunday, May 5. Continue Reading
Arts and Culture
- Marianne Weingroff Captures the Beauty of Color, Shape with Her Camera (4/4/2019) - World traveler and photographer Marianne Weingroff presents her work at the JCC on April 29. Continue Reading
- “We Are Going To Be Lucky” – A WW II Love Story in Letters, Read by Author (4/4/2019) - Liz and I are excited to present a staged reading of excerpts from letters between Liz's parents from her book, "WE ARE GOING TO BE LUCKY – A WW II Love Story in Letters". Continue Reading