Shabbat shalom! Upcoming events of note: Wednesday September 11th is Kathryn Bernheimer’s party at the JCC, and on Thursday September 12th, Boulder Jewish Teen Initiative is putting on a Genocide Awareness panel.
September also marks Boulder Jewish News’ 10th Anniversary, and we are planning several special stories and pages to celebrate! You are, in fact, reading our 6,529th post since starting out in the fall of 2009. Enjoy!
Stay cool, and have a great weekend. Here are this week’s posts:
- Calling All Young Professionals: Create Your Own Events (9/5/2019) - Young professionals aged 21-45 have a new way to create community in Boulder. The Boulder JCC is forming a Young Professionals Committee to build a new season of events and programs. Continue Reading
- The Calendars Are In… (9/5/2019) - Boulder Center for Judaism is excited to announce that the 5780 Calendars are in... Continue Reading
- Noah Says” No!” to Complaining on Shabbat (9/5/2019) - The practice I chose to continue was no complaining. This turned out to be even more meaningful and helpful than I expected. Continue Reading
- D’var Shana: What Climbing a Mountain and Bar Mitzvah Share in Common (9/2/2019) - Avi McGrady participated in Adventure Rabbi's Adventure Bar Mitzvah Class. In this essay, he reflects on how climbing a mountain and making matzah ball soup helped him become a Bar Mitzvah. Continue Reading
- Meredith Yacht Bat Mitzvah (9/2/2019) - On Saturday, September 7th, 2019, Meredith Yacht will be called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah at Congregation Bonai Shalom. Continue Reading
- Sydney Selvin Bat Mitzvah (9/2/2019) - On Saturday, September 7th, 2019, Sydney Selvin will be called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah at Congregation Nevei Kodesh. Continue Reading
- Avery Zapin & Harper Arenson-Pie B’nai Mitzvah (9/2/2019) - On Saturday, September 7th, 2019, Avery Zapin & Harper Arenson-Pie will be called to the Torah as B'nai Mitzvah at Congregation Har HaShem. Continue Reading
- Join Local Teen, Macy Miller, and BJTI to Increase Awareness of Genocide Worldwide (9/5/2019) - Why does it take Hollywood or political proclamations for us to acknowledge the deaths of almost 2 million people at the hands of their governments? And what can we do to protect future victims of genocide across the globe? Continue Reading
Arts and Culture
- “The Arts Through a Jewish Lens” – 16 Years with Kathryn Bernheimer (9/5/2019) - To celebrate and recognize Kathryn Bernheimer's retirement from the Boulder Jewish Community Center's ACE at the J, BJN sat down with her to talk about her career and her time in Boulder. Continue Reading
- Secrets of “The Simpsons” – Who Knew? (9/2/2019) - Mathew Klickstein, a recent Boulder transplant, is an author, journalist, pop culture aficionado whose topic on September 19th the hidden Jewishness of “The Simpsons.” Continue Reading