Shabbat shalom and welcome to what finally feels like a “new year”. And of course, next Wednesday, we have an actual new year — Tu B’shevat, new year of trees.
Here are links to the latest information from the state of Colorado about Covid and about vaccines. Please be sure to follow all the recommendations/ requirements of Boulder County Public Health to combat COVID-19, including wearing masks in public and avoiding gatherings outside your family group.
You can find all of our local community virtual services at the “Jewish Community Virtual Offerings” link below under “Events”. There is also a link to the list of online programs being offered by the Boulder JCC.
Meanwhile, here are sources that will have the most up-to-date information about COVID-19 in Boulder and Colorado:
- Boulder JCC for the Jewish community
- Congregation Har HaShem for the Jewish community
- City of Boulder
- Boulder County
- Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
- Centers for Disease Control
Stay safe, stay healthy, and stay warm.
- Column: The Capitol Raid: Shattering a Jewish Refuge (1/21/2021) - When Rabbi Jordan Hersh’s grandfather, Joseph Goldstein, lived in Poland, thugs there picked Easter to beat up Jews. Our own fellow citizens chose the day for the presidential election certification to rampage our Capitol and beat up Capitol police and anyone else who got in their way. Continue Reading
- Tu B’shevat Seder: Wildfires, Reforestation, and the Climate Crisis (1/21/2021) - The focus of this year’s community Tu B’Shevat seder will be Wildfires, Reforestation, and the Climate Crisis. Join us for this virtual event Wednesday evening, January 27, 2021, where we will explore the intersection of Jewish thought, trees, and climate. Continue Reading
- This Week at Nevei Kodesh January 22-29 (1/21/2021) - Nevei Kodesh, a warm and welcoming Jewish Renewal Community invites you to join us virtually for prayer, study and connection! Continue Reading
- A Journey Into Tzedakah (1/18/2021) - Over the past months, as needs have grown and our ability to respond has been limited, you may have wondered about what you can do to help. Rabbi Jeff and Mindy Glickman from South Windsor, Connecticut are addressing this question in a unique way. They are reimagining what it means to give locally. Continue Reading
Arts and Culture
- What the Virtual Boulder Jewish Film Festival Will Look Like (1/21/2021) - What to expect at the all-virtual 2021 Boulder Jewish Film Festival. Continue Reading
- Boulder JCC Presents “Saturday Night at the Movies!” with Judith Dack (1/21/2021) - Saturday, January 30, 7:00 - 8:00 pmThis is the talkback only! Once you purchase your talkback tickets, you will have access to stream the shorts. You can watch these films at your convenience before the talkback. Join Judith Dack and the Boulder JCC’s Arts, Culture, and Education Director Joy Eisenhauer for a talkback on films… Continue Reading
- Check Out January and February Activities of Colorado Hebrew Chorale and Kol Nashim (1/18/2021) - Yehoram Gaon Yehoram Gaon is widely considered to be one of the seminal male singers of Israel. During January and February 2021 the Colorado Hebrew Chorale and Kol Nashim offer two opportunities to explore his music through different lenses. Thursday, Jan. 21, 7:00 pm MST - Kol Nashim presents “Marvelous Musical Men – Yehoram Gaon.”… Continue Reading
- Join A Racial Justice Conversation on Sunday, January 31 (1/21/2021) - Nevei Kodesh's Tikkun Olam Sparks group is presenting a Racial Justice Conversation Sunday, January 31, 4:00 - 5:30 pm. In this conversation, we’ll discuss a 20-minute video of Rabbi Buchdahl's Yom Kippur Sermon. Rabbi Buchdahl is the rabbi of Central Synagogue. Her bio is here. Please watch the 20-minute video below before coming. https://youtu.be/FNhG8aW6gbI Some… Continue Reading
- WISDOM OF THE HEART: From Age-ing to Sage-ing® (1/18/2021) - At the heart of the Sage-ing® work is this deep immersion into all that Reb Zalman gifted us. This class offers contemplative tools for gathering, empowering, and giving expression to the wisdom of our own ripening lives. Rabbi Ori Har Rosemary Lohndorf Six Tuesdays, at 2:00 – 4:00 pm, Mountain Time beginning January 26 and… Continue Reading