Weekly Edition: May 10th, 2024

Shabbat shalom! Sunday, Haver is hosting a community Yom Ha’Zikaron service, followed by Wednesday’s community Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration at the Boulder Theater.

Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with our brothers and sisters under attack in Israel, Ukraine, and the women of this country.

Stay safe and stay healthy. Am Yisrael Chai!

Here are stories from the last week:

News/Columns/Letters

Jewish Life

Arts and Culture

Events

  • Funny – You Don’t Look Jewish! (5/9/2024) - Dr. Helen Kim of Whitman College will discuss the Asian American Jewish experience, focusing on racial and religious identity intersections in mixed-race families. Continue Reading
  • Join Beth Ami Congregation for a Shabbat Hike (5/9/2024) - Join Beth Ami for a Shabbat hike at Marshall Mesa Trail on May 18, 10:00 AM at 5258 Eldorado Springs Dr, Boulder. Enjoy outdoor activities, Shabbat readings, and a BYO picnic. Event is free; donations welcome. Continue Reading
  • Yom HaZikaron Memorial Day Commemoration (5/8/2024) - The Boulder JCC, in partnership with the Israeli American Council, is honoring Yom HaZikaron on Sunday, May 12 with representatives from the Israeli community leading everyone in song and telling personal stories regarding their experiences with a family member or friend who has fallen by war or terrorism in Israel.  Continue Reading
  • Beth Ami Presents Zoom Shabbat and… Johnny Clegg! (5/8/2024) - On May 10, join an online Zoom event hosted by Beth Ami - Colorado Congregation for Humanistic Judaism to discuss why Johnny Clegg, a renowned South African musician and anti-apartheid activist, embodies the principles of Humanistic Judaism. Continue Reading
  • Tickets Still Available for Boulder JCC’s Yom Ha’atzmaut Concert (5/8/2024) - To mark Israel's 76th birthday during this time of acute adversity, the Boulder Jewish Community will come together on Wednesday, May 15th at the historic Boulder Theater in Downtown Boulder to rejoice in overcoming adversity to build the State, even as we mourn our losses.  Continue Reading

About Editor

I'm David Fellows, and I've served as a writer, photographer and/or an editor on my junior high and high school newspapers; the Daily Trojan at USC (where I earned my journalism degree); the student newspaper at the Anderson School at UCLA (where I earned my MBA); and I've written and edited countless business documents and presentations in the ensuing twenty years. I was also a professional photographer from 1978 to 1988 (although you never really stop...). I've been involved Jewishly since my bris and in Boulder since 1995. I'm married to my Executive Director Cheryl, and we have two children, Lauren and Ethan.

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