Lisa Napell Dicksteen

Andy Franklin to Be Honored as Lamplighter for Pearl Street Menorah Lighting

Andy Franklin to Be Honored as Lamplighter for Pearl Street Menorah Lighting

Each year for over 20 years the Boulder Center for Judaism has lit a menorah for the community on the Pearl Street Mall. Each year a member of the community who has worked especially hard for Boulder’s Jews is asked to light that special community menorah and this year it is our pleasure to give that honor to Andy Franklin.

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Who Was Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi Really? Answers Depend on Who You Ask

Who Was Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi Really? Answers Depend on Who You Ask

To many people in and outside of Boulder, Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi z"l was an enigma. The revered and beloved founder of the Jewish Renewal movement (a movement dedicated to gender equality and other progressive approaches to Judaism) and a Hassid, trained by some of the most well-regarded teachers in Lubavitch (one of the most conservative Orthodox sects in Judaism).

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4 Questions for 2022’s Pearl Street Lamplighter Ira Greschler

4 Questions for 2022’s Pearl Street Lamplighter Ira Greschler

Every year, the Boulder County Center for Judaism selects a member of the Boulder Jewish community whose volunteer work has lifted our community in important ways for the honor of lighting the Pearl Street Menorah at our annual menorah lighting event (Monday, December 19).

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Unpacking Unorthodox

Unpacking Unorthodox

Lisa Dicksteen interviews Miriam Lipskier, co-founder and director of the Chabad Student Centre at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, about her upcoming talk "Unorthodox."

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What Do You Get When You Cross a Rapper With a Rabbi?

What Do You Get When You Cross a Rapper With a Rabbi?

You are encouraged to join the party as the Boulder Center for Judaism and Springfield Chabad present a joint multi-media Zoom presentation, From Rapper to Rabbi: A Journey Back Home on Thursday, July 23 at 6:00 pm.

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Help Us Help Australia

Help Us Help Australia

In light of the unprecedented and devastating Australian wildfires, we are putting together a fundraiser on Australia Day (Sunday, January 26th).

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Henry Rasof to Light Menorah at Chanukah on Ice

Henry Rasof to Light Menorah at Chanukah on Ice

Chanukah on Ice attracts a crowd of families for outdoor ice skating to Chanukah music, with stops for hot chocolate, soufganiot (traditional jelly doughnuts), and the lighting of the largest menorah in Boulder County.

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The Radermans to Be Honored as Lamplighters for Boulder Menorah Lighting

The Radermans to Be Honored as Lamplighters for Boulder Menorah Lighting

Each year the Boulder County Center for Judaism selects a member of the Boulder Jewish community to receive the special honor of lighting the giant community menorah. This year’s Lamplighters are Josh and Bonni Raderman, who have been lighting things up Jewishly in Boulder for many years.

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