Discover the Artist Marketplace at the Boulder Jewish Festival

The Boulder Jewish Festival has been known for years as an amazing place to purchase Jewish art and Judaica used in the celebration of Jewish holidays. We are especially excited by the number of artists that will have Judaica available.

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Join Beth Ami Congregation for Refugee Havdalah

Every spring, in the weeks leading up to Passover, Jewish communities around the world set aside time to focus on the plight of refugees. In keeping with this new tradition, we will follow our brief Havdalah ceremony with a discussion of refugee circumstances around the world and just how we might be able to help.

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Column: Arab Leaders So Sure – Yet So Secretive – About Cause of Al Jazeera Reporter’s Death

Amid the varied dissections of Shireen Abu Akleh’s death, the Palestinian Authority was consistent. To paraphrase Israeli diplomat Abba Eban, they did not miss an opportunity to miss the opportunity to sound credible.

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Kol Nashim Presents Woman to Woman 2022 Benefit Concert

Kol Nashim, the women’s choir of the Colorado Hebrew Chorale presents “Woman to Woman 2022” its first in-person concert since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020. This annual concert, which benefits the Jerusalem Shelter for Battered Women, will be held to Tuesday, May 24, 2022.

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Mindful Morning at the Boulder JCC

The Boulder JCC will be hosting a Mindful Morning on Friday, June 3rd. This in-person event will offer opportunities for silent sitting meditation, walking meditation, learning, and connecting with community in an inviting outdoor setting.

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Of Tzedek and Hate Crimes: Boulder Haver Stands with NY & CA

We stand together in support and mourning of two deadly mass shootings that occurred over the weekend and are being investigated as hate crimes: one at a Buffalo, NY supermarket in a predominantly Black neighborhood, the other at Taiwanese church in Laguna Woods, CA. 

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JEWISHcolorado, JCRC, ADL Condemn Horrific Attack

JEWISHcolorado, the ADL Mountain States Region, and the Jewish Community Relations Council stand with the community of Buffalo, New York where ten people have been murdered and three others injured at a grocery store in what authorities are calling an act of "racially motivated violent extremism."

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Letter: Settler Colonial = Kike = Sheeny. No Difference

hears the term "settler colonial" spewed as an obscene epithet throughout the American Academia today to disparage the Jewish people of Israel and Zionism positing the fallacious claim that Zionism is an entirely 19th century European invention when in fact Zionism is the singular foundational narrative of the 4000-year-old Jewish Bible.

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RSVP for Boulder’s Outdoor Lag BBQ

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Lag B’Omer is coming up in a week on Thursday, May 19. On Lag B’Omer communities across the world, gather to celebrate the life of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, the father of KABBALAH.  Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai was a famous first-century Tannaic sage, and the author of the famed Zohar, the …

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Music at the 2022 Boulder Jewish Festival Will Keep You Dancing All Day Long

The Boulder Jewish Festival will be held in front of the Courthouse on the Pearl Street Mall on Sunday, June 12.  The music lineup is always a big draw for this event that highlights Jewish culture through art, food, music, and our dedicated community organizations. This year the festival is …

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Focus on Legacy Giving at the Boulder JCC

Since 2018, the Boulder JCC, along with 27 other local Jewish organizations, has participated in Live On: Build Your Jewish Legacy, an initiative of Rose Community Foundation, and LIFE & LEGACY, a partnership program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (Live On | LIFE & LEGACY™).

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Column: The Path Back to Cultural Suppression

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Perhaps the Taliban decided it would be timely to out-do our Supreme Court. It decreed on Saturday that the women of Afghanistan must cover their entire bodies, at least with a garment known as a hijab. A burqa would be better, but it is not required.

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“The Farm Where It Happened?” Drip Irrigation & A Summer of Israeli Environmental Adventure

When we were on a month long family visit to Israel in 1986, on a Denver Federation sponsored trip, Kesher, we saw with our own eyes the very leaky pipe where the inspiration for Drip Irrigation was born.

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