Rumors of 5C Tax Credit Death Greatly Exaggerated

The Colorado Child Care Contribution Credit (5C) program is available for qualifying gifts completed by December 31, 2010. Get a 50% credit against your Colorado State Tax. Click the headline to find out more!

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Doll Tea Party Sold Out

The Festival of Books & Culture at the Boulder JCC begins Sunday, November 1 with a sold-out event, "Welcoming Rebecca Rubin: Doll Tea Party." Click the headline for more information about Rebecca.

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Soulquest: Discover the Odyssey of Your Soul

The Jewish Learning Institute and Chabad of Boulder invite you to discover the odyssey of your soul. Find out where it came from, where it is going, and what it is doing right now. Click the headline to read the whole article.

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Mah Jongg at Glacier Tuesday 10-27

The weekly game this Tuesday is at Glacier Ice Cream, Baseline near Foothills, at 7 pm.  If you’re on twitter, follow glaciericecream for occasional ice cream and coffee specials including freebies! All levels of play are welcome, bring a maj card if you have one (and a set if you …

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Idan Raichel Tickets Available

Menorah still has a few tickets to the Idan Raichel Project concert at DU’s Newman Center on Thursday, Nov. 5. The tickets are $33.50 (no service fee!) for third row mezzanine. Call Kathryn at 303-998-1021, or email kathryn@boulderjcc.org. To find out more about the hottest Israeli world music band, visit …

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Betty Gelt z”l

We are saddened to announce the passing of Betty Gelt, beloved mother of our dear friends Zvi (Ted) and Shoshana (Sharon) Gelt of Greenwood Village. Click on the headline for more details.

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Kayla Goldstein Bat Mitzvah

On October 31st, 2009, Kayla Goldstein will be called to the Torah at Congregation Bonai Shalom as a Bat Mitzvah.  Kayla is the daughter of Josh and Arti Goldstein of Boulder, and she will be reading from Parashat Lech-L’cha.

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Andrew Pollack and Michael Topping B’nai Mitzvah

On October 31, 2009, Andrew Pollack and Michael Topping will be called to the Torah at Congregation Har HaShem as B’nai Mitzvah.  Andrew is the son of Linda and Chris Pollack and Michael is the son of Debra and Stephen Topping.  They will be reading from Parashat Lech L’cha.

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Three Jewish Things to Do on a Cold Sunday

Three events, all at Congregation Har HaShem Sunday, October 25th. "Maximizing Your Ancestry Subscription" from JGSCO, Women of Har HaShem Jewish Business Fair, and Eco-Judaism: Taste of Limmud (registration required).

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An Informal List of Jewish Inventions, Innovations and Radical Ideas

From Kathryn Bernheimer's presentation on why Jews have been innovators in disproportionate numbers at "Smashing the Idols: A Teach-in and Launch of MoVeRs".

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Weekly Roundup for October 23, 2009

Shabbat Shalom! Starting this week, we are providing a post that recaps the prior week's stories. This is perfect for those of you who would like to read the BJN like the "old fashioned" print paper -- once a week, with stories by section. Enjoy! Click on the headline above to see the whole recap.

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Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi Panelist on Interfaith Panel at Naropa

In honor of Naropa University President Dr. Stuart Lord's commitment to interreligious understanding and community service, the university will hold an interfaith dialog titled "Spiritual Practice and Social Engagement" during his inauguration. Click on the headline to read the rest of the story.

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MoVeRs Inaugural Event a “Smash”

Last night, the Program in Jewish Studies at CU launched their MoVeRs Program with “Smashing the Idols” at the UMC on the CU campus. There seemed to be consensus that the evening program was, indeed, a "smash". Click on the headline to read the rest of the story!

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Jerusalem Mayor to Speak at DU

Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem, will give a talk entitled: "Jerusalem in Transition: An Ancient City at the Forefront of Contemporary Issues in the Middle East" on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009. Click on the headline above to read the rest of the story!

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MoVeRs Program Launches Tonight at CU

Tonight, Thursday, October 22 at 7 PM at CU-Boulder’s University Memorial Center 235, the Program in Jewish Studies at CU launches their MoVeRs Program with “Smashing the Idols”. Click on the headline to see the rest of the story!

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AJC Brings Israel Cabinet Minister Landau October 27

Israel's Minister of Infrastructure Uzi Landau will speak on "Israel: Today and Beyond: Energy and Innovations, Hamas, Iran and Regional Conflicts". Minister Landau's remarks will be introduced by Dr. Jonathan Adelman, Professor of International Studies at the University of Denver.

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Izaak Weiss Bar Mitzvah

Izaak Weiss will be called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah on October 24th, 2009 at Congregation Nevei Kodesh.  Izaak will be reading from Parashat Noach.

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