Arts & Culture

Boulder JCC Presents “Saturday Night at the Movies!” with Judith Dack

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 …

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Check Out January and February Activities of Colorado Hebrew Chorale and Kol Nashim

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 …

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Boulder JCC presents Amplifying Voices: A Racial Justice Series

“Amplifying Voices” is a series of programs on the topic of race designed to bring together ideas of teshuva (recommitting to ways we can do better), personal growth, and reckoning.

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New Music Series: Broadway Backstage to Operatic Happy Hours

We are bringing the love of the theater to you! This series brings intimate musical performances to the comfort of your own home.

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Christmas 1944 – Noel! Noel! – The Christmas Eve Bombing of Malmedy, Belgium

The story behind the letter sent home on Christmas by Lenny Miller in "We Are Going To Be Lucky: A World War II Love Story in Letters."

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New Series: Jewish Composers of the American Musical

The Colorado Hebrew Chorale and its Women’s Choir, Kol Nashim are proud to feature Miryam Raizen who will present a fascinating new series: “From Tin Pan Alley Cats to the Great White Way – Jewish Composers of the American Musical.” The series will begin on Sunday, January 3 at 7:30 …

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Virtual Jewish Film Festivals: January is San Luis Obispo

The 2021 San Luis Obispo Jewish Film Festival is going virtual this year. Diversity and Harmony is the theme with a selection of short, narrative, and documentary films that showcase varied expressions of the Jewish experience from around the world.

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Christmas 1594 – Shakespeare’s Plea for Tolerance In a Time of Plague and Civil Discord

But What Kind of Mystery Play is This? It is about the separation and reuniting of a family, yes, maybe the holy family you might grant, where the women play as in Jesus’ story a major part, but what are we to make of the separation and reuniting of two identical twins?

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A Story from Rivvy Neshama’s Award-Winning Book, “Recipes for a Sacred Life: True Stories and a Few Miracles”

After receiving five national awards, a new edition of "Recipes for a Sacred Life,” by Boulder author Rivvy Neshama, was recently launched. Neshama’s book—a great gift for Hanukkah—has been praised for being “joyful” “uplifting” and “inspiring” and has been called “a book for these times.”

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Michael J. Fox Joins LitFest Program on November 19

In "No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality," Michael shares personal stories and observations about illness and health, aging, the strength of family and friends, and how our perceptions about time affect the way we approach mortality.

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“After Munich” Film and Talkback

"After Munich" is a 2019 documentary film that tells the stories of four women whose lives were forever altered by the massacre of eleven Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympic Games.

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Free Webinar – Klezmer Music as Jewish Dialogue and Jewish Discourse

Klemzer Musicians

This lecture will introduce klezmer music as a kind of Jewish dialogue, or Jewish discourse. Klezmer is Jewish instrumental music from Eastern Europe, and it comes from the same culture as the Yiddish literature of Sholem Aleichem, S. J. Abramovitsh, and others. December 14th, 2020.

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Portrait of a Baseball Legend: Yogi Berra

Dale Berra offers a son’s perspective on Yogi for the first in "MY DAD, YOGI: A Memoir of Family and Baseball," a touching story of their unshakeable bond and an intimate behind-the-scenes look into the revered American hero. You can hear Dale as part of the Boulder JCC’s LitFest on Tuesday, November 10. 

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Exams in Extremis: Standardized Testing, Politics, and Crisis in the Middle East – Free Webinar with Prof. Hilary Kalisman

Palestinian students taking the Tawjihi

How do some standardized tests come to matter more than others? What types of politics are involved in the creation and persistence of standardized tests? What futures can exams promise in times of crisis? Professor Hilary Falb Kalisman will explore these questions by discussing the history of standardized testing in the Modern Middle East.

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Amplifying Voices: Black + Jewish on Chicago’s Southside

Join Tamar Manasseh, the African American rabbinical student who is leading the fight against senseless killings on the south side of Chicago, and Brad Rothschild, “They Ain’t Ready for Me” film maker in discussion with Todd Rockoff, Tucson J CEO/President.

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