Arts & Culture

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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JCC Denver Mizel Arts & Culture Center Announces 12+ Events with Social Justice Theme During Year-Long JAAMM

The JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Center is kicking off its 2020-2021 season full of arts and culture events through the13th Annual Neustadt JAAMM Festival. The festival will bring nationally and globally recognized figures in arts and culture to homes across Colorado through entirely virtual content.

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Author Talk: Linda Kass, “A Ritchie Boy”

Tuesday, October 6, 6:00 – 7:00 pmPresented by ACE at the Boulder JCCIn conversation with Judge Murray Richtel Inspired by her father’s life, Linda Kass shares the little-known account of the Ritchie Boys. The Ritchie Boys were a group of primarily German-speaking, Jewish immigrants who worked in US Army Intelligence …

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Justice, Justice, Shall You Pursue

Rachel Amaru and Delia LaJeunesse are teaming up to launch the Children’s Book Initiative, an effort to get racially-conscious books in the hands of the children who need them most.

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