Jewish Life

The Jewish Experience: A New Brandeis University Website

Introducing Brandeis University's new website, The Jewish Experience, devoted to exploring Jewish history, culture and traditions, all informed by the knowledge and experience of Brandeis faculty, researchers, alumni and students.

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Ready For Something New? Experience Yom Kippur Humanistically!

The Beth Ami – Colorado Congregation for Humanistic Judaism community will observe Yom Kippur LIVE under the leadership of our madrikha (leader), Sheila Malcolm. We will gather together at the Martin Park Picnic Shelter, near Table Mesa & Broadway in Boulder.

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Songs of Renewal and Return: Music to Prepare You for The High Holidays with Julie Geller

Join Julie Geller for Songs of Renewal and Return as she uses original music and ancient teachings to masterfully lead you to connect more deeply with where you’ve been and what your dreams are for the coming year.

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Want a 21st Century Rosh Hashanah Challenge? Ask Robo Rabbi

The fundamental goal of the project is to help guide our participants in being their best selves and giving back during the Ten Days of Repentance, which is accomplished through completion of Robo Rabbi's 10 daily challenges that encourage such behavior.

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Shofar in the Park – Alternative Rosh Hashanah Celebration

To accommodate those who would otherwise not participate in formal Rosh Hashanah synagogue services, Rabbi Scheiner of Boulder Center for Judaism is promoting a brief, open to all, Rosh Hashanah ceremony that includes the primary observances of the holiday. There will be a special activity for kids and a small holiday gift takeaway.

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Time for a Change? Observe Tashlich Humanistically!

.  Our madrikha (leader), Sheila Malcolm, will lead us in a Humanistic Tashlich service at Viele Lake and the Harlow Platts Picnic Shelter in South Boulder (1360 Gillaspie Dr, Boulder 80305).  This will be followed by an optional BYO lunch.

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The High Holidays: Why Are We Here?

Formal prayer is an acquired taste, and its acquisition is best achieved with frequency and familiarity. Hence the Jewish Catch 22: many Jews only show up to pray on the two days a year when the prayers are by far the most long-winded and daunting.

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Saba Says: Let’s Stay Connected

For those of you who are lucky enough to be grandparents, whether you're called Bubbie or Zeyde, or Grandma or Grandpa, or Safta or Saba, you have at least one thing in common. During Covid, Grandkids everywhere have been missing out on the love, playtime, cuddling, cooking and wisdom that grandparents routinely provide. 

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Women of the J High Holiday Virtual Cooking Class with Leah Koenig

Learn to make this year’s celebration uniquely delicious in Break-Fast 2.0 Cooking Class on Thursday, September 2 with celebrated cookbook author Leah Koenig.

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Mark the New Year with the New Jewish Art Calendar

Are you looking for a beautiful Jewish Art Calendar to hang on your wall chock full of Jewish information, local candle lighting times and holiday dates and information?

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A Eulogy for Dagmar Dayan z”l

Aishet chayil mi yimtza?  Who can find a woman of valor?  We found one in Dagmar Dayan, Devorah bat Tzvi David v’Tovah and we are grateful to have known her and pray that she rests in peace. 

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