Jewish Life

Boulder Recognizes First Responders at Grand Menorah Lighting

Boulder's Jewish community Joyously turned out in force Thursday night, December 2, 2021 to celebrate Chanukah in person for the first time since 2019.

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Louisville Celebrates Chanukah on Ice

On Tuesday night, November 30, 2021, the Jewish community gathered at Winterskate in Louisville to celebrate the third night of Chanukah, in person, for the first time since 2019. A local business owner with deep ties to the Boulder Jewish Community, Joey Gindi, served as Lamplighter, and Rabbi Pesach Scheiner …

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Jewish Community to Light Pearl Street Menorah, December 2nd

The Boulder County Center for Judaism and the Boulder JCC are hosting a one-of-a-kind public Menorah lighting. Join us in celebrating the festival of lights with our popular annual Menorah lighting on Pearl Street.

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Column: What Are We Really Celebrating on Chanukah?

Chanukah is a holiday when Jews celebrate their victory over the Seleucid Empire, which attempted to entrench the Hellenistic culture and belief system among the Jews in the land of Israel.

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Celebrate Chanukah with the Boulder JCC!

The Boulder JCC is excited to celebrate Chanukah with you and your family. Please join us for one of our upcoming in-person and virtual holiday programs. You’ll find something for every age and all are welcome to join.

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Celebrate Hanukkah with Ice Cream, Latkes, Jake Cohen and More Through the Staenberg-Loup JCC

JCC Denver) will be hosting a variety of events and partnering with local companies to bring the best of Hanukkah to the community.

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Light Up The Night, Honoring Boulder’s Finest

Do you know a firefighter, police officer, teacher, or EMT/Paramedic who has gone above and beyond the call of duty during Covid 19 to help their community? Here’s your chance to nominate them and applaud their heroic efforts! 

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Make This Year’s Hanukkah The Best Ever With PJ Library!

This year, Hanukkah, the holiday of lights, runs from November 28 through December 6. PJ Library, long a leader in providing engaging ways for families to connect with Jewish life, offers a wealth of free resources including kid-friendly Hanukkah stories, printable recipes and activity ideas, book lists, as well as two new story-based podcasts that help kids learn more about the traditions behind the festival of lights.

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Pieces Into Peace

We learn in Pirkei Avot, ‘Be like the students of Aaron: Love peace, and pursue peace’ There is so much good advice in this pithy saying.

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Nominate Local First Responders to Be Honored at Boulder Menorah Lighting

Do you know a firefighter, police officer, teacher, or EMT/Paramedic who has gone above and beyond the call of duty during Covid 19 to help their community? Here’s your chance to nominate them and applaud their heroic efforts! 

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Reserve Now for Women’s Brunch and Learn, Nov. 7

Chany Scheiner of the Boulder Center for Judaism is offering a new, intriguing Torah class for women. Delve into the timeless teachings from the weekly Torah portion, while exploring relevant lessons to use in your day-to-day life.

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