Jewish Life

RSVP for Boulder’s Outdoor Lag BBQ

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Lag B’Omer is coming up in a week on Thursday, May 19. On Lag B’Omer communities across the world, gather to celebrate the life of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, the father of KABBALAH.  Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai was a famous first-century Tannaic sage, and the author of the famed Zohar, the …

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Focus on Legacy Giving at the Boulder JCC

Since 2018, the Boulder JCC, along with 27 other local Jewish organizations, has participated in Live On: Build Your Jewish Legacy, an initiative of Rose Community Foundation, and LIFE & LEGACY, a partnership program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (Live On | LIFE & LEGACY™).

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Learn About NaviG8 – A Unique Program for 8th Graders at the Boulder JCC

If you have a teen entering the 8th grade in Fall 2022 who is seeking a group of Jewish peers, NaviG8 at the Boulder JCC is the place for them.

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In Humanity of The Wild West

Two startlingly different and divergent award winning Westerns, which are surprisingly similar in their motifs, come to my mind. Almost mirror opposites, these two films contain an analogous theme: A lone, rather uptight, cowboy, who is attracted to another man’s wife, and a boy who grows more and more attached to the cowboy.

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The Secret of Six

I love the connection of numbers and Torah. In macro-terms, Torah is the blueprint of the universe. What is the secret of six? According to the famous Passover song, Who Knows One?, one is God, two are the tablets, three are the forefathers, four are the matriarchs, five are the books of Torah, and six are the books of the Mishnah.

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Beth Ami – CCHJ Invites You for Havdalah and to Explore the Fundamentals of Humanistic Judaism

We at Beth Ami often say we are a commandment-free organization. Does that mean we don't have morals and ethics?  We do, of course, but what are they?

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The Jewish Agency to Hold Unique Passover Seders for Ukrainian Refugees and in Ethiopia

The Jewish Agency for Israel will hold a special Passover seder for hundreds of Ukrainian refugees who are staying at the organization’s Aliyah (immigration to Israel) processing centers in the region and are preparing for their departure to Israel. In addition, The Jewish Agency will also host special seders in Ethiopia for its future olim (immigrants) set to make Aliyah.

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Pesach: Unbreakable Soul

Some 3000 years ago, we were an enslaved people yearning for liberation from a tyrant. With the Haggadah, every year we gather to start our calendar anew by retelling the saga of the birth of the unbreakable soul of our nation.

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