Jewish Life

Teens: Registration for Israel Study Tour 2023 Still Open

For fifty years, Israel Study Tour (IST) has helped young Jewish Coloradans broaden their knowledge about Israel, its neighbors, and Jewish heritage and history. Registration for IST 2023 (June 11th-July 16th) is open!

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Shabbaton Featuring Rabbi Gavriel Goldfeder February 10-11

Rabbi Gavriel Goldfeder will be leading us in an intimate Shabbat on February 10th and 11th with warm community spirit, traditional Shabbat services (with mechitzha), learning, song, and all kosher meals.

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Baruch Dayan HaEmet – Sara and Seymour Rabin z”l

Sara and Seymour Rabin, parents of Bonnie Rabin, died peacefully in Beit Shemesh, Israel on Thursday, January 5th, 2023 and Saturday, January 7th, 2023 of Covid-related illnesses.

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Baruch Dayan HaEmet – Peter Vayshenker z’l

UPDATE: Includes funeral and shiva inforamtion. Dr. Peter Vayshenker, father of Igor Vayshenker and husband of 70 years of Maria and father-in-law of Bonai Shalom's ritual chair, Susan Cohen, died the morning of January 2, 2023 in hospital in Boulder.

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Embodied Kabbalah

I recently had the opportunity to interview Rabbi Matthew Ponak, author of the newly released book "Embodied Kabbalah: Jewish Mysticism for All People." Rabbi Matthew shared his journey into religion and spirituality as he learned to find a balance between the two.

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4 Chanukah Questions with Governor Jared Polis

In anticipation of his attendance at the Boulder Center for Judaism’s annual Pearl Street Mall Menorah Lighting, Governor Polis granted an exclusive Chanukah interview to boulderjewishnews.com and chabad.org.

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4 Questions for 2022’s Pearl Street Lamplighter Ira Greschler

Every year, the Boulder County Center for Judaism selects a member of the Boulder Jewish community whose volunteer work has lifted our community in important ways for the honor of lighting the Pearl Street Menorah at our annual menorah lighting event (Monday, December 19).

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PJ Library Offers Families Everything Necessary for A Lively, Entertaining And Enriching Chanukah

This year, families are invited to turn to PJ Library for a treasure trove of free resources created to ensure Chanukah 2022 is a memorable one; included is an updated Chanukah Hub featuring printable recipes and activity ideas, book lists, a new story-based podcast and so much more!

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Adventure Rabbi Jewish Teens Meet Monthly

The Adventure Rabbi Teens group meets once a month. Their activities are focused on fun and friendship. "Our teens have experienced their share of stress and trauma," explains Rabbi Korngold. "We want them to know that every month we offer a fun activity for them to do, with a group of Jewish friends."

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