Holidays

Celebrate Shavuot with the Boulder JCC

The holiday of Shavuot begins the evening of May 16 and ends on the evening of May 18. Shavuot is the Hebrew word for “weeks” because the holiday occurs seven weeks after Passover.

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It’s Crunch Time

Passover 2021 is fast approaching. This year, many of us are still keeping some level of social distancing, Boulder Center for Judaism has created new options to support the Jewish community in your Passover celebration while keeping things safe. See what we are offering.

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Join Beth Ami for “Plastover! Freedom from Plastic”

Our virtual Passover Seder will focus on contemporary plagues and the oppression that we face from the pollution in our environment. Our rebranded “Plastover Seder” will highlight the goal of freedom from plastic pollution, while we also enjoy our customary Humanistic seder elements.

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Purim Out Of the Box

This year, at Boulder Center for Judaism, we had to use out-of-the-box thinking to come up with Purim Celebration ideas. Take advantage of these options we have available to make your Purim safe, and joyous.

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Celebrate Purim with Food Drive, Baking Hamantaschen

The Boulder JCC has a number of Purim programs and opportunities for you to get in the spirit of the holiday.  Family Fun Leah Boonin and Caroline Saliman will tell the story of Purim with music and special surprises in 20 minutes or less on Sunday, February 21 at 1:30 …

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Tu B’shevat Seder: Wildfires, Reforestation, and the Climate Crisis

The focus of this year’s community Tu B’Shevat seder will be Wildfires, Reforestation, and the Climate Crisis. Join us for this virtual event Wednesday evening, January 27, 2021, where we will explore the intersection of Jewish thought, trees, and climate.

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The Enduring Value of Our Chanukah Lights

During Chanukah, we often talk about the value of spreading light, both literally, with our chanukiyot, and metaphorically, with our actions. Yet we rarely explore the actual economics of that value.

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A Declaration of Interdependence: Chanukah is Unity in Diversity

2020 is coming to a close—a year of staggering political debacles further catalyzing human and ecological catastrophes. Convenience-culture has kick-started a new geologic age. Transnational corporations and consumer-driven societies have launched this Anthropocene Era. Our kakistocracy (a system of government which is run by the worst, least qualified, or most …

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JFS Boulder Distributes Chanukah Bags to Older Adult Communities

Due to social distancing and other safety practices, JFS Boulder was not able to host traditional Chanukah celebrations in older adult communities this year like we have in the past. However, we have found creative solutions to bring the holidays to the community!

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Time to Light Up Boulder!

Boulder Center for Judaism is excited that this year there are more large Menorahs displayed in Boulder County to help create a holiday spirit.

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