Holidays

Community Tu B’Shevat Seder Thursday

Join us Thursday, January 13, at 7:30 pm for a virtual Tu B'Shevat seder where we'll talk about Boulder's new climate initiative to create cool corridors throughout our community and explain the importance of urban forests and carbon-rich landscapes as critical to both community well-being and climate action.

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Beth Ami Congregation to Present a Special Tu B’Shvat Program

The day will be observed with an afternoon program featuring Peter and Beth Ornstein. Their presentation will look at traditional Jewish, Native American, and other texts to learn what they have to say about appreciating the environment.

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Celebrating Hannukah at Boulder as an Israeli!

I have been a Shinshinit with JEWISHColorado for almost four months now, and I can tell you that when I ask the people I engage with what their favorite holiday is, most of the time, the answer is, “Hanukkah,” which is why I was very excited to celebrate my first Hanukkah here.

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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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My Hanukkah Present

I bought myself a Hanukkah present from Boulder Book Store (I do love to support our wonderful locally owned businesses!) of the magnificent two volume set recently published by Paul McCartney called The Lyrics: 1956 - Present... 

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Chanukah: I Have a Dream!

For eight nights, starting with the twenty-fifth of the month of Kislev, Jews celebrate the 165 BCE victory of the Maccabees, a brave troop of priest-warriors that vanquished the mighty Syrian-Greeks.

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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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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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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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The Mobile Sukkah Comes to Boulder County

This year to accommodate those choosing to stay home due to health fears, Boulder County Center for Judaism decided to build a Mobile Sukkah, bringing holiday joy to Boulder County's Jews.

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PJ Library Offers Free Sukkot & Simchat Torah Fun for the Family

Why do we blow a shofar?  What should we do in between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur?  When do we sit in the sukkah?  The answers to these questions – and much, much more – can be found in “A Time to Grow: A PJ Library Family Guide to the Fall Holidays”, a beautiful, free resource to help Jewish families.

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Sukkot: My Sukkah’s on Fire

During the Sukkot holiday, the Pico-Robertson neighborhood of Los Angeles erupts in joyful celebration. Our forty-plus kosher restaurants all have sukkot attached. There’s a sukkah on top of Ralph’s supermarket. One could conceivably sukkah hop to a different hut every five minutes and not exhaust the inventory.

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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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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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