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Boulder JCC Celebrates the Trees’ Birthday with Events for Kids and Adults

On January 20th, or 15 Shevat, we’ll be celebrating the new year for trees. Today the holiday is often celebrated as a sort of Jewish “earth day,” connecting the new year for the trees to current environmental issues of our time.

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Michael Rosensweig to be Honored as Lafayette Lamplighter

This year, the Boulder County Center for Judaism has selected former concierge and marketing director for the Boulder Jewish Community Center, Michael Rosensweig, as the Lafayette Lamplighter to kindle the Giant Menorah on the last night of Chanukah.

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Watch But Don’t Look

‘Don’t let the lights….see your wallet.’ In the prayer recited after lighting, there is a phrase: ‘these candles are holy and we have no permission to use them.’

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