Chanukah

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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Rye Society Offers Chanukah Bundles/Catering

Rye Society is offering "Chanukah Bundles" as well as catering for pick up between December 10th and 17th in Boulder (and Denver). Orders must be placed at least two days ahead of time, but you can make your plans today.

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Set a Goal: Zero Waste This Chanukah. We’ll Tell You How.

Rosie Briggs, from Eco-Cycle, will be leading a virtual class for the community this Thursday evening December 3rd, “Green Gift Giving.” Sign up and learn how you can create a positive impact on the environment and climate this Chanukah!

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Buy Less Stuff This Holiday Season

The City of Boulder envisions building a circular economy to make a big impact on our consumption emissions. The infrastructure they envision is an impressive goal! We can start working toward this vision right now by changing the way we think about gifting this holiday season and buying less stuff! 

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Henry Rasof to Light Menorah at Chanukah on Ice

Chanukah on Ice attracts a crowd of families for outdoor ice skating to Chanukah music, with stops for hot chocolate, soufganiot (traditional jelly doughnuts), and the lighting of the largest menorah in Boulder County.

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Chanukah Class Today with Morah Yehudis

Morah Yehudis Fishman Morah Yehudis Fishman will conduct a class today, December 25th, 2019, on some of the lesser-known aspects of Chanukah. This is a Chanukah class where you may feast on some of the many “Why’s” questions about the holiday. Sample questions include: Why do some sages say that …

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Bruce and Rhonda Wildman to Be 2019 Lamplighters for Pearl Street Menorah Lighting

An important part of every year’s Chanukah celebration is the honor of lighting the menorah. This year’s Lamplighters are Rhonda and Bruce Wildman, long-time residents who have worked tirelessly on behalf of the Boulder Jewish community.

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Chanukah Friday Night Dinner Night Number 6

Friday evening, December 27th is Boulder County Center for Judaism’s annual “Friday Night Chanukah Dinner,” a community Shabbat dinner open to the entire Jewish community.  

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