High Holidays

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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Shofar in the Park – Alternative Rosh Hashanah Celebration

To accommodate those who would otherwise not participate in formal Rosh Hashanah synagogue services, Rabbi Scheiner of Boulder Center for Judaism is promoting a brief, open to all, Rosh Hashanah ceremony that includes the primary observances of the holiday. There will be a special activity for kids and a small holiday gift takeaway.

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Time for a Change? Observe Tashlich Humanistically!

.  Our madrikha (leader), Sheila Malcolm, will lead us in a Humanistic Tashlich service at Viele Lake and the Harlow Platts Picnic Shelter in South Boulder (1360 Gillaspie Dr, Boulder 80305).  This will be followed by an optional BYO lunch.

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The High Holidays: Why Are We Here?

Formal prayer is an acquired taste, and its acquisition is best achieved with frequency and familiarity. Hence the Jewish Catch 22: many Jews only show up to pray on the two days a year when the prayers are by far the most long-winded and daunting.

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Boulder JTree Hands-On Group Activity

Join Boulder JTree, The National Forest Foundation and Colorado Field of Office of The Nature Conservancy and help replant our forests. Volunteers are needed for a home-based activity.

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Second Day Rosh Hashanah Services To Be Held in Leadville; First in Nearly 100 Years

Second day Rosh Hashanah services will be held at the historic Temple Israel in Leadville for the first time in close to 100 years.

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Elul Comes Into Focus

For most of my life, I didn’t give much thought to the Jewish New Year until I was rushing to get to shul on Erev Rosh Hashanah.

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