Jewish Life

Soulquest: Discover the Odyssey of Your Soul

The Jewish Learning Institute and Chabad of Boulder invite you to discover the odyssey of your soul. Find out where it came from, where it is going, and what it is doing right now. Click the headline to read the whole article.

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Betty Gelt z”l

We are saddened to announce the passing of Betty Gelt, beloved mother of our dear friends Zvi (Ted) and Shoshana (Sharon) Gelt of Greenwood Village. Click on the headline for more details.

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Kayla Goldstein Bat Mitzvah

On October 31st, 2009, Kayla Goldstein will be called to the Torah at Congregation Bonai Shalom as a Bat Mitzvah.  Kayla is the daughter of Josh and Arti Goldstein of Boulder, and she will be reading from Parashat Lech-L’cha.

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Andrew Pollack and Michael Topping B’nai Mitzvah

On October 31, 2009, Andrew Pollack and Michael Topping will be called to the Torah at Congregation Har HaShem as B’nai Mitzvah.  Andrew is the son of Linda and Chris Pollack and Michael is the son of Debra and Stephen Topping.  They will be reading from Parashat Lech L’cha.

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Three Jewish Things to Do on a Cold Sunday

Three events, all at Congregation Har HaShem Sunday, October 25th. "Maximizing Your Ancestry Subscription" from JGSCO, Women of Har HaShem Jewish Business Fair, and Eco-Judaism: Taste of Limmud (registration required).

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Izaak Weiss Bar Mitzvah

Izaak Weiss will be called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah on October 24th, 2009 at Congregation Nevei Kodesh.  Izaak will be reading from Parashat Noach.

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Jacob Bloom Bar Mitzvah

Jacob Bloom will be called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah on October 24th, 2009 at Congregation Bonai Shalom.  Jacob is the son of  Ilyse Bloom of Boulder, and will be reading from Parashat Noach.

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Katie Hersch Bat Mitzvah

Katie Hersch will be called to the Torah as  Bat Mitzvah at Congregation Har HaShem on Saturday, October 24th, 2009.  Katie is the daughter of Jeff Hersch, and she will be reading from Parashat Noach.

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Free JGSCO Speaker at Har HaShem on October 25th

Lisa Arnold, Content Manager of The Generations Network, will visit from Utah and speak on "Maximizing Your Ancestry Subscription including the Jewish Collection." This monthly lecture of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Colorado is free and open to everyone.

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Eli Rogers Bar Mitzvah

On October 17th, 2009, Eli Rogers will be called to the Torah at Congregation Bonai Shalom to read from Parashat Bereshit.  Eli is the son of Joel Rogers and Ruth Lieberman of Lafayette.

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Simchat Torah this weekend

The holiday of Sukkot ends tomorrow at sundown. This last day of Sukkot is also the holiday of Shemini Atzeret, which marks the beginning of the rainy season (looks like our weather will cooperate).  Saturday night (October 10) begins the holiday of Simchat Torah, when the cycle of Torah is …

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Chabad of Boulder Draws Crowd with Shofar Factory Event

Shofar, Sho-good! Chabad Lubavitch of Boulder County put on a Shofar Factory just before the High Holidays.  The successful event drew over 250 people including kids and adults from Boulder Jewish Day School, Hebrew High and the Boulder JCC Preschool. Pictures: Congratulations on a successful event!

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Bob Meals z”l Shiva Information and Eulogy

"...Bob's character was a model of honor, truth, kindness and generosity. The rabbis ask aizeh hu m'chubad? Who is honored? The answer: Ham'chabed et habriyot. The one who honors all humanity. (Pirke Avot 4:1). ..."

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Happy Aware New Year!

"Mindfulness in and of itself is a powerful tool. Sometimes merely the act of being mindful and tuning our awareness towards healing our soul, taking care of our self on a deeper level, works wonders...."

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Bob Meals z”l

Bob Meals passed away in Hospice Care on October 5, 2009. May his memory be for a blessing.

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Bella Newman z”l

Michele Cohen's mother Bella Newman (Beily bat Shaul v'Ida) passed away Tuesday evening, September 29 (Tishrei 11, 5770). May her memory be for a blessing.

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Sarah Quiat Bat Mitzvah

Sarah Quiat will be called to the Torah for her Bat Mitzvah at Congregation Har HaShem this Saturday, October 3, 2009. Sarah is the daughter of Dan and Meg Quiat of Boulder and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Quiat of Denver.

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