Jewish Life

New Field-Building Initiative Launches for Jewish Retreating

Pearlstone, an agency of The Associated Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, and one of the largest Jewish retreat centers in North America, announced today that it is leading a groundbreaking national initiative elevating the field of Jewish retreating, aptly named Retreat Jewish. Operators of Jewish retreat centers and retreat organizers …

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A Shavuot Revelation

Shavuot is a mysterious holiday. This commemoration of receiving the Torah at Mount Sinai isn’t given a specific date for its celebration; instead we are told in the Book of Exodus to schedule it seven weeks from the second night of Passover.

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Eulogy for Henry Rasof

Henry was an active seeker whose Jewish identity was important to him. In fact, my husband, Rabbi Scheiner remembers Henry telling him that he got much more involved in his Jewish roots when he moved to Boulder.

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RSVP for Boulder’s Outdoor Lag BBQ

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Lag B’Omer is coming up in a week on Thursday, May 19. On Lag B’Omer communities across the world, gather to celebrate the life of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, the father of KABBALAH.  Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai was a famous first-century Tannaic sage, and the author of the famed Zohar, the …

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Focus on Legacy Giving at the Boulder JCC

Since 2018, the Boulder JCC, along with 27 other local Jewish organizations, has participated in Live On: Build Your Jewish Legacy, an initiative of Rose Community Foundation, and LIFE & LEGACY, a partnership program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (Live On | LIFE & LEGACY™).

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