Jewish Life

“It Started With Words” – Holocaust Survivors Give Stunning Testimonies To Mark Holocaust Remembrance Day

Before local anti-Jewish laws were enacted, before neighborhood shops and synagogues were destroyed, and before Jews were forced into ghettos, cattle cars, and camps, words were used to stoke the fires of hate. #ItStartedWithWords is a digital, Holocaust education campaign posting weekly videos of survivors from around the world reflecting on those moments that led up to the Holocaust – a period of time when they could not have predicted the ease with which their long-time neighbors, teachers, classmates, and colleagues would turn on them, transitioning from words of hate to acts of violence.

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It’s Crunch Time

Passover 2021 is fast approaching. This year, many of us are still keeping some level of social distancing, Boulder Center for Judaism has created new options to support the Jewish community in your Passover celebration while keeping things safe. See what we are offering.

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Join Beth Ami for “Plastover! Freedom from Plastic”

Our virtual Passover Seder will focus on contemporary plagues and the oppression that we face from the pollution in our environment. Our rebranded “Plastover Seder” will highlight the goal of freedom from plastic pollution, while we also enjoy our customary Humanistic seder elements.

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Purim Out Of the Box

This year, at Boulder Center for Judaism, we had to use out-of-the-box thinking to come up with Purim Celebration ideas. Take advantage of these options we have available to make your Purim safe, and joyous.

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National Refugee Shabbat – March 5-6

On March 5-6, 2021, Congregation Har HaShem will join over 300 congregations nationwide to participate in HIAS’ National Refugee Shabbat, a Shabbat experience dedicated to supporting refugees and asylum seekers.

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Celebrate Purim with Food Drive, Baking Hamantaschen

The Boulder JCC has a number of Purim programs and opportunities for you to get in the spirit of the holiday.  Family Fun Leah Boonin and Caroline Saliman will tell the story of Purim with music and special surprises in 20 minutes or less on Sunday, February 21 at 1:30 …

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A Dream Fulfilled: Finally A Full-Fledged IDF Soldier!

February is Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month, a time to spread the word about inclusion issues and celebrate the many, varied contributions of people with disabilities to the Israeli workforce and society.

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