Jewish Life

Introduction to Kaballah Class Starting Soon

In this seven-week class starting January 16th, we will explore the overall place of kaballah in Jewish thought, review the major texts involved, and look at some key tenets of the tradition. 

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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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Sue and Seymour: Recapturing Their Jewish Roots

Sue decided it would be meaningful to visit an older Jewish adult and reached out to Jewish Family Service earlier this year. She was matched with Seymour Gold, a 97-year-old WWII veteran living at Hover Senior Living Community in Longmont, and began visiting him in June.

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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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Celebrate Chanukah with Ice Cream, Menorah Making & Giving Back at the JCC Denver

The JCC Denver is collaborating with High Point Creamery to create an exclusive Chanukah ice cream flavor called “Bob’s Babka” named after Robert “Bob” E. Loup who is the namesake of the JCC Denver building and was a major donor to the organization. Come celebrate the season at the JCC Denver.

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Gift Ideas For an Unforgettable Chanukah

The wonderful Jewish tradition of Chanukah is a festival of lights, where the triumph of freedom and liberation over tyranny is celebrated. The story of the battle and its aftermath, though harking back to ancient times, is universal and timeless. The feeling it evokes is beyond words; people play homage …

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Baruch Dayan HaEmet – Dr. John Robbins z”l

John Bennet Robbins, M.D. (father of Ellen Taxman), a pioneer in development of modern bacterial vaccines and co-developer of a vaccine that has spared thousands of children from a major cause of death and intellectual disability, has passed away after a long illness.

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Bonai Shalom’s Gift Shop is Up and Running for Chanukah!

Socks and fuzzy slippers colored with dreidels and menorahs in various children’s sizes! Beautiful Chanukah candles, including those made in Israel. Potato peelers, latke-flippers (also known as spatulas), oven mits, kitchen towels, and other utensils all in delightful Chanukah theme. There is also a lovely selection of menorahs, from functional …

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