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Zoe Mertz Bat Mitzvah

On Saturday, August 17th, 2019, Zoe Mertz will be called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah at Congregation Bonai Shalom.

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Hate and Love and Tisha b’Av

Tisha B'Av

As our traditional three weeks of mourning culminated with Tisha b'Av and its commemoration of destruction last Saturday night, our nation is still reeling from the horrors of yet more unbearable acts of gun violence, at least one motivated by racial hatred.

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Noah Sodie Bar Yisrael

On Monday, August 12th, 2019, Noah Sodie will be called before the congregation as a Bar Yisrael with Adventure Judaism.

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Adventure Sunday School Program for 5-6th Graders: Ropes Course, Hikes, Friendship and Fun

Bar Mitzvah Class Climbs Deer Mountain

“The goal of ARK is to provide some really strong touchpoints that anchor the kids to Judaism, while not asking too much of their time. We try to pack learning-adventure-fun-and friendship into a very concise time frame, and I think we are good at it.”

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Jewish Family Service Today

“If we include its predecessors, Jewish Family Service of Colorado is the oldest Jewish community organization in Colorado. One would think that by now everyone knows what it does."

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Girls’ Time – An Outing Based Program for 5th-6th Graders

Alternative Sunday School

“Me?” said Rabbi Jamie, when a group of parents approached her asking that she run Girls’ Time. “And then,” said one of the moms, “she squealed with delight in a very un-rabbinic fashion, which is exactly why we wanted her to teach our kids.”

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Mazel Tov to Dan McGrady on His Conversion to Judaism

The Jewish community at large offers welcome and mazel tov, as well as blessings for health and happiness, to Dan McGrady, who completed the process of conversion to Judaism this Shabbat.

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D’var Shana by Eliza Serlen

As part of their Bat Mitzvah or Bar Mitzvah ceremony, graduates of Adventure Judaism's Adventure B'nai Mitzvah class are asked to write a Dvar Shana, thoughts about the year. Eliza Serlen became a Bat Mitzvah on June 15, 2019 and this is her D'var Shana.

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