Tag Archives: chanukah

To Beat An Unbeatable Foe

Chanukah may be over but its message is not. Especially with recent challenges to Jewish lives, we need to find experiences that bolster our determination to thrive, and our confidence in humanity.

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Gelt Rains on Pearl St. for Menorah Lighting

Thanks to the Boulder Fire Department, Chanukah gelt rained down on the large crowd in front of the Boulder County Courthouse Monday night as the Jewish community celebrated the second night of Chanukah by lighting a giant menorah.

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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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Ignite Chanukah 10 Is a 10

The tenth edition of Ignite Chanukah was hosted by Flatirons Tribe on Thursday, December 19th at Rembrandt Yard, and it was a great one.

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Katie Glassman and Snapshot Fiddle with Chanukah at Boulder JCC

Colorado fiddling sensation Katie Glassman and her band Snapshot welcomed in Chanukah at the Boulder JCC Sunday night with a swinging concert.

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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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Shmaltz Brewing Releases Official Chanukah Beer for 5780/2019

For the second year in a row, the Upstate New York brewery releases for the holiday season a brand new recipe for their official Chanukah beer that's nationally available now in 12 oz. can 4-packs. Chanukah, Hanukkah: Pass The Beer® is a Dark Ale brewed with Chocolate (8% ABV, 8 Malts, 8 Hops) that celebrates the eight nights of Hanukkah (December 22 - 30, 2019). Available now at Hazel's!

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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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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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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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Chabad @ CU Spreads a Lot of Chanukah Light

Rohr Chabad Center at CU took advantage of an early start to Chanukah this year to roll out eight nights full of light. Also, their 36-hour Match-a-Thon fundraiser starts Tuesday 12/18 at 11:00 am!

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A Chanukah Miracle Emerges From the Ashes After Woolsey Fire

I’m in my car and on my way to Camp Hess Kramer off the Pacific Coast Highway in Southern California, one of two camps founded by my late Grandfather Rabbi Alfred Wolf for the Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles. Now in ashes, decimated by the Woolsey fire that ripped through Malibu, lies 180 acres and 67 years of steeped tradition, all ash.

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Ignite Chanukah 9 Shines

Ten brave souls lit up Rembrandt Yards Wednesday night with their "Sparks" while nearly 100 young adults absorbed their wisdom, alcohol and latkes. Photos!

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Chanukah in Our Times

The story of Chanukah begins in the year 167 BCE, when a Greek Macedonian kingdom centered in what is today Syria had tried to outlaw the Jewish religion in Israel and replace it with Hellenistic culture.

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