Tag Archives: chanukah

The Enduring Value of Our Chanukah Lights

During Chanukah, we often talk about the value of spreading light, both literally, with our chanukiyot, and metaphorically, with our actions. Yet we rarely explore the actual economics of that value.

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A Declaration of Interdependence: Chanukah is Unity in Diversity

2020 is coming to a close—a year of staggering political debacles further catalyzing human and ecological catastrophes. Convenience-culture has kick-started a new geologic age. Transnational corporations and consumer-driven societies have launched this Anthropocene Era. Our kakistocracy (a system of government which is run by the worst, least qualified, or most …

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Set a Goal: Zero Waste This Chanukah. We’ll Tell You How.

Rosie Briggs, from Eco-Cycle, will be leading a virtual class for the community this Thursday evening December 3rd, “Green Gift Giving.” Sign up and learn how you can create a positive impact on the environment and climate this Chanukah!

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Buy Less Stuff This Holiday Season

The City of Boulder envisions building a circular economy to make a big impact on our consumption emissions. The infrastructure they envision is an impressive goal! We can start working toward this vision right now by changing the way we think about gifting this holiday season and buying less stuff! 

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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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