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Movies & Torah: Who Knew!!!

Before Yehudis gives a talk at the Boulder JCC on Monday, March 11 at 7 p.m. on her new book "Garden of Time," we had the chance to tap into some of her Hollywood wisdom before the March 10th Oscar ceremony.

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Finding Pharaohs in A Modern Film

Could Pharaoh be Irish? As we read this last month’s Torah portions, about the ancient idiosyncratic behavior of an Egyptian despot, we think such personalities can’t happen in our world, in our times.  Well, a film with nine nominations for Oscar awards, admirably shows it can transpire in ordinary human behavior.

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What Is So Odd About Getting Even?

The 2022 Boulder Jewish Festival Film series, highlights several Holocaust related movies. One of the most prominent is "Plan A," the true story of attempted revenge on the Nazis by some Jewish groups. This article discusses some of the complex issues brought up by this film.

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Never Be Lonely

My first encounter with Chabad came about in 1960 when I was seventeen, and a friend invited me to a farbrengen where the Rebbe spoke. From that moment, I was totally smitten with the movement. It was a very cold winter day, and I remember feeling that although my body …

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Counting On Horse Power

This year, during the 49 day Omer count that takes us from Pesach to Shavuot, and from the Exodus to the Revelation at Sinai, I have been preoccupied with the movie, "The Mustang," which I saw twice and would be happy to see again.

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4 Questions for Morah Yehudis Fishman

The Boulder JCC tribute to Morah Yehudis Fishman will take place Wednesday, March 13 at 6:30 pm on stage at the Dairy Art Center’s Gordon Gamm Theater prior to the Boulder Jewish Film Festival screening of “93Queen.” Here is our 4 Questions Interview.

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Chanukah – When Mail Delay Saves the Day

Many Chassidic masters tell us that the letter that is written to us from above on Rosh Hashana and sealed on Yom Kippur, does not actually reach our address until Chanukah.

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Community Celebrates Morah Yehudis’ Birthday, Sukkot

More than a hundred community members turned out at Aish Kodesh's sukkah Sunday night to celebrate Morah Yehudis Fishman's 70th birthday and Sukkot. Photos!

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