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Around Town: Happenings of interest to our community

Around Town: Happenings of interest to our community

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* HAVER, the Boulder Rabbinic Fellowship, is looking to hire a part-time (20-25 hrs per month) administrative support,
specifically to help manage, develop and monitor IKAR, their annual Introduction to Judaism class, as well as any other Haver sponsored programs. Compensation: $20/hour. Please send cover letter, references and resume to Rabbi Fred Greene at For more information, go to www.Boulder

* "REFLECTIONS" - Boulder JCC's 10th Annual Gala Fundraiser

Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the Omni Interlocken Resort in Broomfield. CLICK HERE for more info and tickets!

* “Not in Shul: Jewish Spiritual Home Practices” Kevah Group Taught by Eve Ilsen

Our tradition is rich in practices woven into our daily lives - Eve will lead us in deep learning about traditional Jewish practices normally done in our homes, drawing from her own experience and learning from Reb Zalman, z’l, and from her late teacher, Mme. Colette Aboulker Muscat. 4-6 classes, start date towards end of February. Email Ilene Naomi Rusk ( to get on the roster, and click here for more information about Kevah's model for grassroots Jewish learning experiences​.

* Rabbi Shais Taub to speak at Boulder JCC on March 1

Nevei Kodesh is helping to sponsor a talk by Rabbi Shais Taub, a Chabad rabbi nationally known for his addiction work, both with Jews from all walks of life, as well as Christians. He is the author of G-d of Our Understanding: Jewish Spirituality and Recovery from Addiction. The plan is to offer a community talk on March 1 as a springboard to form an AA group with a Jewish framework for the Boulder community.


* Sacred Transition: Jewish Approaches to Death and Dying

Sunday, March 5, 6:30-8:30pm, Boulder JCC

Come and learn from some of our local Rabbis as they teach time-honored Jewish customs and perspectives regarding death and dying. Hear from local funeral directors about what Boulder now offers and about our Boulder community's Sacred Burial Society, the Chevra Kadisha, which was founded in 1995 and has tended hundreds of families, providing dignified care for their loved ones. 

* Heart is Wide Open - Free MP3

Danya River has a free MP3 of her original song that she is welcoming community members to listen to as a post-holiday gift.    click here to listen.

* Kohenet Priestess Training: New Cohort Application Online Now!

Boulder Friends of International Students (BFIS) at CU

Since the 1950s, international students have been matched with local hospitality families through the Boulder Friends of International Students (BFIS). With the increase in numbers of international students at CU-Boulder, there is more demand for hospitality families. BFIS matches families with students of similar interests. Students do not live with their families, but meet with them regularly for activities, such as dinners, visits to museums, hiking, or participating in a BFIS sponsored events such as ice skating or picnics. There is also the option for busy families to host for just a dinner. For more information, contact BFIS coordinator Sam Cosgrove,
Joys of Jewishing - ALEPH Kallah back in Colorado!

* Foster Care

Children in your community need you! We need volunteers, foster family helpers, respite providers and foster/adoptive parents! Call Samantha at 303-441-1081 or go to our webpage at and sign up for our next Foster Parent Orientation.

Sun, 26 February 2017 30 Shevat 5777