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‘Search for Light’ Retreat (Estes Park)
‘Search for Light’ Retreat (Estes Park)
Dec 1 – Dec 3 all-day
Shabbat retreat hosted by Bonai Shalom at YMCA Estes Park, with services, educational tracks for kids and adults focusing on community and tikkun olam.
Israel Through Multiple Lenses (Rodef) 5:45 pm
Israel Through Multiple Lenses (Rodef)
Dec 1 @ 5:45 pm – 7:15 pm
Monthly series at Rodef Shalom exploring Israel through multiple narratives. With light meal and discussion. Followed by Friday night services. Sept. 8, Osnat Fox, ‘Israel – The Balance and Challenges of a Jewish and Democratic[...]
Shabbat Service & Dinner (JTown) 6:15 pm
Shabbat Service & Dinner (JTown)
Dec 1 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
JTown hosts a Shabbat service followed by a traditional Friday night meal. At the Lone Tree hub.
Friday Night Live! (JOI) 6:30 pm
Friday Night Live! (JOI)
Dec 1 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Friday night service and Shabbat dinner hosted by Aish/JOI. Geared toward young professionals. Held at a private home.
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Torah Discussion & Breakfast (Boulder) 9:00 am
Torah Discussion & Breakfast (Boulder)
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Bi-monthly discussion of the weekly Torah portion led by Rabbi Fred Greene, with a bagels & coffee breakfast. At Har HaShem, 3950 Baseline Road.
Honoring Our Matriarchs (Santa Fe) 5:30 pm
Honoring Our Matriarchs (Santa Fe)
Dec 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Benefit hosted by HaMakom in Santa Fe honoring its matriarchs, with Havdalah, dessert reception and concert with Cindy Freedman and Consuelo Luz.
Jews Do Jews Concert: Kol Isha 8:00 pm
Jews Do Jews Concert: Kol Isha
Dec 2 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Local Jewish musicians pay tribute to Jewish women songwriters. Performers include Joe Black, Hal Aqua and Liat Arochas. At L2 Church.
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Light Up Your Chanukah 9:00 am
Light Up Your Chanukah
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Pre-Chanukah celebration hosted by Jewish Explores and Judaism Your Way, with David Ross concert, menorah lighting, story time and holiday treats and games. At JCC Denver.
Sinai Sundays: Progressive Halacha 9:00 am
Sinai Sundays: Progressive Halacha
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:25 am
Eleven-part series with Rabbi Rick Rheins exploring halachic responses to ethical and ritual issues facing modern Jews. Using the second volume of Reform Responsa for the 21st Century. At Temple Sinai.
JGSCO Seminar 9:30 am
JGSCO Seminar
Dec 3 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Jewish Genealogical Society monthly seminar, in December with Greg Liverman on DNA testing. At JCC.
Kids Menorah Workshop (Vail) 10:00 am
Kids Menorah Workshop (Vail)
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Build your own menorah at Home Depot in Avon, 0295 Yoder Ave. With Chanukah treats and music. RSVP required.
Kids Menorah Workshop (Aurora) 10:30 am
Kids Menorah Workshop (Aurora)
Dec 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Build your own menorah at Home Depot, 5600 S Chambers in Aurora. With Chanukah treats and music. RSVP required. Hosted by WCRJ.
Sinai Sundays: Samuel II 10:30 am
Sinai Sundays: Samuel II
Dec 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Eight-part series with Rabbi Raymond Zwerin on the second book of Samuel, exploring the reign of King David. At Temple Sinai.
Santa Fe Jewish Film Fest: ‘Song of Songs’ 11:00 am
Santa Fe Jewish Film Fest: ‘Song of Songs’
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Feature film based on a Sholem Aleichem story about two ten year olds living in a Jewish shtetl in 1905. Part of the Santa Fe Jewish Film Festival. At Center for Contemporary Arts.
Chanukah Festival (Ft. Collins) 11:30 am
Chanukah Festival (Ft. Collins)
Dec 3 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Pre-Chanukah festival at Har Shalom in Ft. Collins, with gift shopping and holiday treats.
Hanukkah Market (Salt Lake) 12:00 pm
Hanukkah Market (Salt Lake)
Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Salt Lake JCC’s annual Chanukah shopping event, with crafts, books, Judaica and holiday treats.
Lifetime Achievement: Stanley Hordes (Santa Fe) 2:30 pm
Lifetime Achievement: Stanley Hordes (Santa Fe)
Dec 3 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Stanley Hordes will receive a lifetime achievement award from the Santa Fe book Council. Guest speaker is Prof. David Graizbord, a scholar of Jewish identity and the Western Sephardic Diaspora. At Temple Beth Shalom in[...]
Fuel for Truth (JOI) 6:00 pm
Fuel for Truth (JOI)
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Five-part series hosted by JOI@Aish on defending Israel’s right to exist. Dates/times: Nov. 5, Bassem Eid, “The Palestinian Perspective” Nov. 12, Ron Wasserman, “The History of Israel” (noon) Nov. 19, Justin Ellis, “The Myth of[...]
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Hebrew Nights (TJE) 7:00 pm
Hebrew Nights (TJE)
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Eight-week Hebrew language series at The Jewish Experience, with three concurrent tracks: Hebrew reading for beginners; Hebrew reading comprehension; conversational Hebrew ulpan.
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Active Minds: Afghanistan 10:00 am
Active Minds: Afghanistan
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Active Minds explores the history of Afghanistan, before and since 9/11. Part of JFS at JCC Senior Connections. In the Social Hall.
Mussar Study (B’nai Havurah) 12:00 pm
Mussar Study (B’nai Havurah)
Dec 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Ten-time Tuesday lunchtime study with Rabbi Evette at B’nai Havurah exploring Mussar, which focuses on character development and spiritual growth.
Chanukah Cooking For Kids (Boulder) 4:30 pm
Chanukah Cooking For Kids (Boulder)
Dec 5 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Chanukah cooking class for kids ages 5-10. With holiday activities. At Boulder JCC.
Ageless Adversity Series 6:30 pm
Ageless Adversity Series
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Four-part series on developing resiliency in the face of adversity. At Temple Emanuel. Dates/lectures are: Nov. 7, Jane Barton: “The Afterglow of Adversity” Dec. 5, Jamie Sarche: “Being Mortal” Jan. 9, Dr. Aroop Mangalik: “What[...]
Judaism & Food Series (MoHo) 7:00 pm
Judaism & Food Series (MoHo)
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Three-part series with Moishe House and Temple Emanuel, focusing on Judaism’s relationship to food. 11/7: Save the Deli 11/21: The Sacred Table 12/5: On the Chocolate Trail  
Mysteries of the Ten Commandments (Colo. Spgs.) 7:00 pm
Mysteries of the Ten Commandments (Colo. Spgs.)
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Robert Footlik explores the ‘Mysteries of the Ten Commandments and the Ark of the Covenant.’ At Temple Shalom.
TJE Monthly Book Club 7:00 pm
TJE Monthly Book Club
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Monthly book club at The Jewish Experience, featuring books on a variety of Jewish topics. Upcoming books/dates/facilitators are: Nov. 14, Chaya Parkoff: Life Is a Test by Esther Jungreis Dec. 5, Chaviva Gordon-Bennett: The Princess[...]
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Wednesday Wisdom (BMH-BJ) 10:00 am
Wednesday Wisdom (BMH-BJ)
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Five-session Wednesday morning series exploring some of the big questions with Rabbi Chaitovsky. At BMH-BJ. Repeats at 7:30pm of the same day. 11/8: ‘All About G-d’ 11/15, ‘What? There Are Two Torahs?’ 11/29, ‘Shabbat, Kashrut[...]
JNF Women for Israel Luncheon 11:30 am
JNF Women for Israel Luncheon
Dec 6 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Women’s luncheon hosted by JNF with guest speaker Ethan Zohn. At Infinity Park.
Torah for Tycoons: Unethical Situations in the Workplace 12:00 pm
Torah for Tycoons: Unethical Situations in the Workplace
Dec 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Monthly lunch and learn; December topic is: “Show Them Who’s Boss: Dealing with Unethical Situations in the Workplace.” Led by the Denver Community Kollel’s Rabbi Mordechai Fleischer with Dr. Fredric Sonstein. At East Side Kosher[...]
JTown Book Club: ‘4321’ 12:30 pm
JTown Book Club: ‘4321’
Dec 6 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
JTown Book Club meets to discuss ‘4321’ by Paul Auster. Held at a private home. With light lunch.
Bible, Beers & Brotherhood 6:00 pm
Bible, Beers & Brotherhood
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Temple Sinai’s monthly men’s happy hour and Torah discussion group with Rabbi Rheins. At Darcy’s Pub on South Ulster.
Einat Wilf in Conversation (Boulder) 6:00 pm
Einat Wilf in Conversation (Boulder)
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
AIPAC hosts a community event in Boulder, with guest speaker Dr. Einat Wilf. At Boulder JCC.
Hebrew Reading for Beginners (HEA) 6:45 pm
Hebrew Reading for Beginners (HEA)
Dec 6 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Eight-week course in reading Hebrew for beginners, taught by Judi Marcus. At HEA.
Whisky & Wisdom (Men) 8:00 pm
Whisky & Wisdom (Men)
Dec 6 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Monthly men’s evening (second Tuesday) led by Rabbi Menachem Lehrfield combining whisky tasting with timeless Jewish wisdom relating to men’s roles as fathers, husbands and professionals. Held at a private home. Hosted by JOI@Aish.
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Challah Club (HEA) 9:30 am
Challah Club (HEA)
Dec 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Family Challah Club hosted by HEA preschool on Thursday mornings, creating a “make and bake” mini challah.
Tanakh & Tabloids 11:00 am
Tanakh & Tabloids
Dec 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly class at Rodef Shalom with Rabbi Bernard Gerson. Currently studying the Book of Daniel. At Rodef Shalom.
Lunch & Learn: Pirkei Avot (Boulder) 12:30 pm
Lunch & Learn: Pirkei Avot (Boulder)
Dec 7 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Monthly (brown bag) Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Fred Greene on Pirkei Avot (Ethics of the Fathers). At Har HaShem.
Aspen Locals Happy Hour 5:30 pm
Aspen Locals Happy Hour
Dec 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
JEWISHcolorado happy hour in Aspen at the Limelight Hotel, 355 S. Monarch.
Klezmer Concert (Rio Rancho) 6:00 pm
Klezmer Concert (Rio Rancho)
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Nahalat Shalom community klezmer band and the Rikud Dancers visit Rio Rancho for a performance celebrating the opening of a Jewish art exhibit at Loma Colorado Main Library in Rio Rancho.
Yud Tes Kislev Dinner (Colo. Spgs.) 6:30 pm
Yud Tes Kislev Dinner (Colo. Spgs.)
Dec 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Chabad of Colorado Springs marks the annual Tanya learning cycle with festive dinner featuring guest speaker Rabbi Yehudah Weg. At 6616A Delmonico Dr.
Mishmar Parsha Shiur & Cholent (TJE) 7:00 pm
Mishmar Parsha Shiur & Cholent (TJE)
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Weekly parsha exploration with Rabbi Danny Wolfe of JewPro at The Jewish Experience. With hot cholent.
Women’s Night Out: Chanukah Inspiration (TJE) 7:00 pm
Women’s Night Out: Chanukah Inspiration (TJE)
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Women’s night out hosted by The Jewish Experience, with holiday inspiration from Chaya Parkoff and Sara Wolfe.
Lost Tribes & Exotic Communities (HEA) 7:15 pm
Lost Tribes & Exotic Communities (HEA)
Dec 7 @ 7:15 pm – 9:15 pm
Series with anthropologist Carlos Zarur at HEA. Upcoming dates/topics: Nov. 16, the Jews of India 1: Bene Israel Nov. 30, the Jews of India 2: Baghdadi Jews of Mumbai, Delhi, and Kolkata Dec. 7, the[...]
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Rabbi David Lebor, Scholar-in-Residence 4:25 pm
Rabbi David Lebor, Scholar-in-Residence
Dec 8 @ 4:25 pm – Dec 9 @ 5:25 pm
Scholar-in-residence Shabbat at EDOS and DAT Minyan with Rabbi David Lebor of Shalavim Yeshiva. Events include talks at EDOS on Friday evening and Shabbat morning, and talks at DAT Minyan at Seudah Shlishit.
Shabbat Supper Club (TJE) 4:15 pm
Shabbat Supper Club (TJE)
Dec 8 @ 4:15 pm – 7:45 pm
Shabbat dinner at The Jewish Experience, with happy hour, services and dinner.
YAD Shabbat 6:00 pm
YAD Shabbat
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Quarterly Shabbat dinner for young professionals, in December with a Festival of Lights celebration at Denver Botanic Gardens. Hosted by JEWISHcolorado’s YAD.
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Torah Discussion & Breakfast (Boulder) 9:00 am
Torah Discussion & Breakfast (Boulder)
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Bi-monthly discussion of the weekly Torah portion led by Rabbi Fred Greene, with a bagels & coffee breakfast. At Har HaShem, 3950 Baseline Road.
Exploring Prayer through Feldenkrais (HEA) 11:00 am
Exploring Prayer through Feldenkrais (HEA)
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am
Class led by Shira Salzberg during mussaf service at HEA on exploring prayer through the movements of Feldenkrais.
Shabbat Endings (Rodef) 4:15 pm
Shabbat Endings (Rodef)
Dec 9 @ 4:15 pm
Close out Shabbat with Rabbi Gerson, with discussion, seudah shilshit and havdalah service.
FUNky Hanuka Fiesta (Albuquerque) 5:30 pm
FUNky Hanuka Fiesta (Albuquerque)
Dec 9 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Nahalat Shalom in Albuquerque’s pre-Chanukah party, with Havdalah, klezmer music, Chanukah performance and holiday foods.
Yemima Mizrachi: ‘Chanukah’ (Women) 8:00 pm
Yemima Mizrachi: ‘Chanukah’ (Women)
Dec 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly video presentation for women by Rabbanit Yemima Mizrachi on ‘Bringing the Light of Chanukah into Our Lives’. At Aish Denver.
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JWV Post 344 Meeting 9:00 am
JWV Post 344 Meeting
Dec 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Jewish War Veterans Denver Post 344 meeting with lox & bagels breakfast. Held monthly (second or third Sunday) at Temple Sinai. December guest speaker is Stew Elliott, director of Veterans Services at CU Boulder.
Dreidels and Donuts (BMH-BJ) 9:30 am
Dreidels and Donuts (BMH-BJ)
Dec 10 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Pre-Chanukah party and fundraiser hosted by BMH-BJ preschool. With recital, classroom art, auction and brunch.
Hannukah Fair (Colo. Spgs.) 9:30 am
Hannukah Fair (Colo. Spgs.)
Dec 10 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 am
Holiday fair at Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs. With Chanukah foods and gifts.
Sinai Sundays: Samuel II 10:30 am
Sinai Sundays: Samuel II
Dec 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Eight-part series with Rabbi Raymond Zwerin on the second book of Samuel, exploring the reign of King David. At Temple Sinai.
Santa Fe Jewish Film Fest: ‘Intimate Grammar’ 11:00 am
Santa Fe Jewish Film Fest: ‘Intimate Grammar’
Dec 10 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Adaptation of the David Grossman novel about a man striving to survive a domineering mother and an anti-intellectual father. Part of Santa Fe Jewish Film Fest. At Center for Contemporary Arts. Followed by Skype interview[...]
Chanukah Fest (Albuquerque) 12:00 pm
Chanukah Fest (Albuquerque)
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Pre-holiday Chanukah celebration at Albuquerque JCC, with holiday foods, menorah lighting, children’s activities and holiday shopping.
Kids Menorah Workshop (Las Cruces) 1:00 pm
Kids Menorah Workshop (Las Cruces)
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Build your own menorah at Home Depot in Las Cruces on N. Telshor Blvd. Hosted by Chabad of Las Cruces; with Chanukah treats and music. RSVP appreciated.
Kids Menorah Workshop (Lone Tree) 2:00 pm
Kids Menorah Workshop (Lone Tree)
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Build your own menorah at Home Depot at Park Meadows. With Chanukah treats. Hosted by Chabad of South Metro Denver.
The Ultimate Mitzvah (Albuquerque) 2:30 pm
The Ultimate Mitzvah (Albuquerque)
Dec 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Rabbi Min Kantrowitz explains the sacred ritual of Tahara (ritual washing and purification of a Jew before burial). Training for those interested to follow. At Nahalat Shalom.
Kol BeRamah 10th Anniversary Recital (Santa Fe) 4:00 pm
Kol BeRamah 10th Anniversary Recital (Santa Fe)
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Chanukah-themed program of operatic and cantorial selections, featuring Yoni Rose, Cantor of the Frankfurt am Main Jewish community and alumnus of the Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Program. At St. John’s College (Santa Fe); hosted by[...]
Santa Fe Jewish Film Fest: ‘From Superman to Spiegelman’ 4:30 pm
Santa Fe Jewish Film Fest: ‘From Superman to Spiegelman’
Dec 10 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Talk exploring the role of Jewish artists/writers in comics and the graphic novel. Also with screening of documentary about Art Spiegelman, author of Maus. Part of Santa Fe Jewish Film Fest. At Center for Contemporary[...]
Movie Night: ‘The American Tail’ (Cheyenne) 6:30 pm
Movie Night: ‘The American Tail’ (Cheyenne)
Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Monthly movie night at Mt. Sinai in Cheyenne. In December screening ‘An American Tail,’ the cartoon about a young Jewish mouse fleeing Russia for the US.
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JCC Hall of Fame Induction 5:00 pm
JCC Hall of Fame Induction
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Broncos Ring of Famers Rod Smith and Lee Atwater are guest speakers at the JCC Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Inducting Irwin Hoffman.
Hebrew Nights (TJE) 7:00 pm
Hebrew Nights (TJE)
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Eight-week Hebrew language series at The Jewish Experience, with three concurrent tracks: Hebrew reading for beginners; Hebrew reading comprehension; conversational Hebrew ulpan.
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Modern Day Heroes 10:30 am
Modern Day Heroes
Dec 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Rabbi Steve Booth Nadav shares his modern day heroes and asks about yours. Part of JFS@JCC Senior Connections.
Community Menorah Lighting 5:00 pm
Community Menorah Lighting
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Annual community menorah lighting hosted by JEWISHcolorado, at the corner of Dahlia and Alameda, with refreshments in the JCC lobby.
Latkes & More Chanukah Party (Ft. Collins) 5:00 pm
Latkes & More Chanukah Party (Ft. Collins)
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Chanukah party hosted by Chabad of Northern Colorado, with menorah lighting, latka bar, crafts and games.
Chanukah Bol (Vail) 5:30 pm
Chanukah Bol (Vail)
Dec 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Chanukah party hosted by Chabad of Vail, with communal menorah lighting, holiday treats and bowling. At Bol, 141 E. Meadow Drive.
Chanukah Chocolate Factory (Stapleton) 5:30 pm
Chanukah Chocolate Factory (Stapleton)
Dec 12 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Chabad of Stapleton for a family Chanukah party with chocolate coin making and electric menorah workshop.
Chanukah on Ice (Lone Tree) 5:30 pm
Chanukah on Ice (Lone Tree)
Dec 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Chanukah on Ice celebration hosted by Chabad South Metro Denver at Family Sports Center in Centennial. With ice menorah lighting, skating to Jewish music and holiday treats.
Community Menorah Lighting (Westminster) 5:30 pm
Community Menorah Lighting (Westminster)
Dec 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Community menorah lighting at Orchard Town Center in Westminster, with music, doughnuts, latkes and fire show. Hosted by Chabad NW Denver.
Teen Chanukah Party (Lone Tree) 5:30 pm
Teen Chanukah Party (Lone Tree)
Dec 12 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join CTeen for a Chanukah party at Family Sports Center, with stretch limo car parade, ice skating and doughnuts.
Community Menorah Lighting (Basalt) 6:00 pm
Community Menorah Lighting (Basalt)
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Annual communal menorah lighting with Aspen Jewish Congregation at Willits Town Center in Basalt. With singing.
Ladies Night Out (Albuquerque) 6:00 pm
Ladies Night Out (Albuquerque)
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ladies night out hosted by Chabad of Albuquerque with songwriter Leora Nadtochy and traditional Chanukah buffet.
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Chanukah Children’s Story Hour (Vail) 10:00 am
Chanukah Children’s Story Hour (Vail)
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Chanukah story hour at Vail Public Library, with holiday crafts.
Wednesday Wisdom (BMH-BJ) 10:00 am
Wednesday Wisdom (BMH-BJ)
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Five-session Wednesday morning series exploring some of the big questions with Rabbi Chaitovsky. At BMH-BJ. Repeats at 7:30pm of the same day. 11/8: ‘All About G-d’ 11/15, ‘What? There Are Two Torahs?’ 11/29, ‘Shabbat, Kashrut[...]
Chanukah Story Time (Aspen) 10:15 am
Chanukah Story Time (Aspen)
Dec 13 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Chanukah storytime hosted by Chabad of Aspen, with dreidel spinning and holiday crafts. On Dec. 13, 10:15am at Pitkin County Library; on Dec. 14th, 10:30am at Basalt Library.
Kavod on the Road: Solstice & Dream Interpretation 11:00 am
Kavod on the Road: Solstice & Dream Interpretation
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kavod Senior Life visits Rodef Shalom for a talk with Dr. Joy “Granddaughter Crow” Gray about dream interpretation.
Tiger Tales (DJDS) 4:00 pm
Tiger Tales (DJDS)
Dec 13 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Storytime for kids up to age 5 with Mogy the Tiger. At Denver JDS. In December with Chanukah theme.
Chanukah Story Hour (Glendale) 4:30 pm
Chanukah Story Hour (Glendale)
Dec 13 @ 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Chanukah story hour hosted by Chabad of Cherry Creek at Barnes & Noble Glendale. With holiday treats.
Community Menorah Lighting (Loveland) 5:00 pm
Community Menorah Lighting (Loveland)
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Communal menorah lighting at Peters Park/Loveland Museum hosted by Chabad of Northern Colorado, with special guest Mayor Jacki Marsh. With latkes, donuts, dreidels and music.
Illuminate Chanukah (HEA) 5:00 pm
Illuminate Chanukah (HEA)
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Family Chanukah celebration at HEA, with taco and burrito bar, holiday treats, candle lighting, music and glow room.
Pizza in the Lounge (Sinai) 5:15 pm
Pizza in the Lounge (Sinai)
Dec 13 @ 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm
Monthly pizza night for 4-12th graders. At Temple Sinai.
Community Menorah Lighting (Castle Rock) 5:30 pm
Community Menorah Lighting (Castle Rock)
Dec 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Chabad of South Metro Denver hosts a community menorah lighting in Castle Rock at the Amphitheater at Phillip S. Miller Park. With latkes, doughnuts and kids entertainment.
Dreidel Networking 5:30 pm
Dreidel Networking
Dec 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Annual Chanukah networking event hosted by the Denver Jewish Chamber of Commerce. With candle lighting, holiday treats and drinks. At The Jewish Experience.
Ignite Chanukah (Boulder) 5:30 pm
Ignite Chanukah (Boulder)
Dec 13 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Annual Chanukah event hosted by Boulder JCC at Rembrandt Yard, featuring 5-minute TED style presentations. With holidays foods and drinks.
Light Up the Night Chanukah Celebration (Rodef) 5:30 pm
Light Up the Night Chanukah Celebration (Rodef)
Dec 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Chanukah celebration at Rodef Shalom, with hot soup, latkes, cookie decoration, music and communal lighting.
Menorah Lighting on Pearl (Boulder) 5:30 pm
Menorah Lighting on Pearl (Boulder)
Dec 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Annual community menorah lighting in Boulder on Pearl Street in front of the courthouse. With music, latka bar and hot drinks.
Chanukah Celebration (Longmont) 5:45 pm
Chanukah Celebration (Longmont)
Dec 13 @ 5:45 pm – 7:15 pm
Chanukah celebration and communal lighting hosted by Chabad of Longmont at Village at the Peaks, 1250 S. Hover St. With menorah lighting, holiday treats, crafts and fire show.
Chanukah Dinner & Party (Salt Lake) 6:00 pm
Chanukah Dinner & Party (Salt Lake)
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kol Ami religious school hosts a Chanukah dinner and party, with crafts, latkes, music and candle lighting.
Jewish Women’s Circle (Santa Fe) 6:00 pm
Jewish Women’s Circle (Santa Fe)
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm
Monthly women’s event hosted by Chabad of Santa Fe. Upcoming dates/themes are: 12/13, Chanukah event with live music from Leora Nadtochy 1/17, Film screening: ‘The Wedding Plan’ 2/15, Inner Beauty 3/12, Miriam and the Haggadah[...]
Lifelong Learning (Sinai) 6:30 pm
Lifelong Learning (Sinai)
Dec 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Temple Sinai’s lifelong learning series; upcoming dates/topics are: Dec. 13 – “Holy Land Hardball” screening, about a Boston bagel maker who started a professional baseball team in Israel
Latkes & Lattes (DU) 7:00 pm
Latkes & Lattes (DU)
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chabad of South Denver hosts a Chanukah celebration at Kaladi’s, with menorah lighting on Evans and latkes.
MoHo Chanukah Celebration 7:00 pm
MoHo Chanukah Celebration
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chanukah party at Moishe House Denver, with menorah lighting and holiday food and Chanukah trivia.
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Challah Club (HEA) 9:30 am
Challah Club (HEA)
Dec 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Family Challah Club hosted by HEA preschool on Thursday mornings, creating a “make and bake” mini challah.
Chanukah Story Time (Aspen) 10:15 am
Chanukah Story Time (Aspen)
Dec 14 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Chanukah storytime hosted by Chabad of Aspen, with dreidel spinning and holiday crafts. On Dec. 13, 10:15am at Pitkin County Library; on Dec. 14th, 10:30am at Basalt Library.
Kavod on the Road: Dazzle Jazz 11:00 am
Kavod on the Road: Dazzle Jazz
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am
Kavod Senior Life visits Dazzle Jazz for a concert with Lenny Kramish. Departing from Temple Emanuel.
Tanakh & Tabloids 11:00 am
Tanakh & Tabloids
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly class at Rodef Shalom with Rabbi Bernard Gerson. Currently studying the Book of Daniel. At Rodef Shalom.
Chanukah on Ice (Louisville) 4:00 pm
Chanukah on Ice (Louisville)
Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Annual Chanukah on Ice party at WinterSkate in Louisville, skating to Chanukah music, with sufganiyot.
Chanukah Night at Children’s Museum 5:00 pm
Chanukah Night at Children’s Museum
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Celebrate Chanukah at the Children’s Museum, with menorah lighting, dreidel hunt, pizza dinner, holiday treats and crafts. Hosted by Bais Menachem.
Community Menorah Lighting (CSU) 5:00 pm
Community Menorah Lighting (CSU)
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Communal menorah lighting at CSU, Lory Student Center Plaza, hosted by Chabad of Northern Colorado, with special guest university president Tony Frank. With latkes, donuts, dreidels and music.
Great Gelt Drop (Aspen) 5:00 pm
Great Gelt Drop (Aspen)
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Chanukah party hosted by Chabad Aspen, with chocolate gelt collection at the Aspen Fire Dept.
Community Menorah Lighting (Parker) 5:30 pm
Community Menorah Lighting (Parker)
Dec 14 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Chabad of South Metro Denver hosts a community menorah lighting at O’Brien Park at Parker and Mainstreet. With latkes, donuts and entertainment.
Community Menorah Lighting (Colo. Spgs.) 6:00 pm
Community Menorah Lighting (Colo. Spgs.)
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Chabad of Colorado Springs hosts a community menorah lighting with fresh latkes, sufganiyot, dreidels and music. At 6616 A Delmonico Dr.
Faces of JFS 6:00 pm
Faces of JFS
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
JFS annual dinner, honoring Gay Curtiss-Lusher and Sam Zaitz. At the Grand Hyatt.
Festival of Lights Concert 6:00 pm
Festival of Lights Concert
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Annual Colorado Hebrew Chorale Chanukah concert, together with DJDS Glee Club. At The Commons on Champa, 1245 Champa.
Broncos & Dreidels (Westminster) 6:30 pm
Broncos & Dreidels (Westminster)
Dec 14 @ 6:30 pm
Adults Chanukah event hosted by Chabad of Westminster at Twenty Brew Taphouse. With sushi, latkes, doughnuts and the Broncos game.
Avalanche Jewish Heritage Night 7:00 pm
Avalanche Jewish Heritage Night
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm
Chanukah with the Colorado Avalanche taking on the Florida Panthers at the Pepsi Center. With menorah lighting and commemorative kippah.
Judaism in the 21st Century 7:15 pm
Judaism in the 21st Century
Dec 14 @ 7:15 pm – 8:45 pm
Discussion group led by Prof. Alex Maller on Judaism in the 21st century. December topic is ‘Ritual and Action’. At HEA.
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Shabbat Chanukah Dinner (Santa Fe) 4:15 pm
Shabbat Chanukah Dinner (Santa Fe)
Dec 15 @ 4:15 pm – 9:15 pm
Festive communal Shabbat meal hosted by Chabad Santa Fe, with Chanukah celebration, Moroccan food and guest speaker Natan Wallace on “My Personal Miracle”.
Chanukah Celebration (Sinai) 5:30 pm
Chanukah Celebration (Sinai)
Dec 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Shabbat Chanukah celebration at Temple Sinai, with latkes, potluck dinner and communal menorah lighting.
Chanukah Potluck (Evergreen) 5:30 pm
Chanukah Potluck (Evergreen)
Dec 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Chanukah celebration at Beth Evergreen, with potluck latkes, dreidel spinning, communal lighting and games.
Hanukkah Hoopla (Emanuel) 5:30 pm
Hanukkah Hoopla (Emanuel)
Dec 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Annual Chanukah party at Temple Emanuel, with Shabbat services, communal lighting, dinner and Steve Brodsky in concert.
Shabbat Chanukah Party (Aspen) 5:30 pm
Shabbat Chanukah Party (Aspen)
Dec 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Shabbat Chanukah party at Aspen Jewish Congregation, with services, menorah lighting, latkes and donuts.
Chanukah Shabbat Celebration (B’nai Havurah) 6:00 pm
Chanukah Shabbat Celebration (B’nai Havurah)
Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Celebrate Shabbat Chanukah with B’nai Havurah, with communal lighting, music, latkes and games.
Shabbat Chaukah Potluck (Boulder) 6:00 pm
Shabbat Chaukah Potluck (Boulder)
Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Shabbat Chanukah service at Har HaShem, with communal lighting and potluck holiday dinner (latkes provided).
Shir Bliss (Aspen) 6:00 pm
Shir Bliss (Aspen)
Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Monthly musical Kabbalat Shabbat at Aspen Jewish Congregation.
Little London Winds Chanukah Concert (Colo. Spgs.) 7:00 pm
Little London Winds Chanukah Concert (Colo. Spgs.)
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm
Chanukah klezmer and holiday concert, with Shabbat services and oneg. At Temple Shalom.
Potluck Chanukah (Westminster) 7:00 pm
Potluck Chanukah (Westminster)
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Shabbat services with communal menorah lighting followed by Chanukah latka potluck dinner. At Cong. B’nai Torah in Westminster.
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Torah Discussion & Breakfast (Boulder) 9:00 am
Torah Discussion & Breakfast (Boulder)
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Bi-monthly discussion of the weekly Torah portion led by Rabbi Fred Greene, with a bagels & coffee breakfast. At Har HaShem, 3950 Baseline Road.
Young Family Shabbat Experience (Emanuel) 9:00 am
Young Family Shabbat Experience (Emanuel)
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Temple Emanuel’s family oriented Shabbat morning service, for families with kids ages 1-6. With breakfast.
Human Rights Shabbat (B’nai Havurah) 9:30 am
Human Rights Shabbat (B’nai Havurah)
Dec 16 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Special Shabbat service at B’nai Havurah, focusing on human rights. With oneg.
Chanukah Latka Party (Morrison) 10:00 am
Chanukah Latka Party (Morrison)
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Shabbat morning services and Chanukah latka luncheon at B’nai Chaim in Morrison.
Lighten Up: Chanukah for Grown Ups (Albuquerque) 3:15 pm
Lighten Up: Chanukah for Grown Ups (Albuquerque)
Dec 16 @ 3:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Mishkan of the Heart class with Rabbi Deborah Brin exploring Chanukah. At First Unitarian Church in Albuquerque.
Chanukah Party (Park City) 5:30 pm
Chanukah Party (Park City)
Dec 16 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Temple Har Shalom in Park City hosts a Chanukah party, with magic performance, latkes, cookie decorating and adult beverages.
Backyard Bayit Chanukah Party (Frisco) 6:00 pm
Backyard Bayit Chanukah Party (Frisco)
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Celebrate Chanukah with Backyard Bayit in Frisco, Summit County. With latkes, drinks, gelt and optional white elephant exchange.
Latkes & Vodka (Colo. Spgs.) 6:00 pm
Latkes & Vodka (Colo. Spgs.)
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chanukah party at Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs with Havdalah, candle lighting, holiday dinner, crafts, dreidel contest, singalong and vodka for the adults.
Kindling the Lights (Albuquerque) 6:30 pm
Kindling the Lights (Albuquerque)
Dec 16 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Community Chanukah celebration at Albuquerque JCC, with music from The Rebbe’s Orkestra, Havdalah, candle lighting and refreshments.
Grand Chanukah Celebration (Bais Menachem) 7:00 pm
Grand Chanukah Celebration (Bais Menachem)
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm
Grand Chanukah celebration at Bais Menachem, with holiday dinner, music, prizes, juggling and melave malka.
Community Menorah Lighting (Park City) 7:30 pm
Community Menorah Lighting (Park City)
Dec 16 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Communal menorah lighting at Miners Plaza in Park City hosted by Chabad of Park City, with latkes, donuts, dreidels and music.
Trivia Night (DAT Minyan) 7:30 pm
Trivia Night (DAT Minyan)
Dec 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
DAT Minyan’s annual trivia night. At The Jewish Experience.
Drinks & Dreidels (RiNo) 8:00 pm
Drinks & Dreidels (RiNo)
Dec 16 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
21+ Chanukah party hosted by Chabad of Cherry Creek and DU Chabad, at 2600 Walnut. With cocktails and holiday treats.
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YAD Ski Day 8:30 am
YAD Ski Day
Dec 17 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
YAD ski day at Arapahoe Basin. With grilling and socializing at the “Beach”.
Men’s Minyan Breakfast Program (Colo. Spgs.) 9:00 am
Men’s Minyan Breakfast Program (Colo. Spgs.)
Dec 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly breakfast program hosted by Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs’ men’s minyan. December speaker is Venkat Reddy, chancellor of UCCS.
Sinai Sundays: Progressive Halacha 9:00 am
Sinai Sundays: Progressive Halacha
Dec 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:25 am
Eleven-part series with Rabbi Rick Rheins exploring halachic responses to ethical and ritual issues facing modern Jews. Using the second volume of Reform Responsa for the 21st Century. At Temple Sinai.
Brotherhood Breakfast (Albuquerque) 10:00 am
Brotherhood Breakfast (Albuquerque)
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly brotherhood breakfast at Congregation Albert, in December discussing “Being Non-Christian in Albuquerque.”
PJ Library Peanuts 10:00 am
PJ Library Peanuts
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
PJ Library program for families with kids ages 6 months-2 years. With Jewish themed-activities, craft and food, all related to a PJ Library book. Held monthly at JEWISHcolorado.
Chanukah in Candyland (WCRJ) 10:30 am
Chanukah in Candyland (WCRJ)
Dec 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Chanukah celebration at Western Center for Russian Jewry, attempting to build the largest menorah made out of candy. Also with dairy meal and jumping castle.
Children’s Chanukah Concert 10:30 am
Children’s Chanukah Concert
Dec 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Colorado Hebrew Chorale Chanukah concert in the lobby of the Children’s Hospital at Anschutz.
Peanut Butter Plan 10:30 am
Peanut Butter Plan
Dec 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Monthly Peanut Butter Plan, making sandwiches and handing them out to the homeless. At HEA. IJN editorial about the Peanut Butter Plan’s efforts, “A smear campaign we like“
Sinai Sundays: Samuel II 10:30 am
Sinai Sundays: Samuel II
Dec 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Eight-part series with Rabbi Raymond Zwerin on the second book of Samuel, exploring the reign of King David. At Temple Sinai.
Family Chanukah Celebration (JOI@Aish) 11:00 am
Family Chanukah Celebration (JOI@Aish)
Dec 17 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Family Chanukah party, with candle decorating, doughnut making and menorah building. At Aish Denver.
Flip Like a Latka (Westminster) 2:00 pm
Flip Like a Latka (Westminster)
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Chanukah family fun day hosted by Chabad of Westminster at Jump City in Westminster. With menorah lighting, crafts, doughnuts and dreidels.
Chanukah on the Plaza (Santa Fe) 3:00 pm
Chanukah on the Plaza (Santa Fe)
Dec 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Celebrate Chanukah on Santa Fe’s historic plaza with Chabad. With communal lighting, music, dancing and holiday treats.
Community Menorah Lighting (Greenwood Vlg.) 3:00 pm
Community Menorah Lighting (Greenwood Vlg.)
Dec 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Chabad of South Metro Denver hosts a communal menorah lighting in Greenwood Village at GV City Hall, 6060 S. Quebec. With latkes, doughnuts and kids entertainment.
JDA Chanukah Party (MoHO) 3:00 pm
JDA Chanukah Party (MoHO)
Dec 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mexican fiesta Chanukah party at Moishe House, together with Jewish Disabilities Advocates. With menorah lighting, crafts and latkes.
Chanukah Bowl (Longmont) 4:00 pm
Chanukah Bowl (Longmont)
Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Family Chanukah party and bowling night at Centennial Lanes, hosted by Chabad of Longmont. With menorah lighting, holiday treats and musical performance.
Indian Jewish Festival (HEA) 4:00 pm
Indian Jewish Festival (HEA)
Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Celebrate Indian-Jewish culture with Bollywood music, a movie and Indian dinner. Guest speaker is Elizabeth Naidu. At HEA.
Chanukah Concert & Party (Las Cruces) 4:30 pm
Chanukah Concert & Party (Las Cruces)
Dec 17 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Chanukah party with indie rock concert. Also with menorah lighting, holiday treats and kids activities. Hosted by Chabad Las Cruces. At Old Mesilla Plaza.
Chanukah Latka Party (Santa Fe) 4:30 pm
Chanukah Latka Party (Santa Fe)
Dec 17 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Chanukah latka party hosted by HaMakom in Santa Fe, with potluck latkes and communal menorah lighting.
Chanukah Night Glow (Albuquerque) 4:30 pm
Chanukah Night Glow (Albuquerque)
Dec 17 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
Special candle lighting, with a menorah made of hot air balloons. Hosted by Chabad of Albuquerque, with special guest Mayor Richard Berry and live music. At Balloon Fiesta Park.
Community Menorah Lighting (Ft. Collins) 4:30 pm
Community Menorah Lighting (Ft. Collins)
Dec 17 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Communal menorah lighting in Ft. Collins’ Old Town Square hosted by Chabad of Northern Colorado, with special guest Mayor Wade Troxell. With latkes, donuts, dreidels and music.
Light Up the Night (Stapleton) 4:30 pm
Light Up the Night (Stapleton)
Dec 17 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Communal Chanukah celebration in Stapleton, with car parade starting from Northfield Mall, 4:30pm, followed by communal menorah lighting and refreshments at Stapleton Green, 5:30pm.
Beth Israel Chanukah Party (Greeley) 5:00 pm
Beth Israel Chanukah Party (Greeley)
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Annual Chanukah party at Beth Israel in Greeley, with holiday dinner and white elephant auction.
Community Menorah Lighting (Highlands Ranch) 5:00 pm
Community Menorah Lighting (Highlands Ranch)
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Chabad of South Metro Denver hosts a community menorah lighting at the Eastridge Rec Center in Highlands Ranch, 9568 So. University Blvd. With latkes, donuts and entertainment.
Chanukah on Ice (Aspen) 5:30 pm
Chanukah on Ice (Aspen)
Dec 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Chanukah on Ice event hosted by Chabad Aspen at ARC, 861 Maroon Creek Rd. With menorah lighting, Chanukah music and buffet dinner.
Community Menorah Lighting (Edwards) 5:30 pm
Community Menorah Lighting (Edwards)
Dec 17 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Community menorah lighting in Edwards on the Riverwalk. With gelt drop, latkes, dreidels and treats. Hosted by Chabad of Vail.
Chanukah Party (Cheyenne) 6:00 pm
Chanukah Party (Cheyenne)
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm
Annual Mt. Sinai (Cheyenne) Chanukah party. With latkes, songs and dreidel games.
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Community Menorah Lighting (Greeley) 5:30 pm
Community Menorah Lighting (Greeley)
Dec 18 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Communal menorah lighting at 9th Street Plaza in Greeley hosted by Chabad of Northern Colorado, with special guest Mayor Tom Norton. With latkes, donuts, dreidels and music.
Light Up the Town (JTown) 6:00 pm
Light Up the Town (JTown)
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chanukah event hosted by JTown, with menorah lighting, music from Jerry Jacobs, pizza and gift collection for Denver Children’s Home. At Eastridge Rec Center in Highlands Ranch.
Latkes Reinvented 7:30 pm
Latkes Reinvented
Dec 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Roll up your sleeves and join Chabad of Cherry Creek for a cooking class on latkes, from peeling to grating to frying.
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Chanukah at the Governor’s Residence (Cheyenne) 12:00 pm
Chanukah at the Governor’s Residence (Cheyenne)
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Chanukah event hosted by the Governor and First Lady of Wyoming, together with Chabad of Wyoming. With candlelighting and refreshments. RSVP required.
Mussar Study (B’nai Havurah) 12:00 pm
Mussar Study (B’nai Havurah)
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Ten-time Tuesday lunchtime study with Rabbi Evette at B’nai Havurah exploring Mussar, which focuses on character development and spiritual growth.
Thinking Outside the Latke Pan (Boulder) 12:00 pm
Thinking Outside the Latke Pan (Boulder)
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Chanukah cooking class with Chef Jessica Hersh, exploring specialty holiday foods including leek patties, bumelos (doughnuts) and Italian olive oil cheesecake. At Bonai Shalom i Boulder.
Kavod on the Road: Chanukah Concert 1:00 pm
Kavod on the Road: Chanukah Concert
Dec 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Kavod Senior Life visits HEA for a Chanukah concert with singer/songwriter Julie Geller.
Chanukah on Ice (Santa Fe) 3:00 pm
Chanukah on Ice (Santa Fe)
Dec 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Chanukah on Ice event hosted by Chabad Santa Fe at the Genoveva Chavez Community Center. With menorah lighting, Chanukah music and holiday treats.
Community Menorah Lighting (Estes Park) 5:30 pm
Community Menorah Lighting (Estes Park)
Dec 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Communal menorah lighting at Bond Park in Estes Park hosted by Chabad of Northern Colorado, with special guest Mayor Todd Jirsa. With latkes, donuts, dreidels and music.
Jazz, Jews & Booze (BMH-BJ) 6:30 pm
Jazz, Jews & Booze (BMH-BJ)
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Live jazz band, special Chanukah cocktails and your favorite holiday foods, hosted by BMH-BJ. For 21+. Childcare provided.
Major League Dreidel 6:30 pm
Major League Dreidel
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Annual intergenerational Major League Dreidel competition at Kavod Senior Life, with participants from Moishe House, Hineini Project, The Jewish Experience and YAD.
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Rabbi’s Roundtable (Boulder) 2:00 pm
Rabbi’s Roundtable (Boulder)
Dec 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Monthly Rabbi’s Roundtable at Boulder JCC. Upcoming dates/topics: 12/20: Morah Yehudis Fishman, ‘Jewish Views of the Afterlife’ 1/17: Rabbi Marc Soloway, ‘Judaism’s Best Ideas’ 4/22: Panel Workshop, ‘Intro to Kabbalah’ 516: Rabbi Hannah Laner
Jeff & Paige Chanukah Concert (Boulder) 4:15 pm
Jeff & Paige Chanukah Concert (Boulder)
Dec 20 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Kids’ oriented interactive celebration of Chanukah, with Jeff and Paige. With music, costumes and storytelling.
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Challah Club (HEA) 9:30 am
Challah Club (HEA)
Dec 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Family Challah Club hosted by HEA preschool on Thursday mornings, creating a “make and bake” mini challah.
Tanakh & Tabloids 11:00 am
Tanakh & Tabloids
Dec 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly class at Rodef Shalom with Rabbi Bernard Gerson. Currently studying the Book of Daniel. At Rodef Shalom.
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Communal Shabbat Dinner (Aspen) 6:00 pm
Communal Shabbat Dinner (Aspen)
Dec 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Communal Shabbat dinner with Chabad of Aspen. With Kabbalat Shabbat services.
Shabbat Unplugged (Emanuel) 6:00 pm
Shabbat Unplugged (Emanuel)
Dec 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Special musical Friday night Shabbat service at Temple Emanuel, led by Steve Brodsky and band. In December, followed by Chinese food and screening of “The Frisco Kid.”
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Rabbi’s Tisch (Rodef) 12:30 pm
Rabbi’s Tisch (Rodef)
Dec 23 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Tisch with Rabbi Gerson following Rodef Shalom’s Shabbat morning services, with song and discussion.
Klezfest (Mizel) 7:30 pm
Klezfest (Mizel)
Dec 23 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Annual klezmer concert hosted by Mizel Museum at the Mercury Lounge. With Hal Aqua, Joe Black, Sandra Wong and others.
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Sinai Sundays: Progressive Halacha 9:00 am
Sinai Sundays: Progressive Halacha
Dec 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:25 am
Eleven-part series with Rabbi Rick Rheins exploring halachic responses to ethical and ritual issues facing modern Jews. Using the second volume of Reform Responsa for the 21st Century. At Temple Sinai.
Sinai Sundays: Samuel II 10:30 am
Sinai Sundays: Samuel II
Dec 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Eight-part series with Rabbi Raymond Zwerin on the second book of Samuel, exploring the reign of King David. At Temple Sinai.
Jewish Family Extravaganza 11:00 am
Jewish Family Extravaganza
Dec 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Annual family fun day, hosted by the Denver Community Kollel at South Suburban Family Sports Center in Centennial. Lunch available.
Klezmania! (Boulder) 7:00 pm
Klezmania! (Boulder)
Dec 24 @ 7:00 pm
Chinese buffet and live Klezmer music at Boulder JCC.
Matzah Ball (Vail) 8:00 pm
Matzah Ball (Vail)
Dec 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Annual Dec. 24th drinks and shmooze, hosted by Chabad of Vail. At the Remedy, Four Seasons in Vail.
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Hadassah Chanukah Party (Albuquerque) 11:00 am
Hadassah Chanukah Party (Albuquerque)
Dec 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Hadassah Albuquerque Chanukah party, with board installation, gift grab and Chinese food.
Six13 in Concert 4:00 pm
Six13 in Concert
Dec 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Jewish a capella group Six13 performs live at George Washington High School. Hosted by The Jewish Experience.
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Jazz Vocal Concert 10:15 am
Jazz Vocal Concert
Dec 26 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Vocal jazz concert with Carl Hammond. Part of JFS at the JCC Senior Connections. In the MACC Boardroom.
DJCC Networking Lunch 11:30 am
DJCC Networking Lunch
Dec 26 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Networking luncheon hosted by the Denver Jewish Chamber of Commerce at East Side Kosher Deli.
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Temple Sinai Book Club 11:00 am
Temple Sinai Book Club
Dec 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Temple Sinai book club facilitated by Janet Frank, meeting on the last Wednesday of the month. In December, discussing ‘My Own Words’ by Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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Sinai Sundays: Progressive Halacha 9:00 am
Sinai Sundays: Progressive Halacha
Dec 31 @ 9:00 am – 10:25 am
Eleven-part series with Rabbi Rick Rheins exploring halachic responses to ethical and ritual issues facing modern Jews. Using the second volume of Reform Responsa for the 21st Century. At Temple Sinai.