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Conversational Hebrew (BMH-BJ) 7:00 pm
Conversational Hebrew (BMH-BJ)
Jan 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Weekly conversational Hebrew class taught by experienced teacher Roberta Feinsmith. Meeting Wednesdays at BMH-BJ.
Whisky & Wisdom (Men) 8:00 pm
Whisky & Wisdom (Men)
Jan 2 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Monthly men’s evening led by Rabbi Menachem Lehrfield of JOI combining whisky tasting with Jewish wisdom relating to men’s roles as fathers, husbands and professionals. Held at a private home.
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Tanakh & Tabloids 11:00 am
Tanakh & Tabloids
Jan 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly class at Rodef Shalom with Rabbi Rachel Kobrin, learning and applying a chapter of Tanakh to timely news stories. At Rodef Shalom.
Lunch & Learn: Pirkei Avot (Boulder) 12:30 pm
Lunch & Learn: Pirkei Avot (Boulder)
Jan 3 @ 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.
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Happy Minyan (BMH-BJ) 4:30 pm
Happy Minyan (BMH-BJ)
Jan 4 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Family-friendly Kabbalat Shabbat full of song. Led by Reb Noam Horowitz. At BMH-BJ.
Family Shabbat Experience (JOI) 5:00 pm
Family Shabbat Experience (JOI)
Jan 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Monthly family Shabbat at JOI@Aish, with Friday night services oriented for children and Shabbat dinner. Held at a private home.
Family Shabbat (Lone Tree) 6:00 pm
Family Shabbat (Lone Tree)
Jan 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Monthly family Shabbat program at Chabad of South Metro Denver, with stories, songs, puppets and kiddush. Held on the first Shabbat of the month.
Musical Kabbalat Shabbat (Micah) 6:00 pm
Musical Kabbalat Shabbat (Micah)
Jan 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Twice monthly musical Kabbalat Shabbat at Temple Micah with Rabbi Adam Morris and Hal Aqua.
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Pre-Tefillah Programming (HEA) 8:30 am
Pre-Tefillah Programming (HEA)
Jan 5 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Pre-Tefillah programming at HEA, ahead of Saturday morning services. Upcoming dates/themes are: Jan. 5, Torah Yoga with Ariella HaLevi Jan. 12: Torah Study with Melanie Gruenwald Jan. 19: Study with Rabbi Hanoch Fields Jan. 26:[...]
Outstanding Women Film Series (B’nai Havurah) 6:45 pm
Outstanding Women Film Series (B’nai Havurah)
Jan 5 @ 6:45 pm – 9:15 pm
Outstanding Women film series at B’nai Havurah, moderated by Dick Reinish. Dates/films are: 1/5: “And Still I Rise” 2/2: “Billie Jean King: Portrait of a Pioneer and One Survivor Remembers” 3/2: “LOVE Gilda” 3/2: “Dolores”
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Sinai Sundays: Responsa Part Three 9:05 am
Sinai Sundays: Responsa Part Three
Jan 6 @ 9:05 am – 10:25 am
Eleven-part series with Rabbi Rick Rheins exploring halachic responses to emerging ethical and ritual issues facing modern Jews. At Temple Sinai.
Talmud Class (Rodef) 10:00 am
Talmud Class (Rodef)
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sunday morning Talmud class with Rabbi Bernard Gerson at Rodef Shalom.
Hebrew Reading for Beginners (HEA) 10:45 am
Hebrew Reading for Beginners (HEA)
Jan 6 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Eight-week course in reading Hebrew for beginners, taught by Judi Marcus. At HEA.
Kabbalah & Jewish History 10:45 am
Kabbalah & Jewish History
Jan 6 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Six-week series with Cantor Marty Goldstein exploring the basics of Kabbalah and its impact on Jewish history.
Jewish Community Blood Drive (Albuquerque) 12:00 pm
Jewish Community Blood Drive (Albuquerque)
Jan 6 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Community blood drive sponsored by area congregations, the federation and the JCC. At the JCC.
Asaf Romirowsky: ‘Demystifying BDS’ (NM) 2:30 pm
Asaf Romirowsky: ‘Demystifying BDS’ (NM)
Jan 6 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Dr. Asaf Romirowsky speaks on “The Boycott Against Israel: Myths and Facts.” Hosted by Santa Fe Middle East Watch and JFNM. At Santa Fe Women’s Club, Old Pecos Trail. Also Jan. 7, 6:30-8 p.m., JCC[...]
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Asaf Romirowsky: ‘Demystifying BDS’ (NM) 2:30 pm
Asaf Romirowsky: ‘Demystifying BDS’ (NM)
Jan 7 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Dr. Asaf Romirowsky speaks on “The Boycott Against Israel: Myths and Facts.” Hosted by Santa Fe Middle East Watch and JFNM. At Santa Fe Women’s Club, Old Pecos Trail. Also Jan. 7, 6:30-8 p.m., JCC[...]
Jewish Women’s Circle (Santa Fe) 6:00 pm
Jewish Women’s Circle (Santa Fe)
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm
Monthly women’s event hosted by Chabad of Santa Fe. Upcoming dates/themes are: 9/14, Write with Natalie Goldberg 10/10, Exercise with Carolyn Sue Albin 11/8, Self Portrait with Barbara Mehlman 12/6, Chanukah Bash with performer Zarina[...]
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Active Minds: Italy 10:00 am
Active Minds: Italy
Jan 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Active Minds explores the rich history of Italy and its current political turmoil. Part of JFS at JCC Senior Connections. In the Social Hall.
Kavod on the Road: ‘Jewboy of the South’ 1:00 pm
Kavod on the Road: ‘Jewboy of the South’
Jan 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Kavod Senior Life visits the Temple Emanuel for a book talk with author Don Koplen who discusses his novel about growing up Jewish in the south.
The Shmorg (TJE) 6:00 pm
The Shmorg (TJE)
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Weekly learning opportunity at The Jewish Experience, choosing from a variety of classes with a dinner buffet. Topics/lecturers include: Danny Wolfe: From Philosophy to Practice: What they didn’t teach you in Hebrew school Rochel Goldbaum:[...]
Women’s Wellness Workshop 6:30 pm
Women’s Wellness Workshop
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm
Annual women’s wellness workshop, hosted by the Denver Kollel. With parve dinner and keynote speaker Leah Rubashkin. At Cableland.
The Evolution of the Jewish Religion (HEA) 7:00 pm
The Evolution of the Jewish Religion (HEA)
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Four-session class with Carlos Zarur exploring the evolution of Judaism through Biblical characters. Using Abraham: The Story of a Life by Joseph Blenkinsopp. At HEA. Upcoming dates/themes are: 1/8: Abraham 1/15: Isaac 1/22: Jacob-Israel 1/29:[...]
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Kavod on the Road: West Side Stories 11:00 am
Kavod on the Road: West Side Stories
Jan 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Kavod on the Road visits Rodef Shalom for a screening of ‘West Side Stories’ followed by discussion with Gaile Weisbly Waldinger, West Side Denver native.
Network & Nosh (Boulder) 6:00 pm
Network & Nosh (Boulder)
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Network & Nosh at Boulder JCC with special guest Greg Shanken discussing ‘The 5 Reasons Your Website Is Scaring Away Your Best Customers…And How You Can Fix Them.’
Conversational Hebrew (BMH-BJ) 7:00 pm
Conversational Hebrew (BMH-BJ)
Jan 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Weekly conversational Hebrew class taught by experienced teacher Roberta Feinsmith. Meeting Wednesdays at BMH-BJ.
Essential Judaism (DAT Minyan) 7:00 pm
Essential Judaism (DAT Minyan)
Jan 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Three-part Essential Judaism course taught by Rabbi Joseph Friedman on “The Shabbat Kitchen: A Refresher Course”. At DAT.
Two Jews, Three Opinions (Boulder) 7:00 pm
Two Jews, Three Opinions (Boulder)
Jan 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Conversation series about Israel at Boulder JCC. Upcoming dates/topics include: Oct. 24, The Challenges of Democracy Jan. 9, Why is Peace in the Middle East So Complicated? April 10, Jewish Pluralism in Israel
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Tanakh & Tabloids 11:00 am
Tanakh & Tabloids
Jan 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly class at Rodef Shalom with Rabbi Rachel Kobrin, learning and applying a chapter of Tanakh to timely news stories. At Rodef Shalom.
Jewish Chamber Mixer 5:30 pm
Jewish Chamber Mixer
Jan 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Monthly networking happy hour hosted by the Denver Jewish Chamber of Commerce. In January at Winston’s on E Belleview Ave.
Conversational Hebrew (HEA) 6:00 pm
Conversational Hebrew (HEA)
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Twelve-session conversational Hebrew course taught by Sharona (Sherry) Grinsteiner. Two tracks: 6pm, intermediate; 7pm, beginners. At HEA.
Shofar Sounds Concert (HEA) 7:00 pm
Shofar Sounds Concert (HEA)
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Concert with Yoel Sykes of Nava Tehila and an “Eli-Talk” from Scott Wasserman from the Bell Policy Center about the state of affairs in Colorado. Hosted by HEA.
Jewish Women’s Circle: Menorahs & Martinis (Stapleton) 7:30 pm
Jewish Women’s Circle: Menorahs & Martinis (Stapleton)
Jan 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Jewish Women’s Circle at Chabad of Stapleton, with crafts, learning and refreshments. Upcoming dates/themes are: 11/28: Menorah & Martinis 1/10: Shabbat in an Hour 2/24: Kabbalah Yoga 4/1: Exile to Exodus
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YAD Family Shabbat 5:00 pm
YAD Family Shabbat
Jan 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
YAD Shabbat’s family version, oriented for young families. With Shabbat dinner, music and collecting craft items for Children’s Hospital. At Temple Emanuel.
Shabbat Service & Dinner (JTown) 6:15 pm
Shabbat Service & Dinner (JTown)
Jan 11 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
JTown hosts a Shabbat service followed by a traditional Friday night meal. At the Lone Tree Hub.
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Pre-Tefillah Programming (HEA) 8:30 am
Pre-Tefillah Programming (HEA)
Jan 12 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Pre-Tefillah programming at HEA, ahead of Saturday morning services. Upcoming dates/themes are: Jan. 5, Torah Yoga with Ariella HaLevi Jan. 12: Torah Study with Melanie Gruenwald Jan. 19: Study with Rabbi Hanoch Fields Jan. 26:[...]
Shabbat Tisch (Micah) 10:00 am
Shabbat Tisch (Micah)
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Bagels, coffee, singing and parsha discussion at Temple Micah.
Astrology Shabbat (Evergreen) 10:30 am
Astrology Shabbat (Evergreen)
Jan 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Astrology Shabbat with astrologer Elisa Robyn, exploring its connection to Kabbalah.
Women’s Empowerment Shabbat (BMH-BJ) 11:15 am
Women’s Empowerment Shabbat (BMH-BJ)
Jan 12 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Special Shabbat BMH-BJ honoring the women of the community. With guest speaker Ellyn Hutt on ‘A Real Women’s March: Jewish Women’s Through History.’
Family Havdalah Party (Lone Tree) 6:00 pm
Family Havdalah Party (Lone Tree)
Jan 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Family havdalah party at Chabad of Lone Tree, with ventriloquist, music and refreshments.
Rodef Music Underground 8:00 pm
Rodef Music Underground
Jan 12 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Live performance from folk/Americana duo Carolyn Shulman and Jenn Hitt’s The Truth About August. Hosted by Rodef Shalom. Location TBD.
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JWV Post 344 Meeting 9:00 am
JWV Post 344 Meeting
Jan 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Jewish War Veterans Denver Post 344 meeting with lox & bagels breakfast. Held monthly at Temple Sinai. In January with guest speaker, Michael Bailey on VA Benefit.
Mitzvah Day (Boulder) 9:00 am
Mitzvah Day (Boulder)
Jan 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Har HaShem’s annual Mitzvah Day, with panel discussion, pizza lunch, projects and volunteer opportunities throughout the community.
Brotherhood Breakfast (Albuquerque) 10:00 am
Brotherhood Breakfast (Albuquerque)
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly brotherhood breakfast at Congregation Albert, in January with special guest Mayor Tim Keller on ”Albuquerque: Past, Present and Future’.
Talmud Class (Rodef) 10:00 am
Talmud Class (Rodef)
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sunday morning Talmud class with Rabbi Bernard Gerson at Rodef Shalom.
Hebrew Reading for Beginners (HEA) 10:45 am
Hebrew Reading for Beginners (HEA)
Jan 13 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Eight-week course in reading Hebrew for beginners, taught by Judi Marcus. At HEA.
Kabbalah & Jewish History 10:45 am
Kabbalah & Jewish History
Jan 13 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Six-week series with Cantor Marty Goldstein exploring the basics of Kabbalah and its impact on Jewish history.
ABQ Nosh Fest 12:00 pm
ABQ Nosh Fest
Jan 13 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
One-day festival celebrating Jewish food, with challah bake off and special ‘nosh talk’ with Amy Kritzer. At Sandia Resort & Casino in Albuquerque.
Author Talk: Irene Fertik (Santa Fe) 2:00 pm
Author Talk: Irene Fertik (Santa Fe)
Jan 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Slide show and book signing with Irene Fertik of her book ‘From Tesfa to Tikva: From Hope to Hope. A Pictorial on the Ethiopian Jews in Israel.’ At Temple Beth Shalom in Santa Fe.
Kavod on the Road: Israel, Truman & Bourbon 6:30 pm
Kavod on the Road: Israel, Truman & Bourbon
Jan 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Kavod Senior Life visits BMH-BJ for an evening with B’nai B’rith’s Frank Goldman who will speak about his grandfather’s efforts to have Pres. Truman recognize the Jewish State. 21+ event.
Music @ the J (Boulder) 7:00 pm
Music @ the J (Boulder)
Jan 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly musical series at Boulder JCC. Upcoming dates/concerts are: 10/28: If It Ain’t Got that Swing: Swing-era jazz 12/24: Klezmania 1/13 You’ve Got a Friend: A Tribute to Carole King 2/10: Celebrating Sondheim: A Little[...]
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Back to Work 50+ Workshop 10:00 am
Back to Work 50+ Workshop
Jan 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Workshop hosted by JFS in partnership with AARP on strategies for people 50 and older trying to get back into the workplace.
The World of CBD 10:15 am
The World of CBD
Jan 15 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Marcello Cabus of Promesa leads a discussion on Cannabidiol. Part of JFS@JCC Senior Connections. In the MACC Boardroom.
Behind the Prayerbook Series (Aspen) 1:00 pm
Behind the Prayerbook Series (Aspen)
Jan 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Four-part class taught by Rabbi Segal exploring why we say certain prayers and what’s behind the liturgy.
The Shmorg (TJE) 6:00 pm
The Shmorg (TJE)
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Weekly learning opportunity at The Jewish Experience, choosing from a variety of classes with a dinner buffet. Topics/lecturers include: Danny Wolfe: From Philosophy to Practice: What they didn’t teach you in Hebrew school Rochel Goldbaum:[...]
Aging Wisely: Jane Barton (Emanuel) 6:30 pm
Aging Wisely: Jane Barton (Emanuel)
Jan 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Aging Wisely series at Temple Emanuel. In January with Jane Barton discussing ‘No Mulligans on the 18th Hole’, about companioning someone at the end of life.
Refuat Hanefesh: A Healing of the Spirit (Boulder) 6:30 pm
Refuat Hanefesh: A Healing of the Spirit (Boulder)
Jan 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Monthly spiritual support group for mental health and wellness. Facilitated by Rabbi Deborah Bronstein and psychologist Dr. Susan Ollar. (Not meeting in May.) At Har HaShem.
Jewish Women’s Circle (Aspen) 7:00 pm
Jewish Women’s Circle (Aspen)
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jewish Women’s Circle of Aspen meets for two events: Nov. 20, Chopped Cook-Off Jan. 15, Get Your Paint On! March 12, Hamentasch Bake Fest
Sisterhood Tu b’Shevat Seder (Emanuel) 7:00 pm
Sisterhood Tu b’Shevat Seder (Emanuel)
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tu b’Shevat seder of fruits hosted by Temple Emanuel Sisterhood.
The Evolution of the Jewish Religion (HEA) 7:00 pm
The Evolution of the Jewish Religion (HEA)
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Four-session class with Carlos Zarur exploring the evolution of Judaism through Biblical characters. Using Abraham: The Story of a Life by Joseph Blenkinsopp. At HEA. Upcoming dates/themes are: 1/8: Abraham 1/15: Isaac 1/22: Jacob-Israel 1/29:[...]
Tu b’Shevat Through the Environmental Lens (Boulder) 7:00 pm
Tu b’Shevat Through the Environmental Lens (Boulder)
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tu b’Shevat event at Boulder JCC focusing on food justice and food insecurity in Boulder county. Guest speaker is Hayden Dansky of Boulder Food Rescue. Co-hosted with Hazon and Har HaShem.
Tell Me More Series (BMH-BJ) 7:15 pm
Tell Me More Series (BMH-BJ)
Jan 15 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Tuesday evening series with Rabbi Yaakov Chaitovksy developing the fundamentals of Judaism that you already know. At BMH-BJ.
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Pizza in the Lounge (Sinai) 5:15 pm
Pizza in the Lounge (Sinai)
Jan 16 @ 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm
Monthly pizza night for 4-12th graders. At Temple Sinai.
Flatiron Tribe Happy Hour (Boulder) 5:30 pm
Flatiron Tribe Happy Hour (Boulder)
Jan 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Monthly Flatiron Tribe happy hour, in January at the Post Brewing Co. in Boulder.
Bible, Beers & Brotherhood 6:00 pm
Bible, Beers & Brotherhood
Jan 16 @ 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.
Kabbalah Reading Group (Boulder) 6:30 pm
Kabbalah Reading Group (Boulder)
Jan 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Five-session series facilitated by Ira Greschler and Wayne Zirkin at Har HaShem ahead of visit from Dan Matt, Kabbalah scholar, in March. Materials are Guide to Kabbalah by Laibl Wolf and Essential Kabbalah by Dan[...]
Conversational Hebrew (BMH-BJ) 7:00 pm
Conversational Hebrew (BMH-BJ)
Jan 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Weekly conversational Hebrew class taught by experienced teacher Roberta Feinsmith. Meeting Wednesdays at BMH-BJ.
Essential Judaism (DAT Minyan) 7:00 pm
Essential Judaism (DAT Minyan)
Jan 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Three-part Essential Judaism course taught by Rabbi Joseph Friedman on “The Shabbat Kitchen: A Refresher Course”. At DAT.
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Tanakh & Tabloids 11:00 am
Tanakh & Tabloids
Jan 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly class at Rodef Shalom with Rabbi Rachel Kobrin, learning and applying a chapter of Tanakh to timely news stories. At Rodef Shalom.
Kavod on the Road: Charting the Return of the Exiles 1:00 pm
Kavod on the Road: Charting the Return of the Exiles
Jan 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Kavod on the Road visits BMH-BJ for a discussion with Corinne Joy Brown about Anusim, hidden Jews of Portuguese and Spanish descent.
Film Screening: ‘Sunshine’ (Boulder) 2:00 pm
Film Screening: ‘Sunshine’ (Boulder)
Jan 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Boulder JCC screens ‘Sunshine,’ a saga about a Jewish-Hungarian family starring Ralph Fiennes.
Tu b’Shevat Outdoor Adventure (Boulder) 4:15 pm
Tu b’Shevat Outdoor Adventure (Boulder)
Jan 17 @ 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Children’s (ages 5-12) Tu b’Shevat program at Boulder JCC’s Milk and Honey Farm, with interactive scavenger hunt, herb gathering and tea brewing.
Conversational Hebrew (HEA) 6:00 pm
Conversational Hebrew (HEA)
Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Twelve-session conversational Hebrew course taught by Sharona (Sherry) Grinsteiner. Two tracks: 6pm, intermediate; 7pm, beginners. At HEA.
#MeToo & the Handmaid’s Tale (B’nai Havurah) 6:30 pm
#MeToo & the Handmaid’s Tale (B’nai Havurah)
Jan 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Pat Madsen facilitates a discussion on matriarchy and whether Bilhah and Zilpah they should be included among the matriarchs. At B’nai Havurah.
Ethics Through a Jewish Lens (Boulder) 7:00 pm
Ethics Through a Jewish Lens (Boulder)
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Workshop at Bonai Shalom in Boulder, exploring the foundational ideas and principles of Jewish ethics to guiding daily life. Facilitated by Rabbinic Chaplain Nalini Indorf Kaplan.
Lost Tribes & Exotic Communities (HEA) 7:15 pm
Lost Tribes & Exotic Communities (HEA)
Jan 17 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Anthropologist Carlos Zarur discusses ‘The Jews of Brazil’. At HEA.
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Shabbat Shira (Emanuel) 5:30 pm
Shabbat Shira (Emanuel)
Jan 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Special Shabbat Shira service at Temple Emanuel, featuring the Shabbat Unplugged band.
Civil Rights Shabbat (B’nai Havurah) 6:00 pm
Civil Rights Shabbat (B’nai Havurah)
Jan 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Special civil rights Shabbat at B’nai Havurah, with dinner, services and dessert. Theme is ‘Jumping In’.
Tu b’Shevat Shabbat Seder (MoHo) 7:00 pm
Tu b’Shevat Shabbat Seder (MoHo)
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Special Shabbat at Moishe House Denver, featuring a Tu b’Shevat seder sampling wines and fruits.
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Pre-Tefillah Programming (HEA) 8:30 am
Pre-Tefillah Programming (HEA)
Jan 19 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Pre-Tefillah programming at HEA, ahead of Saturday morning services. Upcoming dates/themes are: Jan. 5, Torah Yoga with Ariella HaLevi Jan. 12: Torah Study with Melanie Gruenwald Jan. 19: Study with Rabbi Hanoch Fields Jan. 26:[...]
BMH-BJ Shabbat Shira 9:00 am
BMH-BJ Shabbat Shira
Jan 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
BMH-BJ’s annual Shabbat Shira service led by Cantor Marty Goldstein and the choir. Honoring new members With kiddush.
Young Family Shabbat Experience (Emanuel) 9:00 am
Young Family Shabbat Experience (Emanuel)
Jan 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Temple Emanuel’s family oriented Shabbat morning service, for families with kids ages 1-6. With breakfast.
Shabbat With a Backbeat (Rodef) 9:30 am
Shabbat With a Backbeat (Rodef)
Jan 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:15 am
Monthly musical Shabbat service at Rodef Shalom led by Cantor Saul Rosenthal and Shir Rodef. Meeting the third Shabbat of the month.
Mishkan of the Heart (Albuquerque) 1:00 pm
Mishkan of the Heart (Albuquerque)
Jan 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Monthly Mishkan of the Heart class with Rabbi Deborah Brin. January topic is “Decoding the Mourner’s Kaddish”. At Nahalat Shalom in Albuquerque.
Tu b’Shevat Havdalah (HEA) 4:30 pm
Tu b’Shevat Havdalah (HEA)
Jan 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Family Tu b’Shevat celebration at HEA, with Havdalah, PJs and puppet show.
Shabbat Shirah Concert (Sinai) 7:30 pm
Shabbat Shirah Concert (Sinai)
Jan 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Shabbat Shira evening of music at Temple Sinai, with wine, dessert and performances from Heidi Schmidt, Grand Tango, Dan Yolles and Cantor Nesis.
Theater Or: ‘Oh My God!’ 8:00 pm
Theater Or: ‘Oh My God!’
Jan 19 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Staging of Israeli comedy-drama by Anat Gov, about G-d seeking out an earthly therapist to aid him with his wrenching doubt. Featuring Rabbi Marc Soloway. At HEA. Matinee is Sunday, Jan. 20 at 2pm.
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Hebrew Boot Camp (B’nai Havurah) 9:00 am
Hebrew Boot Camp (B’nai Havurah)
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hebrew language boot camp taught by Rabbi Evette Lutman of B’nai Havurah, followed by Tu b’Shevat seder at 4:30pm.
Tu b’Shevat Celebration (Rodef Shalom) 10:30 am
Tu b’Shevat Celebration (Rodef Shalom)
Jan 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Seeds of change Tu b’Shevat family program at Rodef Shalom, exploring social justice and the holidays connections to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Hebrew Reading for Beginners (HEA) 10:45 am
Hebrew Reading for Beginners (HEA)
Jan 20 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Eight-week course in reading Hebrew for beginners, taught by Judi Marcus. At HEA.
Kabbalah & Jewish History 10:45 am
Kabbalah & Jewish History
Jan 20 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Six-week series with Cantor Marty Goldstein exploring the basics of Kabbalah and its impact on Jewish history.
Livingston Lecture: ‘Denver’s Early Jewish College Women’ 12:30 pm
Livingston Lecture: ‘Denver’s Early Jewish College Women’
Jan 20 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Annual lecture hosted by Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society with lecture from Dr. Cynthia Gensheimer on ‘Denver’s Early Jewish College Women’. At BMH-BJ.
Kavod on the Road: Boulder Philharmonic 12:45 pm
Kavod on the Road: Boulder Philharmonic
Jan 20 @ 12:45 pm
Kavod on the Road visits the Boulder Philharmonic for a piano concert of Rachmaninoff with Garrick Ohlsson. Leaving from HEA.
Community Tu b’Shvat Seder (Albuquerque) 5:30 pm
Community Tu b’Shvat Seder (Albuquerque)
Jan 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Community Tu b’Shevat potluck seder in Albuquerque, hosted by Nahalat Shalom. Focusing on the mystical aspects of the New Year of Trees.
Theater Or: ‘Oh My God!’ 8:00 pm
Theater Or: ‘Oh My God!’
Jan 20 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Staging of Israeli comedy-drama by Anat Gov, about G-d seeking out an earthly therapist to aid him with his wrenching doubt. Featuring Rabbi Marc Soloway. At HEA. Matinee is Sunday, Jan. 20 at 2pm.
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Shechita Demonstration (Aish) 6:00 pm
Shechita Demonstration (Aish)
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Live demonstration of the shechita (kosher slaughter) process with Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein. With instruction on bedikah (inspection), nikkur (removal) and melicha (salting). At Aish Denver.
Divrei Chaim Series: Michael Kay (DJDS) 7:00 pm
Divrei Chaim Series: Michael Kay (DJDS)
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Third session of five-part Divrei Chaim series at Denver JDS. With educator Dr. Michael Kay discussing community. Further upcoming sessions are: March 4, Integrity May 16, Kindness
Bob Baer! Live in Santa Fe! 7:30 pm
Bob Baer! Live in Santa Fe!
Jan 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Jewish Federation of New Mexico hosts Bob Baer, former CIA case office and author of ‘Sleeping With the Devil’ and ‘See No Evil’. At Drury Plaza Hotel in Santa Fe.
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Gun Violence Prevention 10:15 am
Gun Violence Prevention
Jan 22 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Harold Koch shares answers about gun safety, specifically in the home. Part of JFS at the JCC Senior Connections. In the MACC Boardroom.
Behind the Prayerbook Series (Aspen) 1:00 pm
Behind the Prayerbook Series (Aspen)
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Four-part class taught by Rabbi Segal exploring why we say certain prayers and what’s behind the liturgy.
Hillel Academy Annual Dinner 6:00 pm
Hillel Academy Annual Dinner
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hillel Academy annual dinner, honoring Rabbi Edward Alter Shmuel and Beth Shapiro with the Kesser Shem Tov award. At BMH-BJ.
Jewish Women, Wisdom & Wine (Sinai) 6:00 pm
Jewish Women, Wisdom & Wine (Sinai)
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Women’s evening hosted by Temple Sinai at Zane’s. With wine and discussion of different Jewish topics.
The Shmorg (TJE) 6:00 pm
The Shmorg (TJE)
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Weekly learning opportunity at The Jewish Experience, choosing from a variety of classes with a dinner buffet. Topics/lecturers include: Danny Wolfe: From Philosophy to Practice: What they didn’t teach you in Hebrew school Rochel Goldbaum:[...]
The Evolution of the Jewish Religion (HEA) 7:00 pm
The Evolution of the Jewish Religion (HEA)
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Four-session class with Carlos Zarur exploring the evolution of Judaism through Biblical characters. Using Abraham: The Story of a Life by Joseph Blenkinsopp. At HEA. Upcoming dates/themes are: 1/8: Abraham 1/15: Isaac 1/22: Jacob-Israel 1/29:[...]
Tell Me More Series (BMH-BJ) 7:15 pm
Tell Me More Series (BMH-BJ)
Jan 22 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Tuesday evening series with Rabbi Yaakov Chaitovksy developing the fundamentals of Judaism that you already know. At BMH-BJ.
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Temple Sinai Book Club 11:00 am
Temple Sinai Book Club
Jan 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Temple Sinai book club facilitated by Joyce Meltzer, meeting on the fourth Wednesday of the month.
Intergenerational Tu b’Shevat Celebration (Evergreen) 4:00 pm
Intergenerational Tu b’Shevat Celebration (Evergreen)
Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tu b’Shevat seder at Beth Evergreen exploring compassion and generosity through indoor planting and mitzvah projects.
Kabbalah Reading Group (Boulder) 6:30 pm
Kabbalah Reading Group (Boulder)
Jan 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Five-session series facilitated by Ira Greschler and Wayne Zirkin at Har HaShem ahead of visit from Dan Matt, Kabbalah scholar, in March. Materials are Guide to Kabbalah by Laibl Wolf and Essential Kabbalah by Dan[...]
Conversational Hebrew (BMH-BJ) 7:00 pm
Conversational Hebrew (BMH-BJ)
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Weekly conversational Hebrew class taught by experienced teacher Roberta Feinsmith. Meeting Wednesdays at BMH-BJ.
Essential Judaism (DAT Minyan) 7:00 pm
Essential Judaism (DAT Minyan)
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Three-part Essential Judaism course taught by Rabbi Joseph Friedman on “The Shabbat Kitchen: A Refresher Course”. At DAT.
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Tanakh & Tabloids 11:00 am
Tanakh & Tabloids
Jan 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly class at Rodef Shalom with Rabbi Rachel Kobrin, learning and applying a chapter of Tanakh to timely news stories. At Rodef Shalom.
Lunch & Learn: Hungarian Jewry (Boulder) 12:00 pm
Lunch & Learn: Hungarian Jewry (Boulder)
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Lunch and learn at Boulder JCC exploring Hungarian Jewish history and the challenges that it faces today.
Chachamim (B’nai Havurah) 1:00 pm
Chachamim (B’nai Havurah)
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bimonthly adult learning and social program at B’nah Havurah. Upcoming dates/themes are: 1/24: The Authors Among Us 3/21: Renaissance Music 5/16: Cannabis and Its Medical Applications
Conversational Hebrew (HEA) 6:00 pm
Conversational Hebrew (HEA)
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Twelve-session conversational Hebrew course taught by Sharona (Sherry) Grinsteiner. Two tracks: 6pm, intermediate; 7pm, beginners. At HEA.
Wine & Trees (JNF) 6:30 pm
Wine & Trees (JNF)
Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Annual JNFuture Tu b’Shevat event, with guest speaker Rick Krosnick. At Broncos Stadium at Mile High East Club Lounge.
Wine & Cheese Night (Albuquerque) 7:00 pm
Wine & Cheese Night (Albuquerque)
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Wine and cheese night oriented for young professionals at the UNM Hillel House, 1701 Sigma Chi Rd NE, co-hosted by ABQ Tribe.
Yogev Shetrit Trio Live (Albuquerque) 7:00 pm
Yogev Shetrit Trio Live (Albuquerque)
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Israeli percussionist Yogev Shetrit performs with his trio, with jamming opportunities and exploration of Middle Eastern influences on their music. At Albuquerque JCC.
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Carbondale Shabbat 5:30 pm
Carbondale Shabbat
Jan 25 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Aspen Jewish Congregation hosts a Tot Shabbat followed by Friday night services and potluck dinner. At the Orchard in Carbondale.
West Side Musical Shabbat (HEA) 5:30 pm
West Side Musical Shabbat (HEA)
Jan 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:45 pm
HEA offsite musical Shabbat at Highlands United Methodist in NW Denver. With services and dinner.
Mental Health Shabbat (Sinai) 6:00 pm
Mental Health Shabbat (Sinai)
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Special Shabbat service at Temple Sinai with guest speaker Rabbi Sandra Cohen discussing mental health.
Shabbat Unplugged (Emanuel) 6:00 pm
Shabbat Unplugged (Emanuel)
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Special musical Friday night Shabbat service at Temple Emanuel, led by Steve Brodsky and band.
Fourth Friday Dinner (BMH-BJ) 6:15 pm
Fourth Friday Dinner (BMH-BJ)
Jan 25 @ 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Monthly communal Shabbat dinner at BMH-BJ, held on the fourth Friday of the month. In January featuring a Tu b’Shevat seder.
Kirtan Shabbat (B’nai Havurah) 6:30 pm
Kirtan Shabbat (B’nai Havurah)
Jan 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Fourth Friday musical Shabbat at B’nai Havurah, featuring Kirtan chanting followed by potluck dinner. Led by Hal Aqua and Rabbi Evette Lutman.
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Pre-Tefillah Programming (HEA) 8:30 am
Pre-Tefillah Programming (HEA)
Jan 26 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Pre-Tefillah programming at HEA, ahead of Saturday morning services. Upcoming dates/themes are: Jan. 5, Torah Yoga with Ariella HaLevi Jan. 12: Torah Study with Melanie Gruenwald Jan. 19: Study with Rabbi Hanoch Fields Jan. 26:[...]
Interfaith Book Club: ‘Sarah Laughed’ (Evergreen) 9:30 am
Interfaith Book Club: ‘Sarah Laughed’ (Evergreen)
Jan 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Monthly interfaith book study at Beth Evergreen with Rabbi Jamie Arnold and Tara Saltzman. Discussing ‘Sarah Laughed: Modern Lessons from the Wisdom & Stories of Biblical Women’ by Vanessa L. Ochs. (Jan. 26 session rescheduled[...]
Jewish Film Festival: ‘To Dust’ 7:00 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘To Dust’
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A chasidic widower and amateur scientist attempt to discover the afterlife. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Alamo Drafthouse West Colfax.
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Sinai Sundays: Responsa Part Three 9:05 am
Sinai Sundays: Responsa Part Three
Jan 27 @ 9:05 am – 10:25 am
Eleven-part series with Rabbi Rick Rheins exploring halachic responses to emerging ethical and ritual issues facing modern Jews. At Temple Sinai.
JGSCO Monthly Seminar 9:30 am
JGSCO Monthly Seminar
Jan 27 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Jewish Genealogical Society monthly seminar, in Janaury with Risa Daitzman Heywood in conjunction with International Holocaust Remembrance Day. At DAT.
Eco Kashrut Cooking Demo (Boulder) 10:00 am
Eco Kashrut Cooking Demo (Boulder)
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop and cooking demonstration on how kashrut values can be applied to environmentally focused Judaism. At Bonai Shalom.
Hebrew Reading for Beginners (HEA) 10:45 am
Hebrew Reading for Beginners (HEA)
Jan 27 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Eight-week course in reading Hebrew for beginners, taught by Judi Marcus. At HEA.
Kabbalah & Jewish History 10:45 am
Kabbalah & Jewish History
Jan 27 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Six-week series with Cantor Marty Goldstein exploring the basics of Kabbalah and its impact on Jewish history.
They Never Taught Me That in Hebrew School Series (Colo. Spgs.) 11:00 am
They Never Taught Me That in Hebrew School Series (Colo. Spgs.)
Jan 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Six-part adult education series taught by Jay Sherwood. At Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs. Upcoming dates/themes are: Oct. 28: Who wrote the Torah? Dec. 16: The real story of Chanukah Jan. 27: How women got[...]
BMH-BJ Goes to Dior 11:30 am
BMH-BJ Goes to Dior
Jan 27 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
BMH-BJ’s young professionals group visits the Dior exhibition at the Denver Art Museum. With bagels and cream cheese. Meeting at DAM.
Tu b’Shevat Celebration (Westminster) 12:30 pm
Tu b’Shevat Celebration (Westminster)
Jan 27 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
The religious school of Cong. B’nai Torah in Westminster hosts a Tu b’Shevat celebration with a seder of fruits and storytelling.
Sam Glaser in Concert (Evergreen) 2:00 pm
Sam Glaser in Concert (Evergreen)
Jan 27 @ 2:00 pm
Singer/songwriter Sam Glaser in concert, hosted by Beth Evergreen, held in a private home. With potluck desserts.
Raisins & Almonds Tu b’Shevat Celebration 5:00 pm
Raisins & Almonds Tu b’Shevat Celebration
Jan 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tu b’Shevat concert with Colorado Hebrew Chorale and Kol Nashim. With wine bar, appetizers and silent auction. At HEA.
Film Screening: ’93Queen’ (Colo. Spgs.) 6:00 pm
Film Screening: ’93Queen’ (Colo. Spgs.)
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Temple Shalom screens the documentary ’93Queen’, about the first all-female ambulance crew in chasidic Brooklyn.
Santa Fe Jewish Film Fest: ‘Who Will Write Our History’ 7:30 pm
Santa Fe Jewish Film Fest: ‘Who Will Write Our History’
Jan 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Screening of documentary about Emanuel Ringelblum’s efforts to document the Warsaw Ghetto. Part of Santa Fe Jewish Film Fest. At The Screen.
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Behind the Prayerbook Series (Aspen) 1:00 pm
Behind the Prayerbook Series (Aspen)
Jan 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Four-part class taught by Rabbi Segal exploring why we say certain prayers and what’s behind the liturgy.
The Shmorg (TJE) 6:00 pm
The Shmorg (TJE)
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Weekly learning opportunity at The Jewish Experience, choosing from a variety of classes with a dinner buffet. Topics/lecturers include: Danny Wolfe: From Philosophy to Practice: What they didn’t teach you in Hebrew school Rochel Goldbaum:[...]
The Evolution of the Jewish Religion (HEA) 7:00 pm
The Evolution of the Jewish Religion (HEA)
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Four-session class with Carlos Zarur exploring the evolution of Judaism through Biblical characters. Using Abraham: The Story of a Life by Joseph Blenkinsopp. At HEA. Upcoming dates/themes are: 1/8: Abraham 1/15: Isaac 1/22: Jacob-Israel 1/29:[...]
Trivia Night (MoHo) 7:00 pm
Trivia Night (MoHo)
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join Moishe House for their monthly trivia night, in January at Smiling Moose.
Tell Me More Series (BMH-BJ) 7:15 pm
Tell Me More Series (BMH-BJ)
Jan 29 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Tuesday evening series with Rabbi Yaakov Chaitovksy developing the fundamentals of Judaism that you already know. At BMH-BJ.
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Choices (JEWISHcolorado) 6:00 pm
Choices (JEWISHcolorado)
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Annual women’s event hosted by JEWISHcolorado, with special guest historian Deborah Lipstadt. At Denver Marriott Tech Center.
Conversational Hebrew (BMH-BJ) 7:00 pm
Conversational Hebrew (BMH-BJ)
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Weekly conversational Hebrew class taught by experienced teacher Roberta Feinsmith. Meeting Wednesdays at BMH-BJ.
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Tanakh & Tabloids 11:00 am
Tanakh & Tabloids
Jan 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly class at Rodef Shalom with Rabbi Rachel Kobrin, learning and applying a chapter of Tanakh to timely news stories. At Rodef Shalom.
Conversational Hebrew (HEA) 6:00 pm
Conversational Hebrew (HEA)
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Twelve-session conversational Hebrew course taught by Sharona (Sherry) Grinsteiner. Two tracks: 6pm, intermediate; 7pm, beginners. At HEA.