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Outstanding Women Film Series (B’nai Havurah) 6:45 pm
Outstanding Women Film Series (B’nai Havurah)
Feb 2 @ 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” 4/6: “Dolores”
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Snack & Speaker: Stan Lee (Boulder) 2:00 pm
Snack & Speaker: Stan Lee (Boulder)
Feb 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Snack and speaker at Boulder JCC exploring the life of Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man, with Kathryn Bernheimer.
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Jewish Film Festival Opening Night 6:00 pm
Jewish Film Festival Opening Night
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Opening night of Denver Jewish Film Festival. Screening “The Last Suit,” about an octogenarian who secretly plans a trip to Poland to find the man who rescued him. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
Whisky & Wisdom (Men) 8:00 pm
Whisky & Wisdom (Men)
Feb 6 @ 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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Jewish Film Festival: ‘Budapest Noir’ 5:30 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Budapest Noir’
Feb 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
In Budapest, 1936, a crime reporter investigates the murder of a beautiful young girl. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
Jeffersonian Dessert Party (Boulder) 7:00 pm
Jeffersonian Dessert Party (Boulder)
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jeffersonian Dessert Party hosted by CU Boulder’s Program in Jewish Studies, with desserts and conversations with professors Hilary Kalisman, Yonatan Malin, Elias Sacks and Rebecca Wartell. At Boulder JCC.
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Sobibor’ 7:45 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Sobibor’
Feb 7 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm
Russian adaptation of the famous uprising at a death camp in Eastern Poland. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater. Read Shana Goldberg’s review of ‘Sobibor’
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Jewish Film Festival: ’93Queen’ 7:00 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ’93Queen’
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Documentary about the first all-female ambulance crew in chasidic Brooklyn. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
Keith Barany Comedy Night (Albuquerque) 7:30 pm
Keith Barany Comedy Night (Albuquerque)
Feb 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Standup comedian Keith Barany peforms at Albuquerque JCC.
Women’s Melave Malka (Aish) 7:45 pm
Women’s Melave Malka (Aish)
Feb 9 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm
Annual women’s melave malka at Aish Denver, with dairy dinner, entertainment and raffles.
Jews Do Jews Concert: Who Knew? 8:00 pm
Jews Do Jews Concert: Who Knew?
Feb 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Annual ‘Jews Do Jews’ concert honoring musicians and songwriters who aren’t widely known for being Jewish. Performers include Joe Black, Hal Aqua and Ben Cohen. At Central Presbyterian, 1660 Sherman.
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Anthrax’ 9:15 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Anthrax’
Feb 9 @ 9:15 pm – 11:15 pm
Documentary about reserve soldiers who volunteered to take part in an anthrax vaccine experiment. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
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JWV Post 344 Meeting 9:00 am
JWV Post 344 Meeting
Feb 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Jewish War Veterans Denver Post 344 meeting with lox & bagels breakfast. Held monthly at Temple Sinai. In February with guest from Denver Public Library, discussing its many resources.
Brotherhood Breakfast (Albuquerque) 10:00 am
Brotherhood Breakfast (Albuquerque)
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly brotherhood breakfast at Congregation Albert, in February with Cantor Barbara Finn discussing Jewish music.
BMH-BJ Women’s League Brunch 11:00 am
BMH-BJ Women’s League Brunch
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
BMH-BJ Women’s League event with brunch and guest speaker Amy Kritzer, blogger at www.whatjewwannaeat.com. At BMH-BJ.
Jewish Film Festival: ‘A Land Without Borders’ 11:00 am
Jewish Film Festival: ‘A Land Without Borders’
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Journalist Nir Baram spends a year and a half travelling around the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
Jewish Film Festival: ‘The Samuel Project’ 12:30 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘The Samuel Project’
Feb 10 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
A Los Angeles teenager makes grandfather the subject of his senior year animated art project. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
Author Talk: Irene Fertik (Santa Fe) 2:00 pm
Author Talk: Irene Fertik (Santa Fe)
Feb 10 @ 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.
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Carl Laemmle’ 3:00 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Carl Laemmle’
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Documentary about Carl Laemmle, the German-Jewish immigrant who founded Universal Pictures. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
Through an Israeli Lens Film Series (Emanuel) 3:00 pm
Through an Israeli Lens Film Series (Emanuel)
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Film series at Temple Emanuel, focusing on Israeli filmmakers. Upcoming dates/films are: Feb. 10, ‘The Syrian Bride’ Feb. 24, ‘The Lemon Tree’
Jewish Film Festival: ‘The Last Supper’ 5:30 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘The Last Supper’
Feb 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
A young Berlin woman tries to convince her family to emigrate in the 1930s. Preceded by short, ‘The Departure’. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
Jewish Women’s Rosh Chodesh Society (Westminster) 6:45 pm
Jewish Women’s Rosh Chodesh Society (Westminster)
Feb 10 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Monthly Jewish women’s Rosh Chodesh society, hosted by Chabad of NW Metro Denver. Upcoming dates/themes are: 2/10, With All Due Respect: Honoring Your Parents 3/10, Whistle While You Work: The Balancing Fact 4/7, Cause &[...]
Music @ the J (Boulder) 7:00 pm
Music @ the J (Boulder)
Feb 10 @ 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[...]
Jewish Film Festival: ‘When Heroes Fly’ 8:00 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘When Heroes Fly’
Feb 10 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Pilot of Israeli television thriller, about four friends, war veterans of a Special Forces unit. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
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Jewish Film Festival: ‘The Twinning Reaction’ 5:30 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘The Twinning Reaction’
Feb 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Documentary about a failed experiment involving identical twins who were separated at birth and studied by psychologists. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
Jewish Film Festival: ‘A Prominent Patient’ 7:45 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘A Prominent Patient’
Feb 11 @ 7:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Feature film about a Czech diplomat who flees to the US in 1939. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
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Jewish Film Festival: ‘The Accountant of Auschwitz’ 5:30 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘The Accountant of Auschwitz’
Feb 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Documentary about Oskar Gröning, who was charged with the murder of 300,000 Jews. Proceeded by short ‘Nazi VR’. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Longing’ 7:45 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Longing’
Feb 12 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm
A middle-aged Israeli bachelor learns that a former girlfriend gave birth to his son 20 years ago. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
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Jewish Chamber Mixer 5:30 pm
Jewish Chamber Mixer
Feb 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Monthly networking happy hour hosted by the Denver Jewish Chamber of Commerce. In February with guest Brett Minzer of IT1, at 7100 East Hamilton Place.
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Above the Drowning Sea’ 5:30 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Above the Drowning Sea’
Feb 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm
Documentary recounting the dramatic escape of Jews from Nazi Europe to China. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
Jewish Women’s Circle (Santa Fe) 6:00 pm
Jewish Women’s Circle (Santa Fe)
Feb 13 @ 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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Jewish Film Festival: ‘Keep the Change’ 5:30 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Keep the Change’
Feb 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
A man and woman meet at Connections, a social center for adults with autism. Featuring a non-professional cast of actors with autism. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Cakemaker’ 7:45 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Cakemaker’
Feb 14 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm
A German man travels to Jerusalem to find the wife of his lover who has passed away. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
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KlezmerQuerque (Albuquerque)
KlezmerQuerque (Albuquerque)
Feb 15 – Feb 17 all-day
Annual klezmer festival at Nahalat Shalom (Albuquerque) over President’s Day weekend. With concerts, dance instruction, lectures and Shabbat events.
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Jewish Film Festival: ‘Etgar Keret: Based on a True Story’ 7:00 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Etgar Keret: Based on a True Story’
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Filmmakers Stephane Kaas and Rutger Lemm journey into the comic and slightly off-kilter tone of Etgar Keret’s short stories. Preceded by short ‘Say What!: A Geriatric Proposal’. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine[...]
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Azimuth’ 7:45 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Azimuth’
Feb 16 @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm
An Israeli sergeant and an Egyptian soldier encounter each other during the Six Day War. Preceded by the short ‘Stamm’. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Who Will Write Our History’ 9:00 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Who Will Write Our History’
Feb 16 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Screening of documentary about Emanuel Ringelblum’s efforts to document the Warsaw Ghetto. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
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Men’s Minyan Breakfast Program (Colo. Spgs.) 9:00 am
Men’s Minyan Breakfast Program (Colo. Spgs.)
Feb 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Monthly breakfast program hosted by Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs’ men’s minyan. In February with guest speaker Ashley Whitworth of the Colorado Springs Fire Dept.
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Dear Fredy’ 10:30 am
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Dear Fredy’
Feb 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
The animated story of Fred Hirsch, a gay Jew who was imprisoned in Auschwitz where he ran the children’s day care. Preceded by short ‘The Driver is Red’. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At[...]
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Simon & Théodore’ 3:15 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Simon & Théodore’
Feb 17 @ 3:15 pm – 5:15 pm
An immature man who finds out he is about to become a father goes on a journey of self-discovery. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
Jewish Film Festival: ‘The Waldheim Waltz’ 5:45 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘The Waldheim Waltz’
Feb 17 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Documentary about Kurt Waldheim, the UN Sec. Gen. and Austrian president who was found to be implicated in Nazi murders. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Saving Neta’ 8:00 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Saving Neta’
Feb 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Four women whose lives are in turmoil encounter a mysterious stranger, Neta, who helps them reconnect with their families. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
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Jewish Film Festival: ‘Remember Baghdad’ 12:30 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘Remember Baghdad’
Feb 18 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Documentary about the the culture and impact on Israel of Iraqi Jewish refugees. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
Jewish Film Festival: Short Film Program 2:30 pm
Jewish Film Festival: Short Film Program
Feb 18 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
A selection of short films featuring characters, with theme of ‘All in this Together’. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
Jewish Film Festival: ‘The Interpreter’ 4:30 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘The Interpreter’
Feb 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
An 80-year-old travels to Vienna in search of the former Nazi officer who might have executed his parents in Slovakia. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater.
Jewish Film Festival: ‘An Act of Defiance’ 7:30 pm
Jewish Film Festival: ‘An Act of Defiance’
Feb 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Feature film about the Jewish activists who fought Apartheid in South Africa. Part of Denver Jewish Film Festival. At Elaine Wolf Theater. Read Shana Goldberg’s review of ‘Act of Defiance’
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Jewish Women, Wisdom & Wine (Sinai) 6:00 pm
Jewish Women, Wisdom & Wine (Sinai)
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Women’s evening hosted by Temple Sinai at Shanghai Kitchen. With wine and discussion on ‘Purim Katan: Me Too? or Masquerade’.
Network & Nosh (YAD) 6:00 pm
Network & Nosh (YAD)
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Networking and happy hour, with a focus on Colorado’s Jewish history. At STEAM on the Platte.
Film Screening: ‘BlacKkKlansman’ (Boulder) 7:00 pm
Film Screening: ‘BlacKkKlansman’ (Boulder)
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Movie night at Har HaShem, screening Spike Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman,” which takes place in Colorado Springs. With potluck dessert and discussion.
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Flatiron Tribe Happy Hour (Boulder) 5:30 pm
Flatiron Tribe Happy Hour (Boulder)
Feb 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Monthly Flatiron Tribe happy hour, in February at Mountain Sun in Boulder.
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Bible, Beers & Brotherhood 6:00 pm
Bible, Beers & Brotherhood
Feb 21 @ 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.
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Shabbat Lunch & Discussion (Greeley) 10:00 am
Shabbat Lunch & Discussion (Greeley)
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Shabbat morning services at Beth Israel in Greeley, followed by potluck dairy Kiddush lunch and book discussion on “My Palestinian Neighbor” by Yossi Kein Halevi.
Nooks & Crannies of New York City (NM) 7:00 pm
Nooks & Crannies of New York City (NM)
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Urban historian Justin Ferate presents a slide lecture on ‘Nooks and Crannies of New York City’. At Temple Beth Shalom in Santa Fe. Also on March 3, 2 p.m. at Albuquerque JCC.
The Sklar Brothers Comedy Night 8:00 pm
The Sklar Brothers Comedy Night
Feb 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Comedy duo the Sklar Brothers perform at the Elaine Wolf Theater, bringing humor to topics like Midwestern Jews and rising anti-Semitism. Co-hosted by Denver Jewish Chamber of Commerce.
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JGSCO Monthly Seminar 9:30 am
JGSCO Monthly Seminar
Feb 24 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Jewish Genealogical Society monthly seminar, in February with Daniel Horowitz, chief genealogist at MyHeritage. At DAT.
Jewish Cuisine Cooking Series 11:00 am
Jewish Cuisine Cooking Series
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Five-part cooking series taught by Chef David Miller and hosted by Judaism Your Way. At DU Hillel. Dates/food themes are: 1/27: Tasty Tu b’Shevat 2/24: The Sabbath Tables 3/17: In the Shushan Kitchen 4/7: Passover[...]
Santa Fe Jewish Film Fest: ‘Act of Defiance’ 11:00 am
Santa Fe Jewish Film Fest: ‘Act of Defiance’
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Feature film about the Jewish activists who fought Apartheid in South Africa. At Center for Contemporary Arts. Read Shana Goldberg’s review of ‘Act of Defiance’
YAD Ski Day 11:00 am
YAD Ski Day
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
YAD ski day at Arapahoe Basin. With grilling and socializing at the “Beach”. In partnership with Backcountry Bayit, Moishe House and JewPro.
Through an Israeli Lens Film Series (Emanuel) 3:00 pm
Through an Israeli Lens Film Series (Emanuel)
Feb 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Film series at Temple Emanuel, focusing on Israeli filmmakers. Upcoming dates/films are: Feb. 10, ‘The Syrian Bride’ Feb. 24, ‘The Lemon Tree’
Jewish Women’s Circle (Stapleton) 7:30 pm
Jewish Women’s Circle (Stapleton)
Feb 24 @ 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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Make Your Own Judaica Workshop (Sinai) 4:30 pm
Make Your Own Judaica Workshop (Sinai)
Feb 27 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Judaica workshop in the style of artist Gary Rosenthal, who will fire the pieces ahead of Passover. Also March 3 at noon.
Movie Night: ‘Shoelaces’ (Salt Lake) 7:00 pm
Movie Night: ‘Shoelaces’ (Salt Lake)
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Salt Lake JCC screens the Israeli film ‘Shoelaces,’ about the complicated relationship between an aging father and his special-needs son.
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