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Machzor: New Approach (Boulder) 11:00 am
Machzor: New Approach (Boulder)
Feb 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Three-session series exploring the Reform Movement’s new High Holiday prayerbook Mishkan HaNefesh. At Har HaShem.
Tanakh & Tabloids 11:00 am
Tanakh & Tabloids
Feb 1 @ 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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Israel Through Multiple Lenses (Rodef) 5:45 pm
Israel Through Multiple Lenses (Rodef)
Feb 2 @ 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[...]
Polar Bear Shabbat (Morrison) 7:30 pm
Polar Bear Shabbat (Morrison)
Feb 2 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Polar Bear Shabbat at B’nai Chaim in Morrison, with brief outdoor service followed by warm drinks and board games.
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Sinai Sundays: Prayerbook Hebrew 9:00 am
Sinai Sundays: Prayerbook Hebrew
Feb 4 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Prayerbook Hebrew taught by Rabbi Susan Rheins. At Temple Sinai.
Sinai Sundays: Progressive Halacha 9:00 am
Sinai Sundays: Progressive Halacha
Feb 4 @ 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.
Hebrew Reading for Beginners (HEA) 10:45 am
Hebrew Reading for Beginners (HEA)
Feb 4 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Eight-week course in reading Hebrew for beginners, taught by Judi Marcus. At HEA.
Sinai Sundays: Modern Israeli Hebrew 10:45 am
Sinai Sundays: Modern Israeli Hebrew
Feb 4 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Nevet Montgomery leads an eight-part class on modern Israeli Hebrew, including fun idiomatic expressions. At Temple Sinai.
Kabbalah & Jewish History (HEA) 11:00 am
Kabbalah & Jewish History (HEA)
Feb 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Four-session series with Cantor Marty Goldstein about the history of Kabbalah and its impact on Jewish history.
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Hebrew Nights (TJE) 7:00 pm
Hebrew Nights (TJE)
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ten-part Hebrew language series at The Jewish Experience, with three tracks: Hebrew reading for beginners; Hebrew reading comprehension; conversational Hebrew ulpan.
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Mussar Study (B’nai Havurah) 12:00 pm
Mussar Study (B’nai Havurah)
Feb 6 @ 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.
Midrash, the Torah & Us (Aspen) 1:00 pm
Midrash, the Torah & Us (Aspen)
Feb 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Four-part series on how midrash, rabbinic literature on the Torah, helps us understand the Torah and ourselves. Led by Rabbi Emily Segal at Aspen Chapel.
Crash Course in Jewish History (Colo. Spgs.) 6:30 pm
Crash Course in Jewish History (Colo. Spgs.)
Feb 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Crash Course in Jewish history taught by Kobi Chumash. Meeting for nine Tuesdays starting Feb. 7. At Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs.
The First Jews of the Western Hemisphere (Ft. Collins) 7:00 pm
The First Jews of the Western Hemisphere (Ft. Collins)
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Three-session class taught by Rabbi Shimon Moch about the first Jews to come to the Americas.  At Har Shalom in Ft. Collins. Dates/topics are: 1/16: How the Jews came to leave the Iberian Peninsula for[...]
Taking Your Marriage From Good to Great (Women) 7:30 pm
Taking Your Marriage From Good to Great (Women)
Feb 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Four-part women’s shiur on ‘Taking Your Marriage From Good to Great’ with Rochel Goldbaum. At Merkaz Torah v’Chesed.
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Wednesday Wisdom (BMH-BJ) 10:00 am
Wednesday Wisdom (BMH-BJ)
Feb 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Six-session Wednesday morning series exploring ‘Sage Tales’ with Rabbi Chaitovsky. At BMH-BJ. Repeats at 7:30pm of the same day. 1/10: Elijah and the Talmud 1/17, So You Want to be a Rabbi? 1/24, Moses at[...]
Torah for Tycoons: Put to the Test 12:00 pm
Torah for Tycoons: Put to the Test
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Monthly lunch and learn; January topic is: “The Ethical Issues of Pre-Natal Screening.” Led by the Denver Community Kollel’s Rabbi Akiva Stern with Dr. Reid Goodman. At East Side Kosher Deli.
Bereavement Support Group (JFS) 2:00 pm
Bereavement Support Group (JFS)
Feb 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Bereavement group for people who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Facilitated by Rabbi Eliot Baskin and Arleen Gershen. Meetings Wednesdays through March 14. At JFS.
Conversational Hebrew (HEA) 6:45 pm
Conversational Hebrew (HEA)
Feb 7 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Spring course in conversational Hebrew taught by Sharona Grinsteiner. Two tracks: 6:45pm, beginners; 7:45pm, intermediate. At HEA.
The Dead Sea Scrolls (HEA) 7:00 pm
The Dead Sea Scrolls (HEA)
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Two lectures with Prof. Alison Schofield ahead of the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit at Denver Museum of Nature and Science. At HEA. Feb. 7, What we have learned from the scrolls and how that has[...]
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Tanakh & Tabloids 11:00 am
Tanakh & Tabloids
Feb 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly class at Rodef Shalom with Rabbi Bernard Gerson. Currently studying the Book of Daniel. At Rodef Shalom.
Ageless Adversity Series 6:30 pm
Ageless Adversity Series
Feb 8 @ 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[...]
Public Lecture: Prof. Ariel Sabar (Boulder) 7:00 pm
Public Lecture: Prof. Ariel Sabar (Boulder)
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Public lecture hosted by CU Boulder’s Program in Jewish Studies, with Ariel Sabar, author of ‘My Father’s Paradise: A Son’s Search for His Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq.’ At Old Main Theater.
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Budapest to Mexico in 1941 (Albuquerque) 1:00 pm
Budapest to Mexico in 1941 (Albuquerque)
Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Samuel Marein-Efron shares the story of his Hungarian family’s survival fleeing Budapest first for New York and then Mexico. At the Holocaust & Intolerance Museum of New Mexico in Albuquerque.
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Sinai Sundays: Prayerbook Hebrew 9:00 am
Sinai Sundays: Prayerbook Hebrew
Feb 11 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Prayerbook Hebrew taught by Rabbi Susan Rheins. At Temple Sinai.
Hebrew Reading for Beginners (HEA) 10:45 am
Hebrew Reading for Beginners (HEA)
Feb 11 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Eight-week course in reading Hebrew for beginners, taught by Judi Marcus. At HEA.
Kabbalah & Jewish History (HEA) 11:00 am
Kabbalah & Jewish History (HEA)
Feb 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Four-session series with Cantor Marty Goldstein about the history of Kabbalah and its impact on Jewish history.
Jewish Harlem (Albuquerque) 2:00 pm
Jewish Harlem (Albuquerque)
Feb 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Justin Ferate delivers an illustrated lecture on Harlem’s Jewish cultural heritage. Sponsored by New Mexico Jewish Historical Society. At Albuquerque JCC.
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Hebrew Nights (TJE) 7:00 pm
Hebrew Nights (TJE)
Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ten-part Hebrew language series at The Jewish Experience, with three tracks: Hebrew reading for beginners; Hebrew reading comprehension; conversational Hebrew ulpan.
The Dead Sea Scrolls (HEA) 7:00 pm
The Dead Sea Scrolls (HEA)
Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Two lectures with Prof. Alison Schofield ahead of the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit at Denver Museum of Nature and Science. At HEA. Feb. 7, What we have learned from the scrolls and how that has[...]
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Crash Course in Jewish History (Colo. Spgs.) 6:30 pm
Crash Course in Jewish History (Colo. Spgs.)
Feb 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Crash Course in Jewish history taught by Kobi Chumash. Meeting for nine Tuesdays starting Feb. 7. At Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs.
Taking Your Marriage From Good to Great (Women) 7:30 pm
Taking Your Marriage From Good to Great (Women)
Feb 13 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Four-part women’s shiur on ‘Taking Your Marriage From Good to Great’ with Rochel Goldbaum. At Merkaz Torah v’Chesed.
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Wednesday Wisdom (BMH-BJ) 10:00 am
Wednesday Wisdom (BMH-BJ)
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Six-session Wednesday morning series exploring ‘Sage Tales’ with Rabbi Chaitovsky. At BMH-BJ. Repeats at 7:30pm of the same day. 1/10: Elijah and the Talmud 1/17, So You Want to be a Rabbi? 1/24, Moses at[...]
Bereavement Support Group (JFS) 2:00 pm
Bereavement Support Group (JFS)
Feb 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Bereavement group for people who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Facilitated by Rabbi Eliot Baskin and Arleen Gershen. Meetings Wednesdays through March 14. At JFS.
Conversational Hebrew (HEA) 6:45 pm
Conversational Hebrew (HEA)
Feb 14 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Spring course in conversational Hebrew taught by Sharona Grinsteiner. Two tracks: 6:45pm, beginners; 7:45pm, intermediate. At HEA.
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Tanakh & Tabloids 11:00 am
Tanakh & Tabloids
Feb 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly class at Rodef Shalom with Rabbi Bernard Gerson. Currently studying the Book of Daniel. At Rodef Shalom.
Leonard Cohen As Spiritual Teacher (JYW) 7:00 pm
Leonard Cohen As Spiritual Teacher (JYW)
Feb 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Five-part series led by Rabbi Brian Field of Judaism Your Way, with each session exploring a song by Leonard Cohen. Meeting on Thursdays beginning Feb. 15.
Judaism in the 21st Century 7:15 pm
Judaism in the 21st Century
Feb 15 @ 7:15 pm – 8:45 pm
Discussion group led by Prof. Alex Maller on Judaism in the 21st century. February topic is ‘Faith and Culture’. At HEA.
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Slopeside Shabbat (Snowmass) 11:00 am
Slopeside Shabbat (Snowmass)
Feb 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Seasonal slope-side Shabbat hosted by Aspen Jewish Congregation at the Elk Camp gondola. Led by Rabbi Emily Segal.
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Hebrew Reading for Beginners (HEA) 10:45 am
Hebrew Reading for Beginners (HEA)
Feb 18 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Eight-week course in reading Hebrew for beginners, taught by Judi Marcus. At HEA.
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Celebrating Jewish Life in Sephardic Spain (Las Cruces) 2:00 pm
Celebrating Jewish Life in Sephardic Spain (Las Cruces)
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Robyn Helzner leads an exploration through song, stories and images of Jewish Spain, specifically Toledo, Córdoba and Seville. At Temple Beth El in Las Cruces.
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Mussar Study (B’nai Havurah) 12:00 pm
Mussar Study (B’nai Havurah)
Feb 20 @ 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.
Let’s Learn Yiddish Together (Albuquerque) 6:00 pm
Let’s Learn Yiddish Together (Albuquerque)
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
12-session beginner’s Yiddish class, taught by Miranda Jacobson. Meeting weekly through May. At Erna Fergusson Public Library in Albuquerque.
Crash Course in Jewish History (Colo. Spgs.) 6:30 pm
Crash Course in Jewish History (Colo. Spgs.)
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Crash Course in Jewish history taught by Kobi Chumash. Meeting for nine Tuesdays starting Feb. 7. At Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs.
Taking Your Marriage From Good to Great (Women) 7:30 pm
Taking Your Marriage From Good to Great (Women)
Feb 20 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Four-part women’s shiur on ‘Taking Your Marriage From Good to Great’ with Rochel Goldbaum. At Merkaz Torah v’Chesed.
Yaakov Lehman: Spiritual Seeking in the Digital Age 8:00 pm
Yaakov Lehman: Spiritual Seeking in the Digital Age
Feb 20 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Motivational speaker Rabbi Yaakov Lehman discusses “Spiritual Seeking in the Digital Age”. Co-hosted by DAT Minyan. At The Jewish Experience.
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Bereavement Support Group (JFS) 2:00 pm
Bereavement Support Group (JFS)
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Bereavement group for people who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Facilitated by Rabbi Eliot Baskin and Arleen Gershen. Meetings Wednesdays through March 14. At JFS.
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Tanakh & Tabloids 11:00 am
Tanakh & Tabloids
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly class at Rodef Shalom with Rabbi Bernard Gerson. Currently studying the Book of Daniel. At Rodef Shalom.
Chosen to Laugh (DU) 2:00 pm
Chosen to Laugh (DU)
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Dan Friedman and Prof. Adam Rovner discuss “Chosen to Laugh: A Conversation on American Jewish Humor”. At DU Sturm Hall #187.
Leonard Cohen As Spiritual Teacher (JYW) 7:00 pm
Leonard Cohen As Spiritual Teacher (JYW)
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Five-part series led by Rabbi Brian Field of Judaism Your Way, with each session exploring a song by Leonard Cohen. Meeting on Thursdays beginning Feb. 15.
Shalom/Salaam 7:00 pm
Shalom/Salaam
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly meetup of Jewish and Muslim women for dialogue. In February screening “Arranged.” At Multicultural Mosaic Foundation, 10855 E. Bethany Dr, in Aurora.
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Sinai Sundays: Prayerbook Hebrew 9:00 am
Sinai Sundays: Prayerbook Hebrew
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Prayerbook Hebrew taught by Rabbi Susan Rheins. At Temple Sinai.
Hebrew Reading for Beginners (HEA) 10:45 am
Hebrew Reading for Beginners (HEA)
Feb 25 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Eight-week course in reading Hebrew for beginners, taught by Judi Marcus. At HEA.
Kabbalah & Jewish History (HEA) 11:00 am
Kabbalah & Jewish History (HEA)
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Four-session series with Cantor Marty Goldstein about the history of Kabbalah and its impact on Jewish history.
Remaining Relevant (Cheyenne) 11:00 am
Remaining Relevant (Cheyenne)
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Symposium at Mt. Sinai in Cheyenne reflecting exploring what remaining relevant means in the 21st century.
Boulder Chevra Kadisha Workshop 3:45 pm
Boulder Chevra Kadisha Workshop
Feb 25 @ 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm
Boulder Chevra Kadisha hosts a community discussion on ‘Reflecting on the Sacred Experience: Preparing Our Loved Ones for Burial’. Led by Rabbi Tirzah Firestone, Morah Yehudis Fishman and Rabbi Marc Soloway. At Boulder JCC.
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Refuat Hanefesh: A Healing of the Spirit (Boulder) 6:30 pm
Refuat Hanefesh: A Healing of the Spirit (Boulder)
Feb 26 @ 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.
Hebrew Nights (TJE) 7:00 pm
Hebrew Nights (TJE)
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ten-part Hebrew language series at The Jewish Experience, with three tracks: Hebrew reading for beginners; Hebrew reading comprehension; conversational Hebrew ulpan.
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Crash Course in Jewish History (Colo. Spgs.) 6:30 pm
Crash Course in Jewish History (Colo. Spgs.)
Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Crash Course in Jewish history taught by Kobi Chumash. Meeting for nine Tuesdays starting Feb. 7. At Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs.
Taking Your Marriage From Good to Great (Women) 7:30 pm
Taking Your Marriage From Good to Great (Women)
Feb 27 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Four-part women’s shiur on ‘Taking Your Marriage From Good to Great’ with Rochel Goldbaum. At Merkaz Torah v’Chesed.
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Bereavement Support Group (JFS) 2:00 pm
Bereavement Support Group (JFS)
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Bereavement group for people who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Facilitated by Rabbi Eliot Baskin and Arleen Gershen. Meetings Wednesdays through March 14. At JFS.
Let’s Learn Yiddish Together (Albuquerque) 6:00 pm
Let’s Learn Yiddish Together (Albuquerque)
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
12-session beginner’s Yiddish class, taught by Miranda Jacobson. Meeting weekly through May. At Erna Fergusson Public Library in Albuquerque.