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Sinai Sundays: Stories of the Talmud 9:00 am
Sinai Sundays: Stories of the Talmud
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:20 am
Ten-session series with Rabbi Rick Rheins exploring fundamental stories of the Talmud. On Jan. 26 with scholar-in-resident Rabbi Gary Zola. At Temple Sinai.
Talmud Class (Rodef) 10:15 am
Talmud Class (Rodef)
Dec 1 @ 10:15 am – 11:45 am
Talmud class at Rodef Shalom, taught by Rabbi Bernard Gerson.
Sinai Sundays: Prayerbook Hebrew 10:30 am
Sinai Sundays: Prayerbook Hebrew
Dec 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Prayerbook Hebrew taught by Rabbi Susan Rheins. At Temple Sinai.
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Mahloket Matters Series (Boulder) 12:30 pm
Mahloket Matters Series (Boulder)
Dec 2 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Four-session series exploring civil discourse in disagreement. Led by Rabbi Fred Greene. At Har HaShem.
Hebrew Nights (TJE) 7:00 pm
Hebrew Nights (TJE)
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Eight-session Hebrew language class at The Jewish Experience, with three tracks: Hebrew reading for beginners; Hebrew reading comprehension; conversational Hebrew (ulpan).
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Children of the Holocaust Support Group (Boulder) 11:30 am
Children of the Holocaust Support Group (Boulder)
Dec 3 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Support group for children of Holocaust survivors; facilitated by Carole Kornreich. At Boulder JCC.
The Shmorg (TJE) 6:00 pm
The Shmorg (TJE)
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tuesday night ‘Shmorg’ at The Jewish Experience, with buffet and guest speakers on a variety of topics.
Jewish Mindfulness Meditation 6:15 pm
Jewish Mindfulness Meditation
Dec 3 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm
Judaism Your Way Mindfulness Meditation group meeting Tuesday at Kohelet. Led by Rabbi Brian Field.
Refuat Hanefesh: A Healing of the Spirit (Boulder) 6:30 pm
Refuat Hanefesh: A Healing of the Spirit (Boulder)
Dec 3 @ 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.
The Anti-Semitism Equation (Colo. Spgs.) 6:30 pm
The Anti-Semitism Equation (Colo. Spgs.)
Dec 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In-depth exploration that traces the evolution of anti-Semitism. Taught by Kobi Chumash. Meeting for 15 Tuesdays starting Oct. 15. At Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs.
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Coping With Hate (Boulder) 5:30 pm
Coping With Hate (Boulder)
Dec 4 @ 5:30 pm – 6:10 pm
Child psychologist Dr. Alan Megibow leads a two-part series at Bonai Shalom on raising children in a time of increased violence and unrest.
Conversational Hebrew (HEA) 6:30 pm
Conversational Hebrew (HEA)
Dec 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Conversational Hebrew course taught by Sharona (Sherry) Grinsteiner. Two tracks: 6:30pm, intermediate; 7:30pm, beginners. At HEA.
Lifelong Learning (Sinai) 6:30 pm
Lifelong Learning (Sinai)
Dec 4 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Temple Sinai’s lifelong learning series, meeting twice monthly on Wednesdays. Dates/themes are: Oct. 16, Galit Gottlieb, ‘Pursuing a New Love: Culinary Mystery Writer’ Oct. 23, Adam Rovner, ‘Jewish Humor’ Nov. 6, Rabbi Kim Harris, ‘History[...]
Intro to Mussar (B’nai Havurah) 7:00 pm
Intro to Mussar (B’nai Havurah)
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Six-session weekly course on Mussar and cultivating inner virtues. Taught by Rabbi Evette Lutman. At B’nai Havurah. Meeting every other Weds. beginning Nov. 6.
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Tanakh & Tabloids 11:00 am
Tanakh & Tabloids
Dec 5 @ 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 (Boulder) 12:00 pm
Lunch & Learn (Boulder)
Dec 5 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Lunch & Learn at Boulder JCC, with filmmaker and neuroscientist Laurie Polisky discussing ‘Pain and the Brain’.
The Art of Rabbinic and Psychological Midrash (Boulder) 12:00 pm
The Art of Rabbinic and Psychological Midrash (Boulder)
Dec 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Workshop at Bonai Shalom in Boulder on facilitating personal growth through a Jewish and psychological framework. Led by Rabbi Marc Soloway and Dr. Robert Winer.
Lunch & Learn: Pirkei Avot (Boulder) 12:30 pm
Lunch & Learn: Pirkei Avot (Boulder)
Dec 5 @ 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.
The Rest of Tanakh (B’nai Havurah) 4:00 pm
The Rest of Tanakh (B’nai Havurah)
Dec 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Weekly course led by Pat Madsen exploring the lesser read books of Tanakh. At B’nai Havurah.
‘Maimonides on G-d’ (Santa Fe) 7:00 pm
‘Maimonides on G-d’ (Santa Fe)
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kenneth Seeskin of Northwestern University on ‘Maimonides on God’ for the Leonard B. Torobin Memorial Lecture. At Temple Beth Shalom in Santa Fe.
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Scholar-in-Residence David Barak-Gorodetsky (Boulder)
Scholar-in-Residence David Barak-Gorodetsky (Boulder)
Dec 6 – Dec 8 all-day
Rabbi David Barak-Gorodetsky, expert on Jewish-American relations, visits Har HaShem for a scholar-in-residence Shabbat. Discussion topics include ‘The Israeli-American Jewish Relationship’ and the ‘Ben-Gurion’s Relationship with the Reform Movement’.
Torah for Tycoons Conference 8:15 am
Torah for Tycoons Conference
Dec 6 @ 8:15 am – 12:30 pm
Torah for Tycoons conference with Atorney General Phil Weiser, Ted Gelt and Hon. Daniel Taubman. At the Wells Fargo Center, 1700 Lincoln. Offering CLE credits. Hosted by the Denver Community Kollel.
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Post-Tefillah Programming (HEA) 12:00 pm
Post-Tefillah Programming (HEA)
Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Post-Tefillah programming at HEA, following of Saturday morning services and Kiddush. Upcoming dates/themes are: Nov. 2, Shochen Ad Nov. 9: Barchu Nov. 16: Ahavah Raba Nov. 23: Sh’ma Nov. 30: V’Ahavta Dec. 7, 14, 21[...]
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Clergy Learning Series (Emanuel) 9:00 am
Clergy Learning Series (Emanuel)
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Multi-session clergy learning series at Temple Emanuel exploring specific topics. Upcoming dates/themes: Nov. 5, 12 & 19, noon: The Arc of the Service Dec. 8, 15 & 22, 9am: Walking in a Winter Wonderland Jan.[...]
Antisemitism Here and Now Series (HEA) 10:00 am
Antisemitism Here and Now Series (HEA)
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Four-par series with Rabbi Bruce Dollin on contemporary anti-Semitism, based on Deborah Lipstadt’s ‘Antisemitism Here and Now.’
Religious School for Adults (HEA) 11:00 am
Religious School for Adults (HEA)
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:50 pm
Sunday morning adult learning series at HEA, led by religious school staff. Dates/topics are: Oct. 27, Melanie Gruenwald, ‘Creating Meaning in the Everyday Part 1’ Nov. 3: Melanie Gruenwald, ‘Creating Meaning in the Everyday Part[...]
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.)
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Adult education series taught by Jay Sherwood. At Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs. Upcoming session: Dec. 8: “It’s On the Calendar: 11 Jewish Holidays You Might Not Know”
Israel: A Cultural Perspective Series (Santa Fe) 4:00 pm
Israel: A Cultural Perspective Series (Santa Fe)
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Tal Schneider discusses ‘The DC-Jerusalem Relationship’. At Temple Beth Shalom in Santa Fe. Part of their Israel: A Cultural Perspective series. Upcoming dates/themes are: Dec. 8, Michelle Azar, ‘From Baghdad to Brooklyn’ Jan. 12, Ruth[...]
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Mahloket Matters Series (Boulder) 12:30 pm
Mahloket Matters Series (Boulder)
Dec 9 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Four-session series exploring civil discourse in disagreement. Led by Rabbi Fred Greene. At Har HaShem.
ADL Briefing (Albuquerque) 7:00 pm
ADL Briefing (Albuquerque)
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Briefing with ADL Deputy National Director Kenneth Jacobson. At JCC Albuquerque.
Hebrew Nights (TJE) 7:00 pm
Hebrew Nights (TJE)
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Eight-session Hebrew language class at The Jewish Experience, with three tracks: Hebrew reading for beginners; Hebrew reading comprehension; conversational Hebrew (ulpan).
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The Shmorg (TJE) 6:00 pm
The Shmorg (TJE)
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tuesday night ‘Shmorg’ at The Jewish Experience, with buffet and guest speakers on a variety of topics.
Jewish Mindfulness Meditation 6:15 pm
Jewish Mindfulness Meditation
Dec 10 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm
Judaism Your Way Mindfulness Meditation group meeting Tuesday at Kohelet. Led by Rabbi Brian Field.
The Anti-Semitism Equation (Colo. Spgs.) 6:30 pm
The Anti-Semitism Equation (Colo. Spgs.)
Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In-depth exploration that traces the evolution of anti-Semitism. Taught by Kobi Chumash. Meeting for 15 Tuesdays starting Oct. 15. At Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs.
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Conversational Hebrew (HEA) 6:30 pm
Conversational Hebrew (HEA)
Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Conversational Hebrew course taught by Sharona (Sherry) Grinsteiner. Two tracks: 6:30pm, intermediate; 7:30pm, beginners. At HEA.
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Tanakh & Tabloids 11:00 am
Tanakh & Tabloids
Dec 12 @ 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.
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Jewish Women’s Retreat
Jewish Women’s Retreat
Dec 13 – Dec 15 all-day
Women’s retreat at JCC Ranch Camp led by Melanie Gruenwald, Alison Rothman and Ariella HaLevi. With yoga, meditation and reflection.
Shabbat Vigil (B’nai Havurah) 4:30 pm
Shabbat Vigil (B’nai Havurah)
Dec 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
On the 7th anniversary of Sandy Hook, B’nai Havurah holds a vigil for the end of gun violence.
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Post-Tefillah Programming (HEA) 12:00 pm
Post-Tefillah Programming (HEA)
Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Post-Tefillah programming at HEA, following of Saturday morning services and Kiddush. Upcoming dates/themes are: Nov. 2, Shochen Ad Nov. 9: Barchu Nov. 16: Ahavah Raba Nov. 23: Sh’ma Nov. 30: V’Ahavta Dec. 7, 14, 21[...]
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Clergy Learning Series (Emanuel) 9:00 am
Clergy Learning Series (Emanuel)
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Multi-session clergy learning series at Temple Emanuel exploring specific topics. Upcoming dates/themes: Nov. 5, 12 & 19, noon: The Arc of the Service Dec. 8, 15 & 22, 9am: Walking in a Winter Wonderland Jan.[...]
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Hebrew Nights (TJE) 7:00 pm
Hebrew Nights (TJE)
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Eight-session Hebrew language class at The Jewish Experience, with three tracks: Hebrew reading for beginners; Hebrew reading comprehension; conversational Hebrew (ulpan).
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Children of the Holocaust Support Group (Boulder) 11:30 am
Children of the Holocaust Support Group (Boulder)
Dec 17 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Support group for children of Holocaust survivors; facilitated by Carole Kornreich. At Boulder JCC.
The Shmorg (TJE) 6:00 pm
The Shmorg (TJE)
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tuesday night ‘Shmorg’ at The Jewish Experience, with buffet and guest speakers on a variety of topics.
Jewish Mindfulness Meditation 6:15 pm
Jewish Mindfulness Meditation
Dec 17 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm
Judaism Your Way Mindfulness Meditation group meeting Tuesday at Kohelet. Led by Rabbi Brian Field.
Refuat Hanefesh: A Healing of the Spirit (Boulder) 6:30 pm
Refuat Hanefesh: A Healing of the Spirit (Boulder)
Dec 17 @ 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.
The Anti-Semitism Equation (Colo. Spgs.) 6:30 pm
The Anti-Semitism Equation (Colo. Spgs.)
Dec 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In-depth exploration that traces the evolution of anti-Semitism. Taught by Kobi Chumash. Meeting for 15 Tuesdays starting Oct. 15. At Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs.
Lost Tribes & Exotic Communities (HEA) 7:15 pm
Lost Tribes & Exotic Communities (HEA)
Dec 17 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Anthropologist Carlos Zarur discusses ‘The Jews of Cuba, the Jews of Paradise’. At HEA.
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Conversational Hebrew (HEA) 6:30 pm
Conversational Hebrew (HEA)
Dec 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Conversational Hebrew course taught by Sharona (Sherry) Grinsteiner. Two tracks: 6:30pm, intermediate; 7:30pm, beginners. At HEA.
Lifelong Learning (Sinai) 6:30 pm
Lifelong Learning (Sinai)
Dec 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Temple Sinai’s lifelong learning series, meeting twice monthly on Wednesdays. Dates/themes are: Oct. 16, Galit Gottlieb, ‘Pursuing a New Love: Culinary Mystery Writer’ Oct. 23, Adam Rovner, ‘Jewish Humor’ Nov. 6, Rabbi Kim Harris, ‘History[...]
Intro to Mussar (B’nai Havurah) 7:00 pm
Intro to Mussar (B’nai Havurah)
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Six-session weekly course on Mussar and cultivating inner virtues. Taught by Rabbi Evette Lutman. At B’nai Havurah. Meeting every other Weds. beginning Nov. 6.
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Tanakh & Tabloids 11:00 am
Tanakh & Tabloids
Dec 19 @ 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.
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Post-Tefillah Programming (HEA) 12:00 pm
Post-Tefillah Programming (HEA)
Dec 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Post-Tefillah programming at HEA, following of Saturday morning services and Kiddush. Upcoming dates/themes are: Nov. 2, Shochen Ad Nov. 9: Barchu Nov. 16: Ahavah Raba Nov. 23: Sh’ma Nov. 30: V’Ahavta Dec. 7, 14, 21[...]
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Clergy Learning Series (Emanuel) 9:00 am
Clergy Learning Series (Emanuel)
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Multi-session clergy learning series at Temple Emanuel exploring specific topics. Upcoming dates/themes: Nov. 5, 12 & 19, noon: The Arc of the Service Dec. 8, 15 & 22, 9am: Walking in a Winter Wonderland Jan.[...]
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Hebrew Nights (TJE) 7:00 pm
Hebrew Nights (TJE)
Dec 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Eight-session Hebrew language class at The Jewish Experience, with three tracks: Hebrew reading for beginners; Hebrew reading comprehension; conversational Hebrew (ulpan).
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The Anti-Semitism Equation (Colo. Spgs.) 6:30 pm
The Anti-Semitism Equation (Colo. Spgs.)
Dec 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In-depth exploration that traces the evolution of anti-Semitism. Taught by Kobi Chumash. Meeting for 15 Tuesdays starting Oct. 15. At Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs.
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Conversational Hebrew (HEA) 6:30 pm
Conversational Hebrew (HEA)
Dec 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Conversational Hebrew course taught by Sharona (Sherry) Grinsteiner. Two tracks: 6:30pm, intermediate; 7:30pm, beginners. At HEA.
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Dr. Jonathan Weinkle, Scholar-in-Resident (Albuquerque)
Dr. Jonathan Weinkle, Scholar-in-Resident (Albuquerque)
Dec 27 – Dec 28 all-day
B’nai Israel in Albuquerque hosts Dr. Jonathan Weinkle as scholar-in-resident. Events include Shabbat Sparks, seudah shlishit and havdalah and concert.
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Post-Tefillah Programming (HEA) 12:00 pm
Post-Tefillah Programming (HEA)
Dec 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Post-Tefillah programming at HEA, following of Saturday morning services and Kiddush. Upcoming dates/themes are: Nov. 2, Shochen Ad Nov. 9: Barchu Nov. 16: Ahavah Raba Nov. 23: Sh’ma Nov. 30: V’Ahavta Dec. 7, 14, 21[...]
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The Anti-Semitism Equation (Colo. Spgs.) 6:30 pm
The Anti-Semitism Equation (Colo. Spgs.)
Dec 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In-depth exploration that traces the evolution of anti-Semitism. Taught by Kobi Chumash. Meeting for 15 Tuesdays starting Oct. 15. At Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs.