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January 18, 2018

Lunch and Learn: Folk Music Pioneers

Tagged: Adult, Adults, Discussion, Lunch and Learn, Menorah, ACE

Folk Music Pioneers: This Land Was Made for You and Me With Leland Rucker Join longtime KGNU host of “Roots and Branches” Leland Rucker for a journey into the American heartland, and into the origins of music that touched the... (more)
Time: 12:00 pm

January 21, 2018

Music@theJ: Folk Roots Pioneers

Tagged: Adult, Adults, Highlighted Events, Menorah, Music, ACE

Presented by Folk Roots Pioneers: A Hootenanny With Sheldon Shands and Guests Woody Guthrie, who had a Jewish wife and wrote klezmer music, is the undisputed progenitor of folk music, as it came to be known in the late ‘50s when... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm

February 1, 2018

Lunch and Learn: Golda

Tagged: Adult, Adults, Discussion, Lunch and Learn, Menorah, ACE

Lunch and Learn: Golda - Choices and Chances A Living History With Helen Trencher as Golda Meir Meet the soon-to-be former Prime Minister of the State of Israel, Golda Meir, in 1974, as she reflects on the early years of her storied... (more)
Time: 12:00 pm

February 6, 2018

Voice Lessons: A Sisters Story

Tagged: Adult, Adults, Discussion, Menorah, Women of the J, ACE

Voice Lessons: A Sisters Story AUTHOR TALK with Cara Mentzel Co-sponsored by Women of the J “Rent,” “Wicked,” “Glee,” “Frozen.” These four titles alone convey the astounding success of... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm

February 11, 2018

Music@theJ: Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Tagged: Adult, Adults, Highlighted Events, Menorah, Music, ACE

Presented by Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Immigrant Dreams and the American Musical With Faye Nepon and Guests The Jewish yearning for a homeland in “Amerike” found its way into many classic Broadway musicals, and some of our... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm

February 20, 2018

ACE: Life Story Writing Group Level 1 WS 2018

Tagged: Adult, Adults, Discussion, Language Arts, Menorah, ACE

Life Story Writing Group - Level 1 With Patti Logan and Jean Unger For anyone with a desire to write, tell, document and share their stories. Each week you will write a two-page story on the designated topic. Anyone wishing to share their... (more)
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

February 21, 2018

Rabbis' Roundtable

Tagged: Adult, Adults, Discussion, Menorah, rabbis roundtable, ACE

Rabbis' Roundtable Future Rabbis' Roundtable Programs: Sunday, April 22: Panel Workshop The Sacred Texts - Intro to Kabbalah Wednesday, May 16: Rabbi Hannah Laner Scribal Arts Workshop The Boulder JCC is a gathering place for Jews of... (more)
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

February 27, 2018

ACE: Life Story Writing Group Level 1 WS 2018

Tagged: Adult, Adults, Discussion, Language Arts, Menorah, ACE

Life Story Writing Group - Level 1 With Patti Logan and Jean Unger For anyone with a desire to write, tell, document and share their stories. Each week you will write a two-page story on the designated topic. Anyone wishing to share their... (more)
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

March 1, 2018

Lunch and Learn: The Case of Alfred Dreyfus

Tagged: Adult, Adults, Discussion, Lunch and Learn, Menorah, ACE

The Case of Alfred Dreyfus With Professor Bill Safran The Dreyfus Affair remains an emblem for the evil of anti-Semitism, all too alive today. Director Roman Polanski is making a movie about the notorious hate crime simply titled... (more)
Time: 12:00 pm

March 6, 2018

ACE: Life Story Writing Group Level 1 WS 2018

Tagged: Adult, Adults, Discussion, Language Arts, Menorah, ACE

Life Story Writing Group - Level 1 With Patti Logan and Jean Unger For anyone with a desire to write, tell, document and share their stories. Each week you will write a two-page story on the designated topic. Anyone wishing to share their... (more)
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

March 6, 2018

Music as Medicine in the Ancient East

Tagged: Adults, Menorah, Music, ACE

Music as Medicine in the Ancient East With Yuval Ron Tuesday, March 6 | 2 pm | $15 in advance| $18 at the door REGISTER HERE A lecture-demonstration on how sound was used as medicine in biblical times by the Hebrews, and earlier in... (more)
Time: 2:00 pm

March 8, 2018

BJFF 2018 Opening Night: Keep the Change

Tagged: Film Festival, Menorah, ACE

Actors on the autism spectrum play the autistic characters in this audacious, charming romantic comedy by first-time director Rachel Israel. Winner of a series of top prizes at Tribeca, this intimate human drama is unlike anything... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm

March 9, 2018

BJFF 2018: In Between

Tagged: Film Festival, Menorah, ACE

Three Palestinian women striving for personal independence share an apartment in Tel Aviv in this bittersweet drama from female Arab-Israeli director Maysaloun Hamoud, currently under a fatwa for her taboo-breaking debut. Friday | March 9... (more)
Time: 12:00 pm

March 9, 2018

BJFF 2018: An Act of Defiance

Tagged: Film Festival, Menorah, ACE

The role played by Jewish activists in the American civil rights movement is common knowledge; less well known is the story of a Jewish-black alliance that fought Apartheid in South Africa during the same years. Part nail-biting political... (more)
Time: 2:30 pm

March 10, 2018

BJFF 2018: Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas

Tagged: Film Festival, Menorah, ACE

Immigrant outsiders audaciously enter the pop culture mainstream in this offbeat musical documentary about the Jewish songwriters who composed the soundtrack to Christianity’s most cherished holiday. With only a trace of irreverence,... (more)
Time: 7:30 pm

March 11, 2018

BJFF 2018: Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

Tagged: Film Festival, Menorah, ACE

Not the film you might think it is, about a woman who was not who you thought she was. While far from a hagiography, this edgy biopic defies convention - much like the gorgeous genius herself – and pays credit where it is due. ... (more)
Time: 12:00 am

March 11, 2018

BJFF 2018: Hitler's Hollywood

Tagged: Film Festival, Menorah, ACE

The Third Reich produced 1,000 films, all under the close scrutiny of Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels, and all with the single purpose of furthering Hitler’s goal of world domination. Learn how these early and expert Nazi... (more)
Time: 4:00 pm

March 11, 2018

BJFF 2018: Sammy Davis Jr: I've Got To Be Me

Tagged: Film Festival, Menorah, ACE

The most public black figure to embrace Judaism, Sammy Davis, Jr. was a complicated human being, a talented and versatile performer, and an artist traversing shifting racial politics. This long-overdue biography of Davis deftly depicts a... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm

March 12, 2018

BJFF 2018: The 90 Minute War

Tagged: Film Festival, Menorah, ACE

Ten years after “West Bank Story” (showing at 6:30 pm) caught the public’s imagination with its comic riff on Leonard Bernstein’s “West Side Story” - amusingly retold as musical feud between rival... (more)
Time: 4:00 pm

March 12, 2018

BJFF 2018 Centerpiece: West Bank Story

Tagged: Film Festival, Menorah, ACE

An Evening with Composer Yuval Ron Award-winning world music artist Yuval Ron composed the score for “West Bank Story,” which won the Oscar for best short film in 2007. Join us for a screening of the 25-minute comedy about... (more)
Time: 6:30 pm

March 13, 2018

ACE: Life Story Writing Group Level 1 WS 2018

Tagged: Adult, Adults, Discussion, Language Arts, Menorah, ACE

Life Story Writing Group - Level 1 With Patti Logan and Jean Unger For anyone with a desire to write, tell, document and share their stories. Each week you will write a two-page story on the designated topic. Anyone wishing to share their... (more)
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

March 13, 2018

BJFF 2018: Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George's Creators

Tagged: Film Festival, Menorah, ACE

George, the star of the most treasured children’s book series of all time, escaped the Nazis in the basket of a hand-built bicycle when its German-Jewish authors fled Paris for their lives. Hans and Margaret Rey’s subsequent... (more)
Time: 4:00 pm

March 13, 2018

BJFF 2018: The Cast-Offs & Praise The Lard

Tagged: Film Festival, Menorah, ACE

Two documentaries reveal hidden faces of Israel. “Cast-Offs” observes a spontaneous recycling ecosystem, Israel’s unique entrepreneurial approach to “alte Sachen” (“old things”). “Praise the... (more)
Time: 6:30 pm

March 14, 2018

BJFF 2018: The Invisibles

Tagged: Film Festival, Menorah, ACE

Four Holocaust survivors eloquently narrate their own harrowing drama of survival in Berlin - after it was officially declared free of Jews. Set in the same city just prior to the historical events depicted in “Bye Bye... (more)
Time: 3:30 pm

March 14, 2018

BJFF 2018: Paradise

Tagged: Film Festival, Menorah, ACE

Andrei Konchalovsky won the best director prize at the Venice Film Festival for this sparsely luminous story of three intertwined lives during the Holocaust. A masterpiece, this year’s must-see Holocaust film is stunningly crafted,... (more)
Time: 6:30 pm

March 15, 2018

BJFF 2018: The Testament

Tagged: Film Festival, Menorah, ACE

A dedicated and principled Orthodox historian is leading a legal battle against Holocaust deniers in Austria when he discovers a family secret that shakes his faith, but not his commitment to the truth. This sharp thriller depicts an... (more)
Time: 4:00 pm

March 15, 2018

BJFF 2018: Bye Bye Germany

Tagged: Film Festival, Menorah, ACE

This polished and lively feature film, set in Frankfurt in 1946, captures the post-war period from the perspective of the remaining survivors reclaiming life after the camps, with deservedly unapologetic impunity. Opening night of the... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm

March 16, 2018

BJFF 2018: Persona Non Grata

Tagged: Film Festival, Menorah, ACE

This astounding tale of moral awakening pays long-overdue tribute to the only Japanese national honored at Yad Vashem. The inspiring story of “the Japanese Schindler” is well known through an Oscar-winning documentary short, a... (more)
Time: 3:00 pm

March 17, 2018

BJFF 2018: Shalom Bollywood: The Untold Story of Indian Cinema

Tagged: Film Festival, Menorah, ACE

How did a group of nice Jewish girls become some of the most famous starlets during the golden age of Bollywood? As this gloriously garish, fascinatingly improbable film reveals, Indian Jewish actresses seized the opportunity to perform,... (more)
Time: 8:00 pm

March 18, 2018

BJFF 2018: 1945

Tagged: Film Festival, Menorah, ACE

The appearance of two Orthodox men in a Hungarian village immediately after the Holocaust unsettles the population in this haunting, poetic drama addressing individual complicity. Based on the famed, ironically titled short story... (more)
Time: 1:00 pm

March 18, 2018

BJFF 2018: Menashe

Tagged: Film Festival, Menorah, ACE

Shot in secret entirely within the Hasidic community depicted in the film, and one of the first movies to be performed in Yiddish in nearly 70 years, Menashe is a warm, life-affirming look at the universal bonds between father and son that... (more)
Time: 3:45 pm

March 18, 2018

BJFF 2018 Closing Night: The Wedding Plan

Tagged: Film Festival, Menorah, ACE

The first female Orthodox director to compete in the world cinema market, Rama Burshtyn (“Fill the Void,” BJFF 2015) continues to shine a loving light on her own community with this audacious, funny fairy tale of romantic woe.... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm

March 20, 2018

ACE: Life Story Writing Group Level 1 WS 2018

Tagged: Adult, Adults, Discussion, Language Arts, Menorah, ACE

Life Story Writing Group - Level 1 With Patti Logan and Jean Unger For anyone with a desire to write, tell, document and share their stories. Each week you will write a two-page story on the designated topic. Anyone wishing to share their... (more)
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

March 22, 2018

Bernstein The Composer - Do You Hear What I Hear?

Tagged: Adult, Creative Arts, Menorah, ACE

“Bernstein the Composer - Do You Hear What I Hear?” With Hsing-ay Hsu, Artistic Director of CU’s Pendulum New Music Three Thursdays: March 22 - April 5 at 7 pm Cost per class: $25 Cost for series: $60 A modern... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

March 27, 2018

ACE: Life Story Writing Group Level 1 WS 2018

Tagged: Adult, Adults, Discussion, Language Arts, Menorah, ACE

Life Story Writing Group - Level 1 With Patti Logan and Jean Unger For anyone with a desire to write, tell, document and share their stories. Each week you will write a two-page story on the designated topic. Anyone wishing to share their... (more)
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

March 29, 2018

Lunch and Learn: VIVA Theater Presents

Tagged: Adult, Adults, Film Screening, Lunch and Learn, Menorah, ACE

“A Tall Order” and “Graceland” VIVA Theater presents two, short, award-winning comedies. “A Tall Order” by Sheri Wilner. A wry and thoughtful play. During a dinner date, a man and a woman stop time to... (more)
Time: 12:00 pm

March 29, 2018

Bernstein The Composer - Do You Hear What I Hear?

Tagged: Adult, Creative Arts, Menorah, ACE

“Bernstein the Composer - Do You Hear What I Hear?” With Hsing-ay Hsu, Artistic Director of CU’s Pendulum New Music Three Thursdays: March 22 - April 5 at 7 pm Cost per class: $25 Cost for series: $60 A modern... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

April 5, 2018

Bernstein The Composer - Do You Hear What I Hear?

Tagged: Adult, Creative Arts, Menorah, ACE

“Bernstein the Composer - Do You Hear What I Hear?” With Hsing-ay Hsu, Artistic Director of CU’s Pendulum New Music Three Thursdays: March 22 - April 5 at 7 pm Cost per class: $25 Cost for series: $60 A modern... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

April 18, 2018

Yom Ha'atzmaut

Tagged: Adult, Adults, Community, Family Program, israel, Menorah, ACE

Yom Ha'atzmaut - The 70 Faces of Israel Israel Independence Day Community Celebration Sponsored by the Boulder Israel Engagement Team, a partnership between the Boulder JCC and JewishCOLORADO Free Event – Falafel, drinks, and... (more)
Time: 5:00 pm

April 22, 2018

Rabbis' Roundtable

Tagged: Adult, Adults, Discussion, Menorah, rabbis roundtable, ACE

Rabbis' Roundtable Sunday, April 22: Panel Workshop The Sacred Texts - Intro to Kabbalah Future Rabbis' Roundtable Program: Wednesday, May 16: Rabbi Hannah Laner Scribal Arts Workshop The Boulder JCC is a gathering place for Jews of... (more)
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

April 23, 2018

Leonard Bernstein Tribute Concert

Tagged: Menorah, Music, ACE

Community Concert: Leonard Bernstein Tribute Concert Join the Boulder Phil and musicians from the local musical community, including the CU College of Music, to celebrate Leonard Bernstein with piano solos, vocal songs from the Boulder... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm

April 26, 2018

Lunch and Learn: Through the Looking Glass

Tagged: Adult, Adults, Discussion, Lunch and Learn, Menorah, ACE

Through the Looking Glass Photographic Perspectives by Bruce Henderson Join ACE for an on-screen art show featuring spectacular images by award-winning photographer Bruce Henderson, who will talk about the evolution in the way he... (more)
Time: 12:00 pm

April 28, 2018

Boulder Phil: "West Side Story" ACE Outing

Tagged: Menorah, ACE

Group Tickets to the Boulder Philharmonic Performance of "West Side Story" Bernstein at 100 There's no better way to celebrate the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein than "West Side Story" in concert. The Boulder Philharmonic, in... (more)
Time: 7:30 pm

April 29, 2018

Music@theJ: Classical, Traditional and Folk Music from Iran

Tagged: Adult, Adults, Menorah, Music, ACE

Presented by Classical, Traditional and Folk Music from Iran With the Farabi Persian Ensemble Lilting melodies and mesmerizing rhythms are coupled with graceful dance and performed with a highly ornamental vocal style. The music and... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm

May 16, 2018

Rabbis' Roundtable

Tagged: Adult, Adults, Discussion, Menorah, rabbis roundtable, ACE

Rabbis' Roundtable Wednesday, May 16: Rabbi Hannah Laner Scribal Arts Workshop The Boulder JCC is a gathering place for Jews of all kinds; religious, secular, cultural, gastronomic. Jewish identity is extremely broad and diverse - and... (more)
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

May 17, 2018

Music@theJ: Kodachrome

Tagged: Adult, Adults, Menorah, Music, ACE

Presented by Kodachrome: A Paul Simon Tribute Concert Produced by Sheldon Sands One of the defining musicians of his generation, rhymin’ Simon recently performed his own Big Gig, performing hits from as early as his Simon &... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm

May 24, 2018

Lunch and Learn: One JCC Reads

Tagged: Adult, Adults, Discussion, Lunch and Learn, Menorah, ACE

One JCC Reads: “An Officer and a Spy” by Robert Harris A Facilitated Discussion Join members of the community for a discussion of “An Officer and a Spy,” a 2013 historical thriller based on the case of Alfred... (more)
Time: 12:00 pm

June 21, 2018

"You Can't Take It With You" Special Screening

Tagged: Film, Menorah, ACE

Special Screening: "You Can't Take It With You" In anticipation of the Colorado Shakespeare Festival Production Based on the 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy of the same title written by Moss Hart and George Kaufman, “You... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm