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February 22, 2017

The Movie Mavens Club: Enemies, A Love Story

United States
Tagged: menorah, the movie mavens club, ACE, Adults, film, Film Screening

ENEMIES, A LOVE STORY Based on the darkly absurd Issac Bashevis Singer novel about the walking ghosts in post-Holocaust New York, and brilliantly directed in 1989 by Paul Mazursky, this tortured tale unfolds in New York, where a hapless... (more)
Time: 11:30 am

February 23, 2017

Now Showing at the J: "The Dis-honesty Project: The Truth About Lies"

United States
Tagged: ACE, Adults, menorah, Now showing at the J

“THE DIS-HONESTY PROJECT: THE TRUTH ABOUT LIES” When do we lie? How often? Why? Are we as honest as we say we are? The answers may surprise you. Watch as Israeli behavioral economist, Dan Ariely, engages in experiments,... (more)
Time: 1:30 pm

February 23, 2017

Scholars Series CU at the J: "The Puritans: Heirs to the Hebrew Bible"

United States
Tagged: ACE, Adults, menorah, Scholar Series

THE PURITANS: HEIRS TO THE HEBREW BIBLE With Professor Nan Goodman Many people know that the Puritans - the Protestant Reformers who came to New England in the 17th century - saw themselves as heirs to the ancient Jews and referred... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm

February 28, 2017

Soul Food Salon and Cafe #2

United States
Tagged: menorah, Older Adults, ACE, Adult, Adults, Discussion

SOUL FOOD SALON AND CAFÉ (NEW MONTHLY PROGRAM) Follow your Bris: A Slice of Jewish Comedy + a special tribute to Gene Wilder! Please join us for a few of the greatest moments of Jewish comedic cinema, a segment of original... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

March 5, 2017

Sacred Transition: Jewish Approaches to Death & Dying

Boulder JCC
Tagged: menorah, ACE, Adult, Adults, Chevre Kadisha

Sacred Transition: Jewish Approaches to Death & Dying Come and learn from some of our local Rabbis as they teach time-honored Jewish customs and perspectives regarding death and dying. Hear from local funeral directors about what... (more)

March 9 - 19, 2017

2017 Boulder Jewish Film Festival

Tagged: Film Festival, Film Screening, menorah, ACE, Adults, Creative Arts, film

PURCHASE OPENING NIGHT TICKETS HERE PURCHASE ALL OTHER TICKETS HERE* * 10-Packs for $100 - On sale February 1st - 21st At the Dairy box office only or call (303) 440-7826 10-Pack is good for $12 advance priced films ONLY Click on each... (more)

March 9, 2017

Lunch and Learn: TBD

United States
Tagged: ACE, Adults, Lunch and Learn, menorah

CANCELLED THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN SKEPTICS: A HISTORY A New Lunch and Learn to be announced shortly! Thursday, March 9 | Noon | $12 in advance and at the door | Reservations appreciated so we may plan lunch... (more)
Time: 12:00 pm

March 9, 2017

BJFF 2017: "On the Map"

Tagged: ACE, Film Festival, menorah

GALA OPENING NIGHT at the JCC Thursday, March 9 | At the Boulder JCC Hoops and Hot Dogs - Reception and on-court fun 5:30-7 pm* “On The Map” screening at 7 pm in Levin Hall with on-stage interview following the film $36... (more)
Time: 5:30 pm

March 10, 2017

BJFF 2017: "39 Pounds of Love"

Tagged: ACE, Film Festival, menorah

Dani Menkin in Person The Boulder Jewish Film Festival is proud to present Menkin’s first film as well as his two latest. The Israeli Academy Award winning filmmaker made a promising debut in 2005 with "39 Pounds of Love." Written,... (more)

March 11, 2017

BJFF 2017: "A Heartbeat Away"

Tagged: ACE, Adults, Film Festival, menorah

Honoring the Boulder Medical Community and Dr. Bill Shiovitz Why do Jews and medicine have such a long, illustrious history? Why have 28% of Nobel Prize winners in medicine been Jewish, although Jews comprise less than 0.2% of the... (more)
Time: 7:30 pm

March 12, 2017

BJFF 2017: "The Last Laugh"

Tagged: ACE, Adults, Film Festival, menorah

Is the Holocaust a suitable subject for humor? Based on “Life is Beautiful?” No. Based on “The Producers?” Yes. What about Hogan’s Heroes? The Great Dictator? This question of taste, of where the line between... (more)
Time: 1:00 pm

March 12, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown"

Tagged: ACE, Film Festival, menorah

Turning 90, with a new film in the works, Jerry Lewis reflects on a lifetime of laughs, decades of gags, goofy faces and pratfalls, an obsession to perform, and a personal mission to do good in the world. (Tikkun Olam). Beginning with his... (more)
Time: 4:00 pm

March 12, 2017

BJFF 2017: "For the Love of Spock"

Tagged: ACE, Film Festival, menorah

Son of Spock, aka Adam Nimoy, grew up in the Star Trek orbit, and followed his father into the entertainment universe. Several years ago, with the 50th anniversary of Star Trek original series approaching at warp speed, Adam suggested... (more)
Time: 6:30 pm

March 13, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Keep Quiet"

Tagged: ACE, Film Festival, menorah

The film likely to spark the most heated debate at a festival known for lively conversation, “Keep Quiet” follows the incredible story of Csanad Szegedi, a young political firebrand and virulent anti-Semite who became vice... (more)
Time: 3:30 pm

March 13, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Remember"

Tagged: ACE, Film Festival, menorah

This Hollywood A-list feature film died a quiet but entirely premature death at the box office. (What? No one wanted to see a Holocaust revenge story starring two Oscar-winning octogenarians?) Academy award nominated director Atom Egoyan... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm

March 14, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Remember"

Tagged: ACE, Film Festival, menorah

This Hollywood A-list feature film died a quiet but entirely premature death at the box office. (What? No one wanted to see a Holocaust revenge story starring two Oscar-winning octogenarians?) Academy award nominated director Atom Egoyan... (more)
Time: 1:00 pm

March 14, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Wedding Doll"

Tagged: ACE, Film Festival, menorah

Emotions burst onto the radiant face of Moran Rosenblatt like wind and storms sweeping across the starkly beautiful Negev desert where the story takes place. Rosenblatt (Apples from the Dessert, BJFF 2016) won the Israeli Academy Award... (more)
Time: 4:00 pm

March 15, 2017

BJFF 2017: "A Grain of Truth"

Tagged: ACE, Film Festival, menorah

The detective as lone outsider is an established genre convention, aptly employed in this modern tale of ancient hatreds. Here, the one person who can arrive at the truth is a former hotshot from the city, nicely underplayed by Polish... (more)
Time: 3:00 pm

March 15, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Fever at Dawn"

Tagged: ACE, Film Festival, menorah

Recovery after the Holocaust required luck, tenacity and a will to live. Hungarian survivor Miklos has been sent to Sweden to recuperate in a sanitarium, where he is informed he has 6 months to live. A stubborn man, Miklos finds the names... (more)
Time: 6:30 pm

March 16, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Big Sonia"

Tagged: ACE, Film Festival, menorah

SKYPE In with Sonia Warshawski Heroes come in many shapes, sizes and ages. Blessed with a huge heart, copious energy, and enormous dedication to the memory of the Holocaust, Sonia is Tikkun Olam with a purse. She’s a force of... (more)
Time: 4:30 pm

March 16, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Freedom Runners"

Tagged: ACE, Film Festival, menorah, Teens

TEEN FILM Talkback with Israeli Olympic Runner Maor Tiyouri When charismatic and caring teacher Rotem Genossat sets up a running club for his marginalized students in south Tel Aviv as a welcome distraction from the harsh reality of... (more)
Time: 5:00 pm

March 16, 2017

BJFF 2017: "My Hero Brother"

Tagged: ACE, Film Festival, menorah

CENTERPIECE Dedicated to David Levin and Ignite Adaptive Sports Imagine you have a sibling with Downs Syndrome. Now suppose you join a trek in the Himalayas with 10 other sets of similarly paired siblings. Think of the emotional and... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm

March 17, 2017

BJFF 2017: "The Last Laugh"

Tagged: ACE, Film Festival, menorah

Is the Holocaust a suitable subject for humor? Based on “Life is Beautiful?” No. Based on “The Producers?” Yes. What about Hogan’s Heroes? The Great Dictator? This question of taste, of where the line between... (more)
Time: 4:00 pm

March 18, 2017

BJFF 2017: Best Jewish Shorts

Tagged: ACE, Film Festival, menorah

"BILLSVILLE" An elderly Jewish artist who lives on the margins and on his own terms, seeks to illuminate the world and his synagogue. (19 minutes) Differently abled/Tikkun Olam "JOE'S VIOLIN" An elderly Holocaust survivor donates his... (more)
Time: 7:30 pm

March 19, 2017

BJFF 2017: "The Tenth Man"

Tagged: ACE, Film Festival, menorah

SPANISH SUNDAY "THE TENTH MAN" IN MEMORY OF ALAN SOLOWAY “After many years away, Ariel (Alan Sabbagh) is summoned by his distant father to his childhood home in the bustling Jewish quarter in Buenos Aires, known as El Once. Over... (more)
Time: 12:00 pm

March 19, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Dirty Wolves"

Tagged: ACE, Film Festival, menorah

SPANISH SUNDAY "DIRTY WOLVES" Two Spanish heroines of WW II, real-life sisters who fought in the only ways available to them, are artfully remembered in this gritty and engrossing action drama. This atmospheric story of loyalty, bravery... (more)
Time: 2:15 pm

March 19, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Forgotten Jewels: A Haven in Havana"

Tagged: ACE, Film Festival, menorah

SPANISH SUNDAY SPECIAL SNEAK PREMIERE PREVIEW Film Makers in Person Marion Finkels Kreith was fourteen when she and her family fled Nazi-occupied Europe and sailed across the Atlantic Ocean. At a time when most countries had shut their... (more)
Time: 5:00 pm

March 19, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Wild Tales"

Tagged: ACE, Film Festival, menorah

SPANISH SUNDAY - CLOSING NIGHT Honoring the Spanish Speaking Community "Sangria and Empanda" Reception following the screening The most popular Argentinian film in history stems from the wildly creative mind of writer/director Damian... (more)
Time: 6:30 pm

March 22, 2017

The Movie Mavens Club: Crimes and Misdemeanors

United States
Tagged: menorah, the movie mavens club, ACE, Adults, film, Film Screening

CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS Woody Allen gets serious, and seriously Jewish, in this “dark night of the soul” film about two men who view their problems from quite different moral perspectives. Allen’s rumination on Jewish... (more)
Time: 11:30 am

March 23, 2017

Now Showing at the J: "Koch"

United States
Tagged: Now showing at the J, ACE, film, Film Screening, menorah

“KOCH” The quintessential New Yorker, combative, funny, and blunt, Ed Koch, was mayor from 1978 to 1989, an era of graffiti, near bankruptcy,and crime. Before his death in 2013, the intensely private man recalled his life and... (more)
Time: 1:30 pm

March 23, 2017

Scholars Series CU at the J: "The Primordial Torah"

United States
Tagged: ACE, Adults, menorah, Scholar Series

THE PRIMORDIAL TORAH With Rabbi Zvi Ish-Shalom Zvi Ish-Shalom is an ordained rabbi and holds a PhD from Brandeis University in Jewish Thought. He is an Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Naropa University and is the founder and... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm

March 30, 2017

Soul Food Salon and Cafe #3

United States
Tagged: menorah, Older Adults, ACE, Adult, Adults, Discussion

SOUL FOOD SALON AND CAFÉ (NEW MONTHLY PROGRAM) Join ACE once a month for a month for a casual evening of community entertainment, connection, and celebration featuring music, poetry, comedy, storytelling, and poignant topics for... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

April 2 - 3, 2017

Holocaust Remembrance

United States
Tagged: ACE, Adults, Jewish Culture, menorah

HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE At the Boulder JCC and CU Campus Registration coming soon! Sunday, April 2 | 2 - 5 pm | Boulder JCC Monday, April 3 | CU Campus Gerda Rovetch: Survivor, Artist, Holocaust Remembrance and Boulder Pioneer... (more)
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

April 19, 2017

Rabbis' Roundtable

United States
Tagged: ACE, Adults, menorah, rabbis roundtable

Rabbis' Roundtable With Rabbi Tirzah Firestone This series is part of the Rabbis' Roundtable, a new forum for our rabbis and teachers to lead the community in meaningful and relevant conversations about Jewish Life. REGISTER Wednesday,... (more)
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

April 20, 2017

Lunch and Learn: The Jews of Singapore: Past and Present

United States
Tagged: ACE, Adults, Lunch and Learn, menorah

THE JEWS OF SINGAPORE: PAST AND PRESENT With Anne Lowe Singapore’s remarkable Jewish community dates back more than 100 years, when the famous Sassoon family - fabulously wealthy merchants of Iraqi origin who had amassed their... (more)
Time: 12:00 pm

April 24, 2017

The Movie Mavens Club: The Grey Zone

United States
Tagged: menorah, the movie mavens club, ACE, Adults, film, Film Screening

THE GREY ZONE One of the few acts of revolt in the camps took place when a group of Sonderkommandos attempted to blow up a crematorium at Auschwitz. This rare feature film follows the grim exploits with the kind of integrity Son of Saul... (more)
Time: 11:30 am

April 26, 2017

9Health Fair

Tagged: Adults, Community Outreach Programs, Health and Wellness, Older Adults

One visit can change your life. That’s what many experience when they attend a 9Health Fair. The 9Health Fair served over 100,000 people last year and the JCC site served over 500. Many participants wouldn’t have had... (more)
Time: 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

April 27, 2017

Now Showing at the J: "Diplomacy"

United States
Tagged: menorah, Now showing at the J, ACE, Adults, film, Film Screening

“DIPLOMACY” Volker Schlondorff’s latest feature film speculates on a fascinating moment in history as Hitler plans to destroy Paris – its citizens to be swept away with its famous landmarks, monuments, museums, and... (more)
Time: 1:30 pm

April 27, 2017

Soul Food Salon and Cafe #4

United States
Tagged: menorah, Older Adults, ACE, Adult, Adults, Discussion

SOUL FOOD SALON AND CAFÉ (NEW MONTHLY PROGRAM) Join ACE once a month for a month for a casual evening of community entertainment, connection, and celebration featuring music, poetry, comedy, storytelling, and poignant topics for... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

April 30, 2017

Yom Hazikaron: Honoring Israel's Fallen Soldiers

Boulder JCC
Tagged: ACE, Adult, Adults, menorah

Join us at the Boulder JCC for Yom Hazikaron Honoring Israel’s Fallen Soldiers Memorial service with stories, songs, prayers, videos and an interactive display. Sunday, April 30, 5-6:30 pm In Levin Hall No charge, but please... (more)

May 11, 2017

Lunch and Learn: Poland Today

United States
Tagged: ACE, Adults, Lunch and Learn, menorah

POLAND TODAY With Professor Bill Safran Four years ago, POLIN Museum of the Polish History of Jews was opened in Warsaw to tell the story of a thousand years of Jewish life in that land. Before the advent of Hitler, Poland had more than... (more)
Time: 12:00 pm

May 17, 2017

Rabbis' Roundtable

United States
Tagged: ACE, Adults, menorah, rabbis roundtable

Rabbis' Roundtable With Rabbi Hannah Laner This series is part of the Rabbis' Roundtable, a new forum for our rabbis and teachers to lead the community in meaningful and relevant conversations about Jewish Life. REGISTER Wednesday, May 17... (more)
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

May 24, 2017

The Movie Mavens Club: The Exodus

United States
Tagged: menorah, the movie mavens club, ACE, Adults, film, Film Screening

EXODUS Arguably the greatest Jewish movie ever made, Exodus was hugely impactful, marking a shift in the culture toward Israel. This seminal drama, based on the book, redefined the image of the Jew on the screen. REGISTER Wednesday, May 24... (more)
Time: 9:30 am

May 25, 2017

Now Showing at the J: "Little White Lie"

United States
Tagged: menorah, Now showing at the J, ACE, Adults, film, Film Screening

“LITTLE WHITE LIE” Born to a Jewish family, yet suspiciously dark skinned, a young woman learns the truth of her heritage as a teenager and makes a film recording her journey to an authentic identity. REGISTER Thursday, May 25... (more)
Time: 1:30 pm

May 25, 2017

Soul Food Salon and Cafe #5

United States
Tagged: menorah, Older Adults, ACE, Adult, Adults, Discussion

SOUL FOOD SALON AND CAFÉ (NEW MONTHLY PROGRAM) Join ACE once a month for a month for a casual evening of community entertainment, connection, and celebration featuring music, poetry, comedy, storytelling, and poignant topics for... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm