Tagged Boulder

Colorado flooding wreaks havoc on Yom Kippur observances

A Chabad volunteer helps people clear damaged goods from their homes in Colorado. (Courtesy of Chabad)

DENVER (IJN) — Before the start of Yom Kippur, a flood of historic proportions swallowed Boulder, Colo., and surrounding areas, displacing families, damaging synagogues and threatening services on the holiest day of the Jewish year — until determination came to the rescue. Orthodox Boulder Aish Kodesh hit the Internet… Read more »

Share and share alike: Boulder’s Jewish community at work

Jonathan Lev, left, is the youngest Jewish community Centr director in the country, part of a young cohort infusing energy into Boulder Jewish life. (Boulder Jewish News)

BOULDER, Colo. (JTA) —¬†On a sunny Thursday in this city at the base of the Rocky Mountains foothills, 25 Jewish communal professionals have gathered for their monthly “Schmoozers” meeting at the JCC. The fact that the powwow always takes place over lunch is unremarkable — when Jews get together,… Read more »