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The Story of Purim

March 3, 2017|

By Debbie Goodman, Director of Jewish Life and Learning The celebration of Purim is unique and illustrates the “upside down” nature of the holiday. The Purim story recounts a plot to destroy the Jewish community of Persia in ancient [...]

Israel Update–February

February 27, 2017|

By: Noam Grinfeld NEWS Illegal settlement's evacuation ends in violence Israel legalizes West Bank outposts Marijuana legalization moves in Israel! 15 new Hamas tunnels towards Israel Elor Azarya sentenced 18 months in jail for killing the [...]

New Friendships at DJFF

February 24, 2017|

"Peter the 3rd" Discussion Brings Younger and Older Community Members Together By Debbie MacKillop Young and old adults came together on Sunday, February 19 at the JCC Denver to talk about the Denver Jewish Film Festival screening of “Peter the [...]

ECC Tu B’Shevat Forest

February 17, 2017|

BY STEPHANIE LEEN, ECC JUDAIC SPECIALIST This year for Tu B'Shevat, at the JCC Denver, the Early Childhood Center's 13 classrooms ranging in age from infants to pre-kindergarteners created a forest of recycled trees. Each class used different recycled [...]

How to Master Aging

December 20, 2016|

The Jewish Aging Mastery Program teaches seniors small steps to embrace aging & longevity. Last week, 77-year-old Sheldon Weinberg and his 24 classmates (above) became the first graduates of North America’s Jewish Aging Mastery Program. The diplomas [...]

Seder, Questions, Camp

April 28, 2016|

Passover has been my favorite Jewish holiday since I lost my love for Hanukkah. As much as I love being with my family for Seders, I am always fascinated by the different traditions I have seen in other people's homes [...]