Join the Evergreen community this year in uniting to celebrate the Festival of Lights -- or Chanukah. The celebration will take place on December 4th at 6:15 p.m. at the Lake House in Evergreen.
The event will include Menorah Lighting, food, music, a communal art project and a fundraiser for the typhoon victims in the Philippines (through the Red Cross).
This Menorah Lighting Event will be hosted at Evergreen Lake Park with support from the Evergreen Park & Recreation District and jointly sponsored and supported by the following organizations: The Canyon Courier, Judaism In the Foothills, The Evergreen Area Chamber of Commerce, Congregation Beth Evergreen, Go Paint!, Center for the Arts Evergreen and the Mountain Resource Center.
The event is FREE to the public. If you wish to participate in the communal art project there is a $10 charge.
We are very excited to present the lineup for the 2013-2014 Friday Night Shabbat Dinner & Lecture Series. Join us each month for dinner and thought-provoking topics.
Peter Eichstaedt - "From Uganda to Afghanistan: Crimes Against Humanity"
Peter Eichstaedt is a veteran war reporter, a former country director in Afghanistan, and a former Africa Editor for the Institute on War and Peace Reporting. He has covered African war crime trials in the Netherlands, and is the author of four novels focusing on human rights tragedies in Uganda, Somalia, the Congo, and Afghanistan.
Melanie Warner - "Pandora's Lunchbox: How Processed Foods Took Over America"
Melanie Warner is a former New York Times business reporter who has written for Fortune Magazine, Men's Journal, and CBSNews.com. Her latest book covers the rise of processed food, its takeover of the American diet, and the laboratories and high-tech facilities that create these cheap, addictive, and nutritionally deficient meals.
Dr. Tom Romero - "The Sordid History of Education in Colorado"
Tom Romero, PhD, is a professor of legal history and law at Denver University. He has researched and written extensively on the topic of desegregation in Colorado schools, with a specific focus on Keyes vs. School District No. 1, the first school desegregation case outside of the South.
Jason Gwinn - "Biases of Power: How Power Leads to Dehumanization"
Jason Gwinn is a researcher at the University of Colorado in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. Recently he led study published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology on the link between power and dehumanization. The study's focus was on how the test subjects reacted when they were randomly assigned a position of power.
Click here to print off tickets for the High Holiday Services. All tickets are complimentary.
Jared Polis, U.S. Representative for Colorado's Second District, will speak at Judaism in the Foothills as part of the "Friday Night Shabbat Dinner and Lecture Series" on Aug. 30. Polis, a successful businessman and entrepreneur, was first elected to represent Colorado's Second Congressional District in 2008, and now serves on the powerful Committee on Rules, the Committee on the Judiciary, and the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee. His lecture is entitled, "From Success in Business to Success in Politics."
The night begins with an open bar and drinks at 6 p.m. followed by a short Kabbalat Shabbat Service. The service is followed by Kiddush and a buffet dinner that is accompanied by an intriguing lecture and a question-and-answer session. Dessert is then served. Services and buffet for kids are held concurrently. Kabbalat Shabbat at 6:30 p.m. Dinner at 7 p.m. $25 per adult. Click here to register for the event.
12-13-2013 4:45 pm
Run & Torah
12-14-2013 8:30 am
Shabbat Morning Services
12-14-2013 9:30 am
12-15-2013 8:30 am
Friday Night Shabbat Dinner & Lecture with Dr. Tom Romero
12-20-2013 6:00 pm
Run & Torah
12-21-2013 8:30 am