To provide a warm, inclusive Jewish home in the southwest metro Denver area.
Is there any holiday in the Jewish calendar more fun than Purim? Doubtful! Dress up, play games, make a ruckus, cheer and boo, eat hamentaschen, have a snoot full (adults only).
Mark your calendar for these fun events:
Saturday, March 18, 7:30 PM -- Purim Pour' Em Wine Tasting Party. Delight in tasting various wines for Passover and choose the wines we will serve at our congregational seder! Select and order wines for your own table with proceeds going to B'nai Chaim! Heavy hors d'oeuvres and hamentaschen! Adult fun with the Purim story -- costumes encouraged. See you at temple! $18 for a whole evening of fun. RSVP to email@example.com by March 15. Details.
Sunday, March 19, 9:00 AM -- Purim Carnival. Megillah reading, hot dog lunch, kids' games, Purim basket auction. Details.
Beit B'riut, meaning House of Health, is a new series on the theme of Wellness at B'nai Chaim. From marriage to women's and men's health to aging to Jewish yoga, this series of events offers of variety of activities designed to help each of us enhance the best aspects of our lives. Please join us for any, or many, of these events.
- 2016/10/18 - 12/13: Seven Principles of Making Marriage Work
- 2017/02/21: Menopause: Is it Hot in Here or is it Just Me?
- 2017/02/28: Get Up & Move
- 2017/03/07: Chair Massage & Essential Oils
- 2017/03/21: Jewish Wise Aging: Living with Joy, Resilience, and the Spirit
- 2017/04/18: End of Life Options
- 2017/05/09: Jewish Yoga
"Shabbat Out and About" is a new program at B'nai Chaim. Every month or two we get together to celebrate Shabbat out in the community.
Friday, April 7. Dinner at 5:45 PM at Applebee's, 10605 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood. Services at 7:30 PM at The Meridian Westland, 10695 W. 17th Ave., Lakewood.
"Children of Life"
Our small, vibrant, and growing congregation serves the Reform Jewish communities of southwest Denver, Littleton, Lakewood, Highlands Ranch, the Ken Caryl area and the nearby foothills.
Our synagogue offers a warm and caring place for study, worship, and community under the leadership of Cantor Kim Harris.
Our membership includes young families, single parent families, single and married adults, empty nesters, retirees, Jews by birth, Jews by choice, parents raising Jewish children, Jews of the LGBT community, secular Jews, multicultural families, and those who are rediscovering their Jewish identities.
Please browse our website to learn more about us: Worship Services, Religious School, Youth Group, calendar, and directions and contact info.
And join us on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bnaichaim
B'nai Chaim offers several adult Hebrew classes:
Beginner and One Level Up from Aleph Bet -- Taught by Sandy at the Temple on Sundays from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM and/or Wednesday. The books used are the "Aleph Isn't Tough" series (1-5) by Linda Motzkin. It is available on Amazon. The class usually follows the Religious School schedule, but different arrangements are occasionally made, so please stay in touch with Sandy.
Please note: A $36 contribution to Religious School is requested as tuition, and students need to buy their own books.
Who among us is so busy that he or she cannot spend 10 minutes a day in the study of a Jewish text? Just 10 minutes? Such a commitment would enable us to meet our Jewish obligation to make Jewish study a fixed occurrence. We make time to answer our cell phones a dozen times a day and to check our email five times an hour...