Congregation B'nai Butte

Crested Butte, Colorado

Upcoming Events in Crested Butte, Colorado

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  • Thursday, December 7, 2023
    Menorah Lighting @ Gunnison Public LIbrary with Holocaust Survivor, Adele Beim. Bring your menorahs/candles so we can light them together on the first night of Channukah. Special program featuring Holocaust survivor, Adele Beim, mother of Dr. Gloria Beim. Then we will gather at High Alpine on Main Street for pizza right after the event. Please RSVP if you will be joining us at High Alpine along with how many guests by Tuesday, 12/5 to so we can make sure that High Alpine has enough servers for us. Seating is limited to 60 attendees.

    About Adele Beim: Adele was born in Holland in 1937.  As she witnessed her grandparents being taken away by gunpoint, never to be seen again, her father realized it was time to get his 2 children into hiding that night. Her father warned all her family members of what was to come, they unfortunately did not heed his warnings and many were murdered in the concentration camps including her mother's 5 siblings and her father's 5 siblings as well as all of her grandparents and most of her cousins.

    Her father found a Catholic family who in the dead of night agreed to take Adele into hiding. She was only 5 years old. They thought it would only be for a couple of months until the war would be over.  It turned into 3 /12 years. Adele was liberated in 1945 and ultimately came to the USA in 1956, got a job and married her husband in 1958. He was a holocaust survivor having suffered in many labor and death camps including Auschwitz. Adele and her family always prayed that this unthinkable treatment of Jews would never again happen but look where we are again.

  • Friday, December 8, 2023
     2nd Night of Channukah Pizza Party @ Tully's in CB South. Menorah lighting and complimentary pizza and soft drinks will be provided by B'nai Butte. Please RSVP with number of guests to Ofra at .

  • Saturday, December 9, 2023
    Mt. CB Light up the Night with Dreidels, gelt and Channukah lighting. Free family-friendly event with arts & crafts with Trailhead Children's Museum, dreidel spinning, hot cocoa bar, face painting and menorah lighting. Bring your hannukiot to light them together with a prayer. 

  • Thursday, December 14, 2023 First Annual Interfaith Event, "Share the Light" - A Dialogue for the Season @ Good Samaritan Episcopal Church (307 W. Virginia, Gunnison). Free event.  

   5:30-7:00 PM Light dinner of brisket, salad, latkes & desserts provided. Advent wreath and Menorah lighting & Share the Light dialogue with congregational faith leaders from the congregations of B’Nai Butte (Rabbi Mark), the Gunnison Congregational Church (Reverend Ian Wrisley) and Good Samaritan Episcopal Church (Vicar Laura Osborne). Please RSVP to as seating is limited to 20 people per congregation.


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