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Because some congregants are highly sensitive and have adverse reactions to scented body products, colognes and perfumes, we are requesting that people refrain from wearing them when attending Har Shalom functions. Your help with this is greatly appreciated.
Evening Shabbat -Friday at 7:00pm
Torah Study - Saturdays at 9:00am
Morning Services - Saturdays at 10:15am
|9/23||7:00pm||Erev Shabbat led by Jennifer Geraci|
|9/24||9:00am||Torah Study led by Jennifer Geraci|
|9/24||10:15am||Shabbat Service led by Beth Hammer|
Selichot: "Rumbling with Forgiveness"
Saturday, September 24, 6:45pm
What does Jewish tradition say about the forgiveness process? John Hanck will present "Forgiveness in Jewish Tradition." Barbara Sherrod will facilitate a discussion on forgiving.
Erev Sukkot and Rent Party
Sunday, October 16th, 4:00pm
Potluck gathering to welcome the holiday of Sukkot. As we celebrate the building of our temporary dwelling we will also support those who only have temporary shelter. We will be collecting for Neighbor to Neighbor to support their rental assistance program to prevent homelessness among our neighbors.
Shakeup in the Sukkah
Sunday, October 23, 11:30am
Come celebrate the last day of Sukkot in the Sukkah! A fun event for the whole community! Come and join in with the religious school Shira beginning at 11:30 fun and food to follow.
Beginning Hebrew Classes
Want to be able to decode and read the Torah in Hebrew? Beginning Biblical Hebrew classes starting in October. Contact Beth Hammer at [email protected]
Upcoming B'nai Mitzvah:
|Ayden Hinnerfeld||October 22, 2016|
|Ariel Birnbaum||March 18, 2017|
|Andrew Atlas||March 25, 2017|
|Danielle Trevino||May 27, 2017|
High Holy Days Music
Thank you to our Rabbi for the High Holy Days, Mark Novak, for sending a preview of some of the music that will be used in this year's services. Below is the transliteration of one of the songs, as well as, music file.
Achat sha'alti me'et Adonai otah avakesh (x2)
Shivti beveit Adonai
kol y'mey chayai,
lach'a'zot b'no'am, b'no'am Adonai
News & Highlights
high holy days
We are excited to announce that Rabbi Mark Novak will be joining us to lead High Holy Days services this year. He comes highly recommended for his rabbinical and cantorial expertise, with several members having met him in person at ALEPH Kallah a few weeks ago. Many thanks to Peter Dratch and the Spiritual Practices Committee for making this possible.
- Link to Rabbi Mark's blog
- Link to Rabbi's High Holidays Letter
- Link to CHS President's High Holidays Letter
Challah for Rosh Hashanah
Pre-order round challahs for Rosh Hashanah and support your Fort Collins BBYO chapter. Not familiar with BBYO? B'nai Brith Youth Organization is an international Jewish youth organization open for 8th graders to seniors in high school. It is student led - planning tikkun olam activities and community building gatherings. The deadline for ordering is September 28th. Orders are available for pickup at Har Shalom on October 1. Round challah made by Great Harvest: 1lb $6; 2lbs $8; 1lb with raisins $6; 2lbs with raisins $8
All services will be held at CHS and led by Rabbi Mark Novak unless otherwise noted.
Sunday, October 2
- 6:00-8:00PM - Erev Rosh HaShanah Service (Join us for apples & honey afterward)
Monday, October 3
- 9:00 AM – Rosh HaShanah, Day 1 Service
- 5:00 PM – Tashlich Service at Spring Park (POTLUCK! Please bring a dairy/pareve dish to share.)
Tuesday, October 4
- 9:00 AM – Rosh HaShanah, Day 2 Service
Tuesday, October 11
- 6:00 PM – Kol Nidre Service (Please bring a donation for the Food Drive)
Wednesday, October 12
- 9:00 AM – Yom Kippur Service
- 2:00 PM – Study sessions until 4:00 PM
- 4:30 PM – Mincha Service
- 5:30 PM – Yizkor Memorial Service
- 6:30 PM – Neilah Concluding Service
- 7:30 PM – Break-the-Fast Potluck
Suggested Donation for High Holy Day Tickets:
- CHS Members: $36 for Individual $72 for Family
- Non-Members: $180 for Individual $360 for Family
High Holy Day donations help cover the additional costs for our High Holy Day programming, including Security, materials, printing, postage, etc.
Planning an event? Email the Har Shalom office first to see if the date is available!
Closed for lunch: 12-1
Our office is located at the front of the Synagogue. You are welcome to visit any time during office hours. We would be happy to show you around.
For Rabbinic emergencies, please call: (970) 599-1037