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Continuing Education: Milestones in the development of Zionism and the history of Israel

Tuesdays, March 20, 27; April 3, 10, 17, 24; May 1 & 8, 7:00pm
Milestones in the development of Zionism and the history of Israel Memory is a central element in defining modern Jewish identity. As we look to Israel's future, we need to engage anew with our past and explore its meanings and consequences. Through the consideration of major historic moments, this iEngage Project of the Shalom Hartman Institute series grapples with the different ideas and values that shape the meaning of modern Israel, Zionism, and Jewish identity today. More information

Fort Collins JAN - Shabbat Dinner and Meeting

Friday, March 23, 6:00pm
Join us for the March, Jewish Action Network vegetarian potluck Shabbat dinner and meeting. We will be meeting in the large classroom in the education annex at Har Shalom. All are welcome.  

Faith Family Hospitality

Spring brings hope and renewal to the earth! Your time brings the same to  homeless families in our community. There are lots of fun, easy, and meaningful volunteer jobs. Together we can provide a week of shelter and warmth to families experiencing homelessness. Your children are invited to participate. Please volunteer for Faith Family Hospitality to provide help at the Unitarian Church for families in need March 25 - April 1. To sign up, follow this link to SignUp Genius

Passover Soup & Seder Potluck Dinner

Saturday, March 31, 5:30pm

Vegetarian, parve potluck dinner at Har Shalom. Registration and more information

J. Fred Kapp Memorial Scholarship

The application period is open for the J. Fred Kapp Memorial Scholarship, established by the Sachs-Kapp family in loving memory of their husband and father. The scholarship provides recognition and financial support for a Jewish graduating senior, honoring Fred’s passion for advising high school students about their futures. Details about the scholarship application are provided below. 

The scholarship is generously funded by our community — please consider donating and making a positive difference for our graduating seniors! Donations can be made through the website (select Fred Kapp Scholarship Fund) or the office.

Scholarship Criteria:  

  • Graduating seniors from Fort Collins area schools.
  • Parents/guardians must be of Jewish faith with student self-identifying as Jewish.
  • Consistent service to community-at-large (mitzvoth);
  • Acceptance to institution of higher learning--college, community college, or technical school (kavannah);
  • 3.0 GPA or explanation of unusual circumstances;
  • Essay on post-secondary plans and career goals; essay should also give examples of involvement with the Jewish Community at-large. Essay need be no more than the equivalent of 2 pages, typed and double-spaced. 
  • A personal interview with the scholarship committee from Congregation Har Shalom will be set up.

Amount: $500 minimum 
Deadline: March 30 (Friday)
Note: Poudre Schools students can apply through their scholarship packets with the district. For students outside of PSD, such as Loveland or Windsor, please apply directly to Josh Goldstein (VP Education) by email. In the subject line, please write ‘Fred Kapp Scholarship Application’.

Next Supper Club Event - April 9

DC Oakes (3581 Harmony Road), 5:00 - 8:00pm

Grab friends, family and co-workers and join us for this special Supper Club event. Har Shalom receives 10% of all sales for the restaurant for the evening! No flyer needed. More dates and information on the Supper-Club page. 

Biblical Hebrew - Beginner

Learn to decode the Hebrew alphabet and open up a new world of possibilities that will enhance your learning and understanding of prayers and Torah.

Session 4: Mondays, April 9 - 30, 6:30 - 7:30pm
Imperfect tense, drop letter imperfect, sentences without verbs.

Cost: $50 per person per four week sessions (scholarships available).  Register onlineIf you have questions, please contact Beth Hammer

Beyond Har Shalom

Aging Parent? Six Simple Strategies for Navigating the Journey

Diane Cohn, Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains
Thursday, March 29th, 5:30pm, Old Town Library, 201 Peterson St., Fort Collins, CO

Most people with aging parents are working and have busy lives of their own, and have the added concern of ensuring their aging loved ones have what they need. This presentation provides six concrete strategies for realistically supporting a parent in their golden years. We will touch on topics ranging from knowing when and where to get help, to financial planning for care, to home modifications and hard conversations - all while maintaining sanity and balance. Understanding these essentials will help aging parents maintain a safe and satisfying life in their home and community. Cost: Free
For questions, please contact Diane Cohn,

Mon, March 19 2018 3 Nisan 5778