Join the fun as we say goodbye to summer and welcomeDebbie Kaner, our new Director of Youth and Family Engagement at our Annual Fun Day Picnic! Enjoy a picnic lunch (prepared by Mark Millenson), face painting, games and meeting friends, old and new. As a kick-off to our new Passport to Jewish Learning program, this event will be FREE for all, including prospective members. Please invite your unaffiliated friends. Sure to be a fun time for all. In order for us to properly prepare, please RSVP HERE.
Law & Order: The Life of a Criminal Case
Wednesday, August 31, 7:00 - 8:30 PM, Rodef Shalom
This presentation discusses the roles of the judge, the jury, the prosecution, and the defense in a criminal case, how criminal cases are brought and how they proceed, the setting of bail, the plea bargaining process, what really happens in a criminal trial, and how judges determine the appropriate sentences after a conviction. Includes a Q&A. Featuring: Justice William Hood from the Colorado Supreme Court. Free, however RSVPs appreciated HERE.
Broncos Shabbat Honoring JR on His 10th Anniversary at Rodef Shalom
Saturday, September 3, 9:30 AM, Rodef Shalom
...with special Kiddush to follow!
Here's how you can participate:
Come to services on 9/3 and show him you care.
Donate to help sponsor the Kiddush and/or send a congratulatory messageHERE.
Sisterhood Kickoff Event
Sunday, September 11, 2:00 PM, Rodef Shalom
Come and hear Judy Winnick, actress and scholar on the Colorado Humanities/Chautauqua Speakers Bureau, present a program on Jan Karski, "A Righteous Among the Nations". Jan Karski was a WWII Polish Catholic resistance fighter, diplomat, activist, professor and writer and he is credited as the man who tried to stop the Holocaust. $18 adults; $10 children (12 and younger). ALL proceeds to benefit Rodef Shalom. Refreshments will be served. Open to the entire congregation. RSVP to Sherry Goodman-Feingold (303) 972-0858 or
Sunday September 11 through Saturday September 17, The Bookies, 4315 E. Mississippi Ave.
Support our school by encouraging a love of reading and supporting a great locally owned bookstore! A portion of all sales during this week will go directly to our tumbling room fundraiser. This will help us purchase equipment for our new tumbling room. Please make sure to mention Rodef Shalom ECEC to your sales person. Hours: MON-SAT: 10 A.M. TO 6 PM, SUN: NOON TO 5 PM.
The Art and Story of Paula Burger
Tuesday, September 13, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM, Rodef Shalom
An artist turned author, Burger was a girl of 11 when she joined the legendary band of resistance fighters who outwitted German troops for two years while hiding in the Polish forests. Meet, greet and learn her story of survival while viewing her beautiful artwork. In cooperation with Kavod on the Road. Free and open to all. Donations accepted. RSVP HERE.
Softball Reunion Shabbat
Saturday, September 17, 9:30 AM, Rodef Shalom
Celebrate a successful 2016 softball season at Shabbat morning services. Click HERE to RSVP, let us know if you want to participate in the service and help sponsor Kiddush.
In the Community...
Pick Your Own, Pickle Your Own at Ekar Farm
Sunday, August 28, 9:00 AM - noon
It promises to be a fun day, with take-home harvesting, pickle-your-own booth, and solar-oven and bike blender smoothies.Bring Your Own Bag - $25; Take-home Pickle jar -$5. Click HERE for more information.
Colorado Hebrew Chorale and Kol Nashim
Interested singers and observers are invited to the first two rehearsals of either or both choirs. Click HERE for a preview of the rest of our schedule.Monday, August 29, Hebrew Educational Alliance 3600 S. Ivanhoe St., Denver, CO 80237 Kol Nashim - 5:45 - 7:15 PM Colorado Hebrew Chorale - 7:30- 9:30 PM For more information and to RSVP:Leah Peer, Kol Nashim
Together Colorado: Should We FEAR Our Future in Colorado?
Tuesday, September 13, 6:30 PM, Montview Presbyterian Church, 1980 Dahlia St. Denver 80220
Or is there HOPE? Gather with people of faith to take action. ClickHERE for more information.
JFS at the JCC Seeks More Participants for Yiddish Club and Poker Games
"Lomir Redn Yiddish" (Let's Speak Yiddish) 1st & 3rd Tuesday of every month from 12:30 to 2:00 PM JCC Denver, 350 South Dahlia Street (through August, it is held in the JEWISHcolorado Boardroom). Cost: $5.00 per session.
Poker Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30 to 3:30 PM JCC Denver, 350 South Dahlia Street If women are interested in participating in an all-women's game or anyone already has a group, but would like to play at the JCC, call Suzi Malman at (303) 316-6358. Drop-ins are always welcome. If there is enough interest, games can be added on additional days.
Mega Kids Challah Bake
Sunday, September 25, BMH
Join hundreds of kids from around Colorado for this amazing event with special Rosh Hashanah programming. Children ages 3-12. Please visit www.coloradokidschallah.com for more information and to RSVP or call 303-329-0213.
Kavod on the Road's Annual Fall Social Event: Swingaroo
Thursday, September 29, 3:00 to 5:00 PM, Grizzly Rose Dance Hall
The next basketball season is going to start October 5th. The league plays on Wednesday evenings. There is a MANDATORY captain's meeting on September 21st at 7:00pm in the gym. I am trying a new way to register this season. The team price is $350. Individuals must email me to get connected with a captain to pay part of the team fee. Click HERE to register.
Rose Youth Foundation Accepting Applications
Rose Youth Foundation is a program at Rose Community Foundation that brings together a diverse group of Jewish and interfaith-Jewish youth, in grades 10 through 12, who want to make a real difference by learning about philanthropy and becoming grant-makers. The group will work together to decide what granting $60,000 in a Jewish way means to them. For details, click HERE. To apply, clickHERE.
Click HERE to go to the Jewish Colorado events calendar