Saturday, October 22, 7:45 PM, at the home of Ali & Jason Hill
The #1 Community Jewish House Concert Series in Denver featuring the Samuel Edgar Band! Get your babysitters, grab your friends, get ready to eat some amazing food and drinks, and get ready to Rock and Roll! Contact
for more information.
Abrahamic Initiative in the Sukkah
Sunday, October 23, 1:00 - 2:30 PM, Rodef Shalom Sukkah
Please join us as we welcome our Muslim, Christian and Jewish friends from the Abrahamic Initiative to learn about the holiday of Sukkot in the Rodef Shalom Sukkah. Free - All are welcome, but please email
to register so that we can plan for refreshments.
Sisterhood Soup in the Sukkah
Sunday, Oct 23, 3 - 5 PM, Rodef Shalom Sukkah
Join sisterhood for some hot soup, warm bread, dessert, and cider, plus some fun and games in the sukkah. The cost is for a member $8 & non-member $10. Pay at the Sukkah but need to RSVP by Sun, Oct 18 to Robin at
to let us know or mail/drop off a check to Rodef. Babysitting is available.
Avenues and Intersections
Interfaith Program with St. Luke's Episcopal Church & Rodef Shalom
Wednesday, November 2, 9, 30; December 7 from 7:00 - 8:00 PM
Classes facilitated by Dr. Gordon Tucker & Rabbi Bernard Gerson. Each evening, after a brief introduction to the topic du jour, we will break into small discussion groups, then come together as the entire group at the end of the evening to summarize the discussions. Free and open to all! Please RSVP to
. St. Luke's Episcopal Church: 1270 Poplar Street (corner of Quebec and 12th), Denver & Congregation Rodef Shalom.
Medicare 101: What is New?
Sunday, November 13, 11:30 AM, Rodef Shalom
Medicare expert Pat Cook, RN, BSN, MA, will discuss a variety of changes to the Medicare system. You will not want to miss this informational session.RSVP HERE. In cooperation with Kavod on the Road. Free and open to the community.
The 2016 Ballot Through the Lens of a Conservative Rabbi, Rabbi Gerson's online essay about the importance of the 2016 Election and insights on selected ballot questions is now available for viewing at https://goo.gl/P7Jesr.
Our holiday celebrations for the month of Tishrei will be capped by our Simchat Torah Happy Hour, Hakkafot, and Torah Reading on Tuesday afternoon, October 25 beginning at 4:30 pm. Join Rabbi Gerson, Cantor Saul, and Shir Rodef musicians for 90 minutes of spirited singing and dancing.
Shabbat With a Backbeat will make its 2016-17 debut on Saturday, November 19, with a full morning of music and ruach led by Cantor Saul and Shir Rodef. A newly orchestrated Parallel Service without instruments will occur in the Chapel of the Mizel Museum Building. Subsequent SWAB Dates are: December 17, January 14, February 18, March 18, April 15, and May 20.
Congregation Rodef Shalom Library Overflow Book Sale
Thursday, November 3 - Sunday, November 13
Our annual book sale is back! The book sale will run during regular Office Hours in the hallway outside the office wing. The book sale is NOT open on Shabbat. If you have books to donate to this fundraiser, please do not bring them to the library until October 26 through November 1, 2016 as the library space is used during the High Holidays. They can be placed in boxes on the floor of the library. Please call Sherrie Davidson if you have any questions, 303-750-7083. *Please, NO Hebrew School texts. During the book sale a container will be available for your donations as the books will not be priced. The profits all go to support our synagogue so please be generous! Pay what you think the item(s) are worth from Sunday through Friday.
Open auditions for the PPPP Purim Shpiel (the only community-wide shpiel in the Rocky Mountain Region) are Sunday, December 4, at 3:00 PM at Rodef and Wednesday, December 7, at 6:30 PM at the HEA. This year's shpiel is an original adaptation of the Broadway hit, Jersey Boys, written & directed by our own Miryam Raizen and Michal Peer. No experience and no singing talent is necessary to participate in the shpiel and anyone between 9 and 90 years young are invited to participate. Register NOW for the audition at
. Do not delay! For more information, visit the website ( www.purimplayers.org
) or email Gail deVore (
). The shpiel is co-sponsored by Rodef Shalom and the HEA.
October 22, 2016 - 20 Tishrei 5777
Light Candles Friday: 5:53 PM
Shabbat Ends: 6:50 PM
Torah / Annual & Trienniel Cycle: Exodus 33:12 - 34:16; Numbers 28:26-31
Haftarah Reading: Ezekiel 38:18 - 39:16
Shul-Bucks Shabbat Coffee House
Shabbat Services, Sanctuary
Babysitting, 1st Preschool Classroom
Tot Shabbat/Library, Mini-Minyan /Youth Lounge
GOOD & WELFARE
Condolences to ...
Bonnie Merenstein on the death of her nephew Byrne Maryn
Refuah Shlaymah to ...
Mazel Tov to ...
Brett & Barbara Radetsky on the birth of their son
Tanakh & Tabloids
Thursday, October 20, 11:00 AM, Library
Sunday, October 23, 10:45 AM, Library
Hearing Assistive Devices
Rodef Shalom now has hearing assistive devices available to congregants. They are located in a small 3 drawer unit on the far right of the glass shelf to the right of the sanctuary doors in the lobby. For more information, contact the office.
Please be considerate of others and refrain from using scented products when coming to pray.
Events outside of Rodef Shalom are listed for your information and are not necessarily endorsed by Rodef Shalom.