Behar May 28, 2016 - 20 Iyyar 5776
Light Candles: 7:55 PM
Shabbat Ends: 8:56 PM
Torah / Annual Cycle: Leviticus 21:1 - 24:23
Torah / Triennial Year 2: Leviticus 23:23 - 24:23
Haftarah: Ezekiel 44:15-31
Shul-Bucks Shabbat Coffee House
Shabbat Services, Sanctuary
Babysitting, 1st Preschool Classroom
Program for 2nd - 5th Graders, 2nd Preschool Classroom
Mini-Minyan, Youth Lounge
Tot Shabbat, Library
GOOD & WELFARE...
Refuah Shlaymah to ...
Elliott Magalnick (Click HERE for Caring Bridge Site)
Mazel Tov to ...
Our High School Graduates
Special Minyan on the Move Dialogue: All those who attend and value our weekly Tuesday evening service are encouraged to participate in the conversation about the future of MOTM, this Tuesday, May 31
Rodfei Tzedek Open Meeting: Our social action team will hold its monthly meeting this Tuesday, May 31 at 7:30 pm, to continue its organizing project around food access and to field suggestions on any other ideas. All are welcome.
Do you need wedding, B'nai Mitzvot, holiday ritual and unique gift items? Come to your gift shop! Each purchase is a direct donation to the synagogue. Thank you! - The Barbaras
Help Rodef Shalom get it's game on. We need 6-8 volunteers for our weekly Sunday Bingo session. Contact Gayle Bush or to sign up, click HERE.
Plaques and Leaves
Memorialize a loved one and support Congregation Rodef Shalom. Have a bronze memorial plaque engraved with their name and the date of their death. The light by the plaque is illuminated for the week of their yahrzeit. Cost: $500. Engrave a leaf for the Tree of Life in the Sanctuary. Cost: $180.
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.
Preschool Silent Auction Ends Today!
Tables are in the hallway between the Rodef Shalom Library and Preschool.
Gift cards...Services...Goodies! All proceeds go to painting our classrooms and hallway this summer any additional money raised will go to a tumbling room.
Did you know you can really help Rodef Shalom by shopping as you normally do? Just go to: smile.amazon.com and choose Congregation Rodef Shalom as your preferred charity. Then, each time you shop, just go to that site and you will donate 5% of your purchase to Rodef Shalom! Easy, peasy! Thank you!
King Soopers Cards are a wonderful way to support Rodef Shalom!
1. Pick up your card - with $5 already on it - from the Rodef office during business hours or let us know to send one to you.
2. When you are ready to shop, go to the Customer Service counter at King Soopers and add whatever amount you wish to your card.
3. Use your card to pay whenever you checkout.
4. Rodef Shalom receives 5% of the amount you put on your card!
- Michele Campbell, Executive Director
Sisterhood Membership 2016-2017 Season
Calling all Sisterhood members: Please renew your membership for the new season by sending in your check in the amount of $25 (payable to "Rodef Sisterhood") to Judy Fishman at Rodef Shalom. If you're not already a Sisterhood member, we want you! Consider joining and participating in activities which build friendships and community. Here's a sample of what we have planned for the new season: Helping out with Lunch Box Express; Lecture by Judy Winnick on Jan Karski in September; Game Night in the Sukkah; Movie/Theatre night in November; "Breakfast with the Queen" for Purim; Women's Rosh Chodesh program; Sisterhood Shabbat. Many of our events will be fundraisers for Rodef Shalom. If you want more information on the Sisterhood, please call Sherry Goodman-Feingold at (303) 972-0858.
It's Time to Renew Your Dues!
Rodef Shalom's fiscal year ends May 31. Please look for your dues renewal letter in the mail and return it promptly in the stamped return envelope. Call Michele at 303-399-0035 with any questions. Thank you for your ongoing support of our Jewish community!
Click HERE for details of these events and happenings in the Jewish community outside of Rodef Shalom.
Colorado Hebrew Chorale Upcoming Concerts
May 26 - Kol Nashim Presents Woman To Woman 2016 At Congregation Beth Evergreen And Temple Sinai
June 3 - A Musical Sampler
Kol Nashim In Colorado Springs At The Julian Chapel At The Broadmoor Hotel
for more information.
Colorado Rockies - Jewish Community Night
Tuesday, May 31, 6:40 PM, Coors Field
More Details HERE
. Or, BUY TICKETS NOW
. USE PROMO CODE: JEWISH.
L'Chaim! Jewish Wisdom on Aging Well
Sunday, June 5, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM, Temple Emanuel, 51 Grape St, Denver
For community seniors, their family members and community professionals. Click HERE
PJ Library Poolside Concert
Sunday, June 5, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Poolside at Robert E. Loup JCC
A great event geared for your 0-8 year olds (no walking necessary - just enjoy the music, crafts, stories, snacks, and pool at the JCC) for free. Rodef is one of the partnering organizations in the event so come on out and support our congregation. Register HERE
Taste of Ramah
Tuesday, June 28 -or- Wednesday, July 27
Join current 1st through 4th graders from around Colorado on a day-long journey to Ramah in the Rockies. Click HERE
Young Families Picnic & Concert
with Rocky Mountain Jewgrass
Wednesday, July 6, 6:30 PM, 715 S. Forest St., Denver
Colorado's "high-octane Jewish bluegrass band," returns to the Swallow Hill Shady Grove concert series at Four Mile Park for a family-friendly, outdoor summer concert. The gates open at 6 PM and the concert fun begins at 6:30 PM. Bring chairs or blankets, picnic dinner (including any beverage of your choice), the kids, your mother-in-law, crazy Uncle Bob and all of your friends. Tickets ($12 for adults/$8 for Swallow Hill members, seniors and those arriving by bicycle/$3 kids 2-12) in advance at SwallowHillMusic.org or at the gate the evening of the show. Come enjoy a little "pickin' and grinnin'" and "the high lonesome kvetch." For more information contact Saul Rosenthal (
Troop 1737, Denver's Jewish Community Girl Scout troop, is completing its fifth year and we still have many exciting events left before the end of the Girl Scout/school year. Your daughter is welcome to join us to see if she is interested in becoming a Girl Scout! Email
for more information.
Any Teen Students Without Summer Plans?
We are putting together our group of teens for this summer's program and are getting excited to go on another journey through Israel on Nesiya Summer 2016. Click HERE
Hazon Scholarships Available
Scholarship opportunities for Denver/Boulder area residents to attend any number of amazing multi-day, transformative experiences offered by Hazon. Click HERE
Jewish Family Service's Lunchbox Express Providing Free Summer Lunches to Low-Income Children
for dates and more information.