July 3 - July 9, 2014
Naftali Fraenkel, Gil-Ad Shaer and Eyal Yifrah
Monday, June 30, 2014 was one of the saddest days of my adult life.
Shabbat Sneak Peak
"Sneak Peak" the Torah Portion, Candle Lighting Times, and special celebrations planned for this Shabbat Morning.
No babysitting or Shabbat Discovery this Shabbat due to the holiday weekend.
Shabbat Under The Stars
Friday, July 11, 7:00 PM, Meditation Garden
Our popular summer service, is returning to Rodef Shalom. As in past years, an instrumental ensemble from Shir Rodef will accompany Cantor Saul, singers from Shir Rodef and the congregation for this lively, outdoor service on the patio of the Rodef Shalom Meditation Garden.
Saturday, June 28, 5:00 PM, Lobby
Enjoy this 3 - part series of learning and lemonade with Rabbi Gerson.
Other dates include: July 19 & August 16
Details to follow. Information: 303-399-0035
Rodef Shalom Book Club
Thursday, July 24, 7:30 PM, Home of
Les & Sherri Davidson
We will discuss Philip Kerr's book, The Winter Horses.
There is no charge. Open to all.
Kehilat Rodef Religious School
Good & Welfare
Refuah Shaymah to ...
Sheldon ShemerHindy Lewin
Help Rodef Shalom get it's game on. We need 6-8 volunteers for our two weekly Sunday Bingo sessions. Contact Greg Pierce.
Please take time to visit our Gift Shop. Barbara Raizen and Barbara Robbins devote much time and care to bring you unique gifts for all your gift giving needs. Proceeds go to the shul.
King Soopers CardsRemember to use your card as it is connected to Rodef Shalom. Each time you use it, the synagogue benefits in the amount of 5% of the total. You can use it to buy King Soopers gas, prescriptions and groceries (gift cards excluded). Be sure to use it at least once every 30 days to keep it connected to Rodef Shalom.
Rocky Mountain Jewgrass
Wednesday, July 23, Four Mile Park
Chihuly @ Denver Botanical Gardens
Sunday, July 27, 10:00 AM
Denver Botanic Gardens presents the Rocky Mountain Region's first major outdoor exhibition of artwork by celebrated American artist, Dale Chihuly. Chihuly's sculptures - ranging in size and form - add bold colors and dramatic beauty to the Gardens' 24-acre urban oasis.
Cost: $12.50 (non-members)
- a Jewish & Widowed event-
HIA (Habitat Interfaith Alliance) Happenings
Summer build dates for the HIA (Habitat Interfaith Alliance) sponsored house are here! The dates are July 11, 2014 through October 24, 2014. Rodef Shalom’s designated Sunday build date is August 3, 8 AM - 4 PM and we have just added a weekday build date, Thursday, August 28, 8 AM - 4 PM. We are co-sponsoring the Sunday build date with congregations Temple Micah and HEA and our Thursday build date with Prairie Unitarian Universalist Church. Our interfaith coalition is building a three bedroom, 2 story townhome in Sable Ridge (Montbello) for a single mother who has four daughters. We hope you will participate on either or both build dates. For more information, please contact Leslie Tjarks (303-220-0189) or Janet Smith (303-755-4333). Also feel free to check out our website: www.hiadenver.org
Six sessions, Wednesdays, 7:00 - 8:30 PM, CAJE Offices
"American Society through Jewish Lenses" topics and dates are as follow:
7/23 - Confronting Scandals with Yael Weinstein
7/30 - Gun Control with Rabbi Gruenwald
8/6 - Immigration Reform with Sue Parker Gerson
8/13 - Fracking with Rabbi Immerman
8/20 - LGBTQ Rights with Rabbi Lutman
8/27 - Women's Health Rights with Rabbi Gelfarb
Each session is $18; $99 for the full series
Walk-ins welcome or register at www.caje-co.org
FREE Children's books for Jewish children ages 6 months to 5 years old! PJ Library is now available to families in Colorado to receive one FREE book per month! The first books are scheduled to be mailed in July. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity!
Radio Chavura on 990 KRKS AM features a diverse range of guests that includes authors, artists, students, and congregational leaders. This multi-generational show will make you laugh, cry, and reminisce. Listen each Sunday evening at 6:30 PM - www.chavura.com