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Welcome To Rodef Shalom!

We are a vibrant and family-friendly Conservative, egalitarian synagogue located in the heart of the Jewish community in Denver. We are proud to be one of the oldest Conservative congregations in Denver. 

Our name Rodef Shalom  means "pursuit of peace", which speaks to our dream of a community where all Jews come together as a single entity. In that spirit, we welcome all guests would wish to join us. 

We're proud to represent a cross-section of the Jewish population, from our founding senior members and older recent residents to families with children of all ages, single parents and their families, singles and couples with diverse experiences and backgrounds, and many young people seeking connection to the Jewish community.

We feature a dynamic egalitarian Conservative philosophy that serves as the foundation for our services as a house of prayer, a house of learning and a community. We are committed to expressing our Jewish identities through spiritual, educational, and social moments of communal connection and personal growth.

Our New Rabbi!

Rabbi Rachel KobrinWe are excited to announce that we have a new rabbi! 

Rabbi Rachel Kobrin has agreed to join Congregation Rodef Shalom as our new spiritual leader beginning this July. Please join us for Shabbat services on July 7th to welcome her!

Tribute Event Honoring The Gersons

Sunday, May 6, 5:00 p.m., Rodef Shalom

What a wonderful time we had honoring Rabbi Bernard and Sue Parker Gerson for their quarter-century of service to Rodef Shalom, and on Rabbi Gerson's retirement. The Tribute Dinner by Mark Millenson Caterers and a special performance by Sababa was spectacular! 

Enjoy this lovely photo show created by Fran and Harvey Cohen in honor of the Gersons:

 

Mazel Tov and Yasher Koach to all those who worked so tirelessly to make our Annual Tribute Event to the Gersons such an incredible success! Thank you most especially to Fran Cohen, Sherrie Davidson, and Carrie Goldman for taking the lead on such a huge endeavor and making it look easy. Thanks, also, to Harvey Cohen, Les Davidson, Roni Ogin, Barbara Zimmerman, Barr Forman, Marvin Hutchens, and cocktail music by Ben Cohen and David Ross. More committee members include: Klilla Caplan, Berdine Clumpus, Ruth Epstein, Alan Katz, Della Levy, Helene Martin, Barbara Raizen, Marlene Richter and Kay Shaw. Many thanks to our amazing emcee, Cantor Saul Rosenthal, and our incredible staff: Michele Campbell, Connie Suson, Claire Easton, James McKeon, JR Hurtado, Dawn Spector, Ally Spanbauer and Rebecca Vicksman. This couldn’t have happened without all of you! Todah Rabah!

Annual Event Photo Gallery by Victor Arango at Studio Candela

Upcoming Events

 
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Now Offering Infant Care!

Rodef Shalom Early Childhood Education Center offers a nurturing play-based environment, small class sizes and highly qualified teachers. For more information, to schedule a tour, or to enroll, please visit our Preschool pages.

  • Infant Room - Starting at 2 months
  • Classrooms - 12 months through Pre-K
  • Early Care and Extended Care program

Tot Shabbat

Join Tefillah Toucan and a great group of friends and family for the funnest Shabbat morning programming in Denver.

Bring your little ones for some fun with friends while we sing our way through Shabbat - and be ready for a super Shabbat story.

Join us every Shabbat at 11:15 am!

Bingo

Play Bingo every Sunday at 11:30 am at the Turn of the Century bingo hall located at 1921 South Havana Street (Havana and Jewell). 

We need 6-8 volunteers each session. No experience necessary. Come have fun and help Rodef Shalom raise $$.

For more information or to volunteer please visit our Bingo page.

Tanakh & Tabloids

A community study forum led by Rabbi Gerson in the Rodef Shalom Library. Sessions are divided into two, half-hour components. 

Reading and discussion of a chapter of the Tanakh (Bible) in English, and discussion of timely and relevant news stories. No charge and no reservations are required.

 

Tue, May 22 2018 8 Sivan 5778