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Inspiring Rabbi and Author Naomi Levy Visits Boulder

Rabbi Naomi Levy

We are so delighted to be hosting my friend and colleague Rabbi Naomi Levy in Boulder, whose contemporary prayers and inspiring words have brought strength and meaning to thousands. Naomi has received great acclaim for her books “To Begin Again” and “Talking to God” and now presents her new book: “Hope Will Find You”

How can I get my life off hold?

When will my life really begin?

We all ask ourselves the same questions when we are struggling to move forward. As a rabbi, Naomi Levy frequently offered spiritual guidance to people seeking the answers. But when a doctor told her that her young daughter, Noa, had a fatal degenerative disease, Rabbi Levy’s own insights could not prevent her whole life from unraveling. In Hope Will Find You, Naomi Levy shares her journey and the wisdom she gained. She describes with humor and honesty how she came through a time of uncertainty and fear and learned how to stop waiting for life to begin. A natural and engaging storyteller, Levy has written a book filled with invaluable lessons for living in the present and for opening the door to an extraordinary future.

We are so blessed that Rabbi Naomi Levy will be sharing some of her insights and her humor with us in Boulder. Here is the full program of events:

Thursday, March 10, 2011 – Book signing at 7:30, Boulder Book Store. Co-sponsored by Congregation Har HaShem.

Friday night, March 11th

  • 6:00 pm Rabbis Marc and Naomi will co-lead services at Congregation Bonai Shalom
  • 7:15 Dinner by RSVP. Cost for Bonai Shalom members is $18/adult (13 and up), $13/child (6-12). Cost for non-members is $22/adult (13 and up), $15/child (6-12). RSVP by Tuesday, March 8th to office@bonaishalom.org or call the office at 303-442-6605. Space is limited and we expect to sell out!
  • 8:45 – Talk by Naomi open to the public – “Letting Hope In”

Saturday, March 12th – at Bonai Shalom

  • 9:30 – 12:15 Shabbat morning services, including words of Torah from our guest, followed by a Kiddish lunch
  • 5:00 Mincha (Shabbat afternoon service)
  • 5:30 Seudah shlishit (third meal of Shabbat) with singing teachings by Naomi – “The Power of Prayer”, followed by Havdalah at 6:45 Havdalah and a book signing

We hope you will be able to join us for this wonderful weekend.

About Rabbi Marc Soloway

Marc is a native of London, England where he was an actor and practitioner of complimentary medicine before training as a rabbi in London, Jerusalem and Los Angeles. He was ordained at the Ziegler School of Rabbinical Studies at the American Jewish University in 2004 and has been the the spiritual leader at Bonai Shalom in Boulder ever since. Marc was a close student of Rabbi Zalman Schechter Shalomi and received an additional smicha (rabbinic ordination) from him in 2014, just two months before he died. He has been the host and narrator of two documentary films shown on PBS; A Fire in the Forest: In Search of the Baal Shem Tov and Treasure under the Bridge: Pilgrimage to the Hasidic Masters of Ukraine. Marc is a graduate of the Institute of Jewish Spirituality, a fellow of Rabbis Without Borders, has traveled to Ghana in a rabbinic delegation with American Jewish World Service and co-chair of the Rabbinical Council and national board member of Hazon, which strives to create more sustainable Jewish communities. In 2015, Marc was among a group of 12 faith leaders honored at The White House as “Champions of Change” for work on the climate. Marc is a proud member of Beit Izim, Boulder’s Jewish goat milking co-op.

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