Israeli Rabbi to Visit Har HaShem, Boulder

Rabbi Dalia Tibon Lagziell

As part of the tenth anniversary partnership between Congregation Har HaShem and sister congregation Kehilat Sulam Ya’akov in Zichron Ya’akov, Israel, Rabbi Dalia Tibon Lagziell will visit Colorado from October 30th through November 6th.

There will be something for everyone including parties, lectures, panel discussions, opportunities for prayer and Torah study, and even a tour together of the Mizel Museum in Denver,” said Rabbi Rose of Har HaShem.

Rabbi Dalia, as she is affectionately known, is also Director of Professional Development at the International School for Jewish Peoplehood Studies at Beit Hatfusot.

Mark your calendars and plan to attend one or more events. Most are free and open to the public. For more details, RSVP dates, and a complete calendar of events with Rabbi Dalia, visit

Sunday October 30, 9:30 – 11:30 am: Tour the 4000 Year Road Trip: Gathering Sparks exhibit at the Mizel Museum in Denver with Rabbi Dalia.

Sunday October 30, 2:00 – 4:00 pm: Sweet Welcome Tea at Har HaShem co-sponsored by Women of Har HaShem and Boulder Chapter of Hadassah. Rabbi Dalia to speak about “The Changing Role of Women in Israel: The Status of Female Rabbis in Israeli Society.”

Tuesday November 1, 7:00 pm: Haver, the Boulder Rabbinic Fellowship and Har HaShem Adult Jewish Enrichment Program present A Jew is a Jew is a Jew? Israel, Diversity, and the Jewish Future: A Dialogue with Boulder Rabbis and Rabbi Dalia Tibon Lagziell with Rabbis Tirzah Firestone, Gavriel Goldfeder, Jamie Korngold, Josh Rose, and Marc Soloway at Har HaShem.

Thursday November 3, 10:45 am – noon: Lecture co-sponsored by Har HaShem Ziknei Seniors and Passport to Israel Program on “A Window Into Israeli Society Through Literature” at Temple Emanuel in Denver.

Thursday November 3, 7:30 – 9:00 pm: Roundtable discussion on “Jewish Peoplehood Now: Different Ways to Belong in Israel and in the United States” at Boulder JCC. Israelis living in Colorado area are encouraged to attend this event.

Rabbi Dalia will conduct Shabbat services with a D’var Torah at Har HaShem on Friday, November 4 at 6:00 pm, and she will lead Torah study on Saturday November 5 at 9:00 am.

Congregation Har HaShem is Boulder’s Reform Jewish congregation located at 3950 Baseline Road. For more information, contact Bill Cohen at (303) 444-0970 or Laurie Stewart at (303) 910-5173.

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