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Congressman Jared Polis (D-CO 2nd District)

Food, Faith, Hunger, Polis, O’Brien, Soloway and You

At a recent gathering of interfaith clergy at the Congressman’s office, Jared Polis spoke passionately about issues of food, hunger and poverty and offered to speak to us in our faith communities. True to his word, Congressman Polis agreed to join us for Shabbat dinner at Bonai Shalom this Friday to continue the conversation.

Services start at 6pm, dinner at 7pm and a talk and discussion at 8pm about how faith communities should be addressing issues of food and hunger, followed by dessert. Although the dinner is sold out, we have extended our deadline to RSVP by 24 hours for the talk and dessert. RSVP by 5pm Wednesday February 29th.

Please join us at Bonai Shalom on Friday March 2nd for “Food, Faith, and Hunger,” a conversation among Congressman Jared Polis, Hazon representative Becky O’Brien, and Rabbi Marc Soloway.

This event is the kick-off of Bonai Shalom’s Food Challenge, a month-long program focusing on the food justice issues of poverty, hunger, and waste. (For information on the Food Challenge email foodchallenge@bonaishalom.org)
Dinner, talk, and dessert $15/person; Talk and dessert $10/person. Space is limited, reservations and prepayment necessary for this event. For information and reservations email office@bonaishalom.org or call 303-442-6605

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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