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Edith Lowe z”l

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Edith Lowe (Tova Gittel), Janet Lowe’s mother, passed away last night suddenly in New Mexico. She was 87 and in good physical health, although she was suffering from dementia. She passed away quickly and peacefully with Janet’s sister, brother-in-law, her dog Penny and her beloved caretaker Susie present. Edith will be buried in New Jersey with Janet’s father.

Shalom al nishmat Tova Gittel (peace on Edith’s soul) and many blessings of strength and comfort to Janet and her family.

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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  1. Janet Lowe's mother Edith (Tova Gittel) was buried today in New Jersey and Janet and Bruce are returning home later tonight.

    There will be one night of shiva at 6pm on Sunday 1366 Caledonia Circle, Louisville, CO 80027
    Strength and comfort to all and peace on the soul of Tova Gittel.