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Kathy Meals z”l

star-of-davidKathy Meals passed away Monday afternoon after a very short illness of an aggressive cancer.  She passed away peacefully in the loving presence of family.  Kathy accepted and even embraced her death as she lived her life; with faith, strength, courage and tenacity.

The service of memorial and burial will be Tuesday, April 30th.  There will be a 2:00 pm service at Congregation Bonai Shalom, 1527 Cherryvale Road, Boulder,  followed by a burial at approximately 4:00 pm at Mountain View Memorial Park, 3016 Kalmia Ave, Boulder.  There will be a gathering of family, friends and community at Kathy’s home following the burial.

The family have requested that In lieu of any flowers, take your family out for dinner and movie – that’s what Kathy would have wanted!  Alternatively, consider making a donation to Donate Life America or a charity important to you.

Blessings of strength and comfort to Kathy’s children, in-laws, grandsons, siblings and the many loving friends. Peace on Kathy’s soul.

With gratitude for the gift of Kathy’s life,
Rabbi Marc

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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