Bonai Shalom invites you to join them under their tent for Yom Kippur at their newly renovated shul at 1527 Cherryvale Road! Tickets are still available for purchase by calling the office at 303-442-6605. It is very important to please call ahead to arrange tickets and RSVP.
Main parking is across the street from Bonai Shalom in the Jewish Commons, on the East side of Cherryvale Rd. It will be easiest to enter the parking lot by approaching from the south, so driving on Cherryvale from the south (Baseline) towards Arapahoe, the turn into the parking will be on the right. Please wear comfortable shoes since the parking location is in a field. Please utilize the drop-off zone if it is wet or raining outside. We encourage you to drop passengers and those needing greater accessibility at the drive thru drop off (in front of the building) before parking. There is limited accessible parking in Rabbi Marc’s back yard for those who need it, note that it is uneven ground. Please only park in this area if you have accessibility needs.
VOLUNTEER: If you are able/available to do so, please help breakdown chairs and pack up books after break-fast on Yom Kippur. We will also need a few hands Sunday.
SERVICES: For a complete breakdown of the schedule, click here.
Erev Yom Kippur service begins at 6:15 pm, Friday October 3rd.
Yom Kippur service begins at 8:30 am, Saturday October 4th.
For all youth activities, including Shelanu for kids 0-5, please contact the office to pre-register. *You may still attend Shelanu if you have not pre-registered but it is a courtesy request to aid us in planning the space.
Family service at 12:30 pm located in Bonai Shalom sanctuary.
Please note that the new Boulder Jewish Teen Initiative Director, Gary Brandt, will be here to meet with Bonai Shalom teens at 11:15 am – 12:15 pm. We are excited to welcome Gary to the community!
Afternoon options 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Restorative Yoga: On the Mat with Matt (Yom Kippur 3:30 pm) Join Matt Kapinus, one of Boulder’s most popular yoga teachers and old friend of Bonai Shalom, for some gentle and restorative yoga before the gates close at the end of this most powerful day.
Spiritual Lessons from Jonah – Dr. Naomi Schwartz Jacobs, PhD (Yom Kippur 3:30 pm) The Book of Jonah offers the reader a choice: to see the world in a small way like Jonah or to see the world in a big way like Hashem. This discussion will include the theme of “largeness” in the story as well as the connection between the large fish, the Netherworld, and shamanic journeying.
Forgiveness, Compassion and Reconciliation in Judaism, Islam and Our Own Lives. (Yom Kippur 3:30 pm) Rabbi Marc and Hadi Ashmi from the Boulder Islamic center will briefly share perspectives from two of the Abrahamic traditions before opening up the space to share with each other our own stories of repair
Services begin again at 4:45 pm with Mincha
Fast ends at 7:20 pm with Yom Kippur Break-the-fast at Bonai Shalom: This year we will be providing a lovely and full meal for Break the fast. Everyone is invited to attend. Suggested donation of $10/adult and $5 child can be made next week and after Yom Kippur if you’d like to contribute.
SUKKOT: Community Sukkah Building, October 5th, 9:30 am
Oct 8th Erev Sukkot- B’nei Mitzvah Class Family Dinner, 6:30 pm
1st and 2nd Days of Sukkot, Oct 9-10th- 9:00 am services with Kiddush snack
Shabbat Col Hamoed Sukkot- October 10th-11th
Oct 10th -Shabbat Service and Soup in the Sukkah, 6:00 pm
Oct 11th – Shabbat Service begins at 9:30 am
SUKKAH HOP! Sunday, October 12th, 3:00 – 9:00 pm
SHEMINI ATZERET & SIMCHAT TORAH: October 16th
9:00 am: Including Prayers for Rain and Yizkor at approximately 11:00 am.
5:30 pm: Youth Simchat Torah Celebration
6:00 pm: Community Simchat Torah Service and Celebration!
9:00 am: Simchat Torah Service honoring Hatan Kallah Tommy Halliburton and Kallat Bereshit Valerie Singer