Baruch Dayan Ha’emet: Barry Rosenfeld z”l (update)


UPDATE: Funeral time changed to Thursday, February 19.
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Barry Rosenfeld, z”l.  Barry was a member of Boulder’s homeless community; his body was found on Friday, February 6th. We know of no next of kin.

With gratitude to Har HaShem, Reb Patrice Spitz, the Hevre Kaddisha (Burial Society), Crist Funeral Home, and members of the Boulder Jewish community, we are honored to be able to prepare Barry’s body for burial and provide a funeral in the traditional Jewish fashion.
If you are able, please plan to attend the funeral, noon at Mountain View Cemetery, Kalmia Ave, this coming Thursday, February 19 We wish to ensure that there is a minyan so that the full rites can be offered and kaddish for the deceased can be said.
Please participate in this important mitzvah if you are able.
With blessings
The Rabbinic Council of Boulder

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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