Baruch Dayan Ha’emet: Shimon Malin z”l

Shimon Malin, father of Yonatan Malin, died peacefully on Friday afternoon, March 17, 2017 in Vermont. Yonatan, his mother Tova, sister Daniella and daughter Aviva were all there with him at the end. The funeral was Sunday, March 19 in Vermont. Shimon was very loved by his family and will be missed.

Yonatan, Diana, Aviva and Sarah will be returning to Boulder for the last days of the shiva. Visiting times from 5:00 pm on Wednesday and Thursday at 2436 Mapleton (2 houses west of Folsom).
Minyanim – 7:00 pm on Wednesday (Bonai Shalom) and 7.30pm on Thursday (Har HaShem).

The family requests that any donations in Shimon’s honor be made to Doctors Without Borders, the Parkinson’s Foundation or the International Campaign for Tibet.

If you want to bring any food to the shiva house, please make sure it is vegetarian.

Alav hashalom – peace on Shimon’s soul
Hamakom y’nachem – blessings of comfort and strength to Yonatan, Diana, Aviva, Sarah and all the family
Rabbi Marc

With love and gratitude,
Tova, Nadav, Yonatan, and Daniella

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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