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Baruch Dayan HaEmet: Doris Small, z”l

Doris Small passed away early in the morning of September 3rd, 2018.  Doris turned 95 in July. and the last few years have been very hard, both mentally and physically, and she is finally at peace.  Doris’ devoted daughter Miriam was with her constantly and by her side at end.  Doris had a tough and complicated life as a survivor, and touched so many with her story, her courage and her love. She will be greatly missed.
There will be a graveside funeral at Mountain View Cemetery (3016 Kalmia Avenue, Boulder, 80301) tomorrow (Tuesday September 4th) at 2:00 pm, followed by a gathering at Bonai Shalom from 3:00 pm. More details to follow.
Blessings of peace on the neshama of Devorah bat Moshe u’Miriam and strength and comfort to the family – daughter Miriam (Tiger) and her husband Bill, grandchildren Jenniffer (John) and Jacob and great grandchildren Samantha, Ezra, Vance, Graysen, Julian and Jaden; as well as her nieces Helen and Marjorie (Sid) and great nephew and niece Daniel and Rachael.
May Doris’ memory be for a blessing
Blessings,
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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