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Baruch Dayan Ha’emet: Elsie Cohn, z”l

Elsie Cohn (Eshke Bat Chaya Ziesel), mother of Larry Cohn, passed away April 15, 2018 at age 93. The funeral will be in Pennsylvania on Thursday and the family will sit one night of shiva there and Larry will return to Boulder on Friday. Larry will sit shiva at his home with visiting times from 2:00 – 4:00 pm Sunday to Tuesday.

There will be minyanim at the following times:

Sunday, Monday and Tuesday at 7:00 pm, Wednesday morning at 7:30 am at Larry’s home, 4325 Clay Commons Court, Boulder, Co 80303.

Elsie is deeply mourned by her devoted husband of 71 years, Martin; daughters Sandy and Judy, sons Larry, Joe and Dave and their families, including 9 grandchildren.

Peace on the neshama of Eshke bat Chaya Ziesel. Hamakom y;nachem – blessings of comfort and strength to all among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

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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