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Musical Shabbat is Back at Bonai Shalom This Friday

Our music is ascending to a new level at Bonai Shalom – and I am not talking volume!  Please join us THIS FRIDAY, March 29 at 6:00 pm in soulful prayer and song to bring in Shabbat, accompanied on guitars, mandolin, violin, flute, clarinet, bass, drums and voice, including yours!  We are blessed to have a diverse and talented group of musical talent, coming together to create prayerful magic.  Generally, we put down our instruments at the end of Kabbalat Shabbat, light candles and have an acapella maariv service, led this week by Eitan Kantor, of the popular local Jewish band, Hadgadba, our gifted musical director.  After services, please stay for a simple Shabbat dinner. Bonai Shalom will provide soup, challah, and some dessert.  Feel free to bring other vegetarian food to share, but please note the kitchen will be closed. Future dates: May 17th* May 31st, June 19th, August 16th, September 13th.

All are welcome and we hope to see you there!

*May 17th will be a special service as part of Shabbat honoring Hannah Kapnik Ashar and her family. Hope to see you there!

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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