Baruch Dayan HaEmet – Arthur Wouk z”l

Arthur Wouk (Aharon ben Yehuda Leib v’Sarah Gittlel), father of Fay and Nina, passed away Shabbat morning, November 7, 2020, at home with both of his daughters in his presence.  Arthur was predeceased by Vita, his wife of 58 years, in 2001. Arthur turned 96 in March.

Zoom shiva minyanim Sunday – Thursday at 7:30 pm. Join the minyan here.

Fay and Nina will receive virtual shiva visits on zoom or skype or through phone calls:

They are also open to physically distanced, outdoor shiva visits.

Anyone wishing to give tzedakah in Arthur’s memory can direct them to:

Native American Rights Fund
Bonai Shalom
Masorti Foundation

Hamakom y’nachem – our blessings of strength and comfort to Fay and Nina on the loss of their father. Shalom al nishmat Aharon ben Yehuda Leib v’Sarah Gittel – peace on Arthur’s soul.

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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