Baruch Dayan HaEmet – Randy Schwartz z”l

Randy Schwartz passed away suddenly on June 3, 2020, in hospital.  Many Bonai members know Randy as the brother of Karyn Schad and uncle of Devon and Carly. 

Randy had lovingly worked in recent years in maintenance at the Boulder JCC and at Bonai Shalom and really cared about Jewish community.  It is a very sad loss. 

The funeral will take place on Sunday, June 7 at 10:00 am by Zoom.
Register for the funeral here.

There will be a shiva minyan Sunday, June 7 at 7:00 pm by Zoom. Please support Karyn and Rich and their family by attending.
Register for the shiva minyan. 

You can access the online prayerbook for a house of mourning here: Mishkan T’fila for a House of Mourning.
The Mourner’s Kaddish is here.

The family has requested that acts of tzedakah in Randy’s name be made to:
LAM Foundation or the Donor Alliance, 200 Spruce Street #200 Denver, CO 80230.

Strength and comfort to Karyn and Rich, Devon and Kellie, Carly and Yochi and all other mourners.

Hamakom y’nachem – may Randy’s family receive strength and comfort and may his memory be a blessing and may he rest in peace.

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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