Join Har HaShem Virtually – July 31 – August 7

Join Congregation Har HaShem to pray, study, and socialize! Please see the calendar on our website for descriptions of all of our programs, including Zoom links. Click here to find additional resources for services including online prayer books. www.harhashem.org

Friday Evening Shabbat Service – Friday, July 31 – 6:00 pm

We are committed to providing an inclusive, welcoming space. We celebrate our holy days with awe and with joy…and hope you will join us.

Torah Study – Saturday, August 1 – 9:00 am

Torah is our greatest gift! But it isn’t reserved just for rabbis. It is accessible and inspirational to all. Young and not-so-young, experienced and new-comers, all are welcome to explore the Torah portion of the week with Rabbi Greene and volunteers who will take turns to explore the Truths to help make meaning in our lives.

Shabbat Morning Service with Bat Mitzvah of Natasha Dickson – Saturday, August 1 – 10:15 am

We are committed to providing an inclusive, welcoming space. We celebrate our holy days with awe and with joy…and hope you will join us.

Havdalah – Saturday, August 1 – 8:15 pm

Havdalah marks the transition from sacred to ordinary time. We’ll gather online for this short ceremony, share some reflections and prepare for the week to come.

Jewish Theocracy V. Democracy: The Battle Over Israel’s Identity – Monday, August 3 – 10:00 am

Sponsored by Hiddush: For Religious Freedom & Equality
SpeakerProf. Alexander Kaye, the Karl, Harry, and Helen Stoll Assistant Professor of Israel Studies at Brandeis University; an expert in Israel Studies focusing on the relationship between law, religion and politics. His latest book is “The Invention of Jewish Theocracy” (Oxford University Press, 2020).Please register for the Zoom webinar at THIS LINK: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe_M7RJuu3KVom25ilDeZZE1I6ir3kR-Hid7b9fSuQPBgpROQ/viewform

Annexation or No Annexation with JEWISHcolorado’s Community Israel Emissary – Monday, August 3 – 3:00 pm

We have many questions about the conversation about Annexation in the news. Let’s talk with our Colorado Community Emissary (Shaliach), Itai Divinsky, to understand the issues relating to the reports around “Annexation.” 

Refuat HaNefesh Spiritual Support Group – Tuesday, August 4 – 6:30 pm

A safe and loving place where people struggling with mental illness and brain disorders, their family, and friends can meet confidentially and openly name how their spiritual life/faith can help with mental health challenges. Facilitated by Rabbi Deborah Bronstein and Dr. Jed Shapiro.

Weekly Morning Minyan – Wednesday, August 5 – 7:30 am

Make morning prayer part of your daily workout. Start your day with prayer or join with others to say kaddish for a loved one in our new, weekday service. The service will be lay-led.

Moral Resistance and Spiritual Authority panel – Wednesday, August 5 – 3:30 pm

Join the Central Conference of American Rabbis and the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism for a panel discussion inspired by the CCAR Press book “Moral Resistance and Spiritual Authority: Our Jewish Obligation to Social Justice.” The book’s lessons will be discussed in light of Black Lives Matter, the Supreme Court’s recent decision on LGBT discrimination, and new developments concerning DACA and immigration.

With:

• Ilana Kaufman, Executive Director, Jews of Color Initiative

• Rabbi Seth M. Limmer, Senior Rabbi, Chicago Sinai Congregation

• Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

• Yolanda Savage-Narva, Executive Director, Operation Understanding DC

– Free and open to the public.

– Register here: https://ccar.co/moralevent

– Order your copy of Moral Resistance and Spiritual Authority at moralresistance.ccarpress.org and use the promo code MORAL20 at checkout for 20% off. Valid through August 12, 2020.

Kabbalah Reading Group – Wednesday, August 5 – 6:30 pm

The Har HaShem Kabbalah Reading Group reads and discusses Zohar and Rabbi Kaplan’s book “Inner Space”. Our discussion will center on Jewish mysticism generally and as applied in everyday life.

Intro to Talmud – Thursday, August 6 – 12:30 pm

Join Rabbi Greene for our monthly Lunch & Learn exploring the Talmud, Judaism’s greatest treasure of rabbinic literature, Jewish values, stories and lessons for our lives.

Tot Shabbat – Friday, August 7 – 5:00 pm

Led by clergy, this service is not just for tots! Join us for this family-friendly Shabbat service with singing, engaging prayers and child-friendly teachings.

Friday Evening Shabbat Service – Friday, August 7 – 6:00 pm

We are committed to providing an inclusive, welcoming space. We celebrate our holy days with awe and with joy…and hope you will join us.

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