Join Har HaShem Virtually – May 15 – May 22

Join Congregation Har HaShem to pray, study, and socialize! Please see the calendar on our website for all of our programs. Click here to find the Zoom link and additional information for each program.

Friday evening Shabbat Service – Friday, May 15 – 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, May 16 – 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 – Saturday, May 16 – 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.

Contemplative Shabbat – Saturday, May 16 – 10:30 am

Explore a different mode of Jewish spirituality that relates to Shabbat as a day of rest and renewal. Our contemplative Shabbat service, led by Rabbi Ruth Gelfarb, offers a slower paced and more meditative approach to prayer. Anchored in the traditional liturgy, the contemplative service incorporates guided meditations, silence, soulful melodies and chants, and text study.  Accessible to those without a strong Hebrew background. All are welcome.

Havdalah – Saturday, May 16 – 7:30 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.

Climate Education and Action: Advocacy – Sunday, May 16 – 4:00 pm

How can we continue to engage in advocacy related to climate change during the COVID-19 crisis? Indeed, what lessons does the pandemic teach us that we can bring to our climate advocacy efforts?

Speakers include:

  • Colorado Representative Edie Hooton (HD10), who represents much of the Boulder area and is Vice Chair of the House Energy and Environment Committee, will brief us on what to expect when the Colorado Legislature comes back into session, after recessing due to COVID-19. She’ll also discuss the longer-term view for climate-related legislation and regulations at the state level.
  • Yonatan Malin, a Har HaShem member and co-leader of Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s (CCL) national Jewish Action Team, will present on CCL’s efforts at the national level, including the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (H.R. 763).
  • Sarah Rosenberg, a Har HaShem member, local climate activist, and member of The Climate Mobilization’s social media team, will share her thoughts on “Emergency: In This Day and Age, All Politics is Climate Change.”

For information or questions, contact Diana Lane 720-766-8638; or Jan Borstein 303-960-8982;

Refuat HaNefesh Spiritual Support Group – Tuesday, May 19 – 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, May 20 – 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.

Friday evening Shabbat Service – Friday, May 22 – 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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