Baruch Dayan HaEmet – Norma Papish z”l

Baruch Dayan HaEmet – Norma Papish z”l

Jeanne Papish’s mother Norma died peacefully in her sleep early on Tuesday morning, December 19, 2023 in Fort Collins. It was a rather sudden loss. If you would like to be in touch with Jeanne to send your condolences, her email is

There will be a Memorial service for her at 2 pm on Wednesday, December 27.

Hamakom y’nachem – strength and comfort to Jeanne and all the mourners.
May Norma (Nechama’s) neshama be at peace and her memory a blessing.
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.