Baruch Dayan HaEmet – Jack Paul z”l

Jack Paul, who had his Bar Mitzvah at Bonai Shalom in 2015, passed away peacefully at Childrens’ Hospital in Denver on Friday afternoon, february 16, 2024 after a five and a half year struggle with leukemia; he was 21 years old. 

​​​​​​​I will be officiating Jack’s funeral tomorrow (Monday February 19th) at BMH BJ in Denver at noon, followed by a graveside service at Mount Nebo Cemetery. There will be a shiva minyan at 6.30pm on Monday at Jack’s grandma Donna Paul’s house – 227 Spruce Street, Denver, 80230

Read Jack’s obituary here.

Strength and comfort to Jack’s grandparents Sherry and Alan Tennenbaum and Donna Paul, his parents Daniel and Tricia, his siblings Harry and Gracie, along with the many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
May Jack’s memory be a blessing

Blessings,
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.