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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.

Rabbi Marc’s Dash of Drash: Impeccability

After the ecstatic and transformative moment of revelation at Sinai, Parshat Mishpatim (Exodus 21-24) calls on us to pay close attention to the details of our lives and the impact we have on the people and the world around us.

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Rabbi Marc’s Dash of Drash: Divine Names With the Kirtan Rabbi

In Divine Names, episode 53 of A Dash of Drash, Rabbi Andrew Hahn, Ph.D, also known as the KirtanRabbi (affectionately Reb Drew), joins Rabbi Marc in conversation about the centrality of names, especially the names of the Divine, and how they connect to our practice and to our hearts. 

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Rabbi Marc’s Dash of Drash: Exodus – Narrative and Law

In Exodus - Narrative and Law, episode 52 of A Dash of Drash, a professor of bible and a rabbi explore different ways of finding meaning in ancient narratives, as we begin ritual reading the Book of Exodus. 

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Carol Shiva Plans Set

There will be a gathering of community at Marilyn and Robert Carol's home to honor her mother's memory.

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Shiva for Reeta Greenstein z”l

There will be a shiva minyan for mincha and maariv starting promptly at 4:30pm on Thursday at Lisa's Vall's home in memory of her mother, Reeta Greenstein, z"l.

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A Eulogy for Bessie Hittelman z”l

Aishet chayil mi yimtza?  A women of valor, of strength, who can find her? Asks Mishlei, the Book of Proverbs.  We found one in Bess Hittelman! 

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