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Kohelet Weekly February 24 2021 (Feb 2021)
Feb 24-Mar 2 2021 Adar 5781 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar MARCH Sat., March 13 | 9:15 a.m. | Eliana Hettleman's virtual bat mitzvah ANNOUNCEMENTS KOHELET HAMENTASCHEN BAKERS   A fun group of chocolate hamantaschen bakers (joined by Barb Beiser in Tucson and Alison Siegel in New York City) show off their yummy desserts.  Thank you to Robyn for organizing a delightful afternoon!   -Susan Berson RSVP FOR KOH

Kohelet Weekly February 17 2021 (Feb 2021)
Feb 17-23 2021 Adar 5781 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar FEBRUARY Sat., Feb 20 | after services | Discussion about the film Upheaval about Menachem Begin Sun., Feb 21 | 3:30 p.m. | Virtual chocolate hamentaschen assembly party   MARCH Sat., March 13 | 9:15 a.m. | Eliana Hettleman's virtual bat mitzvah ANNOUNCEMENTS (CHOCOLATE) HAMENTASCHEN BAKING EVENT Sun., Feb. 21 at 3:30 p.m.   Join us on Zoom on Sunday February 21s

Kohelet Weekly February 10 2021 (Feb 2021)
Feb 10-16 2021 Shevat 5781 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar FEBRUARY Feb. 8-17 | Denver Jewish Film Festival Tues., Feb 16 | Board Meeting Sun., Feb 21 | 3:30 p.m. | Virtual chocolate hamentaschen assembly party   MARCH Sat., March 13 | 9:15 a.m. | Eliana Hettleman's virtual bat mitzvah ANNOUNCEMENTS (CHOCOLATE) HAMENTASCHEN BAKING EVENT Sun., Feb. 21 at 3:30 p.m.   Join us on Zoom on Sunday February 21st, 3:30 p.m. for a vi

Kohelet Weekly February 3 2021 (Feb 2021)
Feb 3-9 2021 Shevat 5781 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar FEBRUARY Sat., Feb. 6 | 9:00 a.m. | NO SERVICES at Kohelet.  Hannah Sills-Feerst's virtual bat mitzvah at Temple Emanuel Feb. 8-17 | Denver Jewish Film Festival   MARCH Sat., March 13 | 9:15 a.m. | Eliana Hettleman's virtual bat mitzvah ANNOUNCEMENTS NO SERVICES AT KOHELET FEB. 6   Reminder: There will be no services at Kohelet on February 6 due to Hannah Sills-Freest's b

Kohelet Weekly January 13 2021 (Jan 2021)
Jan 13-19 2021 Tevet-Shevat 5781 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar JANUARY Sun., Jan 31 | 7:00 p.m. | Virtual Annual Meeting   FEBRUARY Sat., Feb. 6 | 9:00 a.m. | NO SERVICES at Kohelet.  Hannah Sills-Feerst's virtual bat mitzvah at Temple Emanuel   MARCH Sat., March 13 | 9:15 a.m. | Eliana Hettleman's virtual bat mitzvah ANNOUNCEMENTS 2021 ANNUAL MEETING   Dear Kohelet Congregation,   It's been a tough year, but Kohel

Kohelet Weekly January 6 2021 (Jan 2021)
Jan 6-12 2021 Tevet 5781 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar JANUARY Tues., Jan. 12 | Board Meeting Sun., Jan 31 | 7:00 p.m. | Virtual Annual Meeting   FEBRUARY Sat., Feb. 6 | 9:00 a.m. | NO SERVICES at Kohelet.  Hannah Sills-Feerst's virtual bat mitzvah at Temple Emanuel   MARCH Sat., March 13 | 9:15 a.m. | Eliana Hettleman's virtual bat mitzvah ANNOUNCEMENTS 2021 ANNUAL MEETING   Dear Kohelet Congregation,   It's been

Kohelet Weekly December 30 2020 (Dec 2020)
Dec 30 2020-Jan 5 2021 Tevet 5781 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar JANUARY Tues., Jan. 12 | Board Meeting Sun., Jan 31 | 7:00 p.m. | Virtual Annual Meeting   MARCH Sat., March 13 | 9:15 a.m. | Eliana Hettleman's virtual bat mitzvah ANNOUNCEMENTS 2021 ANNUAL MEETING   Dear Kohelet Congregation,   It's been a tough year, but Kohelet has continued functioning and offers community and spiritual support to many of us. Let's kee

Kohelet Weekly December 23 2020 (Dec 2020)
Dec 23-29 2020 Tevet 5781 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar JANUARY Tues., Jan. 12 | Board Meeting Sun., Jan 31 | 7:00 p.m. | Virtual Annual Meeting   MARCH Sat., March 13 | 9:15 a.m. | Eliana Hettleman's virtual bat mitzvah ANNOUNCEMENTS 2021 ANNUAL MEETING   Dear Kohelet Congregation,   It's been a tough year, but Kohelet has continued functioning and offers community and spiritual support to many of us. Let's keep it goi

Kohelet Weekly December 16 2020 (Dec 2020)
Dec 16-22 2020 Tevet 5781 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar DECEMBER Sat., Dec 19 | directly after services | Podcast Discussion with Daniel Hettleman - see below for details.   JANUARY Tues., Jan. 12 | Board Meeting Sun., Jan 31 | 7:00 p.m. | Virtual Annual Meeting   MARCH Sat., March 13 | 9:15 a.m. | Eliana Hettleman's bat mitzvah ANNOUNCEMENTS PARTICIPATORY SERVICE EXPERIMENT   Daniel Hettleman would like to experiment wi

Kohelet Weekly December 9 2020 (Dec 2020)
Dec 9-15 2020 Kislev 5781 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar DECEMBER Sun., Dec. 13 | 6:00 p.m. | Zoom Chanukah Party Sat., Dec 19 | directly after services | Book Study Group with Daniel Hettleman   JANUARY Tues., Jan. 12 | Board Meeting Sun., Jan 31 | 7:00 p.m. | Virtual Annual Meeting   MARCH Sat., March 13 | 9:15 a.m. | Eliana Hettleman's bat mitzvah ANNOUNCEMENTS LIGHTS, LAUGHTER, AND LEVITY Sun., Dec. 13 at 6:00 p.m. &nb

Kohelet Weekly December 2 2020 (Dec 2020)
Dec 2-8 2020 Kislev 5781 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar DECEMBER Sun., Dec. 13 | 6:00 p.m. | Zoom Chanukah Activity Sat., Dec 19 | directly after services | Book Study Group with Daniel Hettleman   JANUARY Tues., Jan. 12 | Board Meeting Sun., Jan 31 | 7:00 p.m. | Virtual Annual Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS LIGHTS, LAUGHTER, AND LEVITY   Join your Kohelet community on Zoom on Sunday, December 13th, 6:00 p.m. as we celebrate Chanu

Kohelet Weekly November 25 2020 (Nov 2020)
Nov 25-Dec 2 2020 Kislev 5781 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar DECEMBER Sun., Dec. 13 |Zoom Chanukah Activity.  Details to follow.   JANUARY Tues., Jan. 12 | Board Meeting Sun., Jan 31 | 7:00 p.m. | Virtual Annual Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS RABBI SACKS' BOOK DISCUSSION   In light of Clean Speech month, as well as to honor the extraordinary life of Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, all Koheletans are invited to a book discussion group ove

Kohelet Weekly November 18 2020 (Nov 2020)
Nov 18-24 2020 Kislev 5781 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar NOVEMBER Tues., Nov. 17 | 7:00 p.m. | Board Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS PSALMS We have been reading Psalms at Kohelet Shabbat services. We continue sequentially with excerpts and commentary.   Psalm 17: A prayer of David. Listen to my prayer which is not from deceitful lips. Note my judgment and you will see my righteousness. You have examined my heart and see

Kohelet Weekly November 11 2020 (Nov 2020)
Nov 11-17 2020 Cheshvan 5781 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar NOVEMBER Fri., Nov. 13 | 6:00 p.m. | Library Shabbat Tues., Nov. 17 | 7:00 p.m. | Board Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS Dear Friends, Baruch Dayan Ha’Emet. It with the deepest sadness that we regret to inform you that Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks (HaRav Ya’akov Zvi ben David Arieh z’’l) passed away early this morning, Saturday 7th November 2020 (Shabbat Kodesh 20th MarCheshvan 5781)

Kohelet Weekly November 4 2020 (Nov 2020)
Nov 4-10 2020 Cheshvan 5781 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar NOVEMBER Sat., Nov. 7 | Sammy's bar mitzvah Fri., Nov. 13 | 6:00 p.m. | Library Shabbat Tues., Nov. 17 | 7:00 p.m. | Board Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS SHABBAT SERVICES AND SAMMY WEISER'S BAR MITZVAH Sat., Nov. 7 When you get the Zoom link on Friday for Shabbat services, it will look a little different. The invitation will invite you to a Zoom webinar. We need to use that format bec

Kohelet Weekly October 28 2020 (Oct 2020)
Oct 28-Nov 3 2020 Cheshvan 5781 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar NOVEMBER Sat., Nov. 7 | Sammy's bar mitzvah Fri., Nov. 13 | 6:00 p.m. | Library Shabbat Tues., Nov. 17 | 7:00 p.m. | Board Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS PSALMS We have been reading Psalms at Kohelet Shabbat services. We continue sequentially with excerpts and commentary.   Psalm 16:  "We recognize that our portion has been allotted to us by God who is with us to t

Kohelet Weekly October 21 2020 (Oct 2020)
October 21-27 2020 Cheshvan 5781 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar ANNOUNCEMENTS PSALMS We have been reading Psalms at Kohelet Shabbat services. We continue sequentially and with commentary.   Psalm 15:  David asks God - "who may participate in Your agenda for humanity. Who may dwell on Your holy mountain?"  David enumerates the attributes in this psalm of one sentence.    Hashem, "who may sojourn in your ten

Kohelet Weekly October 14 2020 (Oct 2020)
October 14-20 2020 Tishrei-Cheshvan 5781 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar ANNOUNCEMENTS PSALMS We have been reading Psalms at Kohelet Shabbat  services. Here we continue sequentially and with commentary. Psalm 14: The destruction of the First Temple is because of those who say in their hearts, "There is no God”. They have been corrupted and made abominable by their actions. Hashem looks down to see who is righteous but

Kohelet Weekly October 7 2020 (Oct 2020)
October 7-13 2020 Tishrei 5781 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar OCTOBER Sat., Oct. 10 | 10:00 a.m. | Yizkor service on Shemini Atzeret Sat., Oct. 10 | 7:00 p.m. | Zoom celebration of Simchat Torah ANNOUNCEMENTS SHABBAT/SHEMINI ATZERET SERVICES Sat., October 10th at 10:00 a.m. Shabbat services to include Yizkor.  Please bring your Yizkor books if you'll be attending that part of the Shabbat service.  Otherwise it will be av

Kohelet Weekly September 30 2020 (Sep 2020)
Sept 30-Oct 6 2020 Tishrei 5781 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar OCTOBER Sat., Oct. 3 | Sukkot Sat., Oct. 10 | Yizkor service on Shemini Atzeret ANNOUNCEMENTS SUKKOT   Kohelet will not be building a succah this year.  Perhaps this will be the year you build your first.    Sukkot thoughts abound but in the Succah we can find a space for comfort and confidence in these turbulent times.    "A roof o

Kohelet Weekly September 23 2020 (Sep 2020)
Sept 23-29 2020 Tishrei 5781 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar SEPTEMBER Sun., Sept 27 | 6:30 p.m | Erev Yom Kippur Mon., Sept 28 | 8:45 a.m. | Yom Kippur, Yizkor, and Musaf Mon., Sept 28 | 4:45 p.m. | Closing services ANNOUNCEMENTS FLYER DATE CORRECTION Clarification:  Please note that Erev Yom Kippur is on Sunday, September 27, followed by Yom Kippur on Monday.  We apologize for the error in the flyers that we

Kohelet Weekly September 16 2020 (Sep 2020)
Sept 16-22 2020 Elul 5780 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar SEPTEMBER Fri., Sept 18 | 3 p.m.-4:00 p.m. | Pick up Machzor Fri., Sept. 18 | 7:30 p.m. | Erev Rosh Hashanah Sat., Sept 19 | 9:00 a.m. | Rosh Hashanah Day 1 Sun., Sept 20 | 9:00 a.m. | Rosh Hashanah Day 2 Sun., Sept 20 | 2:00 p.m. | Taschlich at Creekside Park Sun., Sept 27 | 6:30 p.m | Erev Yom Kippur Mon., Sept 28 | 8:45 a.m. | Yom Kippur ANNOUNCEMENTS A NEW Y

Kohelet Weekly September 9 2020 (Sep 2020)
Sept 9-15 2020 Elul 5780 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar SEPTEMBER Wed., Sept 9 | 7:30 p.m. | High Holidays Discussion with Dan Savin Fri., Sept 11 | Library Shabbat High Holy Days Fri., Sept. 18 | 7:30 p.m. | Erev Rosh Hashanah Sat., Sept 19 | 9:00 a.m. | Rosh Hashanah Day 1 Sun., Sept 20 | 9:00 a.m. | Rosh Hashanah Day 2 Sun., Sept 27 | 6:30 p.m | Erev Yom Kippur Mon., Sept 28 | 8:45 a.m. | Yom Kippur ANNOUNCEMENTS MAZEL TOV! &nb

Kohelet Weekly September 2 2020 (Sep 2020)
Sept 2-8 2020 Elul 5780 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar SEPTEMBER Mon., Sept 7 | Yizkor booklet info due to Tamara Weil Tues., Sept 8 | Deadline for RSVP'ing to Library Shabbat Wed., Sept 9 | 7:30 p.m. | High Holidays Discussion with Dan Savin Fri., Sept 11 | Library Shabbat High Holy Days Fri., Sept. 18 | 7:30 p.m. | Erev Rosh Hashanah Sat., Sept 19 | 9:00 a.m. | Rosh Hashanah Day 1 Sun., Sept 20 | 9:00 a.m. | Rosh Hashanah Day 2 Sun., Sept 27 | 6:

Kohelet Weekly August 26 2020 Copy (Aug 2020)
August 26-Sept 1 2020 Elul 5780 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar SEPTEMBER Mon., Sept 7 | Yizkor booklet info due to Tamara Weil Tues., Sept 8 | Deadline for RSVP'ing to Library Shabbat Wed., Sept 9 | 7:30 p.m. | High Holidays Discussion with Dan Savin Fri., Sept 11 | Library Shabbat High Holy Days Fri., Sept. 18 | 7:30 p.m. | Erev Rosh Hashanah Sat., Sept 19 | 9:00 a.m. | Rosh Hashanah Day 1 Sun., Sept 20 | 9:00 a.m. | Rosh Hashanah Day 2 Sun., Sept

Kohelet Weekly August 26 2020 (Aug 2020)
August 26-Sept 1 2020 Elul 5780 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar SEPTEMBER Mon., Sept 7 | Yizkor booklet info due to Tamara Weil Tues., Sept 8 | Deadline for RSVP'ing to Library Shabbat Wed., Sept 9 | 7:30 p.m. | High Holidays Discussion with Dan Savin Fri., Sept 11 | Library Shabbat High Holy Days Fri., Sept. 18 | 7:30 p.m. | Erev Rosh Hashanah Sat., Sept 19 | 9:00 a.m. | Rosh Hashanah Day 1 Sun., Sept 20 | 9:00 a.m. | Rosh Hashanah Day 2 Sun., Sept

Kohelet Weekly August 19 2020 (Aug 2020)
August 19-25 2020 Av-Elul 5780 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar SEPTEMBER Mon., Sept. 7 | Yizkor booklet info due to Tamara Weil Fri., Sept. 18 | 7:30 p.m. | Erev Rosh Hashanah Sat., Sept 19 | 9:00 a.m. | Rosh Hashanah Day 1 Sun., Sept 20 | 9:00 a.m. | Rosh Hashanah Day 2 Sun., Sept 27 | 6:30 p.m | Erev Yom Kippur Mon., Sept 28 | 8:45 a.m. | Yom Kippur ANNOUNCEMENTS ZOOM INTO THE NEW YEAR WITH YOUR KOHELET COMMUNITY! Mark your calend

Kohelet Weekly August 12 2020 (Aug 2020)
August 12-18 2020 Av 5780 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar ANNOUNCEMENTS PSALMS We have been reading Psalms at Kohelet Shabbat Services. We will continue here sequentially reading excerpts  and with commentary.   Psalm 9 David reminds us that evil comes with no success and says: I will thank G*d with all my heart and proclaim His wondrous deeds. As my enemies retreat they stumble and perish before you for you are the r

Kohelet Weekly August 5 2020 (Aug 2020)
August 5-11 2020 Av 5780 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar ANNOUNCEMENTS PSALMS We  have been reading Psalms at Kohelet Shabbat services. We will continue here sequentially reading excerpts and with commentary.   Psalm 8    Rejoicing in perceiving G*d’s presence everywhere David sings:   G*d, your name is mighty throughout earth and your majesty abounds. We feel our strength from our birth. We are but frail peop

Kohelet Weekly July 29 2020 (Jul 2020)
July 29-August 4 2020 Av 5780 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar   JULY July 29 | 8:00 p.m. | Virtual Tisha B'Av observance ANNOUNCEMENTS TISHA B'AV Wed., July 29 at 8:00 p.m. Tisha B'Av begins on Wednesday evening, July 29. It marks the destruction of the First and Second Temples and many other tragedies in Jewish history. It is a fast day and the lowest point in our calendar. It brings us hope, however, because from there our outlook imp

Kohelet Weekly July 22 2020 (Jul 2020)
July 22-28 2020 Av 5780 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar   JULY July 28 | Virtual Board Meeting July 29 | 8:00 p.m. | Virtual Tisha B'Av observance ANNOUNCEMENTS PSALMS We have been reading Psalms at Kohelet Shabbat services. We will continue here sequentially with excerpts and commentary.   Psalm 6   David on his sickbed and in pain speaks to us: HaShem, do not rebuke me in your anger. Favor me for I am feeble

Kohelet Weekly July 15 2020 (Jul 2020)
July 15-21 2020 Tamuz 5780 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar   JULY July 28 | Virtual Board Meeting July 29 | 8:00 p.m. | Virtual Tisha B'Av observance ANNOUNCEMENTS UPDATE FROM THE HEITLERS IN ISRAEL CLICK HERE to download a note from the Heitlers in Israel, written by Susan. -Susan Heitler PSALMS We have been reading psalms at Kohelet services and will continue sequentially with these brief excerpts and comments.  

Kohelet Weekly July 8 2020 (Jul 2020)
Tamuz 5780 July 8-16 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar JULY Fri., July 10 | 6:00 p.m. | Library Shabbat (RSVP by TODAY) ANNOUNCEMENTS PSALMS We have been reading psalms at Kohelet Shabbat services and will continue sequentially with these brief excerpts and comments   Psalm 4 David addresses his enemies led by Absolom, his son, calling their attention to being misguided, saying: “O sons of great men, how long will you pu

Kohelet Weekly July 1 2020 (Jul 2020)
Tamuz 5780 July 1-7 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar JULY Fri., July 10 | Library Shabbat ANNOUNCEMENTS PSALMS   We have begun reading Psalms at  Kohelet Shabbat online  services. It is said our lives are reflected in the verses of Psalms. Said HaShem to David: “One day of your songs is more precious to me than all the wisdom of your son, Solomon”. Included here are excerpts.    Psalm 3 As David flees from Absolom h

Kohelet Weekly June 24 2020 (Jun 2020)
Tammuz 5780 June 24-30 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar JULY Fri., July 10 | Library Shabbat ANNOUNCEMENTS PSALMS We have begun reading Psalms at the beginning and end of Kohelet Shabbat services. It is said our lives are reflected in the verses of Psalms. Said HaShem to David: “ One day of your songs is more precious to me than all the wisdom of your son, Solomon”.    Psalm 2 “Why do they gather and talk in vain?  Rather, God wil

Kohelet Weekly June 17 2020 (Jun 2020)
Sivan-Tammuz 5780 June 17-23 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar JUNE Tues., June 16 | 7:00 p.m. | Virtual Board Meeting JULY Fri., July 10 | Library Shabbat ANNOUNCEMENTS PSALMS With Chuck’s initiative, we have begun reading Psalms at the beginning and end of Kohelet online services. I will now begin a series of very brief comments drawn from other teachers on each of the 150 Psalms. For over 3000 years, it is said, that every situation in a Jew

Kohelet Weekly June 10 2020 (Jun 2020)
Sivan 5780 June 10-16 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar JUNE Tues., June 16 | 7:00 p.m. | Virtual Board Meeting JULY Fri., July 10 | Library Shabbat ANNOUNCEMENTS WAYS TO HELP FROM HOME   Several of our members have suggested contributing to the following worthy causes. All of these organizations need help in responding to the COVID-19 crisis:   1. Food Bank of the Rockies:   https://www.foodbankrockies.org/   (Ne

Kohelet Weekly June 3 2020 (Jun 2020)
Sivan 5780 June 3-9 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar JUNE Tues., June 16 | 7:00 p.m. | Virtual Board Meeting JULY Fri., July 10 | Library Shabbat ANNOUNCEMENTS ONLINE EVENTS FROM THE TUCSON JEWISH HISTORY MUSEUM Collaborative Programs The Jewish History Museum continues our partnership with the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust and the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education for a series of online programs. Registration is r

Kohelet Weekly May 27 2020 (May 2020)
Sivan 5780 May 27-June 2 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar MAY Thurs., May 28 - Sat. May 30 | Shavuot JUNE Tues., June 16 | 7:00 p.m. | Virtual Board Meeting JULY Fri., July 10 | Library Shabbat ANNOUNCEMENTS CONGRATS TO OUR GRADUATES! Here are Kohelet’s 2020 graduates. We are so proud of them. Congratulations to them and their families. Clockwise from top: Elyza Berry will be attending University of Oregon; Jesse

Kohelet Weekly May 20 2020 (May 2020)
Iyar-Sivan 5780 May 20-26 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar JULY Fri., July 10 | Library Shabbat ANNOUNCEMENTS JUDAISM YOUR WAY - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SEARCH Judaism Your Way (JYW) has launched a search for a new Executive Director.  Now 17 years old, JYW has a solid foundation, and has enjoyed consistent growth in its programmatic offerings. Attached is the job description.  We would appreciate your support in sharing the job descript

Kohelet Weekly May 13 2020 (May 2020)
Iyar 5780 May 13-19 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar MAY Thurs., May 14 | 11:00 a.m. MDT| Israel's 72nd Birthday Bash (info below) Sat., May 16 | 10:00 a.m | Phil Wesier's quadruple bar mitzvah JULY Fri., July 10 | Library Shabbat ANNOUNCEMENTS LIBRARY SHABBAT RECAP This past Friday 10 of us enjoyed a warm, intimate Library Shabbat Friday night dinner, virtually, of course. It was not the same thing as gathering in person, but it was the next

Kohelet Weekly May 6 2020 (May 2020)
Iyar 5780 May 6-12 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar MAY Wed., May 6 | 8-9:30 p.m. | "We Stand Divided" Book Discussion on ZOOM Fri., May 8 | Virtual Library Shabbat Dinner Sat., May 16 | Phil and Heidi sponsor Shabbat in honor of Phil's quadruple (13x4) bar mitzvah - TBD Sat., May 30 | Graduate/Youth Shabbat - TBD ANNOUNCEMENTS TONIGHT! WE STAND DIVIDED: BOOK DISCUSSION Wed., May 6 8-9:30 p.m. by Zoom   We Stand Divided: The Rift Bet

Kohelet Weekly April 29 2020 (Apr 2020)
Iyar 5780 April 29-May 5 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar APRIL Wed., April 29 |Yom Ha-atzmaut. Virtual services at Jewish Federations. MAY Sun., May 3 | Virtual Celebrate Israel Walk. Click here for details Wed., May 6 | 8-9:30 p.m. | "We Stand Divided" Book Discussion on ZOOM Fri., May 8 | Virtual Library Shabbat Dinner Sat., May 16 | Phil and Heidi sponsor Shabbat in honor of Phil's quadruple (13x4) bar mitzvah - TBD Sat., May 30 | Graduate/Youth Shabb

Kohelet Weekly April 22 2020 (Apr 2020)
Nissan-Iyar 5780 April 22-28 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar APRIL Mon., April 27 | Virtual Board Meeting Tues., April 28 | Yom Hazikaron. Virtual services at Jewish Colorado. Wed., April 29 |Yom Ha-atzmaut. Virtual services at Jewish Federations. MAY Sun., May 3 | Virtual Celebrate Israel Walk. Click here for details Wed., May 6 | 8-9:30 p.m. | "We Stand Divided" Book Discussion on ZOOM Fri., May 8 | Virtual Library Shabbat Dinner Sat., May 16 | Ph

Kohelet Weekly April 15 2020 (Apr 2020)
Nissan 5780 April 15-21 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar APRIL Thurs., April 16 | 9:30 a.m. | Virtual Passover Service including Yizkor on ZOOM Sat., April 18 | Musical Shabbat in honor of Molly Parnes - POSTPONED Tues., April 21 | 7:00 p.m. | Kohelet Yom Hashoah Discussion on ZOOM MAY Sun., May 3 | Celebrate Israel Walk + Festival - TBD Wed., May 6 | 8-9:30 p.m. | "We Stand Divided" Book Discussion on ZOOM Sat., May 16 | Phil and Heidi sponsor Shabb

Kohelet Weekly April 8 2020 (Apr 2020)
Nissan 5780 April 8-14 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar APRIL Sun., April 12 | Feeding the Homeless - CANCELED Thurs., April 16 | 9:30 a.m. | Virtual Passover Service including Yizkor on ZOOM Sat., April 18 | Musical Shabbat in honor of Molly Parnes - POSTPONED MAY Sun., May 3 | Celebrate Israel Walk + Festival - TBD Wed., May 6 | 8-9:30 p.m. | "We Stand Divided" Book Discussion on ZOOM Sat., May 16 | Phil and Heidi sponsor Shabbat in honor of P

Kohelet Weekly April 1 2020 (Apr 2020)
Nissan 5780 April 1-7 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar NOTE: All events in red are TBD. APRIL Sun., April 12 | 8:00 a.m. | Feeding the Homeless with Lowry Community Church (TBD) Sat., April 18 | Musical Shabbat in honor of Molly Parnes MAY Sun., May 3 | Celebrate Israel Walk + Festival Wed., May 6 | 8-9:30 p.m. | "We Stand Divided" Book Discussion on ZOOM Sat., May 16 | Phil and Heidi sponsor Shabbat in honor of Phil's quadruple (13x4) bar mitzvah S

Kohelet Weekly March 25 2020 (Mar 2020)
Adar-Nissan 5780 March 25-31 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar MARCH Sun., March 29 | Jewish e-Conference organized by Limmud. Details below. APRIL Sun., April 12 | 8:00 a.m. | Feeding the Homeless with Lowry Community Church Sat., April 18 | Musical Shabbat in honor of Molly Parnes MAY Sun., May 3 | Celebrate Israel Walk + Festival Sat., May 16 | Phil and Heidi sponsor Shabbat in honor of Phil's quadruple (13x4) bar mitzvah Sat., May 30 | Graduate/Y

Kohelet Weekly March 18 2020 (Mar 2020)
Adar 5780 March 18-24 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar APRIL Sun., April 12 | 8:00 a.m. | Feeding the Homeless with Lowry Community Church Sat., April 18 | Musical Shabbat in honor of Molly Parnes MAY Sun., May 3 | Celebrate Israel Walk + Festival Sat., May 16 | Phil and Heidi sponsor Shabbat in honor of Phil's quadruple (13x4) bar mitzvah Sat., May 30 | Graduate/Youth Shabbat ANNOUNCEMENTS UPDATE ON COVID-19   As most of you know, Kohelet h

Kohelet Weekly March 13 2020 (Mar 2020)
Adar 5780 March 11-17 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar MARCH Wed., March 25 | 6:30 p.m. | Kohelet at the Movies: Gentleman's Agreement (1947 Oscar). Details below. APRIL Wed., April 8 | 6:00 p.m. | First Night Seder at Kohelet Sun., April 12 | 8:00 a.m. | Feeding the Homeless with Lowry Community Church Sat., April 18 | Musical Shabbat in honor of Molly Parnes MAY Sun., May 3 | Celebrate Israel Walk + Festival Sat., May 16 | Phil and Heidi spons

Kohelet Weekly March 7 2020 (Mar 2020)
Adar 5780 March 4-10 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar MARCH Fri., March 6 | 6:00 p.m | Library Shabbat Mon., March 9 | 6:00 p.m. | Purim Celebration Wed., March 25 | 6:30 p.m. | Kohelet at the Movies: Gentleman's Agreement (1947 Oscar). Details to follow. APRIL Wed., April 8 | 6:00 p.m. | First Night Seder at Kohelet Sun., April 12 | 8:00 a.m. | Feeding the Homeless with Lowry Community Church Sat., April 18 | Musical Shabbat in honor of Molly Pa

Kohelet Weekly February 26 2020 (Feb 2020)
Adar 5780 Feb 26-March 3 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar FEBRUARY Sat., Feb. 29 |11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Celebration of Tatanya Hamermesh-German's life (info below) MARCH Fri., March 6 | 6:00 p.m | Library Shabbat Mon., March 9 | 6:00 p.m. | Purim Celebration APRIL Wed., April 8 | 6:00 p.m. | First Night Seder at Kohelet Sun., April 12 | 8:00 a.m. | Feeding the Homeless with Lowry Community Church Sat., April 18 | Musical Shabbat in honor of Molly

Kohelet Weekly February 19 2020 (Feb 2020)
Shevat 5780 Feb 19-25 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar FEBRUARY Fri., Feb. 21 | 7:30 p.m | Shiru L'Adonai (see below) Sun., Feb. 23 | 3:00 p.m. | Shiru L'Adonai (see below) Sat., Feb. 29 |TBD | Celebration of Tatanya Hamermesh-German's life MARCH Fri., March 6 | 6:00 p.m | Library Shabbat Mon., March 9 | 6:00 p.m. | Purim Celebration APRIL Wed., April 8 | 6:00 p.m. | First Night Seder at Kohelet Sat., April 18 | Musical Shabbat in honor of Molly

Kohelet Weekly February 12 2020 (Feb 2020)
Shevat 5780 Feb 12-18 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar FEBRUARY Fri., Feb. 21 | 7:30 p.m | Shiru L'Adonai (see below) Sun., Feb. 23 | 3:00 p.m. | Shiru L'Adonai (see below) Sat., Feb. 29 |TBD | Celebration of Tatanya Hamermesh-German's life MARCH Fri., March 6 | 6:00 p.m | Library Shabbat APRIL Wed., April 8 | 6:00 p.m. | First Night Seder at Kohelet Sat., April 18 | Musical Shabbat in honor of Molly Parnes ANNOUNCEMENTS SOME SAD NEWS &nb

Kohelet Weekly February 5 2020 (Feb 2020)
Shevat 5780 Feb 5-11 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar FEBRUARY Sat., Feb. 8 | Tu b'Shevat: bring fruit to celebrate Fri., Feb. 21 | 7:30 p.m | Shiru L'Adonai (see below) Sun., Feb. 23 | 3:00 p.m. | Shiru L'Adonai (see below) Sat., Feb. 29 |TBD | Celebration of Tatanya Hamermesh-German's life MARCH Fri., March 6 | 6:00 p.m | Library Shabbat APRIL Sat., April 18 | Musical Shabbat in honor of Molly Parnes ANNOUNCEMENTS SAD NEWS   W

Kohelet Weekly January 29 2020 (Jan 2020)
Shevat 5780 Jan 29-Feb 4 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar JANUARY Thurs., Jan 30 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Building Ethical Legacy Workshop with Deanne Kapnik | Details & Sign up FEBRUARY Fri., Feb. 21 | 7:30 p.m | Shiru L'Adonai (see below) Sun., Feb. 23 | 3:00 p.m. | Shiru L'Adonai (see below) APRIL Sat., April 18 | Musical Shabbat in honor of Molly Parnes ANNOUNCEMENTS DUES ARE DUE   Kohelet dues due now.  Pay here. MEAL TRAIN FOR JOYCE

Kohelet Weekly January 22 2020 (Jan 2020)
Tevet 5780 Jan 22-28 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar JANUARY Sun., Jan. 26 | 5:00 p.m. | Annual Meeting Thurs., Jan 30 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Building Ethical Legacy Workshop with Deanne Kapnik | Details & Sign up APRIL Sat., April 18 | Musical Shabbat in honor of Molly Parnes ANNOUNCEMENTS MEAL TRAIN FOR JOYCE FINE   Joyce Fine broke her wrist and would very much appreciate help with meals if anyone can help out.  Her friend has created a Meal T

Kohelet Weekly January 15 2020 (Jan 2020)
Tevet 5780 Jan 15-21 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar JANUARY Fri., Jan. 17 | 7:00-9:00 p.m. | Judaism Your Way Sat., Jan. 18 | Kiddush lunch for January birthdays Sun., Jan. 26 | 5:00 p.m. | Annual Meeting Thurs., Jan 30 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Building Ethical Legacy Workshop with Deanne Kapnik APRIL Sat., April 18 | Musical Shabbat in honor of Molly Parnes ANNOUNCEMENTS CELEBRATING JANUARY BIRTHDAYS Sat., Jan. 18th Betty, Diane and Robyn will c

Kohelet Weekly January 8 2020 (Jan 2020)
Tevet 5780 Jan 8-14 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar JANUARY Fri., Jan. 10 | 6:00 p.m. | Library Shabbat Dinner Sat., Jan. 18 | Kiddush lunch for January birthdays Sun., Jan. 26 | 5:00 p.m. | Annual Meeting APRIL Sat., April 18 | Musical Shabbat in honor of Molly Parnes ANNOUNCEMENTS FIRST LIBRARY SHABBAT OF 2020 Fri., Jan. 10 at 6:00 p.m. On Friday, January 10 at 6:00 pm we will hold our first Library Shabbat dinner of 2020. If you are a regular, ple

Kohelet Weekly January 1 2020 (Jan 2020)
Kislev 5780 Jan 1-8 2020 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar JANUARY Fri., Jan. 10 | 6:00 p.m. | Library Shabbat Dinner Sun., Jan. 26 | 5:00 p.m. | Annual Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS MEALS FOR THE HOMELESS    Thanks to all members of Kohelet who came to the Lowry Community Church on Thanksgiving and then on Christmas day to volunteer with  the food for the homeless project. There were about 18 of us on Christmas day. Everyone had a good time and found

Kohelet Weekly December 25 2019 (Dec 2019)
Kislev 5780 Dec 25-Dec 31 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar DECEMBER Wed., Dec 25 | 8:00 a.m. | Meals for the Homeless JANUARY Fri., Jan. 10 | 6:00 p.m. | Library Shabbat Dinner Sun., Jan. 26 | Annual Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS TODAY: MEALS FOR THE HOMELESS  Wed., December 25 8:00 a.m.   Members of Kohelet will once again be participating in the preparation and delivery of ~1500 meals for the homeless on Christmas morning at Lowry Community Church

Kohelet Weekly December 18 2019 (Dec 2019)
Kislev 5780 Dec 18-24 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar DECEMBER Sun., Dec. 22 | 5:00 p.m. | Kohelet's Chanukah Party Mon., Dec 23 | 5:00 p.m. | Community Menorah Lighting Wed., Dec 25 | 8:00 a.m. | Meals for the Homeless JANUARY Fri., Jan. 10 | 6:00 p.m. | Library Shabbat Dinner Sun., Jan. 26 | Annual Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS CHANUKAH Mon., December 23 5:00 p.m. What:  Community Menorah Lighting - Entertainment and BBQ Where:  State Capitol We

Kohelet Weekly December 11 2019 (Dec 2019)
Kislev 5780 Dec 11-17 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar DECEMBER Tonight, Dec. 11 | 7 - 8:30 p.m. | Conquering Challenges, One Trail at a Time: An inspiring biking program helping Israeli children affected by PTSD and special needs Sun., Dec. 22 | 5:00 p.m. | Kohelet's Chanukah Party JANUARY Fri., Jan. 10 | 6:00 p.m. | Library Shabbat Dinner Sun., Jan. 26 | Annual Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS MEAL TRAIN FOR SUSAN BERSON It's time for Susan Berson's second hi

Kohelet Weekly December 4 2019 (Dec 2019)
Kislev 5780 Dec 4-10 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar DECEMBER Sat., Dec. 7 | Discussion for Clean Speech Month led by Phil Weiser "Learning From Jacob and Esau: Leading with Love" Wed., Dec. 11 | 7 - 8:30 p.m. | Conquering Challenges, One Trail at a Time: An inspiring biking program helping Israeli children affected by PTSD and special needs JANUARY Sun., Jan. 26 | Annual Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS CLICK TO DOWNLOAD REMARKS ON CLEAN SPEECH BY NEIEL BARONB

Kohelet Weekly November 27 2019 (Nov 2019)
Cheshvan-Kislev 5780 Nov 27-Dec 3 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar NOVEMBER Thurs., Nov. 28 | 8:00 a.m. | Meals for the Homeless Sat., Nov. 30 | Discussion for Clean Speech Month led by Neiel Baronberg "When You Must Speak Up" DECEMBER Sat., Dec. 7 | Discussion for Clean Speech Month led by Phil Weiser JANUARY Sun., Jan. 26 | Annual Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS MEALS FOR THE HOMELESS Thurs., Nov. 28 at 8:00 a.m.   Kohelet will once again be participati

Kohelet Weekly November 20 2019 (Nov 2019)
Cheshvan 5780 Nov 20-26 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar NOVEMBER Wed., Nov. 28 | 8:00 a.m. | Meals for the Homeless Fri., Nov. 30 | Discussion for Clean Speech Month led by Neiel Baronberg "When You Must Speak Up" DECEMBER Sat., Dec. 7 | Discussion for Clean Speech Month led by Phil Weiser JANUARY Sun., Jan. 26 | Annual Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS MEALS FOR THE HOMELESS Thurs., Nov. 28 at 8:00 a.m.   Kohelet will once again be participating in the pr

Kohelet Weekly November 13 2019 (Nov 2019)
Cheshvan 5780 Nov 13-19 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar NOVEMBER Sat., Nov. 16 | 7:30 p.m. | Evening concert at Kohelet with Semplice. Six Centuries of Jewish Music. More details to follow. Mon., Nov. 18 |7:00 p.m.| Rabbi Telushkin speech "Words That Hurt, Words That Heal" at JCC Wolf Theatre Wed., Nov. 28 | 8:00 a.m. | Meals for the Homeless Fri., Nov. 30 | Discussion for Clean Speech Month led by Neiel Baronberg "When You Must Speak Up" DECEMBER Sat.,

Kohelet Weekly November 13 2019 (Nov 2019)
Cheshvan 5780 Nov 13-19 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar NOVEMBER Sat., Nov. 16 | 7:30 p.m. | Evening concert at Kohelet with Semplice. Six Centuries of Jewish Music. More details to follow. Mon., Nov. 18 |7:00 p.m.| Rabbi Telushkin speech "Words That Hurt, Words That Heal" at JCC Wolf Theatre Wed., Nov. 28 | 8:00 a.m. | Meals for the Homeless Fri., Nov. 30 | Discussion for Clean Speech Month led by Neiel Baronberg "When You Must Speak Up" DECEMBER Sat.,

Kohelet Weekly November 6 2019 (Nov 2019)
Cheshvan 5780 Nov 6-11 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar NOVEMBER Thurs., Nov. 7 | Dr. Hamid's "Inside Jihad" session Fri., Nov. 8 | 6:00 p.m. | Library Shabbat Dinner Sat., Nov. 16 | 7:30 p.m. | Evening concert at Kohelet with Semplice. Six Centuries of Jewish Music. More details to follow. Wed., Nov. 28 | 8:00 a.m. | Meals for the Homeless JANUARY Sun., Jan. 26 | Annual Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS LIBRARY SHABBAT DINNER Fri., Nov. 8 at 6:00 p

Kohelet Weekly October 30 2019 (Oct 2019)
Cheshvan 5780 Oct 30-Nov 5 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar NOVEMBER Thurs., Nov. 7 | Dr. Hamid's "Inside Jihad" session Fri., Nov. 8 | 6:00 p.m. | Library Shabbat Dinner Sat., Nov. 16 | 7:30 p.m. | Evening concert at Kohelet with Semplice. Six Centuries of Jewish Music. More details to follow. Wed., Nov. 28 | 8:00 a.m. | Meals for the Homeless JANUARY Sun., Jan. 26 | Annual Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS LIBRARY SHABBAT DINNER Fri., Nov. 8 at 6:

Kohelet Weekly October 23 2019 (Oct 2019)
Tishrei 5780 Oct 23-29 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar NOVEMBER Fri., Nov. 8 | 6:00 p.m. | Library Shabbat Dinner Sat., Nov. 16 | 7:30 p.m. | Evening concert at Kohelet with Semplice. Six Centuries of Jewish Music. More details to follow. JANUARY Sun., Jan. 26 | Annual Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS LIBRARY SHABBAT DINNER Fri., Nov. 8 at 6:00 p.m.   On Friday, November 8, we will have our final Library Shabbat dinner of 2019. If you are looking

Kohelet Weekly October 16 2019 (Oct 2019)
Tishrei 5780 Oct 16-21 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar OCTOBER Wed., Oct. 16 | Kohelet in the Succah Sun., Oct. 20, 1:00-2:30 pm | How to Plan Your Child's Bar/Bat Mitzvah without Going Crazy Workshop with Judaism Your Way Sun., Oct. 20, 3:00-5:00 pm | Forgiveness Workshop with Rabbinic Candidate Caryn Aviv of Judaism Your Way.  Details below. NOVEMBER Fri., Nov. 8 | Library Shabbat Dinner Sat., Nov. 16 | Evening concert at Kohelet with S

Kohelet Weekly October 9 2019 (Oct 2019)
Tishrei 5780 Oct 9-15 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar OCTOBER Wed., Oct. 9, 8:30 am | Yom Kippur Sun., Oct. 13, 10:00 am | Help build Kohelet Succah  Wed., Oct. 16 | Kohelet in the Succah Sun., Oct. 20, 1:00-2:30 pm | How to Plan Your Child's Bar/Bat Mitzvah without Going Crazy Workshop with Judaism Your Way Sun., Oct. 20, 3:00-5:00 pm | Forgiveness Workshop with Rabbinic Candidate Caryn Aviv of Judaism Your Way.  Details below. NOVEMBER

Kohelet Weekly October 2 2019 (Oct 2019)
Tishrei 5779-5780 Oct 2-8 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar OCTOBER Tues., Oct. 8, 6:15 pm | Erev Yom Kippur, Kol Nidre  Wed., Oct. 9, 8:30 am | Yom Kippur  Wed., Oct. 16 | Kohelet in the Succah Sun., Oct. 20, 1:00-2:30 pm | How to Plan Your Child's Bar/Bat Mitzvah without Going Crazy Workshop with Judaism Your Way Sun., Oct. 20, 3:00-5:00 pm | Forgiveness Workshop with Rabbinic Candidate Caryn Aviv of Judaism Your Way.  Details be

Kohelet Weekly September 25 2019 (Sep 2019)
Elul-Tishrei 5779-5780 Sept 25-Oct 1 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar SEPTEMBER Wed.,  Sept. 25 | Kohelet at the Movies Sun., Sept. 29, 6:30 pm | Erev Rosh Hashanah  Mon., Sept. 30, 8:30 am | Rosh Hashanah Day 1  OCTOBER Tues., Oct. 1, 8:30 am | Rosh Hashanah Day 2  Tues., Oct. 8, 6:15 pm | Erev Yom Kippur, Kol Nidre  Wed., Oct. 9, 8:30 am | Yom Kippur  Sun., Oct. 20, 1:00-2:30 pm | How to Plan Your

Kohelet Weekly September 18 2019 (Sep 2019)
Elul 5779 Sept 18-24 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar SEPTEMBER Sat.,   Sept. 21 |Ed and Misty Davidson are sponsoring Shabbat in honor of Misty's significant birthday.  Wed.,  Sept. 25 | Kohelet at the Movies Sun., Sept. 29, 6:30 pm | Erev Rosh Hashanah  Mon., Sept. 30, 8:30 am | Rosh Hashanah Day 1  OCTOBER Tues., Oct. 1, 8:30 am | Rosh Hashanah Day 2  Tues., Oct. 8, 6:00 pm | Erev Yom Kippur

Kohelet Weekly September 11 2019 (Sep 2019)
Elul 5779 Sept 11-17 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar SEPTEMBER Fri.,   Sept. 13 | Young Professionals Shabbat Dinner. Kohelet members are invited. Sat.,   Sept. 21 |Ed and Misty Davidson are sponsoring Shabbat in honor of Misty's significant birthday.  Wed.,  Sept. 25 | Kohelet at the Movies Sun., Sept. 29, 6:30 pm | Erev Rosh Hashanah  Mon., Sept. 30, 8:30 am | Rosh Hashanah Day 1  OCTOBER Tues.,

Kohelet Weekly September 4 2019 (Sep 2019)
Av 5779 Sept 4-10 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar SEPTEMBER Wed., Sept 4 | JewishColorado Annual Meeting honoring Alan Brandt Fri.,   Sept 6 | Library Shabbat Sat.,   Sept 7 | Bar Mitzvah of Joseph Blaine at 9AM Sun., Sept 8 | Keshet of the Rockies. Details below. Fri.,   Sept. 13 | Young Professionals Shabbat Dinner.  Kohelet members are invited.  More details to follow. Sat.,   Sept. 21 

Kohelet Weekly August 27 2019 (Aug 2019)
Av 5779 Aug 28-Sept 3 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar SEPTEMBER Wed., Sept 4 | JewishColorado Annual Meeting honoring Alan Brandt Fri.,   Sept 6 | Library Shabbat Sat.,   Sept 7 | Bar Mitzvah of Joseph Blaine Sun., Sept 8 | Keshet of the Rockies. Details below. Fri.,   Sept. 13 | Young Professionals Shabbat Dinner.  Kohelet members are invited.  More details to follow. Sat.,   Sept. 21 |Ed

Kohelet Weekly August 21 2019 (Aug 2019)
Av 5779 Aug 21-27, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Master Calendar AUGUST Sat.,   Aug. 24 |  Special Shabbat to honor Jonathan Katz and all he has contributed to Kohelet. Details below. SEPTEMBER Wed., Sept 4 | JewishColorado Annual Meeting honoring Alan Brandt Fri.,   Sept 6 | Library Shabbat Sat.,   Sept 7 | Bar Mitzvah of Joseph Blaine Sun., Sept 8 | Keshet of the Rockies. Details below. Fri.,   Sept. 13 |

Kohelet Weekly August 14 2019 (Aug 2019)
Av 5779 Aug 14-20, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES AUGUST Sat.,   Aug. 24 |  Special Shabbat to honor Jonathan Katz and all he has contributed to Kohelet. Details below. SEPTEMBER Wed., Sept 4 | JewishColorado Annual Meeting honoring Alan Brandt Fri.,   Sept 6 | Library Shabbat Sat.,   Sept 7 | Bar Mitzvah of Joseph Blaine Sat.,   Sept. 21 |Ed and Misty Davidson are sponsoring Shabbat in honor of Misty's

Kohelet Weekly August 7 2019 (Aug 2019)
Av 5779 Aug 7-13, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES AUGUST Sat.,   Aug 10 | Shabbat to celebrate building repairs Sat.,   Aug 9 | 9:00 PM | Tisha B'av Sat.,   Aug. 24 |  Special Shabbat to honor Jonathan Katz and all he has contributed to Kohelet. More details to follow. SEPTEMBER Fri.,   Sept 6 | Library Shabbat Sat.,   Sept 7 | Bar Mitzvah of Joseph Blaine Sat., 

Kohelet Weekly July 31 2019 (Jul 2019)
Tammuz 5779 July 31-Aug 6, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Sat.,      Aug 3:  Heitler grandchildren at Shabbat services Sat.,      Aug 10:  Shabbat to celebrate building repairs Sat.,      Aug. 24:  Special Shabbat to honor Jonathan Katz and all he has contributed to Kohelet. More details to follow. Sat.,      Sept 7:  Bar Mitzvah of Joseph Blaine Sat.,      Sept. 21:  Ed an

Kohelet Weekly July 24 2019 (Jul 2019)
Tammuz 5779 July 24-30, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Fri. - Sat., July 26-27:  Shabbaton with Ellyn Hutt Sat.,      Aug 10:  Shabbat to celebrate building repairs Sat.,      Nov. 16:  evening concernt at Kohelet with Semplice. Six Centuries of Jewish Music. More details to follow. ANNOUNCEMENTS Kohelet Shabbaton  July 26-27, 2019  Guest: Ellyn Hutt  Theme: Legacy  Schedule  FRIDAY, J

Kohelet Weekly July 17 2019 (Jul 2019)
Tammuz 5779 July 17-23, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Thurs., July 18:  Julie Geller last Denver concert for a year Fri. - Sat., July 26-27:  Shabbaton with Ellyn Hutt: REGISTER Sat.,      Aug 10:  Shabbat to celebrate building repairs Sat.,      Nov. 16:  evening concernt at Kohelet with Semplice. Six Centuries of Jewish Music. More details to follow. ANNOUNCEMENTS SHABBATON We've gotten a fabulous response

Kohelet Weekly July 10 2019 (Jul 2019)
Tammuz 5779 July 10-16, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Thurs., July 18:  Julie Geller last Denver concert for a year Fri. - Sat., July 26-27:  Shabbaton with Ellyn Hutt: REGISTER Sat.,      Aug 10:  Shabbat to celebrate building repairs ANNOUNCEMENTS SIGN UP FOR THE SHABBATON Where else can you enjoy all of the following in a mere 24 hours (Friday dinner July 26 - Saturday evening July 27)?:   Delectable yet heal

Kohelet Weekly July 3 2019 (Jul 2019)
Sivan-Tammuz 5779 July 3-9, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Fri.,       July 5:  Library Shabbat dinner Thurs., July 18:  Julie Geller last Denver concert for a year Fri. - Sat., July 26-27:  Shabbaton with Ellyn Hutt: REGISTER Sat.,      Aug 10:  Shabbat to celebrate building repairs ANNOUNCEMENTS TO THE KOHELET COMMUNITY I can’t tell you all how touched I was Saturday with the number of people who came e

Kohelet Weekly June 26 2019 (Jun 2019)
Sivan 5779 June 26-July 2, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Fri., June 28:  Screening of documentary  The Spy Behind Home Plate Sun.,  June 30, 7-9 pm:  Concert at Kohelet with Chaya Sarah Tene Fri.,    July 5:  Library Shabbat dinner Fri. - Sat., July 26-27:  Shabbaton with Ellyn Hutt: REGISTER NOW!! Sat.,   Aug 10:  Shabbat to celebrate building repairs ANNOUNCEMENTS WHAT DOES KOHELET DO BEST?

Kohelet Weekly June 19 2019 (Jun 2019)
Sivan 5779 June 19-25, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Mon., June 17, 7:30 pm:  Meet and Greet (see below) Sun.,  June 30, 7-9 pm:  Concert at Kohelet with Chaya Sarah Tene Fri.,    July 5:  Library Shabbat dinner Fri. - Sat., July 26-27:  Shabbaton with Ellyn Hutt Sat.,   Aug 10:  Shabbat to celebrate building repairs ANNOUNCEMENTS MAZEL TOV TO IRENE COHEN Irene was called to the Torah for her bat mitzvah

Kohelet Weekly June 12 2019 (Jun 2019)
Sivan 5779 June 12-18, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Mon.,        June 17: 7:30 p.m.:  Meet and Greet (see below) Fri.,           July 5:  Library Shabbat dinner Fri. - Sat., July 26-27:  Shabbaton with Ellyn Hutt ANNOUNCEMENTS CONSTRUCTION UPDATE   Good news! We're done! The construction at Kohelet after the accident has been completed, and we are now good as new. A huge shout to Chuck, who neg

Kohelet Weekly June 5 2019 (Jun 2019)
Sivan 5779 June 5-11, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Thurs.,     June 6:  RSVP deadline for Shavuot at Kohelet Mon.,       June 10:  Shavuot at Kohelet Fri.,           July 5:  Library Shabbat dinner Fri. - Sat., July 26-27:  Shabbaton with Ellyn Hutt ANNOUNCEMENTS SHAVUOT AT KOHELET Mon., June 10  8:00 - 11:00 a.m.   We hope you'll be able to join us for our Mo

Kohelet Weekly May 29 2019 (May 2019)
Iyar-Sivan 5779 May 29-June 4, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Sat., June 1:  Shabbat to Honor our Youth Fri.,  July 5:  Library Shabbat dinner Fri. - Sat., July 26-27:  Shabbaton with Ellyn Hutt ANNOUNCEMENTS SHABBAT TO HONOR OUR YOUTH June 1   On Saturday, June 1, we will have a special Shabbat to honor our youth. We will feature extra good, kid-friendly food, and hopefully some of our Kohelet kids will participate in the service. Many of

Kohelet Weekly May 22 2019 (May 2019)
Iyar 5779 May 22-28, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Wed., May 22:  "A Lighthearted Lag BaOmer" Concert Sat., June 1:  Shabbat to Honor our Youth Fri.,  July 5:  Library Shabbat dinner Fri. - Sat., July 26-27:  Shabbaton with Ellyn Hutt ANNOUNCEMENTS BEST PRACTICES FOR COMMUNITY SAFETY On May 14 I attended a webinar given by the ADL/SCN entitled Anti-Semitism Today and Best Practices for Community Security. The ADL tracks three categories of

Kohelet Weekly May 15 2019 (May 2019)
Iyar 5779 May 15-21, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Wed., May 22:  "A Lighthearted Lag BaOmer" Concert Sat., June 1:  Shabbat to Honor our Youth Fri.,  July 5:  Library Shabbat dinner Fri. - Sat., July 26-27:  Shabbaton with Ellyn Hutt ANNOUNCEMENTS Dear Kohelet Friends,   For those of you who are not yet aware, I want to let you know that my father, Joseph Savin, died on May 1, 2019. He died peacefully at home in Detroit after a long i

Kohelet Weekly May 8 2019 (May 2019)
Iyar 5779 May 8-14, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Sat., June 1:  Shabbat to Honor our Youth Fri. - Sat., July 26-27:  Shabbaton with Ellyn Hutt ANNOUNCEMENTS WELCOME!   The whole Kohelet congregation wishes to extend a hearty welcome to our newest members, Matt and Julie Dupree and their two children, Helen and Josh. All of us in Kohelet can take pride in this IJN article about one of our own EXCERPT FROM IJN April 18, 2019 BRUCE HEITLER

Kohelet Weekly May 1 2019 (May 2019)
Nissan 5779 May 1-7, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Fri.,     May 3, 6:00-8:00 pm:  Library Shabbat Dinner Sat.,    May 4: Shabbat Lunch hosted by the Kapniks Sun.,   May 5, 9:30 am: "Celebrate Israel" Walk and Festival Sat.,     June 1: Shabbat to Honor our Youth Fri.-Sat., July 26-27: Shabbaton with Ellyn Hutt ANNOUNCEMENTS In gratitude to and in honor of    Our Kohelet Community,   Ste

Kohelet Weekly April 24 2019 (Apr 2019)
Nissan 5779 April 24-May 1, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Fri.,     May 3, 6:00-8:00 pm:  Library Shabbat Dinner Sat.,    May 4: Shabbat Lunch hosted by the Kapniks Sun.,  May 5, 9:30 am: "Celebrate Israel" Walk and Festival ANNOUNCEMENTS KOHELET LIBRARY DINNER Fri., May 3, 6:00-8:00 p.m. The first Kohelet Library Dinner is fast approaching on May 3rd!  We are looking forward to a warm and cozy Shabbat with friends.  Pleas

Kohelet Weekly April 17 2019 (Apr 2019)
Nissan 5779 April 17-23, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Fri.,    April 19, 6:00 pm: Kohelet Community Seder Fri.,     May 3, 6:00-8:00 pm:  Library Shabbat Dinner Sat.,    May 4: Shabbat Lunch hosted by the Kapniks Sun.,  May 5, 9:30 am: "Celebrate Israel" Walk and Festival ANNOUNCEMENTS KOHELET COMMUNITY SEDER Fri., April 19. We aim to start at 6:00 p.m. Kohelet House   Please contribute one or two vegetarian dishes t

Kohelet Weekly April 10 2019 (Apr 2019)
Nissan 5779 April 10-16, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Sun.,  April 14, 10:00 am-noon: Passover Cleanup at Kohelet Mon., April 15: RSVP deadline for Kohelet Seder Fri.,    April 19, 6:00 pm: Kohelet Community Seder Fri.,     May 3, 6:00-8:00 pm:  Library Shabbat Dinner Sat.,    May 4: Shabbat Lunch hosted by the Kapniks Sun.,  May 5, 9:30 am: "Celebrate Israel" Walk and Festival ANNOUNCEMENTS ANNUAL PASSOVER CLEANUP Su

Kohelet Weekly April 3 2019 (Apr 2019)
Adar II-Nissan 5779 April 3-9, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Sat.,   April 6, 6:30 pm: Havdalah Fun Night  Mon., April 8: RSVP deadline for Kohelet Seder Sun.,  April 14, 10:00 am-noon: Passover Cleanup at Kohelet Fri.,    April 19, 6:00 pm: Kohelet Community Seder Fri., May 3, 6:00-8:00 pm:  Library Shabbat Dinner Sat., May 4: Shabbat Lunch hosted by the Kapniks ANNOUNCEMENTS THANK YOU! The entire congregation sends a large Thank Yo

Sad News (Robert Katz) (Mar 2019)
SAD NEWS Sadly, Jonathan Katz’s father, Robert Morris Katz, DO, passed away on March 27 in Detroit.  Jonathan and Terry will return from Detroit on Monday. Shiva services will take place at the Katz home, 366 Birch Street, on the following schedule: Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. (Mincha) Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. (Mincha) Thursday morning at 7 a.m. (including Torah service) Thursday evening at 6 p.m. (Mincha) Friday morning at 7 a.m. Jonathan has

Kohelet Weekly March 27 2019 (Mar 2019)
Adar II 5779 March 27-April 2, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Sun., March 31, 7:00 pm: Concert in the Key of Healing Sat., April 6, 6:30 pm: Havdalah Fun Night  Mon., April 8: RSVP deadline for Kohelet Seder ANNOUNCEMENTS TORAH EXPLORER An Exciting New Kohelet Activity   On the first Shabbat of each month, after our usual Torah reading, instead of a d’var Torah, we will take turns reading the parsha in English, stopping frequently to discuss, disput

Kohelet Weekly March 20 2019 (Mar 2019)
Adar II 5779 March 20-26, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Wed., March 20, 5:30 pm: Kohelet Purim Party (TONIGHT) Sat., March 23, 10:10 am: Musical Shabbat shortened service honoring Molly Parnes Sat., April 6, time TBD: Havdalah Fun Night  ANNOUNCEMENTS TONIGHT: PURIM CELEBRATION Wed., March 20 Kohelet House 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.:  Pizza and accompanying indulgences   6:30 - 7:45 p.m.:  Purim shpiel and Megillah reading  $5.00 per adult f

Kohelet Weekly March 13 2019 (Mar 2019)
Adar II 5779 March 13-19, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Wed., March 20, 5:30 pm.: Kohelet Purim Party Sat., March 23, 10:10 am: Musical Shabbat shortened service honoring Molly Parnes Sat., April 6, time TBD: Havdalah Fun Night  ANNOUNCEMENTS Dear Kohelet Members, Kohelet would like to share its membership list with the Greater Denver Jewish Community Study research team for the important study described in the email below. We feel confident that they will pro

Kohelet Weekly March 6 2019 (Mar 2019)
Adar I-II 5779 March 6-12, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Wed., March 20, 5:30 p.m.: Kohelet Purim Party Sat., March 23, 10:10 a.m.: Musical Shabbat shortened service honoring Molly Parnes Tues., April 2, 7:00 p.m.: Kohelet's first Tuesday Night at the Movies Sun., April 21, 8 a.m. - noon: Help assemble meals for the homelss ANNOUNCEMENTS KOHELET DUES   It is time to pay Kohelet dues. CLICK HERE for easy payment.  Or you can send a check to Judith

Kohelet Weekly February 27 2019 (Feb 2019)
Adar I 5779 Feb 27-Mar 5, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Wed., March 20, 5:30 p.m.: Kohelet Purim Party Sat., March 23, 10:10 a.m.: Musical Shabbat shortened service honoring Molly Parnes Tues., April 2, 7:00 p.m.: Kohelet's first Tuesday Night at the Movies ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM YOUR KOHELET PRESIDENTS During the Annual Meeting six people, Bennett Parnes, Joan Baronberg, Ed Davidson, Ed Stein, Aviva Siegel, and Bruce Heitler, shared their visions of Kohelet. A hug

Kohelet Weekly February 20 2019 (Feb 2019)
Plus: Meal Train for Mayla Boguslav; Tuesday Night at the Movies; and more Adar I 5779 Feb 20-26, 2019 Weekly  Anti-Semitism is sadly a very current issue not only abroad but also in the American backyard. The Chairperson of the Congressional Foreign Relations Committee, Rep. Eliot Engel, made this statement in response to another Congressperson’s remarks:  Statement on Representative Omar’s Comments SAVE-THE-DATES Fri., Feb. 22,

Kohelet Weekly February 13 2019 (Feb 2019)
Adar I 5779 Feb 13-19, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Fri., Feb. 22, 5:30 p.m.: Young Professionals Kohelet Shabbat ANNOUNCEMENTS KOHELET DUES It is time to pay Kohelet dues. You can pay by going to  www.kohelet.org, contact us, membership form. Or you can send a check to Judith Cohen, 1489 Steele Street #212, Denver, CO 80206.   Family ($650.00) Single Parent ($400.00) Couple ($475.00) Individual ($325.00) Individual Under 30 ($100.00)

Kohelet Weekly February 6 2019 (Feb 2019)
Please think about Shabbat dates and committee signups for the Annual Meeting Adar I 5779 Feb 6-13, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Sun., Feb. 10:  Kohelet Annual Meeting Mon, Feb. 11:  Zayin Adar Appreciation Dinner with Rabbi Menachem Goldberger (see below for more information) ANNOUNCEMENTS COMMITTEE LIST Dear Kohelet members, we really need your active participation.  Please take a look at the following list of committees and, in

Kohelet Weekly January 30 2019 (Jan 2019)
Shevat 5779 Jan 30 - Feb 5, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Fri., Feb. 1: Friday Night Library Dinner #2 Sun., Feb. 10:  Kohelet Annual Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS COMMITTEE LIST Dear Kohelet members, we really need your active participation.  Please take a look at the following list of committees and, in preparation for the annual meeting, think of two that you might sign up for. Sincerely, The Kohelet Board Adult Education/Kohelet Talks (2) Building Maintenance,

Kohelet Weekly January 23 2019 (Jan 2019)
Also inside: Second Library Dinner sign-up; HS summer program; BBYO hosting Shevat 5779 Jan 23-29, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Sat., Jan. 26: Talk on Spanish Jews led by Daniella Levy Fri., Feb. 1: Friday Night Library Dinner #2 Sun., Feb. 10:  Kohelet Annual Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS MEAL TRAIN FOR DIANE PINCUS Diane Pincus is having shoulder surgery on February 1 and would appreciate several dinners while she is recuperating.  If you can

Kohelet Weekly January 16 2019 (Jan 2019)
More info inside: Florida rental opportunity, BBYO hosting Shevat 5779 Jan 16-22, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Sat., Jan. 26: Talk on Spanish Jews led by Daniella Levy Fri., Feb. 1: Friday Night Library Dinner #2 Sun., Feb. 10:  Kohelet Annual Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS KOHELET SILVERWARE Apparently, most of Kohelet's silverware has "disappeared" of late.  Since we don't want to use plastic-ware and then toss it out, we have purchased new si

Kohelet Weekly January 9 2019 (Jan 2019)
Shevat 5779 Jan 9-15, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Fri., Jan. 11: Friday Night Library Dinner #1 Sat., Jan. 26: Talk on Spanish Jews led by Daniella Levy Fri., Feb. 1: Friday Night Library Dinner #2 Sun., Feb. 10:  Kohelet Annual Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS ANNUAL MEETING DATE Sun., Feb. 10 Our Kohelet Annual Meeting will be Sunday, Feb. 10 at Beit Kohelet (early evening/time to be determined).  Come meet your Board, schoomze with your fellow Koheletians/Koheletit

Kohelet Weekly January 2 2019 (Jan 2019)
Tevet-Shevat 5779 Jan 2-8, 2019 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Fri., Jan. 11: Friday Night Library Dinner #1 Fri., Feb. 1: Friday Night Library Dinner #2 Sun., Feb. 10:  Kohelet Annual Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS CORRECTION: CHRISTMAS MITZVAH FOLLOW UP The Lowry Community Church organized preparation and delivery of over 1200 (!) hot meals to homeless people on Chismas morning.  Thanks to 20 people from Kohelet who participated in this Mirzvah.  Everyone thoroughly

Kohelet Weekly December 26 2018 (Dec 2018)
Tevet 5779 Dec 26-Jan 1, 2018 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Wed., Dec. 26: Commemorative Memorial for Cookie Fri., Jan. 11: Friday Night Library Dinner #1 Fri., Feb. 1: Friday Night Library Dinner #2 Sun., Feb. 10:  Kohelet Annual Meeting See below for more information ANNOUNCEMENTS COMMEMORATIVE MEMORIAL FOR COOKIE ROSENBAUM Wed., Dec. 26, 7 - 8:30 p.m. Jewish Experience Center 399 S. Monaco Pkwy A Commemorative Service to celebrate the life of former Denver resident,

Kohelet Weekly December 19 2018 (Dec 2018)
Tevet 5779 Dec 19-25, 2018 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Tues., Dec. 25.:  Christmas Day Mitzvah Fri., Jan. 11.: Friday Night Library Dinner #1 Fri., Feb. 1: Friday Night Library Dinner #2 Sun., Feb. 10:  Kohelet Annual Meeting See below for more information ANNOUNCEMENTS CHRISTMAS DAY MITZVAH Tues., Dec. 25, 8 a.m. Interested in participating in a wonderful Christmas Day mitzvah?  Bennett Parnes has the perfect project for you! Bennett has a warm, personal

Kohelet Weekly December 12 2018 (Dec 2018)
Tevet 5779 Dec 12-17, 2018 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Sat., Dec. 15: Shabbat Kiddush luncheon celebrating new Colorado AG Phil Weiser Tues., Dec. 25.:  Christmas Day Mitzvah Fri., Jan. 11.: Friday Night Library Dinner #1 Fri., Feb. 1: Friday Night Library Dinner #2 Sun., Feb. 10:  Kohelet Annual Meeting See below for more information ANNOUNCEMENTS FETING PHIL Sat., Dec. 15 after Shabbat services Please join us at a fun and festive Shabbat Kiddush luncheon in ho

Kohelet Weekly December 5 2018 (Dec 2018)
Also inside: new security measures, Janet's tribute book, updated roster Kislev-Tevet 5779 Dec 5 - 11, 2018 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Sun., Dec. 9:  Kohelet Chanukah party Sat., Dec. 15: Shabbat Kiddush luncheon celebrating new Colorado AG Phil Weiser Tues., Dec. 25.:  Christmas Day Mitzvah Fri., Jan. 11.: Friday Night Library Dinner #1 Fri., Feb. 1: Friday Night Library Dinner #2 Sun., Feb. 10:  Kohelet Annual Meeting See below for more in

Kohelet Weekly November 28 2018 (Nov 2018)
Also inside: Phil Weiser celebratory lunch, Chanukah party information, etc. Kislev 5779 Nov 28-Dec 4, 2018 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Sun., Dec. 9, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.:  Kohelet Chanukah party Sat., Dec. 15: Shabbat Kiddush luncheon celebrating new Colorado AG Phil Weiser Tues., Dec. 25, 8:00 a.m.:  Christmas Day Mitzvah Sun., Feb. 10:  Kohelet Annual Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS FETING PHIL Sat., Dec. 15 Please join us at a fun and festive Shab

Kohelet Weekly November 21 2018 (Nov 2018)
Also inside: Keshet of the Rockies, Chanukah party information, etc. Kislev 5779 Nov 21-26, 2018 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Sat., Nov. 24, 9:15 a.m.:  Special Shabbat Service for Janet Brandt Sun., Dec. 9, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.:  Kohelet Chanukah party Tues., Dec. 25, 8:00 a.m.:  Christmas Day Mitzvah Sun., Feb. 10:  Kohelet Annual Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS JANET BRANDT Sat., Nov. 24 at 9:15 a.m. Special Shabbat to honor Janet Brandt on Nov

Kohelet Weekly November 14 2018 (Nov 2018)
Also inside: Kohelet's Judaic Library, Chanukah party, Annual Meeting Date Kislev 5779 Nov 14-20, 2018 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Sat., Nov. 24, 9:15 a.m.:  Special Shabbat Service for Janet Brandt Sun., Dec. 9, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.:  Kohelet Chanukah party Tues., Dec. 25, 8:00 a.m.:  Christmas Day Mitzvah Sun., Feb. 10:  Kohelet Annual Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS JANET BRANDT Sat., Nov. 24 Special Shabbat to honor Janet Brandt on November 2

Kohelet Weekly November 7 2018 (Nov 2018)
Plus security updates, Janet Brandt, Chanukah celebrations, and more Cheshvan-Kislev 5779 Nov 7 - 13, 2018 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATE Sat., Nov. 10:  Abbreviated Shabbat service with increased English Sun., Dec. 9:  Kohelet Chanukah party Tues., Dec. 25:  Christmas Day Mitzvah ANNOUNCEMENTS NEW KOHELET SERVICE Sat., Nov. 10, 9:15 a.m. We recently offered an abbreviated Shabbat Service with increased English. There has been some interest

Kohelet Weekly October 31 2018 (Oct 2018)
Cheshvan 5779 Oct 31 - Nov 6, 2018 Weekly ANNOUNCEMENTS #ShowUpForShabbat Yitgadal Veyitkadash Shmei Rabah; Bernice Simon Sylvan Simon Cecil Rosenthal David Rosenthal Rose Mallinger Joyce Fienberg May there be abundant peace from Heaven, and life, upon us and upon all of Israel; Richard Gotfried Jerry Rabinowitz Daniel Stein Melvin Wax Irving Younger He Who makes peace in His heights, may He make peace upon us and upon all Israel. These are the names of our fellow 11

Kohelet Weekly October 24 2018 (Oct 2018)
Cheshvan 5779 Oct 24-30, 2018 Weekly ANNOUNCEMENTS ANNUAL MEETING TOPICS The January Kohelet Annual Meeting is closer than you think.  The Board would like the agenda of that meeting to reflect your interests and thoughts.  Please send your suggestions for topics or themes for the January meeting to Joel Barach and Dan Savin at jebarach@yahoo.com and  Daniel.Savin@ucdenver.edu LET ELIZA KNOW ASAP Many in Kohelet read Rabbi Jonathan Sachs' dvar To

Kohelet Weekly October 17 2018 (Oct 2018)
Cheshvan 5779 Oct 17-23, 2018 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATE Fri., Oct. 19: 6:00 p.m.: Kohelet Young Professionals Shabbat  ANNOUNCEMENTS YOUNG PROFESSIONALS SHABBAT Fri., Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. Come for services, dinner, or both on October 19th with a fun group of people and some good dairy food.  Services begin at 6PM with dinner to follow around 7PM.  A donation of $5 is suggested, and/or bring a dairy side dish, dessert, or wine to share.  Voluntary do

Kohelet Weekly October 10 2018 (Oct 2018)
Cheshvan 5779 Oct 10-16, 2018 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATE Fri., Oct. 19: 6:00 p.m.: Kohelet Young Professionals Shabbat  ANNOUNCEMENTS YOUNG PROFESSIONALS SHABBAT Fri., Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. Save the date for the next Kohelet Young Professionals Shabbat services and dinner.  Services at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m.  Main will be provided (parve) with homemade sides.  Sign up will be open next week.  If you would like to lead services please let me

Kohelet Weekly October 3 2018 (Oct 2018)
Tishrei 5779 Oct 3 - 9, 2018 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Sat., Oct. 6: 9:15 a.m.:  Neiel leads special service Sun., Oct. 7: 10:30 a.m.:  Help take down Kohelet Succah Fri., Oct. 19: 6:00 p.m.: Kohelet Young Professionals Shabbat  ANNOUNCEMENTS KOHELET SHABBAT SERVICE OCT. 6 I will be leading Kohelet services this coming Shabbat, Oct. 6th. The service will be abbreviated and with more English. There may be time for some brief appropriately placed learn

Kohelet Weekly September 26 2018 (Sep 2018)
TONIGHT (Wed., Sept. 24): Potluck dinner in Kohelet Succah Tishrei 5779 Sep 26-Oct 2, 2018 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES TONIGHT, 6:00 p.m.: Potluck dinner in Kohelet succah Mon., Oct. 1: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.: Simchat Torah Tues., Oct. 2: 8:00 a.m.: Yizkor service  ANNOUNCEMENTS KOHELET SUCCAH TONIGHT, Wed., Sept 26 at 6:00 p.m. We would like to thank Jeff Zhuk, Michael Merson and Peter Press for once again stepping up to help with the building o

Kohelet Weekly September 18 2018 (Yom Kippur) (Sep 2018)
Tishrei 5779 Sep 19-25, 2018 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Holy Days TONIGHT, Sept 18: 6:39 p.m.: Erev Yom Kippur, Kol Nidre Wed., Sept. 19: 8:30 am: Yom Kippur Other Kohelet Events Sun., Sept. 23: 10:30 am: Help build the Kohelet succah Wed., Sept. 26: 6:00 pm: Potluck dinner in Kohelet succah ANNOUNCEMENTS YOM KIPPUR Tonight, Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m. Wed., Sept. 19 at 8:30 a.m. The Kohelet Congregation welcomed in Rosh Hashanah with a spirit that was both traditional a

Kohelet Weekly September 12 2018 (Sep 2018)
Tishrei 5779 Sep 12-18, 2018 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Holy Days Tues., Sept. 18: 6:30 pm: Erev Yom Kippur, Kol Nidre Wed., Sept. 19: 8:30 am: Yom Kippur Other Kohelet Events Sat., Sept. 15: Celebrate with the Bersons. See below. Sun., Sept. 23: 10:30 am: Help build the Kohelet succah Wed., Sept. 26: 6:00 pm: Potluck dinner in Kohelet succah ANNOUNCEMENTS YOM KIPPUR Tues., Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m. Wed., Sept. 19 at 8:30 a.m. The Kohelet Congregation welcomed in Rosh

Kohelet Weekly September 5 2018 (Sep 2018)
Elul 5778-Tishrei 5779 Sep 5-11, 2018 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Holy Days Sun., Sept. 9: Erev Rosh Hashanah (No Services) Mon., Sept. 10: 8:30 am: Rosh Hashanah Day 1 Tues., Sept. 11: 9:00 am: Rosh Hashanah Day 2 Tues., Sept. 18: 6:30 pm: Erev Yom Kippur, Kol Nidre Wed., Sept. 19: 8:30 am: Yom Kippur Other Kohelet Events Sat., Sept. 15: Celebrate with the Bersons. See below. Sun., Sept. 23: 10:30 am: Help build the Kohelet succah Wed., Sept. 26: 6:00 pm: Potluck dinner i

Kohelet Weekly August 29 2018 (Aug 2018)
Elul 5778 Aug 29-Sep 4, 2018 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Sun., Sept. 9: Erev Rosh Hashanah (No Services) Mon., Sept. 10: 8:30 am: Rosh Hashanah Day 1 Tues., Sept. 11: 8:30 am: Rosh Hashanah Day 2 Tues., Sept. 18: 6:30 pm: Erev Yom Kippur, Kol Nidre Wed., Sept. 19: 8:30 am: Yom Kippur Sat., Sept. 15: Celebrate with the Bersons. See below. ANNOUNCEMENTS YIZKOR BOOKLET UPDATE If you have the names of loved ones who have died in the last year and would like them includ

Kohelet Weekly August 22 2018 (Aug 2018)
Sign up for High Holy Days at Kohelet with the link inside Elul 5778 Aug 22-28, 2018 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Sun., Sept. 9: Erev Rosh Hashanah (No Services) Mon., Sept. 10: 8:30 am: Rosh Hashanah Day 1 Tues., Sept. 11: 8:30 am: Rosh Hashanah Day 2 Tues., Sept. 18: 6:30 pm: Erev Yom Kippur, Kol Nidre Wed., Sept. 19: 8:30 am: Yom Kippur ANNOUNCEMENTS YIZKOR BOOKLET UPDATE If you have the names of loved ones who have died in the last year and

Kohelet Weekly August 15 2018 (Aug 2018)
This weekend we'll have a Homecoming Welcome Shabbat for Kohelet's young adults! Elul 5778 Aug 15-21, 2018 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Sat., Aug. 18:  Homecoming Welcome Shabbat Service with Potluck High Holy Days Sun., Sept. 9: Erev Rosh Hashanah Mon., Sept. 10: 8:30 am: Rosh Hashanah Day 1 Tues., Sept. 11: 8:30 am: Rosh Hashanah Day 2 Tues., Sept. 18: 6:30 pm: Erev Yom Kippur, Kol Nidre Wed., Sept. 19: 8:30 am: Yom Kippur ANNOUNCEMENTS H

Kohelet Weekly August 8 2018 members (Aug 2018)
Av 5778 Aug 8-14, 2018 Weekly SAVE-THE-DATES Sun., Sept. 9: Erev Rosh Hashanah Mon., Sept. 10: 8:30 am: Rosh Hashanah Day 1 Tues., Sept. 11: 8:30 am: Rosh Hashanah Day 2 Tues., Sept. 18: 6:30 pm: Erev Yom Kippur, Kol Nidre Wed., Sept. 19: 8:30 am: Yom Kippur Tues., Sept. 25: 2:00-3:30 pm:  Kohelet Salon Study Group ANNOUNCEMENTS THIS WEEK'S DVAR TOPIC Re'eh is a busy portion with lots to discuss: What is traife, how does one extend a loan, how to deal wit

Jan 18 2017 Email Copy (Jan 2017)
JANUARY 18 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE JANUARY 21 PARSHA SHEMOT SERVICE LEADER: Neiel Baronberg TORAH READERS: David & Debra Flitter KOHELET ANNUAL MEETING Sunday, January 29, 5:30 - 7:30 Come to Kohelet's Annual Meeting on Sunday evening, January 29th. Enjoy the camaraderie of friends old and new over pizza and conversation (and Calendar Sign-ups -- yay!!) from 5:30 - 6:15. Catch up, schmooze, and sign up for that fun holiday, D'var Torah, or wild and crazy activity

Jan 11 2017 Email (Jan 2017)
JANUARY 11 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE JANUARY 14 PARSHA VAYECHI TORAH READER: Daniel Hettleman JANUARY 29, 5:30/6:15 P.M. The time is upon us to gather as a community to review the past year and plan together for the next. Come to Kohelet’s Annual meeting on Sunday evening January 29th. No football, so no need to check your calendar. Enjoy the camaraderie of friends and members over pizza and conversation and then participate in your favorite activity, - the sign-up sh

Jan 4 2017 Email (Jan 2017)
JANUARY 4 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE JANUARY 7 PARSHA VAYIGASH SERVICE LEADER: Daniel Hettleman DONATIONS THIS WEEK From Bruce and Susan Heitler In Honor of Daniel Hettleman WHO SIGNED UP FOR SETUP/CLEANUP THIS WEEK? Judith Cohen THANK YOU!!! CLICK TO SIGN UP FOR SHABBAT SETUP/CLEANUP KOHELET WEEKLY SERVICES AND STUDY GROUPS Saturdays/Shabbat 9:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Shabbat Services in the sanctuary 10

Dec 28 2016 Email (Dec 2016)
DECEMBER 28 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE DECEMBER 31 PARSHA MIKETZ SERVICE LEADER: Jonathan Katz TORAH READER: Jonathan Katz DONATIONS THIS WEEK Maurice Salth In honor of young Daniel Hettleman KOHELET BOARD MEETING SUMMARY OF MINUTES CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD MINUTES WHO SIGNED UP FOR SETUP/CLEANUP THIS WEEK? Daniel Hettleman THANK YOU!!! CLICK TO SIGN UP FOR SHABBAT SETUP/CLEANUP KOHELET WEEKLY SERVI

Dec 21 2016 Email (Dec 2016)
DECEMBER 21 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE DECEMBER 24 PARSHA VAYESHEV SERVICE LEADER: Hannah Kapnik DONATIONS THIS WEEK Jeff & Shelly Hettleman In honor of Daniel's 50th birthday RSVP TODAY Chanukah oh Chanukah......! Eat, laugh, light, spin, indulge, sing and celebrate. It's around the corner, and we've got a fabulous celebration in the works. You can either go out for below-average Chinese food and to a movie on Christmas night......or bask in the glow of

Dec 14 2016 Email (Dec 2016)
DECEMBER 14 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE DECEMBER 17 PARSHA VAYISHLACH RSVP TODAY Chanukah oh Chanukah......! Eat, laugh, light, spin, indulge, sing and celebrate. It's around the corner, and we've got a fabulous celebration in the works. You can either go out for below-average Chinese food and to a movie on Christmas night......or bask in the glow of the menorahs at Kohelet, enjoying latkes, dreidels, songs, trivia, and general merriment with your Kohelet community. It's

Dec 7 2016 Email (Dec 2016)
DECEMBER 7 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE DECEMBER 10 PARSHA VAYETZEI DONATIONS THIS WEEK Susan and Steve Berson In honor of the Bar Mitzvahs of Io Loechell and Talia Cardin Io Loechell In honor of Judith Cohen, Debra Flitter and Lisa May Judith Cohen In honor of those with new grandchildren: Chuck and Robyn Jacobs, Deanne and Steve Kapnik, Nancy and Les Lockspeiser, Io and Nils Loechell SAVE THE DATE Chanukah oh Chanukah......! Eat, laugh, light, spin, indu

Nov 30 2016 Email (Nov 2016)
NOVEMBER 30 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE DECEMBER 3 PARSHA TOLDOT SAVE THE DATE Chanukah oh Chanukah......! Eat, laugh, light, spin, indulge, sing and celebrate. It's around the corner, and we've got a fabulous celebration in the works. You can either go out for below-average Chinese food and to a movie on Christmas night......or bask in the glow of the menorahs at Kohelet, enjoying latkes, dreidels, songs, trivia, and general merriment with your Kohelet community. It's

Nov 23 2016 Email (Nov 2016)
NOVEMBER 23 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE NOVEMBER 26 PARSHA CHAYEI SARAH SERVICE LEADER: Jonathan Katz TORAH READER: Jonathan Katz DONATIONS THIS WEEK Rick Cohn & Susan Cooper In honor of Io's Bat Mitzvah FROM IO I want to thank everybody who came to my Bat Mitzvah for making it such a magical and joyful day, one I will treasure and remember always! Thank you! FROM REBECCA AND MOSHE Moshe and I wanted to thank you for the invitation to come to Colorado and lead

Nov 16 2016 Email (Nov 2016)
NOVEMBER 16 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE NOVEMBER 19 PARSHA VAYERA Service Leader: Io Loechell Torah Reader: Io Loechell Note: Catered lunch will be provided. THIS SATURDAY BAT MITZVAH OF IO LOECHELL Help Io celebrate Io's Bat Mitzvah! Services will run from approximately 9:30am to 12pm, followed by lunch (provided). MAZAL TOV TO TALIA AND THE CARDIN FAMILY! On Saturday Talia Cardin celebrated her first Aliyah with Kohelet. It was a warm, festive and loving celebr

Nov 9 2016 Email (Nov 2016)
NOVEMBER 9 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE NOVEMBER 12 PARSHA LECH LECHA NOTE: The Kiddush Saturday will be catered, not potluck . Service Leader: Judith Cohen Torah Reader: Jonathan Katz THIS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12 FROM THE CARDIN FAMILY Talia will have her "official" Bat Mitzvah ceremony at her grandmother's house in Baltimore, but we'd love for you to join us when she has her first aliyah at Kohelet, followed by a catered Kiddush. No need to bring anything. KOH

Nov 2 2016 Email (Nov 2016)
NOVEMBER 2 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE NOVEMBER 5 KOHELET FALL RETREAT PARSHA NOACH Service Leader: Neiel Baronberg NOTE: The Shabbat service will only be held at the retreat. There will be no service at Beit Kohelet. WELCOME NEW MEMBER MAYA BOGUSLAV We are delighted to introduce the other half of that amazing Haftorah-reading duo from Rosh Hashonah. We also thank Mayla for adding to our Simchat Torah celebration by teaching us a dance that got everyone, kids included, parti

Oct 26 2016 Email (Oct 2016)
OCTOBER 26 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE OCTOBER 29 BERESHIT Torah Readers: Debra and David Flitter Torah Discussion: Misty Davidson GENTLE REMINDER We know it's a busy time of year. If you have somehow forgotten to pay for your High Holy Days registration, please do so as soon as possible. You can pay via our website, or you can send a check to Judith Cohen at 1489 Steele St., #212, Denver, CO 80206. Contact Susan B. if you have questions, bersons2@comcast.net. Thanks!

October 19 2016 Weekly (Oct 2016)
OCTOBER 19 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE OCTOBER 22 SUKKOT Service Leaders: Hannah Kapnik Ashar, Judith Cohen and Io Loechell Torah Discussion: Hannah Kapnik Ashar TONIGHT! KOHELET IN THE SUCCAH Please come to Kohelet on Wed Oct 19th at 6 pm for pot-luck in the Succah. I’ll bring the wine. You bring the food. We will shake the lulav and have a brief service. Thank you, Neiel SHEMINI ATZERET SERVICE We hope you can attend the Kohelet Yizkor service during this holy

October 13 2016 Weekly (Oct 2016)
OCTOBER 13 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE OCTOBER 15 PARSHA HA'AZINU Service Leaders: Io Loechell and Rebecca Ramo-Cofiño Torah Discussion: Joan Baronberg KOHELET SUCCAH CONSTRUCTION Please join us at Kohelet on Sunday Oct 16th at 10:30 to help put up the Kohelet Succah. Adults and children all welcome. Should take one hour. Work gloves optional Bring schach. Coffee and Donuts provided. KOHELET IN THE SUCCAH Please come to Kohelet on Wed Oct 19th at 6 pm for pot-luck in the Succa

Oct 5 2016 Weekly (Oct 2016)
OCTOBER 5 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE OCTOBER 8 PARSHA VAYEILECH SERVICE LEADER: Neiel Baronberg _________________________________________ OUR SEASON OF JOY The season of reawakening is upon us. Our ability as human beings to look inward, to see deficits and know we have the tools for renewal is our greatest gift. We announce this to ourselves and to others and we move beyond ambivalence and hesitation and say there is very little to stand in the way. The Kohelet Board extends our profou

Sep 28 2016 Weekly (Sep 2016)
SEPTEMBER 28 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE OCTOBER 1 PARSHA NITZAVIM DONATIONS THIS WEEK From Richard Cohn and Susan Cooper - in memory of Julie Smith, Nancy Hughes, and Peter Warren, Barry Goldstein From Joyce Fine - in honor of the yahrzeit of Irwin FIne, Joyce's father, Elul 15 HIGH HOLY DAYS The High Holy Days wheels are turning! Your fellow Kohelet members are hard at work on service assignments, meal planning, childcare arrangements, flowers, snacks, yizkor

Sep 21 2016 Weekly (Sep 2016)
SEPTEMBER 21 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE SEPTEMBER 24 PARSHA KI TAVO On Shabbat Sept 24, Julie Lieber, representing Kevah will briefly present their extended educational program to Kohelet. Please plan to attend to see if this opportunity might be something in which you would wish to participate. A Kohelet host would be asked to coordinate any involvement and act as a liaison with Kevah which organizes all teaching programs. The Kohelet Board will sponsor and provide our Shabbat meal.

Sep 14 2016 Weekly (Sep 2016)
SEPTEMBER 14 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE SEPTEMBER 17 PARSHA KI TEITZEI Service Leader: Neiel Baronberg Torah Reader: Allie Schechter Please join us for a special Kiddush/Oneg sponsored by the Board following services on Saturday September 24th. In addition to delicious food provided by the Board, we have invited Julie Lieber, Director of Education and Programs of Kevah, to present for 15 minutes in the library after lunch on the educational opportunities that Kevah could provide to Kohelet

Sep 7 2016 Weekly (Sep 2016)
SEPTEMBER 7 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE SEPTEMBER 10 PARSHA SHOFTIM Service Leaders: Judith Cohen and Io Loechell DONATIONS THIS WEEK Misty and Ed Davidson Debra and David Flitter IN HONOR OF NEIEL Judith Graham and Jeff Zax HIGH HOLY DAYS With Labor Day weekend in the rear-view mirror, we have our cue to focus on the upcoming High Holy Days! Now is the time to sign up for Kohelet’s warm, welcoming, spiritual, musical services during Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, of

Aug 31 2016 Weekly (Aug 2016)
Aug 31 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE SEPT 3 Parsha Re'eh Service Leader: Jonathan Katz Torah Readers: Dan and Aviva Siegel, Jonathan Katz BABY NEWS EVERYWHERE! Chuck and Robyn Jacobs are delighted to announce the birth of their second granddaughter, Mae Florence Howard. Mom Mollie jacobs, dad Josh Howard, and big sister Eve are doing great. ~ and~ Long-time Kohelet members Les and Nancy Lockspeiser are delighted to share the news of the healthy birth o

Aug 24 2016 Weekly (Aug 2016)
Aug 24 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE AUGUST 27 Parsha Eikev PACING YOUR PAYMENTS We have two WONDERFUL Kohelet Fall events coming up: High Holy Days (October 2-12), followed by our fabulous Fall Retreat onNovember 4-6. You might consider pacing your payments by paying for the High Holy Days early this year, so you can start putting your pennies away for the not-to-be-missed Fall Retreat at the YMCA of the Rockies! High Holy Days payments can be made by clicking

Aug 17 2016 Weekly (Aug 2016)
Aug 17 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE AUGUST 20 Parsha Vaetchanan IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT Dear Kohelet members, This issue of our Newsletter begins the sign-up period for the High Holy Days. Fundraising is traditionally a part of the season and this year as in the past Kohelet will rely upon your generosity. I entreat you to give serious consideration to doing all that you are comfortable with to assist in this campaign. Our present dues structure requ

Aug 10 2016 Weekly (Aug 2016)
Aug 10 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE AUGUST 13 Parsha Devarim TORAH READER: Jonathan Katz TISHA B'AV Candlelight Eicha Service and Discussion Saturday Night Aug 13th at 8:00 p.m. Beit Kohelet Everyone is encouraged to attend and participate. Led by Jonathan Katz TONIGHT! Let's all gather at Four Mile Historic Park on South Forest on Wednesday, August 10th to enjoy Swallow Hill’s Shady Grove Concert series. Admission is $12 and the outdoor

Aug 3 2016 Weekly (Aug 2016)
Aug 3 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE AUGUST 6 Parsha Matot-Masei SERVICE LEADER: Neiel Baronberg INVITATION FROM NEIEL Let's all gather at Four Mile Historic Park on South Forest onWednesday, August 10th to enjoy Swallow Hill’s Shady Grove Concert series. Admission is $12 and the outdoor concert starts at 6:30. Try to arrive at 6 with your picnic and chairs and be ready for a good time together. http://swallowhillmusic.org/events-and-festivals/shadygrove/artist/

July 27 2016 Weekly (Jul 2016)
July 27 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE JULY 30 Parsha Pinchas SERVICE LEADERS: Judith & Jonathan Blaine ANNUAL KOHELET BIKE RIDE PLEASE NOTE NEW TIME JULY 31 Please join us on Sunday, July 31st as we take a leisurely ride to the Cherry Creek Reservoir and back - 22 miles.Bring your picnic lunch, water and good cheer. We leave from Kohelet at 9:15 a.m. RSVP: neielbaronberg@gmail.com A TOUR OF PROVERBS/MISHLEI WITH NEIEL Proverbs 27 Do not boas

July 20 2016 Weekly (Jul 2016)
July 20 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE JULY 23 Parsha Balak Service Leader: Jonathan Katz Torah Reader: Jonathan Katz Save the Date! November 19, 2016 Io Loechell's Bat Mitzvah at Kohelet More info coming later... ANNUAL KOHELET BIKE RIDE August 31 Please join us on Sunday August 31st as we take a leisurely ride to the Cherry Creek Reservoir and back - 22 miles. Bring your picnic lunch, water and good cheer. We leave from Kohelet at 10 a.m. RSVP: neiel

July 13 2016 Weekly (Jul 2016)
July 13 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE JULY 16 Parsha Chukat Service Leader: Jonathan Katz A TOUR OF PROVERBS/MISHLEI WITH NEIEL Proverbs 25 Defend your right against your fellow, But do not give away the secrets of another. Like golden apples in silver showpieces Is a phrase well turned. Like a ring of gold, in a golden ornament Is a wise man’s reproof in a receptive ear. If you find honey, eat only what you need, Lest indulging yourself you throw it up. Like

July 6 2016 Weekly (Jul 2016)
July 6 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE JULY 9 Parsha Korach Service Leader: Neiel Baronberg A TOUR OF PROVERBS/MISHLEI WITH NEIEL Proverbs 24 Do not envy evil men; Their hearts talk violence. A house is built by wisdom, And is established by understanding; By stratagems war is waged; But victory requires much planning. Do not be slack in times of trouble; Or refrain from rescuing those in need. The righteous man falls and gets up; While the wicked are trapped by

June 29 2016 Weekly (Jun 2016)
June 29 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE JULY 2 Parsha Shelach Lecha KOHELET HEBREW SCHOOL WELCOMES NEW STUDENTS Our Hebrew School meets for one hour on Saturday morning from 10:30 to 11:30. It is open to both member and non-member children from first through sixth grades. Caryn Levin is our creative and experienced teacher. Anyone who is interested can contact Judith at cohenjudithx@gmail.com or 303-388-5157. SAVE THE DATES November 4,5,6 For our out

June 22 2016 Weekly (Jun 2016)
June 22 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE JUNE 25 Parsha Beha'alotecha Service Leader: Jonathan Katz Torah Reader: Jonathan Katz AUFRUF! (See below) AUFRUF FOR REBECCA AND JONATHAN - JUNE 25 AT SHABBAT MORNING SERVICES Please join us to celebrate the marriage of Rebecca and Jonathan at an Aufruf on June 25th! The families are sponsoring the kiddush but would also appreciate any dish you'd like to bring. RECENT DONATIONS TO KOHELET Joan & Neiel Baronbe

June 15 2016 Weekly (Jun 2016)
June 15 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE JUNE 18 Parsha Nasso SAVE THE DATE AUFRUF FOR REBECCA AND JONATHAN - JUNE 25 Please join us to celebrate the marriage of Rebecca and Jonathan at an Aufruf on June 25th! The families are sponsoring the kiddush but would also appreciate any dish you'd like to bring. KOHELET HEBREW SCHOOL WELCOMES NEW STUDENTS Our Hebrew School meets for one hour on Saturday morning from 10:30 to 11:30. It is open to both m

June 8 2016 Weekly (Jun 2016)
June 8 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE JUNE 11 Parsha Bamidbar Service Leader: Neiel Baronberg SHAVUOT AT KOHELET SERVICE AND YIZKOR Shavuot services, including Yizkor, will be held at Beit Kohelet on Monday morning, June 13th at 8:30 a.m. Assuming that we have a minyan and can perform a complete service, Yizkor should commence at around 10:00 a.m. and services should end no later than 11:00 a.m. It is important to hear back from attendees with an R.S.V.P. so t

June 1 2016 Weekly Copy (Jun 2016)
June 1 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE JUNE 4 Parsha Bechukotai Torah Reader: David Flitter BULLETIN: A new section in the Weekly News We are introducing a new regular section for the Kohelet Weekly News called BULLETIN. This will reinforce our already great sense of community and help us interact in a quick and functional way. You can submit your entries directly to admin@kohelet.org. Please keep your post to 3 sentences or less and list your preferred way of contact. A

May 25 2016 Weekly (May 2016)
May 25 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE MAY 28 Parsha Behar Torah Reader: Phil Weiser Torah Discussion: Phil Weiser WHAT TO DO THIS SUMMER In 2016 we changed our set up-clean up sign up policy so that each member signs up for two days between February and May, one day between June and August, and two days between September and January. It is now time for summer sign up. PLEASE SIGN UP FOR ONE DAY. A paper signup sheet will be available in the library or you can s

May 18 2016 Weekly (May 2016)
May 18 Weekly News SPECIAL JOINT SHABBAT SERVICE MAY 21 KOHELET AND MINYAN NA'ALEH Parsha Emor Torah Discussion: Ed Stein On May 21, members of Naaleh will be our guests on Shabbat morning for another joint Naaleh-Kohelet service. Please make every effort to attend and to welcome these lovely people, many of whom have attended our services before. Nosson Knobloch and Aviva Pearlman are members of both Naaleh and Kohelet. Join us! With the extra voices, our ruach/spirit

May 11 2016 Weekly (May 2016)
May 11 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE MAY 14 Kedoshim Torah Discussion: Jeff Zhuk JOINT SERVICE MAY 21 On May 21, members of Naaleh will be our guests on Shabbat morning for another joint Naaleh-Kohelet service. Please make every effort to attend and to welcome these lovely people, many of whom have attended our services before. Nosson Knobloch and Aviva Pearlman are members of both Naaleh and Kohelet. Join us! With the extra voices, our ruach/spirit will be very str

May 4 2016 Weekly (May 2016)
May 4 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE MAY 7 Acharei Mot Torah Discussion: Misty Davidson PLEASE JOIN US AT KOHELET HOUSE TUESDAY MAY 10, 2016 7:30-9:00 p.m. FIGURING OUT THE JEWISH FOUNDATION AND LEGACY IN MUSCIAL THEATER Coordinator: REBECCA RAMO Beginning with the Yiddish theater in New York City's Lower East Side, Jews brought the sounds of their ancestors to New York's stages and delighted audiences. These “new” musical creations which Jewish music

Apr 27 2016 Weekly (Apr 2016)
April 27 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE APRIL 30 Pesach Service Leader: Jonathan Katz Torah Reader: Jonathan Katz Yizkor Service at 10:45: Jonathan Katz Torah Discussion For the D’var Torah on April 30th, the last day of Passover, Irina and Michael Merson will be discussing their experiences surrounding immigration to the United States. Please join us for what promises to be a powerful and timely discussion. A PERK FOR NEW MEMBERS The Kohelet Board has voted to a

Apr 20 2016 Weekly (Apr 2016)
April 20 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE April 23rd Pesach Service Leader: Jonathan Katz Torah Reader: Jonathan Katz Note on Next Week's Torah Discussion For the D’var Torah on April 30th, the last day of Passover, Irina and Michael Merson will be discussing their experiences surrounding immigration to the United States. Please join us for what promises to be a powerful and timely discussion. PASSOVER GREETINGS TO YOU FROM KOHELET (click below)

Apr 13 2016 Weekly (Apr 2016)
April 13 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE April 16th Parsha Metzora Service Leader: Neiel Baronberg Torah Discussion: Joan Baronberg TOMORROW APRIL 14 6:00 pm-supper, 6:45-8:30 program WHAT I LEARNED FROM THE BAR/BAT MITZVAH PROCESS: A panel of kids and parents. Coordinator: Aviva Siegel. PANEL Aviva Siegel and Alison Siegel Daniel Hettleman and Jesse Hettleman Jill Levy and Leah Savin The next and vibrant new Kohelet Talk will be Thursday, April 14th. Please come

Apr 6 2016 Weekly (Apr 2016)
April 6 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE April 9th Parsha Tazria THURSDAY APRIL 14 6:00 pm-supper, 6:45-8:30 program WHAT I LEARNED FROM THE BAR/BAT MITZVAH PROCESS: A panel of kids and parents. Coordinator: Aviva Siegel. PANEL Aviva Siegel and Alison Siegel Daniel Hettleman and Jesse Hettleman Jill Levy and Leah Savin The next and vibrant new Kohelet Talk will be Thursday, April 14th. Please come to show your support as three of our recent Bar/Bat Mitzvahs will sh

Mar 30 2016 Weekly (Mar 2016)
March 30 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE April 2nd Parsha Shemini THURSDAY APRIL 14 6:00 pm-supper, 6:45-8:30 program WHAT I LEARNED FROM THE BAR/BAT MITZVAH PROCESS: A panel of kids and parents. Coordinator: Aviva Siegel. PANEL Aviva Siegel and Alison Siegel Daniel Hettleman and Jesse Hettleman Jill Levy and Leah Savin The next and vibrant new Kohelet Talk will be Thursday, April 14th. Please come to show your support as three of our recent Bar/Bat Mitzvahs will

Mar 23 2016 Weekly (Mar 2016)
March 23 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE March 26th Parsha Tzav SERVICE LEADER: Neiel Baronberg TORAH READERS: Debra & David Flitter TONIGHT! Come to Kohelet's annual Purim party, where fun, festivity and frivolity will reign supreme (along with Queen Esther). When: Wednesday March 23, 5:30 - 8:00 What: Pizza dinner, hamentaschen, beverages, kids' activities, adult activities, and the whole Megillah What to bring: costumes (optional, but lots of fun) $5 per pe

Mar 16th 2016 Weekly (Mar 2016)
March 16 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE March 19th Parsha Vayikra MEGILLAH MADNESS! Come to Kohelet's annual Purim party, where fun, festivity and frivolity will reign supreme (along with Queen Esther). When: Wednesday March 23, 5:30 - 8:00 What: Pizza dinner, hamentaschen, beverages, kids' activities, adult activities, and the whole Megillah What to bring: costumes (optional, but lots of fun) $5 per person non-perishable food donations for Jewish Family Serv

Mar 9th 2016 Weekly (Mar 2016)
March 9 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE March 12th Parsha Pekudei SERVICE LEADER: Neiel Baronberg PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE! KOHELET TALKS March 10 postponed until Thursday, April 14! 6:00 pm-supper, 6:45-8:30 program WHAT I LEARNED FROM THE BAR/BAT MITZVAH PROCESS: A panel of kids and parents. Coordinator: Aviva Siegel. BABY NEWS Mazel Tov to Susan and Bruce Heitler on the birth of their 14th grandchild! Jacob and Rachel Heitler are the delighted par

Mar 3rd 2016 Weekly (Mar 2016)
March 3 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE March 6th Parsha Vayekhel SERVICE LEADER: Neiel Baronberg KOHELET TALKS Thurs., March 10 6:00 pm-supper, 6:45-8:30 program WHAT I LEARNED FROM THE BAR/BAT MITZVAH PROCESS: A panel of kids and parents. Coordinator: Aviva Siegel. The next and vibrant KoheletTalk will be on Thursday, March 10, 2016. Please come to show your support as three of our recent Bar/Bat Mitzvahs will share their perspectives as new Jewish adults in our

Feb 24th 2016 Weekly (Feb 2016)
Feb. 24 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE February 27th Parsha Ki Tisa TORAH READER: Jonathan Katz BABY NEWS Mazel Tov! Ben and Daphna Kapnik gave birth to a beautiful baby boy on February 17. Baby and mom are beautiful (!), and not quite up to leaving the house, so there will not be a public bris. We're hoping to celebrate with our community at sometime in the future! If you'd like to send congratulations to the mom and dad, you can contact koheletadmin@gmail.com for thei

Feb 17 2016 Weekly (Feb 2016)
Feb. 17 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE February 20th Parsha Tetzaveh Service Leaders: Robyn Jacobs, Judith Cohen, Rebecca Ramo FESTIVE NOTE This is a musical and drumming service and it will begin at 9:45! AND IF THE MUSIC ISN'T ENOUGH TO ENTICE YOU... Join us for another special oneg following Shabbat services. Joel is going to make his soon-to-be-famous lox and we'll have bagels and salads to go with it, with a special dessert for a special birthday boy. Your potluc

Feb 10 2016 Weekly (Feb 2016)
Feb. 10 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE February 13th Parsha Terumah Kohelet Annual Dues are due now. Rates have not increased since last year. Please click here to pay online by credit card or to indicate you will send a check. Click to Pay Your Annual Dues by Check or Credit Card SAVE THE DATE November 4th-6th, 2016 Kohelet Retreat Snow Mountain Ranch (near Granby) Featuring Rabbi Moshe and Rebecca Grussgott (née Kohelet's own Rebecca Barach

Feb 3 2016 Weekly (Feb 2016)
Feb. 3 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE February 6th Parsha Mishpatim Torah Discussion: Ed Stein Our annual meeting held this past Sunday reflected a wonderful sense of participation by all present. The group discussions were particularly lively and will give the Board much to discuss in the months ahead. We are grateful to all attendees and especially to all those offering their useful evaluation and feedback. We move ahead to another year supported by a committed and

Jan 27 2016 Weekly (Jan 2016)
Jan. 27 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE January 30th Parsha Yitro SUNDAY, JANUARY 31 ALL MEMBERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND 5:30 - 6:30 dinner and sign ups 6:30 – 8:00 meeting Babysitting provided New Sign-Up Process Of course you don’t know your schedule next fall or even next summer. To overcome this problem, Kohelet is instituting a three-times a year Shabbat sign up process, beginning at our annual meeting on January 31. Sign up at the annual meeting for Febru

Jan 20 2016 Weekly (Jan 2016)
Jan. 20 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE January 23rd Parsha Beshallach Shabbat Shirah Debra Flitter, Robyn Jacobs and Bunny Wosk hope you'll join in a festive Shabbat honoring the anniversary of their Kohelet womens' Bat Mitzvah (1993!) on Shabbat Shirah, January 23rd. Besides reading from the Torah, they'll sponsor a special Kiddish lunch in honor of Tu B' Shevat, supplementing the potluck lunch. SUNDAY, JANUARY 31 5:30 - 6:30 dinner and sign ups 6:30 – 8

Jan 13 2016 Weekly (Jan 2016)
Jan. 6 Weekly News SHABBAT SERVICE January 16th Parsha Bo Start your 2016 year right by joining in the next Kohelet Talk addressing the past, the present, and future all in one. ETHICAL WILLS in the Digital Age, Kohelet-Style Saturday, January 16, 2016, 7:30 pm-9:30 pm at Beit Kohelet Coordinator: Deanne Kapnik Ethical Wills have been a part of Jewish life and culture for over 3,000 years. Come learn more about what makes an ethical will and how much potential the




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