Jan. 27 Weekly News
SHABBAT SERVICE January 30th
Parsha Yitro
KOHELET ANNUAL MEETING
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.

  1. Sign up at the annual meeting for February – May: two times per person set-up/clean-up
  2. Sign up in May for June-August: one time per person set-up/clean up
  3. Sign up in August for September-January: two times per person set-up/clean up

Annual meeting sign ups will be hard copy. After the annual meeting you can sign up online or by e-mailing koheletadmin@gmail.com.

At the annual meeting you can also sign up for committees as well as d’vrei Torah, laining Torah, and leading services.

Kohelet Talks: A major thank you to Deanne and Sari for a great presentation on Ethical Wills at the last Kohelet Talk. The large group had interesting discussions and learned a lot about this intriguing subject. Please save the date Thursday, March 10th for the next intriguing Kohelet Talk.
Members,
We will begin a tour of Proverbs - Mishlei.
There are 31 chapters and each week I will extract several verses to consider.

- Neiel

Proverbs 2 ( from Solomon to his son)
Accept my words and treasure my commandments.
Be attentive to wisdom and open to clarification.
Call out to understanding and discipline.
Seek it as you do silver and your search for treasure.
You will then attain knowledge of G-d.

SUMMARY OF JANUARY BOARD MEETING MINUTES
Click HERE to download the minutes.

WHO SIGNED UP FOR SETUP/CLEANUP THIS WEEK?



NO ONE.


Please use the signup link below or just help out when you get there.

Not sure how to sign up for setup & cleanup?
Click the button below and use the access code "614". Scroll down to the appropriate date and add your name.

KOHELET WEEKLY SERVICES AND STUDY GROUPS

Saturdays/Shabbat
9:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Shabbat Services in the sanctuary
10:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m Childcare upstairs
12:00 p.m. Kiddush and dairy potluck

Mondays
12:00 - 1:15 p.m. Talmud Study
(currently studying Megillat Esther) at 1410 Grant St. (3rd Floor Conference Room on North Side). Contact: Bruce Heitler bheitler@gmail.com.


Alternate Wednesday Mornings
7:15 - 9:15 a.m.
Wednesday Shacharit with focus - we read many parts that most people skip, and combine a Carlebach nusach with clear diction, call and response reading, and occasional meditative moments. It takes about 90 minutes, and we don't dawdle, except in a couple of spots. RSVP with Rafi, at 530-617-2605 or rmetz13@gmail.com.


Wednesday Evenings
7:30 - 9:30 p.m. Adult study group focusing on the text of the Avos d'Rabbi Natan, at 170 South Dexter Street. This text is a collateral text for the Mishna Pirke Avot, with wide ranging comments that are often included in various texts of the Talmud. The participants include Rabbi Shachne Sommers of the Denver Community Kollel, as well as Kohelet members and non-members. Contact: Bruce Heitler bheitler@gmail.com.

Wednesday Evenings
7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Peleh Yoetz - Parsha of the Week with Rabbi Hoffman at Shalom Al Yisrael, 694 S. Flamingo Court. Contact: Rabbi Howard Hoffman Sh6r6v4t9@aol.com.

Thursdays
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Talmud Study
(currently studying Bava Metzia) at 950 S. Cherry St. Ste 900. The group is led by Rabbi Howard Hoffman. Contact: Chuck Jacobs cjacobs@lohfshaiman.com.

Fridays
6:30 - 8 a.m.
Shacharit Carlebach Davening with Rabbi Hoffman at Kohelet, 428 S. Forest St.
and 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Hasidic Philosophy with Rabbi Hoffman at Kohelet. Contact: Rabbi Howard Hoffman Sh6r6v4t9@aol.com.

Sundays
8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Shacharit Carlebach Davening with Rabbi Hoffman at Shalom Al Yisrael, 694 S. Flamingo Court.
and 10:00 - 12:00 p.m. Parsha Study with Rabbi Hoffman at Shalom Al Yisrael, 694 S. Flamingo Court. Contact: Rabbi Howard Hoffman Sh6r6v4t9@aol.com.

Sunday Afternoons
5:00 - 6:15 p.m. Kohelet Teen Study Group
focusing on the classic mussar text The Paths of the Righteous at the Kohelet Building, 428 S. Forest St, pizza provided. We are addressing such topics as Worry, Slander, Love, Lying, and Fear. The class includes students from Bar Mitzvah through High School. Kohelet members and non-members participate in this class. Contact: Bruce Heitler bheitler@gmail.com.

YAHRZEITS
Kohelet is expanding a yahrzeit reminder service for Kohelet members. Please email your family names and yahrzeit dates to Steve Berson at bersons@comcast.net. Steve will send a reminder at the appropriate time so you can come to services to say Kaddish if you wish.

USE OF THE PORTABLE ARK AND TORAH
Please contact Joel Barach to coordinate any offsite use: jebarach@yahoo.com.

SUBMISSION OF ARTICLES
If you have an announcement or request that you would like to send to the congregation, please email me at koheletadmin@gmail.com. All messages will be sent in next Wednesday's Weekly Announcements unless you request that I send your email out sooner/later. Please include a jpg file if you have a picture or graphic you would like to include.
NOTE: DEADLINE FOR INCLUSION IN WEEKLY NEWS IS THE MONDAY PRIOR TO PUBLICATION (PUBLICATION IS EVERY WEDNESDAY MORNING).

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