Welcome to Congregation Har Shalom

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  • Community

    All are welcome to participate in our community. We have many programs, events, special services and education opportunities available. We invite you to explore our website as you get to know us.

  • Welcome!

    We are a growing community of 190 families from N. Colorado and S. Wyoming. Our congregation is unaffiliated, though our membership includes various backgrounds. We provide full-time rabbinic support and programs for all ages.

  • Education

    We have education programs for all ages including a vibrant early education program through our Religious School, helping children from preschool to graduation learn about the wonders of Judaism.


Hadassah Game Night, Tuesday, August 19, 7:00pm

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725 West Drake Road, Fort Collins, CO 80526



Service Details Here 

Please check here for changes. Childcare is not provided unless otherwise noted.

  • Evening Shabbat -Fridays at 6:30pm  

  • Torah Study - Saturdays at 9:00am   

  • Morning Services - Saturdays at 10:15am   

High Holy Days Schedule 

9/20 8:00pm Selichot at CHS
9/24 5:30pm

Erev Rosh HaShanah Service at CHS





Rosh HaShanah Day 1 

Morning Service at CHS

Tashlich Service & picnic at Spring Creek Park




Rosh HaShanah Day 2

Morning Service at CHS (there will be no evening service)



Kol Nidre Service at Foothills Unitarian









Yom Kippur - Foothills 

Morning Service          

Study Sessions            

Mincha Service

Yizkor memorial Service

Neilah Service

Break-the-Fast Potluck                         

 Click here for more information

Kids & Teens

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It's time to register! 

Registration is open for Har Shalom Religious School. Innovative Jewish learning and Hebrew programs for preschoolers through teens (BBYO back by popular demand!).  Follow the link to register: Click here to register

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News & Highlights

New Class!

Study the Zohar

Wednesday, September 3, 7:00pm

Join Rabbi Ben as he leads us on our continued exploration of the Zohar, the 13th century kabbalistic text which brought to the world a revolution in theology and philosophy. 


High HolY days

New this Year...

Please be certain to bring your ticket with you to all events. This year safety and security is a concern for all of us.  Please enter the sanctuary through the front doors.

Rosh HashanahHoliday Kit!

Preparing for the High Holy Days?  Follow the link below to check out this holiday website filled with thought-provoking articles, delicious recipes, games for children, and holiday explanations. Click the link to learn more - High Holy Days Holiday Kit! 

Need Challah? 

Great Harvest will be baking bee hive Challah, both with and without raisins, on September 23-24th. To order, please give them a call at 970-223-8311. 


Order a Lulav / Etrog set for Sukkot

One of the mitzvot of the holiday Sukkot is to recite a blessing in the Sukkah over the "four species" of lulav (palm), etrog (citron), myrtle, and willow.  You can order a Lulav/Etrog set through Congregation Har Shalom.  If you would like a set, email Bob Lenk at by Monday, September 1.  The cost of a set is $36, or $32 for a smaller children's set.

Community Sukkah Hop

Sunday, October 12, 4:00pm

Join family and friends as we hop around the community...from one sukkah to another. During the hop, we'll visit up to 4 sukkahs. Bring a nosh or drink to share.  To register visit: Sukkah Hop Sign-Up


Do you love the music of the High Holidays at Har Shalom? If so, how about singing with the Har Shalom Choir? 

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Planning an event? Email the Har Shalom office first to see if the date is available!

Upcoming Events

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 6:30pm
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 9:00am
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 10:00am
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 8:30am
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 8:30am

Office Hours

Tuesday-Friday, 9am-4pm

Closed for lunch: 12-1

Our office is located at the front of the Synagogue. You are welcome to visit any time during office hours. We would be happy to show you around. 

Email the office   

Rabbi Office Hours

Rabbi Shoshana Leis: 

Tuesday 11:30am - 1:30pm

Rabbi Ben Newman: 

Thursday 2:00 - 3:00pm

Friday 12:00 - 1:00pm

Alternative days and times available by appointment. For Rabbinic Emergencies, 

please call 970-599-1037



Melton Core Year 2

Thursdays, 6:30pm beginning September 4

Ethics of Jewish Living (30 Lessons) 

Taught by Nina Rubin

Dramas of Jewish Living Throughout the Ages (30 lessons)

Taught by Gary Spivak