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 7:00pm
Torah Study - Saturdays at 9:00am
Morning Services - Saturdays at 10:15am
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Kids & Teens
Preschool Summer Camp
We are excited to announce a new summer camp for preschoolers at CHS! Join us for “A Trip Through Israel” from June 8-August 7 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9-12. There will be four camp sessions, each two weeks long, open to children from age 3 through kids who will start kindergarten in the fall. Registration opens in March. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pre-Registration is now open for the 2015-16 school year.
FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENTS AT HAR SHALOM
While all events and services at Har Shalom are open to families with children of all ages, some events are particularly kid-friendly. Click here for a list of upcoming Family-friendly events.
Yiddish Through Culture
Wednesday, March 11, 7:00pm
Join Rabbi Ben as he guides us through an exploration of the Yiddish language. We will consider a variety of audio, video, and writings in order to expand our knowledge and appreciation of this gorgeously colorful language. This class is appropriate for Yiddish beginners and also for the Yiddish machers (experts) out there.
New Session Added
My Jewish Journey
Leading a Passover Seder: The Freedom to be Creative!
Sunday, March 29, 10:30am
Please join us in the preschool classroom as we share wisdom and best practices about how to lead a meaningful, age-appropriate, and challenging seder. Facilitated by Rabbi Shoshana.
Adult b'nai mitzvah
Are you an adult who never had a Bar or Bat Mitzvah as a teenager? Under the guidance of our Rabbis and tutors, Congregation Har Shalom is planning an adult B'nai Mitzvah program.
Chicago Klezmer band to Perform!
Saturday, March 28, 7:00pm
Har Shalom is excited to announce that Tum Balalaika, a nationally-known Klezmer band, will perform a lively concert of 'Yiddish Soul Music' at the Lory Student Center Theatre on the CSU Campus.
News & Highlights
Hadassah Tuesday - Miriam's Cup
Tuesday, March 3, 7:00pm
Paint on a wine glass with an artist in her studio and create your own masterpiece to take home for your Seder.
Need ideas for Purim? A recipe? A game? Or perhaps you'd like to revisit the story of Purim. JVillage's online Holiday Purim Kit contains all this and more.
Dr. who comes to purim @ chs
Wednesday, March 4, 6:00pm
Join us for a very special Purim celebration. Our shpiel this year will be a special episode of Doctor Who where the Doctor goes back to ancient Persia to help Queen Esther. We will begin with a musical reading of the Scroll of Esther in Hebrew and English, followed by a special teaching from the Zohar on Purim at 6:30. At 7pm, we will come together in the sanctuary to celebrate and watch our Doctor Who themed Purim shpiel. This will be followed by a dessert pot-luck. We will be collecting donations to the Food Bank. One of the mitzvot of Purim is matanot l'evyonim - gifts to the poor.
Homelessness and Affordable Housing in Fort Collins
Social Action Committee Meeting
Monday, March 23, 7:00pm
Community leaders will discuss the state of homelessness and affordable housing initiatives. Congregant, Mary Davis, will facilitate the discussion.
Community-Wide "Seder Match"
Enjoy a home seder with friends, old and new! We are currently looking for members who are willing to host or have empty chairs at their seders. We will take all of your needs and wants into account. You say you haven’t led a seder before, but love to entertain, we will find you a leader.
Planning an event? Email the Har Shalom office first to see if the date is available!
Blogs & Podcast
Rabbi Ben's Zohar Podcast
Rabbi Ben has joined many around the world in studying a half a page of Zohar a day. He has been recording and podcasting his daily study, and has created a blog where his recordings can easily be accessed. Feel free to listen and enjoy!
Recent Blog Posts
Tu B’Shevat (The fifteenth day of the Hebrew month of Shevat) is known as the “New Year for the Trees.” It has become a festival celebrating our connection to eretz Israel, tickling our imagination
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.
Rabbi Office Hours
Rabbi Shoshana Leis:
Tuesday 11:30am - 1:30pm
Rabbi Ben Newman:
Thursday 1:00 - 2:00pm
Friday 12:00 - 1:00pm
Alternative days and times available by appointment. For Rabbinic Emergencies,
please call 970-599-1037