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.


 Shabbat Junior Potluck - Friday, May 1, 5:30pm.

Visit Us

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   

Upcoming Services
5/1 5:30pm Shabbat Jr. with Potluck Dinner led by Rabbi Ben
5/1 7:00pm Erev Shabbat Service led by Rabbi Ben
5/2 9:00am Torah Study led by Rabbi Ben
5/2 10:00am B'nai Mitzvah of Matthew and Joshua Mayer led by Rabbi Ben
5/8 7:00pm Musical Shabbat led by Rabbi Ben
5/9 9:00am Torah Study led by Rabbi Ben
5/9 10:00am Bat Mitzvah of Ruby Johnson led by Rabbi Ben
5/15 7:00pm Erev Shabbat - Layled
5/16  9:00am Shmita Shabbat led by Charna Rosenholtz, Peter Dratch, Rabbi Shoshana

Kids & Teens



Preschool and Kindergarten logo

Pre-Registration is now open for the 2015-16 school year. 

Details and Registration



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. 


Adult Learning

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.




News & Highlights







upcoming b'nai mitzvahs at chs


Matthew and Joshua Mayer - May 2

Ruby Johnson - May 9

Gaela Stewart - May 23

Jasmyn Zeigerson - May 30

Davi Kaplan-Gomez - June 6

Avital Forsyth - June 27


Sunday, May 3, 3:00-5:00pm

The Spring Abrahamic Trialogue Meeting will take place at the Islamic Center of Fort Collins, a.k.a. the Mosque, 925 W. Lake Street, just East of Shields. Zeba Siddiqui will be our speaker, and her subject will be "Reflections on Islamic history: Prophet Muhammad's legacy and the Muslim world in the twenty-first century." Be prepared for a lively Q&A session and discussion afterwards, and refreshments will be provided.

Please park on the west side of building and enter through the first door at the same side of the building. People are normally asked to remove their shoes before entering, but there will be foot covers or “booties” to put over your shoes if removing them is challenging for you.

Mediterranean Music Shabbat

Friday, May 8, 7:00pm

Don't miss musical Shabbat on 5/8! We will be singing music from Yemen, Morocco, Spain and other middle eastern countries accompanied by an oud player, a clarinet player, Rabbi Ben and CHS member Susan Rogers. Click here for samples of the music and to practice singing along to these beautiful tunes! The oneg will include Mediterranean food. We can't wait to see you there!

Shabbat Kids Club

Friday, May 15, 6:00pm

All are welcome to join the Shabbat Kids Club Havurah (fellowship circle) for Shabbat evening at the rabbis house (1205 Columbine Ct.). Please bring a dish according to the first letter of your last name: A – M: Sides; N – Z: Dessert/salad. We will serve kosher hot dogs and veggie dogs so please bring non-dairy items. And in the spirit of SKC, BYOW -bring your own wine!

Please RSVP to Rabbi Shoshana at rabbishoshanaleis@gmail.com.  






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

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 5:45pm
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 6:30pm
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 5:30pm
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 7:00pm

Recent Blog Posts

Dear Har Shalom Community,
What a month its going to be this April! Our BBYO will be running, creating, and participating in many events.

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 1:00 - 2:00pm

Friday 12:00 - 1:00pm

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

please call 970-599-1037