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
|1/23||6:00pm||Table Shabbat followed by 7:00pm service led by Rabbi Ben|
|1/24||9:00am||Shmita Shabbat led by Rabbi Shoshana & Peter Dratch|
|1/30||7:00pm||Erev Shabbat led by Rabbi Shoshana|
|1/31||9:00am||Torah Study led by Rabbi Ben|
|1/31||10:15am||3rd Grade Community Shabbat led by Rabbi Ben|
|2/6||6:00pm||Pre-K, K & 1st Grade Community Shabbat led by Rabbi Ben|
|2/7||9:00am||Torah Study led by Rabbi Ben|
|2/7||10:15am||Shabbat service led by Rabbi Ben|
Kids & Teens
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.
Pre-Registration is now open for Alumni, Current and Congregation Families for the 2015-16 school year.
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.
If you are interested in this new program, or have questions, please contact Beth Hammer at email@example.com, or Rita Kissen at firstname.lastname@example.org. Both Rita and Beth have celebrated adult Bat Mitzvahs and would love to tell you more about this life-changing experience.
Religious School Challenge Grant
Todah Rabah! Thank you for helping to AIM CHAI with us! We are overjoyed to announce that we hit our fundraising goal for the Challenge Grant with days to spare! Our generous anonymous donor will give the promised $25,000, putting our Scholarship Fund at over $53,000!! To see our community come together and reaffirm the value of educating ALL our children fills us with gratitude and pride. We deeply appreciate this community!
Erika Strote and Brooke Fisher
News & Highlights
CHS Potluck Table Shabbat
Friday, January 23, 6:00pm
Join us for our first potluck Shabbat of 2015. Please bring a parve or dairy dish to share and enjoy dinner with new and old Har Shalom members as we eat, schmooze, and welcome the Shabbat together. Service begins at 7:00pm
ENGAGING ISRAEL: FOUNDATION FOR A NEW RELATIONSHIP
A Shalom Hartman Institute Lecture & Study Series
Select Tuesdays beginning January 20, 6:30-8:30pm
Join us in lively group discussion, text study and video lectures discovering the meaning Israel has in our lives, considering our role in envisioning the future Jewish state and defining why Israel and Zionism can be fundamental to our Jewish identity. Israel digs deeper into defining the significance of the State of Israel through elevating conversation rooted in Jewish values and shared ideas. Facilitated by Rabbi Shoshana and Erin Statter
Deadline for registration is January 13th!
3rd Grade Community Shabbat
Saturday, January 31, 10:15am
The HSRS 3rd graders are adding to their knowledge about the Torah service and planning a special Saturday morning Shabbat service for the community. There will be songs, kavannot shared and tradition celebrated through this service led by our 3rd grade class and Rabbi Ben. Please bring a vegetarian nosh to share.
Social action organizing hevre
January 31, 12:30pm at CHS
Following Shabbat services, join a growing group of congregants (25 at our
last meeting!) to develop a mission and structure for social justice
participation at Har Shalom. We will take time to share our personal stories
of involvement in healing the world. You are welcome to bring a bag lunch.
Tu biShvat is coming, February 4th, and the Jvillage Holiday Kit has something for everyone in your community.The Birthday of the Trees, has taken on a whole new form in recent years as we become more aware of our role as caretakers of the earth. Returning to the vision of the Kabbalists, many have reclaimed the practice of a Tu biShvat seder, as well as planting trees in Israel and in our own backyards.
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
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