The Jackson Kol 
  The Jackson Hole Jewish Community 
Monthly Newsletter        January 2, 2020          5 Tevet  5780
Tickets on sale now!
Leap Day Gala & Concert
Featurin g Cantor Laurie Akers
Sat. Feb. 29, 2020
6 p.m. / Nat'l Museum of Wildlife Art
More Details and Tickets Below.
Email HERE!
Chanukah starlets at the 41st Annual JHJC Chanukah Party! 

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Mailing address:
P.O. Box 10667,  Jackson, WY 83001
General Email:

January 2020 Events 
Go to the JHJC WEBSITE for updated event  details

Friday, January 10
Shabbat Dinner 
6 p.m.  /  JHJC @ the Centennial Bldg.
Join fellowship with friends and members of the JHJC for Shabbat Dinner with Chazzan Judd Grossman. Vegetarian main dish and dessert provided, please bring a side dish to share. Reservations required, please reserve a seat/s HERE. The Torah reading for this week is Vayechi.

Attention Parents of Teens!
Rescheduled from December!
Wednesday, Jan. 15
BBYO youth leadership Kick-Off Event
5 - 6:30 p.m. / Hole Bowl private lanes
We want to invite all 6th - 12th grade Jewish teens and their parents to a fun BBYO Jackson Hole Kick-Off event at Hole Bowl. There will be bowling, pizza, snacks, information and BBYO swag! Meet our new BBYO advisor, Arthur Blue. Though only 8th - 12th graders can formally become BBYO members, we are inviting the 6th and 7th grade cohorts to join us in our locally sponsored events. The JHJC is offering to pay for each new member's lifetime BBYO membership fee of $149 if you are founding members of the JHJC Chapter. We hope that you encourage your teen to learn more about this extraordinary youth-led leadership movement that provides incredible opportunities for international travel and exclusive leadership conferences, camps and training.  More at .

Friday, January 24
Challah Shabbat 
with St. John's Episcopal Church Congregation
6 p.m.  /  St. John's Episcopal Church
170 N Glenwood, Jackson
The JHJC and St. John's Episcopal Church team up for a JHJC annual tradition, Challah Shabbat. Learn to braid and bake Shabbat challah bread with Josh Kleyman. While the bread is baking, enjoy an abbreviated Shabbat service led by Judd Grossman (JHJC cantor), Josh Kleyman (JHJC lay leader) and Rev. Jimmy Bartz from St. John's Episcopal Church. The JHJC will provide a light main dish, wine/drinks and dessert. Please bring a side dish to share, if possible. Families encouraged to come!

Friday, February 7
Tu b'Shevat Dinner hosted by Bet Sefer Students
6 p.m.  /  Old Wilson Schoolhouse
Main dish, dessert and drinks provided. Please bring a Tu b'Shevat-inspired side dish to share. RSVP Required, please reserve your seats HERE.

Don't Miss Another Memorable  JHJC Gala!
Tickets $100 each. Includes dinner, drinks and concert. 
Purchase Tickets HERE
Inquire about sponsoring a table HERE
Graciously supported by The Liquor Store.
Scenes From December 2019 / 5780

Check out more of our photos and videos from all the cool events we do on our Facebook page  "Jackson Hole Jews" or Instagram @jacksonholejews.

Bradford King Bar  Mitzvah

Mtn. Chai Gelt Packaging Party

41st Annual Chanukah Party

5780 / 2019 - 20 MEMBERSHIP INFO 
Become a new member or renew your existing membership to the Jackson Hole Jewish Community
for 5780. Any level of participation welcome.
Download the Membership form  HERE.


Mazel Tov!

Bradford King, 
son of Andy and Liz King, 
on becoming a Bar Mitzvah
last month. Mazel tov!

Thank You!

Earl Finkelstein & Louis Grossman for donating $3,960 to the JHJC General Endowment Fund in honor of our 41st Annual Chanukah Party attendance. 
Todah Rabah!

Bet Sefer parents, students, Larry Zuckerman and others who helped package hundreds of orders of Mtn. Chai Chanukah Gelt. 
Kol HaKavod!

Carly Swirsky, Ann-Karen Katz and Janet Bellis for helping set up and manage our annual Chanukah Party. 

Alissa Ehrenkranz for providing the fabulous kids' Chanukah crafts table!

Everyone who brought amazing food and helped clean up our very big Chanukah party!


John Goldstein for the loss of his beloved father, Bennett Goldstein. 

Beth, Katharine and Michael Sussman for the loss of their beloved husband and father, Elliot Sussman.

 Get Well Soon


Keep  David Goldfarb 

in your thoughts.



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Please send us your Mazel Tovs, Condolences, Kol HaKavods, Get Wells and photos of your 
Jewish Pets to:

2019-20  Board of Directors

Kevin Krasnow,  Co-president

Mike Scher, Co-president

Janet Bellis

Kevin Krasnow

Rachel Stam, Treasurer

Laurie Thal, Vice President

Steve Zelikovitz

Mary Grossman, Exec. Dir.

Judd Grossman, Chazzan

For more than 40 years, the  Jackson Hole Jewish Community has welcomed people of all ages and backgrounds who share a love for Jackson Hole and Judaism. We are independent, unaffiliated and inclusive. All are welcome to Jackson Hole's oldest Jewish congregation,  no matter his or her level of Jewish observance.

The Jackson Hole Jewish Community is committed to creating a diverse Jewish presence that unites us, celebrates our faith, and promotes tolerance in the greater Jackson Hole community. We strive to engage all families and individuals in spirituality, education, tzadakah, and the joys of Jewish life.


עליכם  השלום     

Jackson Hole Jewish Community   
Physical Address: 610 W. Broadway in the Centennial Bldg, Jackson, WY 83002
Mailing Address: Box 10667, Jackson, WY 83002
307.734.1999 or