The Jackson Kol 
  The Jackson Hole Jewish Community 
 Monthly Newsletter        July 2, 2019           29 Sivan 5779
THIS Weekend with Keshira!
Fri. & Sat., July 5 & 6
Friday, July 5, 6:30 p.m. Old Wilson School House:  Join us for a special Shabbat and Picnic with visiting leader Kohenet Keshira haLev Fife along with chazzan Judd Grossman. See below for details.

Sat. morning, July 6, 9:30 p.m. Shabbat morning Sisterhood gathering including singing, prayer and interactive exploration of the parashah. See below for details. 
AUGUST 2, 2019
Bet Sefer 2019 graduate, Finley Brownfield, walked with the Torah during her Bat Mitzvah in June.

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Mailing address:
P.O. Box 10667,  Jackson, WY 83001
General Email:
Summer 2019 Events 
Go to the JHJC WEBSITE for updated event  details

We hope to see all of you at our summer events!
Check our website and newsletters often as we may add events.

Friday, July 5 / Shabbat Services & Picnic
with Keshira HaLev Fife
6:30 p.m., NOTE new location - Old Wilson School House, Wilson: Join us for a special Shabbat and Picnic with visiting leader Kohenet Keshira haLev Fife along with chazzan Judd Grossman. Stay afterwords for a family picnic so please bring your best picnic dish to share. More on this event HERE. Torah reading for this week is Korach.

Saturday, July 6 / Sisterhood Gathering with Keshira HaLev Fife
9:30 a.m., home of Laurie Thal: Shabbat morning Sisterhood gathering including singing, prayer and interactive exploration of the parashah. Breakfast nosh and coffee/tea provided. More details to come. Email HERE for directions. 

Monday, July 15 / JHJC Summer Camp Begins!
9 a.m.: Please email HERE if you have not registered your child. Some weeks may be sold out. 

Friday, July 19 / Annual BBQ Shabbat with Cowboy Judd and friends
6:30 p.m., Owen-Bircher Park, Wilson: Grab your Cowboy Hat and come down for Shabbat services in the Park. Chazzan Judd Grossman and special musical guest will lead services followed by a BBQ and Cowboy music around the fire pit. Kosher hotdogs, all the fixins', drinks and dessert provided. Please bring a picnic side dish to share. Torah reading for this week is Balak. Families welcome! 

Friday, August 2 / Swingin' Sabbath with the Richard Brown Band
6 p.m., Scher Residence: Grab a friend and come to the biggest JHJC community event of the year. The evening starts with an abbreviated musical Shabbat with chazzan Judd Grossman. Then kick loose with the Richard Brown Band, nosh, dancing and drinks. Free and family-friendly. Email HERE for directions to the Scher Residence. 

Mon. & Tues., August 5 & 6  / AIPAC meetings with elected officials
Monday, 10 a.m.: Sen. Mike Enzi at his office on Maple Way (above Picnic)
Monday, 11:15 a.m.: Rep. Liz Cheney at the JHJC in the Centennial Bldg
Tuesday, 3 p.m.: Sen. John Barrasso at the JHJC in the Centennial Bldg

Friday, August 16 / Shabbat Dinner @ the JHJC
6:30 p.m., JHJC in the Centennial Bldg:  Wind down after a busy summer week with Shabbat Dinner led by chazzan Judd Grossman. Vegetarian main dish, drinks and dessert provided. Please bring a side dish to share. Families welcome! The Torah reading for this week is Va'etchanan.

Friday, Sept. 13 / Shabbat Services @ the JHJC
6 p.m., JHJC in the Centennial Bldg:  (note back to earlier time):  Our regular Shabbat services at the JHJC resume. Led by chazzan Judd Grossman. Oneg to follow. Families welcome. The Torah reading for this week is Ki Tetze.
Saturday, Sept. 28 / Travis D'Amours Bar Mitzvah
10 a.m., St. John's Episcopal Church: Support Travis as he is called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah. More details to come, stay tuned. 

Sunday, Sept. 29 / High Holidays Begin
Various Times, St. John's Episcopal Church: Stay tuned for a complete schedule of High Holiday services
Love Swingin' Sabbath?
Here's how you can help!
* Make a contribution  to help us fully underwrite this event HERE
* Volunteer to bring some food for the amazing Nosh Table HERE.
* Volunteer to help out  at the event on August 2, 2019 HERE .

JHJC Membership Directory 5780

JHJC publishes an annual Membership Directory and if you would like to add yourself and/or family (or make changes) please take a moment to fill out this FORM

Participation is optional. If you already are listed in the Directory and do not have any changes, you do not need to do anything, your listing will be carried over from last year. 

Deadline Sept. 1, 2019. Directories will be available at High Holiday services. 
Scenes From June 2019 / 5779
Check out more of our photos and videos from all the cool events we do on our Facebook page  "Jackson Hole Jews"

Bat Mitzvah of Finley and Shari Brownfield

Download 5779 Membership Info 
Become a new member or renew your existing membership to the Jackson Hole Jewish Community for 5778. Any level of participation welcome.
Download the Membership form HERE.

Mazel Tov!
Finley Brownfield for
becoming  a Bat Mitzvah
in June. Mazel Tov!

and  to ...
Shari Edwy Brownfield who ALSO became a Bat Miztvah on this day. 

Many Thanks
Mike Scher, Steve Zelikovitz, Rachel Stam, Laurie Thal, Janet Bellis and Kevin Krasnow  for renewing their positions on the JHJC Board of Directors. 

Everyone  who attended our annual JHJC Membership Town Hall and to those who watched our Live Stream this month.

Shari Edwy Brownfield and her family, Patrick Brownfield and Brandon King for helping schlep stuff to Shabbat and Finley's Bat Mitzvah.
     Get Well Soon
  • Keep David Goldfarb in your thoughts.
  • Isaac Grossman is on the mend.
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Please send us your Mazel Tovs, Condolences, Kol HaKavods, Get Wells and photos of your 
Jewish Pets to:

2018-19  Board of Directors

Josh Kleyman, Co-president

Mike Scher, Co-president

Janet Bellis

Kevin Krasnow

Rachel Stam, Treasurer

Laurie Thal 

Steve Zelikovitz, 
Vice President

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.


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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