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Michal Peleg-Uziyahu: Outgoing shlicha

Michal Peleg-Uziyahu: Outgoing shlicha

ON AN early morning at JEWISHcolorado, Michal Peleg-Uziyahu arrives clutching a cup of coffee but never takes a sip. Her rapid-fire words, a delicious blend of decaf and the real stuff — heavily accented English and Hebrew — omit the opportunity. Peleg-Uziyahu, who became Israel’s shlicha (emissary) to Colorado in 2011, is leaving her Denver... Read more...
Teen sinks her teeth into dental care

Teen sinks her teeth into dental care

NEW YORK — With the simple act of brushing her teeth one evening, Paige Alenick was inspired to think about those less fortunate than herself. “I...
Eva Mozes Kor: She can't forget, but she can forgive

Eva Mozes Kor: She can't forget, but she can forgive

Eva Mozes Kor, fresh from a luncheon with local Holocaust survivors, is unperturbed by the April snow heralding her arrival at Staybridge Suites last ...

Israel at 67: What her history can offer to the new ‘boat people’

Holocaust refugees were also boat people, drowned at sea. Israel overcame in a way that is instructive ?for other struggling nations. The shocking ...
Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein: Humble and towering teacher

Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein: Humble and towering teacher

Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein was awarded the Israel Prize last year on Israel Independence Day for his towering knowledge of Talmud, his mastery of the W...
Ambassador to Poland apologizes for FBI comments

Ambassador to Poland apologizes for FBI comments

The US ambassador to Poland apologized for the FBI director’s comments about Poles being accomplices in the Holocaust. Stephen Mull said Monday, Ap...
 

Vote of confidence for Doug Seserman

Vote of confidence for Doug Seserman JEWISHcolorado’s board of directors announced that President and CEO Doug Seserman will lead the organization for up to five additional years. Seserman’s contract was renewed for a two-year period beginning July 1, 2015, with a three-year extension option following those two years. “We feel fortunate to have a leader with so much creative vision, commitment, and courage at the helm of our organization,” said Board Chair Amy Toltz-Miller. “Doug achieved a number of notable accomplishm...
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Rabbi saved a Jewish city in Greece

Rabbi saved a Jewish city in Greece Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial Day 5775 IN THE Jerusalem Hills, there stands the single largest memorial to the Holocaust in the world known as Martyrs’ Forest, which is comprised of six million trees planted in memory of those six million Jews who perished. A unique ceremony, the only one its kind held on Holocaust Remembrance Day in the capital, was scheduled to take place there this year to commemorate the heroism of Jews who rescued fellow Jews during the Holocaust. JNF and the B’na...
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‘Woman in Gold,’ fate of a portrait

‘Woman in Gold,’ fate of a portrait LOS ANGELES — Attorney E. Randol (Randy) Schoenberg isn’t bothered seeing his years of struggle and triumph portrayed by Ryan Reynolds in “Woman in Gold,” a new drama based on Schoenberg’s recovery of a world famous painting looted by the Nazis from its Jewish owners. The movie focuses on the relationship between Maria Altmann, the elderly descendant of one of the wealthiest and most prominent Jewish families in Vienna, and a young, unproven lawyer who took on the Austrian and America...
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Chabad bring Uncle Moishy to Denver

Chabad bring Uncle Moishy to Denver Bais Menachem's Uncle Moishy family concert, Sunday, Feb. 22, 3 p.m. in the BMH-BJ social hall, will benefit the new Children's Fun Center, announced Rabbi Yisroel Engel. Bais Menachem will renovate two classrooms to expand children's programs. The Children's Fun Center will accomodate the Shabbos Kiddie Kiddush program (serving different age levels), the weekly children's melava malka and hands-on workshops for children, including the Matzah Baker, the Shofar Facory and the Chanukah Factory. ...
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Israel at 67: What her history can offer to the new ‘boat people’

Holocaust refugees were also boat people, drowned at sea. Israel overcame in a way that is instructive ?for other struggling nations. The shocking reports of over 1,700 deaths aboard a ship carrying illegal migrants from Africa to Europe have forced the world to acknowledge a developing trend that many preferred to ignore: The smuggling and transport of humans. For Central and South Americans, the destination is the United States; for Africans, the primary destination is Europe. Thousands of ...
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Julius Kutner

Julius Kutner Julius “Jules” Elliott Kutner, general manager of several bowling centers including Monaco Lanes, passed away April 15, 2015, in Denver. He was 90. Rabbi Bruce Dollin officiated at the April 17 service held at the HEA. Internment followed at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Our father and grandfather was loved, and he will be missed every day,” the family said. “We will always remember his smile.”
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Berlin police apologize for making soccer fans put away Israeli flag

Julie Wiener An Israeli playing for the Ingolstadt club reportedly tweeted in Hebrew after the incident that a stadium marshal told the fans “no Jew-flags” were allowed. ... [Link]

Kitchen employee stabbed by former co-worker at Philly-area day school

Julie Wiener The victim in the incident at Barrack Hebrew Academy was stabbed in the head and neck and is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. ... [Link]

Israel approves construction of 77 Jewish homes in eastern Jerusalem

Julie Wiener The government last month had approved construction of 2,200 homes and authorized hundreds of previously illegal dwellings for Palestinians in Arab sections of eastern Jerusalem. ... [Link]

Chief Iran talks negotiator: Defending Israel ‘tougher’ without 2 states

Ron Kampeas A new Israeli government that does not back a two-state solution will make the U.S. job of defending Israel “a lot tougher,” according to Wendy Sherman, a top State Department official. ... [Link]

George W. Bush: Sanctions rollbacks with Iran would be a mistake

Ron Kampeas “It’s ridiculous to think once you end sanctions they’re gone,” Bush said at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s annual spring forum. ... [Link]

Four Israelis saved from Mount Everest

Julie Wiener Approximately 100 Israelis are still missing, and more than 3,800 people are believed to have died in the Nepal earthquake. ... [Link]

Israeli-American chef brings hummus and shakshuka to the city of gumbo and crawfish

Julie Wiener Alon Shaya chats with JTA about his Israeli grandma, the secret to great hummus and why his American high school teacher is accompanying him on a trip to Israel. ... [Link]

Stanford fraternity house vandalized with swastikas

Marcy Oster Jewish student groups are planning to present a pledge against anti-Semitism in response to the swastika attack. ... [Link]

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