Intermountain Jewish News

Mar 01st


Doris Averch

Doris Averch

Doris Averch, a community volunteer and beloved matriarch of her family, passed away Jan. 7, 2015, in Denver. Rabbi Bruce Dollin and Cantor Martin Goldstein officiated at the Jan. 8 graveside service at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

“Doris was the most generous, kind and wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother,” her loved ones said. “Known as Mama Doris, family was the most important thing to her, and she was dearly loved by all.


Allison Feldman

Allison M. Feldman, 31, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 17, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Hodroff-Epstein Memorial Chapels made the arrangements for the funeral, which was held in Minnetonka. Allison was raised in Minnesota and graduated from Minnetonka High School. After graduating from the University of Arizona, she took up residence in Scottsdale, where she was a sales representative for Molnlycke Health Care. Allison is survived by her parents Elayne and Harley; her sister Kelly (Adam) Wei...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 26 February 2015 11:01 )

Arnie Breggin

Arnie Breggin, an electrical engineer, passed away peacefully on Feb. 18, 2015, at his Colorado home. He was 84. Rabbi Richard Rheins officiated at the Feb. 23 funeral service at Temple Sinai. A private burial was held. Fairmount Mortuary made the arrangements. Mr. Breggin was born Jan. 20, 1931, in New York to Morris and Jean (Weinstein) Breggin.

Marguerite Oxman

Marguerite Dinner Oxman, an honored and active volunteer in Denver’s Jewish community and a lifelong student, passed away Feb. 6, 2015, in Denver. Rabbi Yaakov Chaitovsky and Cantor Joel Lichterman officiated at the Feb. 8 graveside service at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Together with her late husband Irving, she instilled in her family the importance of a good name, good deeds, a strong sense of family and a commitment to Judaism,” her loved ones said....

Leonard Litvak

Leonard LitvakLeonard L. Litvak, a native Denverite and former CEO of Litvak Meat Co., passed away Feb. 11, 2015, in Denver. He was 92. Rabbi Bruce Dollin and Cantor Martin Goldstein officiated at the Feb. 13 service at the HEA. Interment followed at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Leonard always strived for excellence in his business and profession,” the family said. “He also lived a life that was spiritually fulfilled.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 19 February 2015 15:40 )

  • «
  •  Start 
  •  Prev 
  •  1 
  •  2 
  •  3 
  •  4 
  •  5 
  •  6 
  •  7 
  •  8 
  •  9 
  •  10 
  •  Next 
  •  End 
  • »
Page 1 of 93

IJN e-Edition

This is only a taste! Get full access to the IJN via our e-Edition, only $14.04 for IJN Print subscribers.

E-Edition subscribers get access to a complete digital replica of the IJN, which includes all special sections.

Get the IJN's free newsletter!

Cast Your Vote

What prevents you from being more involved in Jewish institutions?

Shabbat Times

JTA News

Nemtsov murder risks civil war, Russian dissident Khodorkovsky warns

Cnaan Liphshiz Jewish exile asks countrymen to refrain from violence following murder of former deputy prime minister critical of Putin. ... [Link]

Federation marketing exec to run Philly Jewish newspaper

Anthony Weiss Philadelphia’s federation has named its top marketing official as the new publisher of the city’s local Jewish newspaper, The Jewish Exponent. ... [Link]

Jewish groups line up to slam Boteach ad on Susan Rice

Ron Kampeas A wall-to-wall array of Jewish groups condemned an ad accusing National Security Adviser Susan Rice of turning a blind eye to genocide. ... [Link]

UCLA student government member questioned about Jewish identity

Gabe Friedman A member of UCLA’s student government was asked in a hearing whether her Jewish identity presents a conflict of interest. ... [Link]

WATCH: Leonard Nimoy explains Spock’s salute

Gabe Friedman In a video, Leonard Nimoy explain the Jewish origins of the famed gesture. ... [Link]

Leonard Nimoy, actor who played Spock on ‘Star Trek,’ dead at 83

Gabe Friedman Nimoy said that he based Spock’s split-finger salute, now a pop culture fixture, on a Kohanic blessing that involves a manual approximation of the Hebrew letter shin. ... [Link]

Q&A with Jorma Kaukonen on Jefferson Airplane and Judaism

Gabe Friedman The legendary guitarist talks about his Jewish family roots, the Torah scroll his great-grandfather worked on and why so many blues guitarists are Jewish. ... [Link]

Italian lawmakers urge recognition of Palestinian state

Cnaan Liphshiz Non-binding resolution passes by a vote of 300 to 45, adding Italy’s Chamber of Deputies to other European parliaments supporting the move. ... [Link]

Intermountain Jewish News • 1177 Grant Street • Denver, CO 80203 • 303 861 2234 • FAX 303 832 6942 • •