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Sol Gins, bottom row, second from left, with fellow B-17 crewmen in 1944.

How Littleton’s Sol Gins saved his crew on a B-17 bomber

Sol Gins doesn’t remember the exact date or even the country his B-17 bomber was flying over. But he knows that his “Flying Fortress” was flying at somewhere...

Helen Fleischman shows off a candle she made prior to Chanukah in a Kollel GOLD program.

Torah in the golden years

“Torah study is not limited to any age; whether you’re nine or 99, there’s something for you to learn, no matter your level of expertise or experience,” says...

Evelyn Shafner

Evelyn Shafner publishes novel in her 80s

Letter writing has become a lost art, even for many senior citizens. However, for Denver native Evelyn “Pasty” Shafner this was not the case. Raised on the West Side...

The 'Mifletzet,' Jerusalem's Monster Slide designed by French artist Niki de Saint Phalle.

Jerusalem gems

You’ve traveled to Israel one, two or three times. You’ve seen the Kotel (Western Wall), taken a tour of the City of David and visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust...

Dr. Philip Mehler

Eating disorders in the Jewish community

HER VOICE is so soft it barely registers. “Is this better?” she asks, adjusting the volume on the phone. Sarah (not her real name) is in her sixth year of recovery...

Kaely Michels-Gualtieri

Trapeze artist Kaely Michels-Gualtieri is flying high

For many people, it would be hard to set aside one’s life and choose a life of travel and adrenaline that the circus has to offer. For an 18-year-old girl from...

L-r: Rabbi Eliot Baskin, Jim Cohen, Jean Guthery, Cantor Joel Lictherman, Ellyn Hutt

What the Kaddish means to me

I first heard the mourner’s Kaddish as I stood next to the open ground at my Grandpa Wasserkrug’s graveside service. I was nine — too young to understand so many...

Marie Cardin outside her 'tiny house'

Tiny house movement — downsizing with a passion

HAVE YOU ever been in a house with a walk-in closet so large that you jokingly remarked, “I could live in this closet?” For a growing number of people, that huge...

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Joining the IDF as a lone soldier

Hillary Marcus has always had strong ties to Israel, both personal and familial, but it wasn’t until 2009 — when Israel went to war in Gaza — that those ties...

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Noy takes Christian Zionists to Israel

In 1979, the Association for the Welfare of the Israeli Soldiers sent sabra Elisha Noy to Denver to check out Faith Bible Chapel, which had invited AWIS’ chairman to...