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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...

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Crossing the goal line: How Andy Levy shed 138 pounds

IT’’S LUNCHTIME, and Andy Levy doesn’t even need to see a menu. He orders his usual: a scoop of tuna salad in a tomato garnished with sliced cucumbers and onion....

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Bess Brown: 99 years with a smile

By Griffin Hughes Colorado through Tulsa, Oklahoma via Texas. In 99 years, she’s traveled all over the world and back, whether by freighter, cruise or plane. Now Bess...

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Soccer, the import sport, takes hold among Jewish kids

By Griffin Hughes Every four years, the world unites to watch the greatest tournament in sports: the FIFA World Cup. The world, that is, minus the United States. These...

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Five Colorado Springs women celebrate Bat Mitzvah

“At age 76, I have my Bat Mitzvah degree. This is a big deal because I got married at a young age and didn’t go to college,” says Gloria Royne as she speaks on the...