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Nov 27th


DAT board appoints Naomi Lev head of school

DAT board appoints Naomi Lev head of school

The Denver Academy of Torah board of trustees has announced that Naomi Lev has been named DAT’s head of school. Most recently, Lev served as interim head of school, following the departure of Rabbi Daniel Alter.

“Through this process, the board of trustees has unequivocally determined that Mrs. Lev is the ideal candidate to lead DAT into the future,” said Hanah Polotsky, MD, president of the DAT board.

“Over the course of the search process, we reviewed many candidates and found that Mrs. Lev was the absolute best fit for our school and community.

Last Updated ( Friday, 27 November 2015 09:43 )


Mind, spirit, kugel turn Friday afternoons into Shabbos

Mind, spirit, kugel turn Friday afternoons into ShabbosIt’s pictures, not text. It’s serious, but not school. It’s a hidden agenda; actually, not so hidden. The agenda is intellectual: knowledge of the laws of Shabbos. The other agenda is spiritual: valuing Shabbos enough to pull a small part of it into the week. Which is why this program is called “Likras Shabbos,” “Toward Shabbos.”

DJDS alum competes in worldwide cycling

DJDS alum competes in worldwide cyclingFor 18-year-old Samuel Fogel, a Denver Jewish Day School 2015 alumnus, the UCI Juniors Track Cycling World Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan were the culmination of a five-year journey that transformed a hobby into participating on Team USA. Born in New York and raised in London and New Jersey before joining the Denver community, Fogel has achieved success in both road and track cycling.

JFS to honor Adam Agron, Andrea Stillman, Dec. 10

JFS to honor Adam Agron, Andrea Stillman, Dec. 10JFS will honor Adam Agron with the Kal Zeff Business Leader of the Year Award and Andrea Stillman with the Jack Shapiro Community Service Award at Real Hope, Dec. 10, 6 p.m., at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Now in its 20th year, this fundraiser benefits all programs of JFS, including mental health counseling, senior and adult in-home care, disability and employment services, and family safety net services. The event will include a festive party complete with heavy hors d’oeuvres, coc...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 03 September 2015 14:12 )


HEABrews and Bad Jews Bears take softball title

HEABrews and Bad Jews Bears take softball titleThe Denver Jewish Softball League concluded its largest season ever on Sunday, Aug. 23, with two championship teams, the HEABrews and the Bad Jews Bears. The league had 18 teams this year with approximately 250 players, the highest number to date. “The mix was eclectic, with almost every religious sect and organization showing some type of representation,” said Loren Knaster, longtime player and current league commissioner. “We split into Aleph and Bet leagues this year to create a li...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 27 August 2015 11:03 )

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