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JYW's big tent — seriously and literally

JYW's big tent — seriously and literally

CHANUKAH EDITION 5776
SECTION A PAGE 9

While some synagogues struggle to maintain members, Judaism Your Way’s successful outreach model is attracting unaffiliated and interfaith families by the thousands.

JYW does not have a permanent building, a sanctuary, Shabbat services or religious school. It has a mailing list but is not membership-based. There is no standing minyan or 24/7 rabbi — standard features in typical Jewish denominational settings.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 03 December 2015 16:42 )

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Joseph Friedman is DAT Minyan's new rabbi

Joseph Friedman is DAT Minyan's new rabbiSECTION A PAGE 8 When Rabbi Joseph Friedman’s military obligations brought him to Denver earlier this year, the last thing he expected was to wind up back on a pulpit. Yet — call it synchronicity, serendipity, bashert or random chance — that’s exactly what happened. Since August, he has been serving as spiritual leader of Denver’s DAT Minyan.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 03 December 2015 16:42 )

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DAT board appoints Naomi Lev head of school

DAT board appoints Naomi Lev head of schoolThe 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 M...

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

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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.”
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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.
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