Intermountain Jewish News

Oct 09th


DJDS alum competes in worldwide cycling

DJDS alum competes in worldwide cycling

For 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 )

Quiet, shady, peaceful...taking care of Mt. Nebo

Quiet, shady, peaceful...taking care of Mt. NeboOF ALL the places people take for granted, please consider the humble cemetery. When a funeral is set to take place, or a visit is scheduled to the grave of a loved one, the setting is bucolic. Neatly trimmed trees shade the verdant grass below. Litter and debris have been fastidiously removed. The ambience is quiet, shady and peaceful, perfect for those who need to grieve, or contemplate, or pray.

Ida Goldberger bids Denver farewell after 64 years

Ida Goldberger bids Denver farewell after 64 yearsCantor Moshe Weiss sits at a rear table in the HEA social hall as people filter in to say farewell and good luck to Ida Goldberger, who is moving to Baltimore to live with her family at the end of June. The June 15 tribute was hastily arranged when the community learned that Ida — a fixture in Denver since 1951 — was leaving her home of 64 years ahead of schedule. Weiss met Ida and her husband Rabbi Daniel Goldberger when he was hired as chazzan at Beth Joseph in 1957. Lost in memories, h...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 18 June 2015 15:26 )

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