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Rabbi and Rose chaplain: ‘Savor each and every day’

Rabbi and Rose chaplain: ‘Savor each and every day’

California native, Rabbi Jeffrey Kaye has been the director of chaplaincy department at Rose Medical Center since 2000.

Studying political science and international relations, Kaye received his undergraduate degree from Stanford and studied at the University of Judaism. He was ordained at HUC-JIR in 1993. Kaye served as a congregational rabbi at Temple Chai in Phoenix, Arizona, 1993-1997, and at Beth Shalom in Olington, Texas, 1997-2000. Along with his job at Rose, Kaye has been the leader of Congregation Beth Shalom in Centennial since 2004.

Rabbi Kaye is married to Rhonda, a lawyer for Lexis Nexus, and they have four boys, Ilan, 22, Doniel, 18, Asher, 17 and Avi, 12.

AS director of the Chaplaincy department at Rose, There is never a dull moment for Rabbi Jeffrey Kaye.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 25 August 2011 13:13 )


Rabbi Joshua Rose likes ‘wild, magnificent’ Boulder

Rabbi Joshua Rose likes ‘wild, magnificent’ BoulderRabbi Joshua Rose was born in Portland, Oregon. He received a degree in European and American history at Occidental College in Los Angeles and moved to Washington, DC, to  work  in public policy with the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. Rose received a masters in theological studies from Harvard Divinity School. He taught high school before going to HUC-JIR, where he was ordained in 2007. That summer, Rose came to Har Hashem in Boulder. He has been the senior rabbi for a year. Ros...

Rabbi Flicker’s B’nai Israel based on volunteerism

Rabbi Flicker’s B’nai Israel based on volunteerismBorn and raised in Columbus Ohio, Rabbi Arthur Flicker received an undergraduate degree in history from Northwestern University and an MA in Jewish history from Ohio State University. In 1990, Flicker was ordained by Rabbi and Professor Rueben Lukens of Florida who taught at Harvard Divinity School. Rabbi Flicker served at congregations in Texas and Ohio. He became the rabbi at B’nai Israel, a Conservative congregation in Albuquerque, in 2005. He is married to Linda and they have two boys, A...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 11 August 2011 09:56 )


Rabbi Asher Klein at DAT

Rabbi Asher Klein at DATDAT Minyan has welcomed its new rabbi, Asher Klein. Rabbi Klein holds a degree in accounting and rabbinical ordination from Yeshiva University. He has taught Judaic studies in the Moriah School in Englewood, NJ, and in Manhattan Day School. He comes to Denver from his position as assistant rabbi at Congregation AABJ&D in West Orange, NJ, where he helped found “West Orange Encounters,” an adult education program geared toward engaging Jews with limited Judaic background....

Rabbi Mel Glazer serves a dually affiliated congregation

Rabbi Mel Glazer serves a dually affiliated congregationOriginally, from Atlanta, Rabbi Mel Glazer received a degree in philosophy and Hebrew literature in a double degree program at Columbia and the Jewish Theological Seminary. Glazer received a masters in Judaica from JTS and was ordained in 1974. He was a rabbi in Canada from 1992-1995. In 1995, he received his doctorate in grief and mourning from the Princeton Theological Seminary.  Glazer has served at Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs for four years. He is married to Ellen Mossman Glazer, a ...
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Orthodox Jews, kosher market hit by paintballs in Brooklyn

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British rabbis criticize Austrian counterparts for shunning divorcee

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In Britain, Lord Janner’s molestation trial raises hopes for closure, not justice

Cnaan Liphshiz Held decades late and in absentia, the trial for the former Jewish leader will neither yield a conviction if he’s guilty nor undo decades of anti-Semitic slander if he’s found not guilty. ... [Link]

Rabbi of Western Wall apologizes for kippah incident

Marcy Oster Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch said in a statement that he was not familiar with the incident, but that if it did occur, the response was incorrect. ... [Link]

Palestinian bus attacker facing 28 years in prison

Marcy Oster The 23-year-old West Bank man had entered Israel illegally and stabbed 12 people, including the driver, on a Tel Aviv bus. ... [Link]

5 things to know about Israel’s failed conversion reform

Ben Sales The reform, which expanded the number of Orthodox rabbis allowed to perform conversions, was reversed by the Israeli Cabinet. ... [Link]

Animal rights group sues NYC over Yom Kippur ritual

Marcy Oster The lawsuit accuses police and health departments of assisting the ritual by blocking off streets and sidewalks, and not enforcing laws that regulate health and animal cruelty issues. ... [Link]

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