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'Hockey, a sport for all ages,' says Ashley Bevan

'Hockey, a sport for all ages,' says Ashley Bevan

“THEY SAY the toughest job is being the mom of a goalie,” says Ashley Bevan, senior director of adult hockey for USA Hockey in Colorado Springs,  the governing body for organized amateur ice hockey in America.

“Watching your daughter or son on the ice, you know they’re the last ‘man’ to save the puck from going into the net, so parents become pretty stressed watching the games.

“Hockey teaches responsibility, work ethic, determination and courage.

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Denver

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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Denver

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 )

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Denver

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 )

Intermountain

Temple Shalom board member is architect for CU's Colorado Springs campus

Temple Shalom board member is architect for CU's Colorado Springs campus“RATHER THAN perform Shakespeare in the hallway, students and musical performers will have the opportunity to participate in the fine arts in the space they deserve,” stated Zachary Woolweaver, president of the CU-Colorado Springs (UCCS) student government association. Woolweaver’s passionate remarks were shared with over 300 state and local leaders and arts advocates during the groundbreaking ceremony for the UCCS Ent Center for the Arts, Aug. 13.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 20 August 2015 13:00 )

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University of Chile Law Faculty Student Union approves academic boycott of Israel

Marcy Oster (JTA) — The University of Chile’s Law Faculty Student Union voted to approve a boycott, divestment and sanctions resolution against Israel. The resolution approved a week ago prohibits an... [Link]

Former Auschwitz guard apologizes to victims in court

Marcy Oster (JTA) — A 94-year-old former Auschwitz guard currently on trial in Germany apologized to his victims in court. Reinhold Hanning, a former Nazi SS officer on trial for being an accessory to the m... [Link]

Clemency requests for Katsav come amid reports of mental health deterioration

Marcy Oster JERUSALEM (JTA) — Two clemency requests reportedly will be submitted to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin asking that he consider releasing former President Moshe Katsav, following a severe deteri... [Link]

Hungarian police hold 2 in death of Israeli tourist

Marcy Oster BUDAPEST (JTA) – Hungarian police have detained two people in connection with the death of an Israeli citizen, who went missing in the country several days earlier. Ofir Gross, 40, who traveled... [Link]

Montreal police seize 8,000 bottles of illegally imported kosher wine

Marcy Oster MONTREAL (JTA)—Police seized some 8,000 bottles of kosher wine in what appeared to be a Passover-related bootlegging bust at a Montreal synagogue. Two men were arrested at the Young Israel of Montre... [Link]

Israeli officials deny increased tensions with Germany following news report

Marcy Oster BERLIN (JTA) — Israeli government officials have denied Spiegel Online magazine’s recent report of increased tensions with Germany. Ties between German Chancellor Angela Merkel of the C... [Link]

Britain’s Labour launches investigation into party’s anti-Semitism

Marcy Oster (JTA) — Britain’s Labour Party has launched an investigation into anti-Semitism in the party. The inquiry announced on Friday comes a day after the party suspended former London Mayor Ken ... [Link]

K-tel founder Philip Kives, farm boy who pioneered the infomercial, dies at 87

Andrew Silow-Carroll NEW YORK (JTA) — Philip Kives, a Canadian marketing prodigy whose company K-tel International pioneered the business of “as-seen-on-TV” infomercials, died April 27 at age 87. The son of East... [Link]

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