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Temple Micah is growing; will move to new location after 35 years

Temple Micah is growing; will move to new location after 35 years

Temple Micah, the only synagogue in Park Hill, will move from from its home of more than 35 years, Park Hill Congregational Church at 2600 Leyden St., to Park Hill United Methodist Church (PHUMC), 5209 Montview Blvd.

“We’ve got a permit, we’ve got a contractor, and now we can move forward,” according to Chuck Kessler, a Temple Micah board member and Park Hill resident.

Rooms being remodeled for Temple Micah offices are expected to be ready for occupancy this month.

Shabbat services and other activities are also anticipated to take place in the new location before year’s end.

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Denver

Ramah in the Rockies to feature Joel Chasnoff at annual event

Ramah in the Rockies to feature Joel Chasnoff at annual event Comedian Joel Chasnoff will be headlining fourth annual Ramah in the Rockies event, Dec. 8, 7-9 p.m. at Herman’s Hideaway, 1578 S. Broadway. A Ramah alum and parent to two Ramah in the Rockies campers, Chasnoff is a stand-up comedian and writer with stage and screen credits in eight countries. In February, 2010, Simon & Schuster published Chasnoff’s comedic memoir, 188th Crybaby Brigade, about his year as a combat soldier in the Israeli army. The book made the Denver Post’s bestselle...
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Denver

Christmas Mitzvah Project seeks 350 volunteers

For more than 25 years, the Christmas Mitzvah Project has sent Jewish volunteers to hospitals throughout Denver to assist staff, patients and residents on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Volunteers allow non-medical personnel to celebrate the holiday and spend time with family, making assistance from the Jewish community especially appreciated. In the past, the program has been organized by groups such as the Synagogue Council of Greater Denver and B’nai B’rith.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 03 December 2013 03:53 )

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Denver

Malka memorial is Nov. 29-Dec. 1 at Beit Uriel

Malka memorial is Nov. 29-Dec. 1 at Beit Uriel Beit Uriel: The Denver Israeli Synagogue is holding a three-day remembrance of Rabbi Uriel Malka, for whom the shul is named, over the Shabbat Chanukah weekend. Rabbi Malka, a former teacher at DAT, died Dec. 4, 2010, in Israel during the Carmel wildfire when the bus he was riding to save Palestinian lives was overtaken by flames. Even after leaving Denver he would return to the city each year to lead a Sephardic High Holiday  service for the Israeli population in the city. ...
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Denver

Kollel adds new family for Southeast outreach

Kollel adds new family for Southeast outreachThe Denver Community Kollel announces that Rabbi Eli and Gitty Mozes are the latest addition to the Kollel family. They arrived in Denver immediately after Sukkot to fill the void created by the departure of the Mandel family. Rabbi Mozes, 26, hails from Lakewood, NJ, and Gitty Mozes, 24, is a Chicago native. They resided in Lakewood, NJ, since their marriage and have two young children, Baruch and Miriam.

Last Updated ( Friday, 15 November 2013 03:18 )

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JTA News

Jewish groups’ security adviser to lead U.S. foreign fighter task force

Ron Kampeas A senior security official for national Jewish umbrella groups was named to help lead a U.S. Department of Homeland Security task force on foreign fighters. ... [Link]

ATFP, citing stalled peace process, downsizes

Ron Kampeas The American Task Force on Palestine, a group known for working together with Jewish groups, is downsizing because of the faltering peace process. ... [Link]

Congressional appropriators warn Abbas on incitement

Ron Kampeas Top congressional appropriators told Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas that Congress “remains committed” to conditions for continued funding of the P.A., including controlling inciteme... [Link]

Palestinian pathologist in bus driver’s autopsy called for questioning

Marcy Oster The doctor said that the Egged driver was murdered, contradicting an Israeli autopsy report that said he had hanged himself. ... [Link]

Trial gets go-ahead in $1 billion lawsuit against P.A., PLO

Raffi Wineburg A federal court ruled in New York that there was sufficient evidence to present to a jury about the Palestinian groups’ involvement in terror attacks in the early 2000s. ... [Link]

Shin Bet: Palestinian driver ramming soldiers was terror attack

Marcy Oster The driver, a member of Hamas, admitted to running down the soldiers on purpose and said the attack was planned, according to the Israeli security service. ... [Link]

Demolition orders given to four families of Palestinian terrorists

Raffi Wineburg Security officials issued demolition notices to the families of the eastern Jerusalem cousins who perpetrated the Jerusalem synagogue attack, as well as those of two others involved in terrorism. ... [Link]

Children can view ancient Jewish manuscripts with new free app

Marcy Oster The Israel Antiquities Authority has launched a free app to introduce archaeology to children using games and puzzles. ... [Link]

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