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Flourpot bakery goes kosher

Flourpot bakery goes kosher

CHANUKAH EDITION
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FLOURPOT, a cupcake and cookie bakery in Greenwood Village, is now under the kosher supervision of the Scroll K.

Flourpot opened two years ago, but closed down for several days last month to convert the bakery to conform to kashrut standards.

“We decided to go kosher because of the high demand for kosher fresh baked goods,” explains Nancy Rollnick-Jacobson, who owns the bakery with Sydney Davidson.

“We couldn’t have birthday celebrations at the shop for people who keep kosher, and we wanted to support our Jewish community.”

Last Updated ( Thursday, 06 December 2012 14:59 )

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Intermountain

Covenant’s Pomegranate Prize goes to Rabbi Bock

Covenant’s Pomegranate Prize goes to Rabbi BockRABBI Eliav Bock, founding director of Ramah Outdoor Adventure at Ramah in the Rockies, is one of five Jewish educators selected to receive The Covenant Foundation’s 2012 Pomegranate Prize. The prize honors emerging professionals in Jewish educational settings across the country. In addition to Bock, recipients include Maya Bernstein, strategic design officer at UpStart Bay Area, San Francisco; Rabbi Nicole Greninger, director of education at Temple Isaiah, Lafayette, Calif.; Rabbi Barry Kis...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 22 November 2012 03:22 )

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Denver

Sauvage to discuss latest film at annual Holocaust lecture

Sauvage to discuss latest film at annual Holocaust lectureTHE parents of documentary filmmaker Pierre Sauvage, the speaker at the tenth annual Fred Marcus Memorial Holocaust Lecture, 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 28, were among the 5,000 Jews saved by villagers in the area of LeChambon, France during WW II. Sauvage was born there. His personal experiences have naturally piqued his interest in the Holocaust and, in particular, the subject of rescuers. Following the success of his award-winning film, “Weapons of the Spirit,” which Sauvage showed at the 2004 ...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 18 October 2012 12:05 )

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Intermountain

IJN kicks off annual Chanukah Coloring Contest

IJN kicks off annual Chanukah Coloring Contest The 26th annual Intermountain Jewish News-Doris Sky Chanukah Coloring Contest is open for entries. Deadline for entries in the contest is 5 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. IJN’s address is 1177 Grant St., Suite 200, Denver, CO 80203. Since its inception, the contest, for children in kindergarten through sixth grade, has attracted and brought together children from all corners of the Jewish community. Through the years it has encouraged creativity and artistic expression of the fun aspects of...

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 23 October 2012 08:40 )

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Denver

BMH-BJ unveils a new logo and identity

BMH-BJ unveils a new logo and identityRabbi Ben Greenberg, the new spiritual leader at BMH-BJ, recently unveiled a new logo for the congregation. Since he started at BMH-BJ, Rabbi Greenberg has been learning about the history of the congregation and its place in the Denver Jewish and general communities. “For the past 116 years, we have always been what we are; we have always been ‘the Denver Synagogue,’” he said. That slogan is incorporated into the new logo as part of the name of the congregation....

Last Updated ( Thursday, 11 October 2012 10:03 )

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