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Jill Altman
Jill Altman

Life journey from Morocco to Colorado Springs

Yamna Maxwell will celebrate her 90th birthday in Colorado Springs on Dec. 31, 2019. At least, that is the date her employer chose for her when she needed papers in...

Meet Temple Shalom’s dedicated Torah readers

One of the challenges facing any operating synagogue is the issue of who will chant the scheduled portion from the Torah each week. In some synagogues, Torah reading is...

Colorado Springs’ UJC has been active since 1948

The year 1948 was an important one in the history of the Jewish people: the birth year of the State of Israel. In Colorado Springs, that same year saw the creation of...

Brothers bring Yiddishkeit to small town Colorado Jews

If you reside in a small town in southern Colorado, you may experience difficulty maintaining a Jewish lifestyle. Chabad of Southern Colorado is available to help. Every...

A history of Colorado Springs Jewry is underway

It’s amazing the things one can find in an attic. Dr. Perry Bach became interested in the history of Jews in Colorado Springs as a result of a query from his cousin in...

When your loved one is deployed

It’s a hard life living when you’re lonely It’s a long night sleeping alone It’s a hard time waiting for tomorrow It’s a long, long way home. —...

Sons of Israel Cemetery, Colorado Springs

Sons of Israel cemetery repairs, renovates, expands

Cemeteries need upkeep. A Jewish cemetery is one of the most important places in the religion, but one of the least talked about. When Lisa Benhammou-Osur began visiting...

Members of a chevra kadisha comfort a dying man. (Jewish Museum of Prague)

Colorado Springs chevra kadisha perform mitzvah of caring the deceased

There comes a time in each person’s life when the way in which he or she is to be buried is of paramount importance. One of the first tasks of a newly founded Jewish...

Ken and Laura Ginsburg with their son Ben at his Bar Mitzvah at Temple Shalom.

‘In sickness and in health…’ A story of devotion

In sickness and in health . . . No one can predict what is fated to occur in a marriage. Ken and Laura Ginsburg were married at a Holiday Inn in Pasadena, Calif, Nov. 2,...

Kobi Chumash

On Friday nights, Hillel at Colorado College is the place to hang out

When a Jewish student leaves town to attend college, some parents may worry about a continuing connection to Judaism. At Colorado College in Colorado Springs, the Hillel...