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Jill Altman

Meet Colorado Springs’ diverse Jewish clergy

In some ways, the city of Colorado Springs is a small town. Traffic is not heavy, neighbors in various areas know each other, and you can meet people you know as you...

Sukkah tales of joy — and wildlife — from the Springs

“It’s still standing!” This was the daily joke in the Altman household during Sukkot. We had had our share of problems with the Colorado wind wreaking havoc on our...

Air Force Academy’s new Jewish chaplain

Meet Captain Saul Rappeport, the newest addition to Colorado Springs’ Jewish clergy. Rabbi Rappeport is stationed at the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. He...

Temple Shalom gears up for golden anniversary

Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs has a golden anniversary coming up in 2021. In the mid-1960s, the two existing Jewish congregations in Colorado Springs — Reform...

Healthcare workers in Colorado Springs reflect on COVID-19

In this extraordinary time in which we are living, no set of people has been more affected by changes than medical professionals. Doctors, nurses, psychiatrists and...

Online worship ‘zooms’ into Colorado Springs

To use an already-hackneyed expression, we are living in an extraordinary time. Who knew that Judaism would be affected in this day and age by a virus? And yet, it...

Temple Shalom’s Jewish film series

In the fall of 2016, Joan Mullens received a call from Jane Neff, on behalf of the programming committee of Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs. Neff was interested in...

How to keep kosher in a small American city

If you live in a big city such as New York, Miami, Los Angeles or Denver, you will find it easy to keep kosher. Colorado Springs, on the other hand, poses a challenge....

Mitzvah projects expand in scope

The process of becoming Bar or Bat Mitzvah has changed over the years regarding parties and celebrations, but in no way has it changed more than in the mitzvah projects...

Rabbi Iah Pillsbury is Temple Beit Torah’s new leader

Meet Rabbi Iah Pillsbury, the new rabbi of Temple Beit Torah in Colorado Springs. Rabbi Pillsbury was born and reared in California to a Jewish mother and an...