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Chris Leppek

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Local reaction to new Israel government

The old adage that when you have two Jews you’re likely to get three opinions is likely to be put to the test this week, in consideration of the new government that...

Reproductive geneticist aims to improve fertility

While one in 400 women across the general population have the BRCA mutation, one in 40 Ashkenazi women have it. That’s the highest susceptibility rate of any...

Rose statue in offing near State Capitol

It always amazed Denverite Paul Shamon how many people — including Jews, even rabbis, even physicians who practiced there — thought Rose Medical Center was named...

Preservation, economic growth clash

Last week, a humble and attractive house on Denver’s West Side — long the home of Jewish families — escaped the wrecking ball by a very thin margin. Its future,...

Gabby Giffords: ‘Change in our grasp’

we becoming numb to mass shootings? Are incidents of gun violence in which multiple people are killed or injured becoming so routine that after the initial shock for a...

Jeanne Abrams’ latest book spotlights John Adams

Jeanne Abrams needs few introductions in Colorado. Historian, author and archivist, she is already well known and respected here, especially among members of the Jewish...

Israel at 73: The state of the nation

Israel, just touching base: How’s everything going with you? It’s a fair question as the Jewish state observed Yom Ha’atzmaut — its 73rd anniversary as an...

Sammie Wicks — at the nexus of essential crossroads

Sammie Wicks is a man who stands at the nexus of several essential crossroads, virtually all of which are relevant to where the world stands today.
As someone who...

Boulder’s Jewish leaders react to the King Sooper shooting

PASSOVER EDITION 5781 SECTION A PAGE 6 A sense of tragic déjà vu settled over Colorado this week in the wake of yet another mass shooting, this time in Boulder...

Mt. Sinai, Cheyenne

Mt. Sinai has experienced loss, growth in challenging year

For the small but active Jewish community of Cheyenne, the last year has been pretty rough.
In March, 2020, when the dangers of the coronavirus pandemic were...