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Chris Leppek
Chris Leppek

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Abraham Zapruder caught on film the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Nov. 22, 1963.

The Zapruder film: The story behind 26 seconds

It is a moment frozen in time. If ever there were a freeze frame of history forever imprinted on the consciousness of a nation and a world, regardless of whether one was...

Joshua Pollack (Kailyn Lamb)

VIP New Faces: Joshua Pollack

The buzz began almost immediately after New Jersey native Joshua Pollack opened Rosenberg’s Bagels and Delicatessen in 2014 in Denver’s Curtis Park-Five Points...

Dr. Joshua Metzl

VIP New Faces: Joshua Metzl

Dr. Joshua Metzl, a relatively recent resident of Denver, is an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon affiliated with the Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Greenwood Village. A cum...

Rabbi Mendy and Chana Sirota with Bluma.

VIP New Faces: Rabbi Mendy and Chana Sirota

Rabbi Mendel and Chana (Rosenfeld) Sirota are leaders at the Western Center for Russian Jewry (WCRJ) and Tehilat Hashem, the Chabad-affiliated congregation and Russian...

Rabbi Serebryanski inspecting and drying out a sefer Torah.

Jumping into Hurricane Harvey

When he heard of the devastation wrought on Houston in August by Hurricane Harvey, Rabbi Yossi Serebryanski of Denver reacted in a way probably shared by many. “I was...

Doug Seserman

Doug Seserman reflects on 15 years of Denver leadership

Doug Seserman is not a politician but he has a pretty good idea how it feels to be one. After a decade and a half as the de facto leader of the Colorado Jewish...

Zach Strom carries the ball during last summer's Maccabiah tournament.

In rugby, USA top of the pile at Maccabiah

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5778 SECTION A PAGE 12 When he first heard from a teammate that there was an international rugby team composed exclusively of Jewish players, Zach...

Dr. Nan Goodman

Literature meets law

Dr. Nan Goodman has held for the past two years a very prestigious position in Jewish academia, as director of the Program in Jewish Studies at the University of...

Raheel Raza

Moderate Muslim speaks her mind

Raheel Raza is a Muslim woman who freely and openly speaks her mind. She minces no words when she speaks of Islamist terrorism, Israel, the treatment of women in Muslim...

A total solar eclipse in France, 1999. (Luc Viatour/Wikimedia)

How and why to protect your eyes at the eclipse

While it’s a virtual instinct for us not to stare directly at the sun, the temptation to do so during a solar eclipse might lead some sky-gazers to let down their...