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Five ‘teaching emissaries’ bring Hebrew and Israel to DAT

Ever since its founding nearly three decades ago, Israel has been near the heart and soul of the Denver Academy of Torah, the Lowry-based K-12 Jewish day school that has...

Retrospective: Freedom Rider recalls his activism

A Freedom Rider and civil rights activist, Rabbi Allen Secher marched and prayed with Rev. Martin Luther King.

‘Swords into ploughshares’ — literally

PASSOVER EDITION 5782 SECTION A PAGE 8 “G-d shall judge between the nations, and shall decide for many peoples; and they shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and...

Local rabbis weigh in: HUC closure?

It’s more than a thousand miles from Denver to Cincinnati, but a decision that will be made there next week is sure to reverberate in the Mile High City and everywhere...

Denver Kosher Info Exchange

Since 2009, the Denver Kosher Information Exchange, a Facebook group, has become an online stream of communication between metro-area, kosher-observant Jews (and some...

Wyoming: the rabbi with a kaleidoscopic approach

It’s a question virtually every rabbi has been asked at one time or another: What kind of rabbi are you? It has certainly been asked of Rabbi Moshe Halfon: “The best...

The war: What should Israel do?

are significant Jewish dimensions to the crisis ignited by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine Feb. 24 — the plight of Ukrainian Jews, Ukraine’s Jewish president and...

Bob and Monica Kahn — Greeley’s voices of the Holocaust

Robert Kahn was seven years old on the night of Nov. 9, 1938, remembered now as Kristallnacht, the night of broken glass. On the night unofficially regarded as the...

One of the last of Dachau liberators

Dan Dougherty was 19 years old when he came face to face with what would come to be known as the Holocaust. The date was April 29, 1945. The place was Dachau.

Jeremiah Baronberg at crossroads of international relations, communications

The pandemic, and the remote working milieu that it imposed on many employers, brought Jeremiah Baronberg back to Denver, his hometown, which he says is a very good...