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Chris Leppek
Chris Leppek

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Daniel Mariaschin

B’nai B’rith’s Mariaschin reflects on 175 years

Daniel Mariaschin likes many things about B’nai B’rith International, the organization with which he has been affiliated for nearly 30 years, the last 19 as its...

Joshua Pollack (Kailyn Lamb)

Bagel Store down to a day a week starting April 13

PASSOVER EDITION 5778 SECTION A PAGE 14 At the end of business today, March 30, the Bagel Store, a popular source of baked goods for the Denver Jewish community since...

Students from East High School join the national student walkout, March 14.

Jewish students lead, participate in walkouts

When untold thousands of American students walked out of their classrooms on March 14 to memorialize and protest the killing of 17 people in a Parkland, Fla. high school...

Tuvia Gordon-Bennett inspects part of the East Denver Eruv.

The life of an eruv inspector

On a brisk and sunny February afternoon in Denver, Tuvia Gordon-Bennett has his work cut out for him. One suspects that he might prefer to enjoy a leisurely lunch, or...

Eilon Adar

Colorado and Israeli water experts exchange

On a hypothetical list of things that Colorado and Israel have in common, water might appear near the top. As in, neither place ever seems to get enough of it....

Peter Kurz

Kurz: If you build it, they will come

Is this phrase — “If you build it, they will come” — the ultimate sports cliché of all time? Peter Kurz doesn’t think so. “That old cliché,” says the CEO...

Sylvan Adams (Brian Hodes)

Sylvan Adams is bringing international cycling to Israel

Do what you know, and do it yourself. Boiled down to its essence, that’s the business formula that Jewish real estate and banking professional Sylvan Adams relied...

Eric Fingerhut

Hillel exec discusses BDS, Jerusalem, Hillel growth

As Eric Fingerhut, president and CEO of Hillel International, wrapped up his interview with the Intermountain Jewish News last week, he placed the word “energy” in...

Drs. Alex and Hanah Polotsky on Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

The Polotskys complete a full circle in the faraway city of Denver, and the distant year of 2017

CHANUKAH 5778 SECTION E PAGE 12 When one steps into the roomy Lowry house of the Family Polotsky, one is far from ignored. At least three of Hanah and Alex Polotsky’s...

Ken Feiler made it his business to know the nuts and bolts of hospital life. (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

After 21 years, Rose CEO Ken Feiler retires

CHANUKAH 5778 SECTION B PAGE 8 Before the end of the current year, Ken Feiler will step down after 21 years as president-CEO of Rose Medical Center. At least three...