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Chris Leppek

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Despots & dictators: Why are there Middle East thugs?

Micah Halpern is fascinated by evil — so much so that his latest book is devoted exclusively to that timeless subject. The book in question is entitled Thugs, a title...

Archbishop denounces Holocaust denial

A prominent bishop may have very publicly denied the Holocaust, and the pope may have recently revoked that bishop’s excommunication, but Colorado’s highest Catholic...

Capitol rally supports Israel, assails terrorism

Déjà vu. At first, the pro-Israel, anti-terror rally, Sunday, Jan. 11 at Colorado’s State Capitol evoked the scenario of a family that has gathered too often in a...

Rally at HEA: Denver Jews say ‘Yes to Israel!’

The tone and theme of Denver’s “community solidarity gathering for Israel” were articulated perfectly in the first few moments of the Jan. 5, Monday evening event....

RCF takes a hit ?

In recent months, American Jewish philanthropies have taken about as many hits as the Israeli city of Sderot has seen Hamas missiles fired from nearby Gaza. Nor has...

Students’ letters to survivors

A few decades ago, TV personality Art Linkletter made a handsome career by exploring the basic idea that “kids say the darndest things.” Linkletter’s kids were wildly...

The mystery of the dislocated grave

Here lies a tale about the past, and the mysteries in its wake. Sit down, have some hot tea, stir the fire, make yourself comfortable on a cold winter’s night....

No local federation exposure to Madoff

Bradley Friedman, executive director of the Denver-based Jewish Community Foundation, told the Intermountain Jewish News this week that the organization has no money...

Colorado Muslim Society, B’nai Chavurah begin a dialogue — sometimes friendly, sometimes angry

A new phenomenon called “twinningism” came to Denver last week, bringing messages of harmony, tolerance and shared social action — as well as one or two reminders why...

AJC expert: it’s Iran, stupid

The summer and fall have provided distractions aplenty. The past few months have been hectic, with the dramatic American presidential campaigns, the precipitous...