Denver lawyer helps Holocaust ‘volunteers’
Chris LeppekMay 14, 2009
Application pursuant to the Federal Government Directive concerning the payment of amounts to victims of persecution in recognition of work in a ghetto which did not...
Herb Keinon: Hometown boy makes good as diplomatic correspondent
Chris LeppekMay 01, 2009
In a coffee shop in his native city, as a Denver spring blizzard howls outside, Herb Keinon contemplates the roads not taken. More than two decades ago, with a brand...
How did a ‘girl in the green sweater’ survive the sewers?
Chris LeppekApr 30, 2009
The green sweater that Kristine Keren wore as a child still exists, and like its former owner herself, has become an icon, both of unimaginable tragedy and inconceivable...
Mystical nature of light; dynamics of reincarnation
Chris LeppekApr 03, 2009
Rabbi Avraham Arieh Trugman, once a familiar face in Denver where he helped set up the local chapter of the National Council of Synagogue Youth, is a man of many...
Worldwide maggid bringing back an old tradition
Chris LeppekMar 27, 2009
A schoolboy brings his expensive watch to the yeshiva one day and leaves it on his desk during recess. When he returns to the classroom, the watch is gone… An...
Iranian agent at local shul — ‘Absurd’
Chris LeppekMar 12, 2009
A synagogue in Denver might seem the last place where Iranian Americans might choose to stage a confrontation, but that was definitely the scene on Sunday when Trita...
Zaler’s cover blown; he surrenders
Chris LeppekFeb 26, 2009
After nearly a year on the run in Israel, the hot dog king is coming home. Arnold Zaler, 59, who was indicted in March of last year by a federal […]
Obama woos the faithful, signs big bill in Denver
Chris LeppekFeb 19, 2009
Denvers Museum of Nature and Science was a very stimulating place on Tuesday. Stimulating as in awestruck, enthusiastic, anticipatory, hopeful and nervous. And,...
Despots & dictators: Why are there Middle East thugs?
Chris LeppekFeb 13, 2009
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
Chris LeppekFeb 05, 2009
A prominent bishop may have very publicly denied the Holocaust, and the pope may have recently revoked that bishops excommunication, but Colorados highest Catholic...