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Chris Leppek

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Rabbi Menachem Lehrfield

VIP New Faces: Rabbi Menachem Lehrfield

he became the founding director of the Jewish Outreach Initiative in Denver seven years ago, Rabbi Menachem Lehrfield has become a familiar face amid the vanguard of...

Charlie Miller

VIP New Faces: Charlie Miller

-educated Charlie Miller co-founded the Off-Center program at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts in 2010 and has since become its curator, charting the course for...

Josh Yeddis

VIP New Faces: Josh Yeddis

Yeddis is a broker associate with RE/MAX Masters Millennium in Greenwood Village, working in partnership with his mother Fran Yeddis as part of the Yeddis Group. He has...

Jared Polis, left; Walker Stapleton

Governor’s race: Polis vs. Stapleton

With Colorado’s gubernatorial election less than a month away, the leading candidates are finally meeting face-to-face, laying out the political courses they hope to...

Temple Aaron

Temple Aaron: historic synagogue saved — for now

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5779 SECTION A PAGE 12 of Temple Aaron’s demise are — to paraphrase Mark Twain — greatly exaggerated. The historic synagogue in Trinidad, an...

Rabbi Naftali Seidenfeld

Seidenfeld brings new excitement to Yeshiva Toras Chaim

a weekday afternoon and Rabbi Naftali Seidenfeld is doing an interview — the hard way. He’s obviously in the car and at least some of his children are riding along....

Daniel Bennett

Major restructuring of Hillel of Colorado

largest Jewish student organization, the Hillel house at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has been declared an independent entity, according to a joint statement...

Rabbi Bernard Gerson (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Gerson leaves at the top of his game

a few days, when Rabbi Bernard Gerson walks away from the Rodef Shalom pulpit for the last time, a quarter century of rabbinical leadership in Denver will come to an...

Philip, Jan, Estee, Aryeh, Akiva and Shayna Lightstone.

Lightstone stamp on embassy opening

Safra Katz, the Israeli-born co-CEO of the Oracle high-tech giant, was being driven on May 14 to the opening ceremony of the new US embassy in Jerusalem by a driver who...

Daniel Mariaschin

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

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 executive...