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Uriel Heilman, JTA
Uriel Heilman, JTA

The coal-powered railroad that runs between Durango and Silverton.

A summer travelogue through Southwest Colorado

With soaring mountains, rushing rivers and stunningly beautiful landscapes, Colorado is a summer traveler’s dream. If you’ve got little kids, however, those same...

Brandeis’ Jonathan Sarna: Academic rock star

WALTHAM, MASS. — When Jonathan Sarna was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in 1999 at the age of 44, it changed his life. Already a highly regarded historian at Brandeis...

Shmurah — not your average matzah

PASSOVER EDITION 5776 SECTION B PAGE 6 IT COSTS more per pound than filet mignon. It might be burnt or taste like cardboard. It’’s so delicate it often breaks in...

A seder with Hillary — shared with Denverites

NEW YORK —— How was Helene and Bob Fine’’s family seder in 2000 different from every other Passover night? First lady Hillary Clinton and her daughter Chelsea...

Judge Garland’s Jewish life

WASHINGTON — Americans have heard a lot about Merrick Garland since President Barack Obama nominated him last week to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court. But...

Bagel obsession turns profession for New Yorker turned SLCer

SALT LAKE CITY — When Robb Abrams first moved to this mountain city from the New York area six years ago, he loved the idea of living in an outdoorsman’s paradise. But...

Utah’s non-Jewish (Jewish) school

SALT LAKE CITY — It’s Friday afternoon at the McGillis School in Salt Lake City, and students from the third through fifth grades are gathered for the weekly Shabbat...

Kabbalat Shabbat at 8,000 feet

PARK CITY, Utah — It may be the most elevated Shabbat service in the country, and not just because of the spirited singing. Held in a rustic cabin in the woods off a...

San Bernardino victim was ‘messianic Gentile’ supporting Israel

NEW YORK — Pictured on his Facebook page wearing a scarf-style tallit prayer shawl, Nicholas Thalasinos, who was killed along with 13 others in last week’s shooting at...

‘Facon’ among innovations at Kosherfest

CHANUKAH EDITION 5776 SECTION B PAGE 8 SECAUCUS, NJ — Walking around the exhibitors’ hall at Kosherfest, the annual kosher food trade show, is like finding yourself at...