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Norm Wedgle

Norm Wedgle, a Denver native, passed away June 13, 2018. He was 74. Rabbis Steven Rubenstein, Bruce Dollin, David Zucker and Cantors Martin Goldstein and Moshe Weiss...

Marion Davis

Marion Davis, daughter of the late Rabbi Abraham Cronbach of HUC, passed away June 10, 2018, in Wichita, Kan. Rabbis JayR Davis and Michael Davis, her sons, officiated...

Judie Schwartz

Judie Schwartz, co-author of “Style Matters” and an energetic Temple Sinai volunteer, passed away June 11, 2018, in Denver. Rabbi Rick Rheins and Cantor Sheila Nesis...

Lillian Cohen

Lillian Cohen of Denver, wife of the late Sidney “Doc” Cohen, passed away June 17, 2018, four months shy of her 101st birthday. Chaplain Rachel Amaru officiated at...

Sarita Gantz

Sarita Dizik Gantz, 94, passed away May 19, 2018, in Denver, where she had been living with her daughter Elaine and son-in-law Steve Berman for the past five years. The...

Rick Bugdanowitz

Richard S. “Rick” Bugdanowitz, a philanthropist and founder of La Nouvelle Fine Cleaners, died May 29, 2018, at his home in Denver. He always referred to himself as...

In May, 2016, Sid Shafner, in red shirt, met Holocaust survivor Marcel Levy.

Holocaust reunion led to arrest of murder suspect

The late Sid Shafner’s trip to Poland in 2016 not only brought some closure to the Dachau liberator and Denver resident, it led to the incredible and heartbreaking...

Dr. Bernhard Josef Abrahamsson

Dr. Bernhard Josef Abrahamsson, a respected professor who taught throughout the world, passed away May 14, 2018, in Denver. Rabbi Steven Foster and Cantor Joel...

Samia Hathroubi, right, with Rabbi Moshe Uzan

Jews and Muslims join in Tunisian pilgrimage

By Samia Hathroubi, special to the IJN DJERBA, Tunisia — El Ghriba, the venerable synagogue on the Tunisian island of Djerba, is traditionally described as a place of...

Kathryn Rubin

Kathryn Rubin, a Colorado and New Mexico businesswoman widely known for her tireless efforts at historical preservation of regional Jewish sites, especially Trinidad’s...