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Steve Mark

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Superior resident shares devastating tale of destroyed home

Boulder Country (Superior) resident Rochelle Rittmaster lost her home, including irreplaceable Judaica, in the Marshall fire.

Ben Lusher, national chair of Moishe House, cites ‘silver lining’ in a pandemic-defined term

Strategic direction seems to be a common theme in the life of Ben Lusher. Lusher is the CEO of Denver’s Nexus BSP, an energy company with oil and gas interests across...

Patriot, philanthropist, Soviet Jewry advocate, Zionist

It is a picture-perfect day in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Brett Kingstone is perched on his deck, 5,850 ft. high in Boulder’s Sunshine Canyon. What he views...

CU interim president Saliman’s ‘hat is in the ring’

Todd Saliman, formerly CU’s senior vice president for strategy, government relations and chief financial officer, has been the university’s interim president since...

Devastation in Louisville, Superior, Boulder County

In a catastrophe, every survivor has a unique story. In the case of the December 30 Marshall Fire that tore through Superior and Louisville, Colorado, though, there is...

JFS to resettle nearly 100 Afghan refugees

Denver is about to receive an influx of new residents, and it will take a local battalion to help them call the Mile High City home. In early January, as […]

From litigator to challah baker

Hagemeier is in her kitchen, occasionally opening the oven to poke into what’s cooking. 
 “Just to make sure there’s nothing raw,” she says. Hagemeier is...

Anti-Semitic stickers in Denver’s Uptown

32-year-old woman was walking her border collie mix late at night in Denver’s Uptown neighborhood, when she made a startling discovery, and a reminder that hate speech...

Holocaust education for Colorado schools taking shape

heavy lifting has been done. Now comes the stretch run. 
 Back on July 8, 2020, Gov. Jared Polis signed into law the Holocaust and Genocide Studies in Public Schools...

Local agencies expand food, support to Denver’s needy

CHANUKAH 5782 SECTION B PAGE 8 woman fills up her shopping cart with the usual items on a grocery list: canned goods, fruits, vegetables. There is no checkout lane,...