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Yaakov Seltzer's West Side Judaica.

Judaica stores in Manhattan joining the dinosaurs

NEW YORK — Yaakov Seltzer remembers a different world, when he would sell his customers prayer books, then hand them an invitation to his daughter’s wedding. When...

Lara Knuettel

New interim CEO at Denver JCC

Gary Wagner, board chair of the Staenberg-Loup JCC, announces changes to the leadership at the center. Dr. Alison Hill concluded her 18-month service as consultant and...

World Jewish Relief workers in Greece.

Jews sent $125 million to third world

NEW YORK — Eighty percent of Jews live in two countries — Israel and the US — but Jewish organizations are spending more and more of their money elsewhere. Jewish...

Eli Pasternak, front, and his partner making their pitch on BizTank.

On BizTank, haredi entrepreneurs pitch their ideas

NEW YORK — At the beginning of a takeoff of “Shark Tank” in Brooklyn, an Israeli in a beige kippah, gray blazer, pink shirt and blue jeans stands before a panel...

Palestinian employees in a SodaStream planted, pictured in 2014.

SodaStream hiring 74 Palestinian employees back

JERUSALEM — Some 74 Palestinian employees of SodaStream, who lost their jobs when the company shut its West Bank plant in the face of international pressure, will...

Students at Tmura Haredi College of Engineering

Tmura Haredi College of Engineering offers haredi women an escape from poverty

PASSOVER EDITION 5777 SECTION B PAGE 10 Rivky is a 19-year-old haredi native of Jerusalem. She graduated from an Orthodox high school for girls which emphasized...

Jews and Arabs play Backgammon during the "Jerusalem Double" championship. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Economic integration; cultural tensions

Recently aired TV interviews with young Arabs who moved to major Israeli metropolitan areas underscore the varied and complex nature of Arab life in the Jewish state:...

The Cockpit simulates a helicopter's flight.

Coolest playground is also educational

With all due respect to slides and seesaws, Yossi De Levie had a vision for making playgrounds not only more fun and interactive but also more educational. The product...

Mint's majestic foyer, l, and the new Liberty coin struck in honor of the Mint's 225th anniversary.

Making Money — literally — at the Denver Mint

What is Denver really famous for? With the possible exception of the Broncos (and maybe the omelet), the Mile High City’s true claim to fame has got to be the Denver...

The UCCS Ent Center for the Arts, under construction, will be completed in 2018

University of Colorado, Colo. Spgs. is booming

It’s rare for any organization to increase its size or customer base over 50%, but that’s just what has been achieved at the Colorado Springs campus of the...