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‘Terrified’ — Colleyville rabbi shares experience, credits security training

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker has publicly described for the first time the moment he and two other hostages escaped a gunman in his synagogue in Colleyville, Texas on Jan...

Is Israel’s fourth vaccine dose a lifesaver or liability?

Health experts have expressed reservations about the safety and efficacy of a fourth COVID vaccine dose, even as half a million Israelis have taken the extra jab.

New web portal: ‘Lost Jewish history reclaimed’

A lost Jewish history has been reclaimed and was unveiled Monday, Jan. 17. For the first time, more than 4.1 million pages of original books, artifacts, records,...

Colleyville — a timeline

All four hostages at a synagogue in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas area were declared “out alive and safe” by Texas Governor Greg Abbott at 9:33 p.m. CST on Saturday...

Superior resident shares devastating tale of destroyed home

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

JFS Boulder fire relief: housing, financial and technology assistance

In the aftermath of the Boulder County Marshall fire, JFS is in the throes of providing financial, housing, technological and basic needs assistance to scores of Jewish...

Jco fire relief: Over $550,000 raised

On Friday, Dec. 31, JEWISHcolorado launched an emergency fund. By Jan. 11, more than $500,000 had been donated to the Boulder Fire Relief Fund.

‘Top Ten’ anti-Semitism list condemned

The Simon Wiesenthal Center, named for the famed Nazi hunter who died in 2005, defines itself as “a Jewish global human rights organization researching the Holocaust...

Kazakhstan in turmoil; Israeli killed

The Jewish community of Almaty, the largest city in Kazakhstan, has shut down its activities as most of its members hunker down in their homes amid a wave of bloody...

Walder suicide, reactions shake communities

JERUSALEM — On Friday morning, Dec. 31, most of the people bustling through Beit Shemesh, a town in central Israel with a large Orthodox population, were getting ready...