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Meron: Local responses

By Andrea Jacobs & Chris Leppek RABBI SARA GILBERT, Beth Israel, Greeley cruelty” is how Rabbi Sara Gilbert describes the April 29-30 stampede at Mt. Meron. She...

Meron: How did this happen?

JERUSALEM — The day after the deadly stampede at a religious festival in Israel on April 29-30, the focus remained on identifying victims and allowing a shocked...

IST 2016 departs DIA for Israel. (Arlen Flax)

IST is back on

JEWISHcolorado this week announced that its previously cancelled Joyce Zeff Israel Study Tour is back on for this summer with not just one, but two trips for Colorado...

Next up: Yair Lapid

JERUSALEM — Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin has announced that Yair Lapid will now receive the mandate to form the country’s next government. Rivlin made the...

Gabby Giffords: ‘Change in our grasp’

we becoming numb to mass shootings? Are incidents of gun violence in which multiple people are killed or injured becoming so routine that after the initial shock for a...

At least 45 dead in stampede at mass Lag b’Omer event

At least 45 people were crushed to death and at least 150 wounded Thursday night in a stampede during a celebration that drew tens of thousands of haredi Orthodox Jews...

Celebrate Israel is May 2

Denver’s Jewish community will celebrate Israel’s 73rd year of independence with a COVID-safe, pop-up drive-in festival, Sunday, May 2, at multiple locations,...

Muslim EMT sees his service as ‘holy work’

By Josh Hasten Jerusalem has seen nightly violent clashes between Arabs and Jews in the past two weeks with the epicenter of confrontation taking place near the Old...

Iran — a latent dilemma

WASHINGTON — Last weekend President Joe Biden made history by becoming the first US president to formally recognize the Armenian genocide. Ronald Reagan on one...

Rage in Paris

PARIS — A rumble rose from the 20,000 Jewish protesters at Trocadero Square, then exploded into shrill screams. “I don’t even know whether to reassure you or cry...