Saturday, June 6, 2020 -
Print Edition

News

When it comes to reopening, shuls are taking it slow

summer settles in, and as at least some aspects of life in Colorado are beginning to return to their pre-pandemic routines, are local synagogues ready to follow suit?...

Black Jewish voices

NEW YORK — As Enzi Tanner participated in an online Havdalah ceremony marking the end of Shabbat on Saturday night, May 30, his city — Minneapolis — was being torn...

George Floyd protests in Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV — As Kielahtiel Barton stood across from the former American embassy here, on a sidewalk next to a downtown beach, a large crowd around her chanted slogans...

Kushner: Slow down annexation

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a conference call with Jared Kushner and other top White House officials to discuss slowing down West Bank...

They are also heroes: Funeral directors

S. Eliot, contemporizing Chaucer’s lyrical ode to spring in The Canterbury Tales (1387-1400), immortalized April as the cruelest month in his epic poem, “The...

They are also heroes: Chevra Kadisha

coronavirus pandemic has managed to disrupt a multitude of things people cherish and take for granted, including many dimensions of Jewish ritual and worship, but at...

Pro-Israel Democrats challenged in New York

WASHINGTON — One of the biggest stories of 2018 was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s success in ousting a senior New York Democrat, Joseph Crowley, in her Bronx area’s...

Italian shuls cautiously reopen

ROME — The tables were still covered with open copies of the Book of Esther when Rabbi Yigal Chazan reentered his Milan synagogue this week. The scripture is read...

Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu trial opens; he’s ordered to be there

JERUSALEM — After more than three years of investigation, charges in three cases and three national elections, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu entered a...

Some area Orthodox synagogues are reopening; others wait

synagogues in Denver plan to open as soon as today, May 22, and others next week. Among the synagogues that plan to resume minyanim is Zera Abraham off West Colfax....