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Rabbi Israel Meir Lau views an exhibit during the inauguration of Yad Vashem's new Holocaust History Museum in Jerusalem on March 14, 2005. (BP Images)

Historic evening in Denver; Rabbi Lau speaks

Brief introduction, as none is needed. Lights dimmed. For the first time, the former chief rabbi of Israel speaks in Denver. BMH-BJ. Aug. 13. Silence. Aharon. From the...

The kitchen, dining hall, offices and a Torah scroll were burned at the camp, Aug. 7.

Devastating fire at Camp Ramah

On Monday, Aug. 7 at 2 a.m., as campers slept blissfully, an electrical fire rapidly engulfed the kitchen, dining hall, administrative offices and a Torah scroll at Camp...

Jews, Muslims, African Americans and others join together at a rally, Aug. 6, in Colorado Springs.

Ugly anti-Semitism in Colorado Springs

“Jews are appreciated because we are rare like gold,” said Abigail Gerstel, 10. “Underneath the surface, we’re all the same. It doesn’t matter what religion we...

A total solar eclipse in France, 1999. (Luc Viatour/Wikimedia)

How and why to protect your eyes at the eclipse

While it’s a virtual instinct for us not to stare directly at the sun, the temptation to do so during a solar eclipse might lead some sky-gazers to let down their...

Rabbi Jack Shlachter

Coming soon, total solar eclipse

When Rabbi-Dr. Jack Shlachter talks about going to Alliance, Neb., later this month, the anticipation in his voice is palpable. He will be traveling, he says...

Neal Price, left; Linda Sarsour, right

Unmarked graves, unmarked $100,000

Sarsour promises a Denver cemetery big bucks —maybe, maybe not One might think that combining the recently controversial Muslim activist Linda Sarsour with...

Rabbi Bernard Gerson

Denver’s Rabbi Gerson is on Rabbinate ‘blacklist’

Rabbi Bernard Gerson, spiritual leader of Denver’s Conservative Rodef Shalom, discovered on Facebook that his name appears on the Israeli Chief Rabbinate’s...

Doug Seserman

Change at JEWISHcolorado; Seserman leaving for AABGU

Doug Seserman, who for 15 years has been president and CEO of JEWISHcolorado, will become CEO of American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU). The...

J Street joins JCRC; mixed reactions

J Street has finally arrived. Last week, in its second try at membership in the Jewish Community Relations Council, the Israel-focused and liberal-leaning activist...

The message posted at Chabad of Southern Colorado.

Colorado Springs Chabad hit by anti-Semitic message

The Chabad Jewish Community Center in Colorado Springs was hit with an act of vandalism that Colorado Springs police are calling a hate crime. Congregants arriving for a...