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A Jewish emergency crew and police officers at the site of the mass shooting at the Tree Of Life Synagogue on Oct. 28, 2018 in Pittsburgh. (Jeff Swensen/Getty)

Synagogues work to create a safe space

Amidst the avalanche of emotions in the wake of a tragedy on the scale of last week’s mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, fear might be the most immediately...

The funeral of brothers Cecil Rosenthal and David Rosenthal at Rodef Shalom Temple in Pittsburgh, Oct. 30. They were among the victims killed in the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue on Oct. 27, 2018. (Jeff Swensen/Getty)

Former Pittsburgh — now Denver — rabbi recollects

Rheins, senior rabbi at Temple Sinai, had a memorable relationship with Tree of Life and Pittsburgh’s Jewish community for 10 years, 1995-2005. He was the spiritual...

Hundreds gathered in Colorado Springs for a vigil in honor of the Pittsburgh victims. (David Ervin)

Hundreds gather for Colorado Springs vigil

Eleven white roses were sent anonymously to Temple Shalom on October 29 before the community’s interfaith evening prayer vigil. The vigil was co-hosted by Temple...

Thousands gathered at Temple Emanuel for a vigil in memory of the Pittsburgh victims, Oct. 28, 2018.

Thousands gather for Denver vigil

The largest Jewish space in Colorado wasn’t big enough. Some 3,000 people came to express their outrage, fear and interfaith support generated by the worst act of...

Community vigils for Pittsburgh victims

JEWISHcolorado held a community solidarity vigil Sunday, Oct. 28, 5 p.m., at Temple Emanuel, in response to the mass killing at the Pittsburgh, Pa. synagogue, Tree of...

Paul Romer

Denver native wins Nobel

NEW YORK (JTA) — William Nordhaus, a Yale University professor with Jewish roots, will share the 2018 Nobel Prize for Economics with Paul Romer, a Denver native, who...

Jared Polis, left; Walker Stapleton

Governor’s race: Polis vs. Stapleton

With Colorado’s gubernatorial election less than a month away, the leading candidates are finally meeting face-to-face, laying out the political courses they hope to...

Temple Aaron

Temple Aaron: historic synagogue saved — for now

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5779 SECTION A PAGE 12 of Temple Aaron’s demise are — to paraphrase Mark Twain — greatly exaggerated. The historic synagogue in Trinidad, an...

Jerry Mellman (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

The IJN mourns the loss of Gerald ‘Jerry’ Mellman

Gerald “Jerry” Mellman, who took sports pictures for the Intermountain Jewish News for decades, died Aug. 6, 2018 at 91. He was taking photos as recently as a month...

Rabbi Bernard Gerson (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Gerson leaves at the top of his game

a few days, when Rabbi Bernard Gerson walks away from the Rodef Shalom pulpit for the last time, a quarter century of rabbinical leadership in Denver will come to an...