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Denverite Bryan Fogel wins an Oscar

Director-producer Bryan Fogel, a Denver native, won the Oscar for best feature-length documentary at the Academy Awards’ 90th ceremony on Sunday, March 4. “Icarus”...

Denver Bronco Chris Harris Jr. shares his thoughts after seeing a Hamas terror tunnel. (IDF Spokesperson)

Bronco Chris Harris Jr. visits Israel

Seven current and former NFL players just completed a visit to Israel on a trip that was kept under wraps until the players landed in Israel. The group, including some...

Eilon Adar

Colorado and Israeli water experts exchange

a hypothetical list of things that Colorado and Israel have in common, water might appear near the top. As in, neither place ever seems to get enough of it. Israel’s...

Marc Penner

New Shalom Park CEO hits the ground running

a new day in the nursing home industry. Old negative perceptions are being replaced with revolutionary approaches to senior care intended to make living in a facility a...

Koby Gruenwald

Koby Gruenwald of blessed memory

On Dec. 2, 2017, the sanctuary of the Hebrew Educational Alliance was filled to overflow capacity for Koby Gruenwald’s Bar Mitzvah. Fifty days later, Jan. 21, 2018,...

Warren Toltz

Warren Toltz mourned

Toltz, a towering leader in Denver’s Jewish and civic communities, greeted everyone in the room with respect and kindness. Whether friend or stranger, wealthy or...

Doug Seserman

Doug Seserman reflects on 15 years of Denver leadership

Doug Seserman is not a politician but he has a pretty good idea how it feels to be one. After a decade and a half as the de facto leader of the Colorado Jewish...

Zev Cohen, 17, was one of HEA's shofar blowers. (Neil Rosenfeld)

At HEA, shofar blowers are teens

know the classic image of a white-bearded, slightly hunched old man blowing a shofar that appears on greeting cards and calendars? Well, that is so 5777, as worshippers...

Jenny Paddock rides with Israeli police officers.

Boulder police officer joins police unity tour to Israel

Policewoman Jenny Paddock, 54, has just returned from the 10-day Police Unity Tour in Israel. Mildly jet lagged, her enthusiasm jolts you like a thick cup of Israeli...

ADL, US mayors in joint plan to fight extremism

The US Conference of Mayors (USCM) and the ADL have announced a joint plan to fight extremism and bigotry and to promote justice and equality in response to the...