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DJDS seniors weigh in on Zoom graduation

Sixteen graduating seniors, proud members of Denver Jewish Day School’s Class of 2020, will celebrate an unforgettable moment in unanticipated settings on Tuesday, May...

Opening up: Are people ready?

some two months in one or another form of self-isolation, or even quarantine, the lifting of some coronavirus restrictions in Colorado last week might seem like the...

ADL: Anti-Semitic incidents rose in 2019

NEW YORK — Last year saw the most anti-Semitic incidents in the US since at least 1979, according to the ADL. The 2,107 incidents recorded in 2019 reflect a 12%...

JFNA-led consortium came up with PPE

By Michele Chabin NEW YORK — When the novel coronavirus began its relentless sweep through elder-care facilities in North America, Andrew Banoff, chairman of the Assn....

Joe Biden’s history on Israel

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden’s website now includes “Joe Biden’s Agenda for the Jewish Community.” On Iran, Biden told the Council on Foreign Relations a year ago,...

BMH-BJ preschool to open

what might be the first sign of the Denver Jewish community awakening after its prolonged coronavirus slumber, the BMH-BJ preschool has announced that it will open next...

Local military COVID effort

the end of June, Rabbi Joseph Friedman will step down from the pulpit of DAT Minyan, the East Side modern Orthodox synagogue he has served as spiritual leader for the...

Summer camps closed, suspended

NEW YORK — Nearly all Reform Jewish summer camps, and at least one Conservative camp, will remain closed for the 2020 summer due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic....

Dutch king acknowledges guilt

AMSTERDAM — King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands in a memorial day speech acknowledged his great-grandmother’s indifference to the fate of Dutch Jews during the...

Kotel re-opens with major restrictions

JERUSALEM — The Western Wall Plaza reopened to worshippers on Tuesday morning, May 5. The reopening came after the Israeli government relaxed some of its coronavirus...