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Melanie and Craig Eisen in the kitchen of the home they built and designed. (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

In Eisen home, personal touch in every room

Melanie Eisen loves to entertain her large extended family on the holidays. It’s not unusual for 20 to 30 guests to gather around the Eisen table for Rosh Hashanah or...

This Mishebeirach artwork, painted by Simmi Brodie, is the cover for Franciska Kay's album of the same name.

Should we pray for healing?

A friend leans over to you at services and whispers that a congregant is terminally ill. Regardless of your connection — close, remote, conflicted — shock levels the...

Where we were, what we felt, in 1967: Four Denverites remember

The IJN solicited verbal postcards from Denverites who lived through the Six Day War, June 5-10, 1967.  Clara Elefant My husband had a sabbatical coming in 1962 so we...

L-r: Dennis Gallagher, Rabbi Steven Foster, Cantor Isaac Koll

Where we were, what we felt, in 1967: Five Denverites reflect

The IJN solicited verbal postcards from Denverites who lived through the Six Day War, June 5-10, 1967.  Crisp, animated memories range from white-knuckle fear that the...

Yossi Fried, top row, second from left, with his unit in 1967.

Denverite in the war in 1967

Israel has changed, but the memories of 1967 have not. At least not if you served in that decisive war. The politics have colored the intervening years. Was this war,...

Rabbi Shlomo Goren blows the shofar at the liberated Western Wall. June 10, 1967. (David Rubinger)

Suddenly

It didn’t seem particularly unusual at the time. It just seemed like a workable — and free — living arrangement. But in May-June, 1968, I was one of only two Jews...

Diana Zeff Anderson

The Colorado Israeli heading JEWISHcolorado

Diana Zeff Anderson, JEWISHcolorado board chair since July, 2016, speaks fluent Hebrew with an American accent and unaccented American English — an unusual trait she...

Boaz Meir (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Why has JNF quadrupled its campaign? Meet Boaz Meir

Next time you’re playing a casual game of word association, throw “Jewish National Fund” into the mix. If participants are actively Jewish, or know a few things...

Joshua Horowitz, middle, with staff members Sergio, left, and Victoria, right. (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

The new look at the ‘Deli’

Customer service has always been Joshua Horowitz’s thing. His first job, when still a teenager, was working in the kitchen for a New York caterer. Soon thereafter, he...

Rabbi Michael Sunshine (Aleksei Kolsenikov)

‘Jewish identity’ 101

Rabbi Michael Sunshine, director of Jewish Student Connection high school clubs at 11 Denver-area schools, believes Jewish teens comprise the most amazing, insightful...