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Dollars & Sense

Israel’s Carmel forest rejuvenates after fire

By Brian Blum, JTA CARMEL FOREST, Israel —— The rabbi’’s yarmulke fluttered in the wind, his hand holding it to his head, as he recited E-l Malei Rachamim, the...

Financially unhandicapping the disabled

WHEN Betty Lehman’s infant son Eli was diagnosed with autism 24 years ago, dreams of a normal life shattered into a million pieces — and she’s still putting them back...

Denver’s Jewish Chamber of Commerce

It used to be that when Denver Jews wanted to do business with each other, the contacts and deals were often made in the comfort of a deli or country club dining room,...

Union Station: History for the future

THE storied passenger trains of five major railroads passed in and out of its platforms every day, loading and unloading thousands of passengers. Massing beneath the...

Retirement? It isn’t what it used to be

There once was a dream called retirement. After 40-odd years of work, Americans would live nicely off the principle of their savings, see the world and visit their...

Rising tide of Jewish family foundations

TO give to federation, or to give to foundation. That is the question. Or is it? With sincere apologies to the Bard, it cannot be denied that within the world of Jewish...

Boulder JCC sees dream coming true

The Boulder Jewish Community Center has received enough pledges to transform a more than decade-long dream for a new building into bricks and mortar. The JCC’s...

Growing Hillel Academy defies recession

THESE are happy days at Hillel Academy. Despite the recession, Denver’s oldest day school is dealing realistically with the school’s finances, and is able to forge...

The ‘Joint’: Taking care of abandoned or persecuted Jews worldwide for 100 years

Last fall, as part of the Global Day of Jewish Learning, Steven Schwager, CEO of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, posted an online question — “Who are...

Never too young to learn about money

BY the time they finish high school, most young people today can drive a car. They can text their friends at lightning speed. But can they balance a checkbook? Do they...