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The museum features models of baseball parks across the nation.

A peek into Bruce Hellerstein’s ballpark museum

Tucked away in a small building on the corner of Blake and 20th is a hidden gem that can be relished by baseball fans all over the world. Bruce Hellerstein’s National...

Lindsey Levin-Salamon, left, and Sarah Raphaely

Turnaround: BMH-BJ preschool at capacity

There might be no better place to work. The day the Intermountain Jewish News visited BMH-BJ preschool it was global travel day. Each classroom has adopted a country....

Jessica Cohen, right, translated David Grossman's A Horse Walks Into a Bar.

Found in translation: Winner of Man Booker Prize lives in Denver

Most Americans reading a Hebrew novel or any foreign-language book in English are oblivious to the fact that two people are responsible for this literary sojourn — the...

Rabbi Naftali Seidenfeld

Seidenfeld brings new excitement to Yeshiva Toras Chaim

It’s a weekday afternoon and Rabbi Naftali Seidenfeld is doing an interview — the hard way. He’s obviously in the car and at least some of his children are riding...

Dr. Nan Goodman

Literature meets law

Dr. Nan Goodman has held for the past two years a very prestigious position in Jewish academia, as director of the Program in Jewish Studies at the University of...

A girl helping her classmates wash their hands in Mitzpe Ramon, Israel.

A ‘forest kindergarten’ in Mitzpe Ramon

MITZPE RAMON, Israel — It sounds like a Jewish mother’s nightmare: a preschool class held outdoors in the desert. But parents in this remote Israeli town drop off...

Al Chesis performing at Denver Botanic Gardens.

‘Corned beef’ Jew plays the blues

Al Chesis, whose deep voice winks lazily as clouds and sunlight pass above his shaved head, is the essence of laid back. Despite the morning heat, it might as well be...

Daniel Krausz

Daniel Krausz: The art of architecture

Although you might not know it, within the greater Denver Jewish community Daniel Krausz is virtually everywhere. Not the man himself (though he does seem to get around...

An infant at Rodef Shalom ECC explores the properties of clay.

ECE: Littlest Learners

In the 1950s and 1960s, many Jewish parents dispatched three- and four-year-olds to nursery schools. Games eased the awkwardness, and naps, cookies and milk revived...

Jerry Rotenberg, fifth from left, poses with the 2015 DJDS varsity soccer team prior to a game.

DJDS’ Rotenberg loves teaching

The life of a teacher can be tough for anyone. A teacher must have patience and discipline especially around middle school and high school students, who can sometimes be...