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Education & Culture

Bruce Benson, CU President

CU’s Bruce Benson: ‘I like fixing things’

Benson cuts to the chase. Add up the number of students he’s got to oversee. The budgets. The staff. The faculty. The four campuses. It’s a huge job — president of...

Refueling the masters

 Masters: World Famous Masterpieces with a Jewish Twist by artist-author Esty Frankel-Fersel transplants Jewish themes and symbols into high art’s most revered...

Soviet-Jewish American writers come of age

. Sasha Senderovich is a master analyst of an exciting literary wave fomented by Soviet-Jewish American authors who came here as children and teens. Their contemporary...

New melodies at Temple Sinai

Sheila (pronounced Shayla) Nesis has temporarily lost her office to the final stages of Temple Sinai’s building campaign — until a staffer in the religious school...

Harvard to HUC to Emanuel

Elizabeth Sacks, looking more like a mother dropping off her child off at religious school than the next senior cantor at Temple Emanuel, nestles into a corner seat in...

Teaching the Holocaust

the Holocaust be taught to children? Let’s allow one of the primary architects of the Holocaust itself — Hermann Goering — to answer the question. “Education is...

Denver Community Kollel’s new southeast center

EDUCATION & CULTURE WHEN the Denver Community Kollel began more than 16 years ago, its bais medrash (study hall) was located on Denver’s West Side. Rabbi Yaakov...

Jewish Explorers in Stapleton and Highlands

EDUCATION & CULTURE “GIVE the people what they want,” goes the famous quote, variously attributed to Red Skelton or George Jessel, “and they’ll come out for...

Virtuoso violinist

EDUCATION & CULTURE ISABELLE Aboaf possesses a repertory and a reputation that would satisfy violinists twice her age. But this 15-year-old has no room for flashy...

What could be better than getting paid to watch movies?

HOWIE Movshovitz occupies an empty table at the Tattered Cover LoDo. Lost in thought, he pays scant attention to patrons lining up for their morning espresso. But people...