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Education & Culture

Harvard to HUC to Emanuel

Cantor 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...

Teaching the Holocaust

Should 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...

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...

Homeschooling: Learning, an organic, flowing process

A FEW years back, when Nachshon and Shoshana Zohari made their first tentative steps to educate their children by themselves, they weren’t entirely sure how to go about...

Holocaust instructions: a DU mission

EDUCATION & CULTURE Leland Huttner is a man on a mission: To teach the Holocaust, and to ensure that its lessons are not forgotten. It is a mission with a two-fold...

The victory of Jewish music over evil

EDUCATION & CULTURE ON a summer’s day in 1999, Prof. Joshua Jacobson raised his hands to conduct the Zamir Chorale of Boston in a sunlit courtyard at Auschwitz. No...

Solomon reinvents original passion

EDUCATION & CULTURE MICHAEL Solomon really doesn’t mind if you don’t understand his paintings. Lots of people don’t, he says. But they still enjoy them. He also...