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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...

Mesorah Learning, Kehilat Rodef, replace CTT

ONCE upon a time — until very recently, actually — the Denver Jewish community had something called the Community Talmud Torah. Hundreds of Denver Jewish kids passed...

The Cell: Technology against terrorism

PICTURE a typical peaceful afternoon on Denver’s 16th Street Mall. The sun is shining, pedestrians are entering and leaving shops and eateries, shuttles are making...

King Tut’s afterlife…in Denver

IMAGINE you are dead. Family and friends make condolence calls at your home, casually observing the artifacts of your life: books, photographs, clothes, dried cans of...

Our best kept secret: Denver’s Kirkland Museum — stunning

FIRST-TIME visitors to the Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art at 1311 Pearl Street must ring a bell in order to obtain admittance. Once inside, it’s a bit...

CU President Bruce Benson: Keeping up with him…a losing battle

Do not come to philosophize. Nor to talk politics. Or shoot the breeze. Do not even come to talk about education, as in what happens in the classroom. “I’m not here to...

Profile: Avi Halzel, DCJE President & CEO

Avi Halzel’s first year as president and CEO of Herzl-RMHA at the Denver Campus has been anything but dull. He came aboard just in time to play a role in the school’s...