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Israel Independence

Five ‘teaching emissaries’ bring Hebrew and Israel to DAT

Ever since its founding nearly three decades ago, Israel has been near the heart and soul of the Denver Academy of Torah, the Lowry-based K-12 Jewish day school that has...

Israel & Ukrainian refugees: Denver voices

More than 5.3 million Ukrainians have fled from their country in the wake of the Russian invasion that began February 24, according to the UN High Commissioner for...

IST marks 50 years

Transformative. That was the description heard most frequently at the recent 50th reunion of what is now named the Joyce Zeff Israel Study Tour. As the only community...

Israel’s Consul General in LA

a certain point in our interview, I asked Dr. Hillel Newman, 56, the Consul General of Los Angeles: “Do you sleep?” As he listed the scope of operations of the...

Israel at 73: The state of the nation

Israel, just touching base: How’s everything going with you? It’s a fair question as the Jewish state observed Yom Ha’atzmaut — its 73rd anniversary as an...

Israel programs for Diaspora students reopen

April 5, 241 US students swelled JFK’s lounges and counted the hours until El Al Flight LY004 whisked them back to school in Israel — a year after COVID-19 sent them...

IST 2020: Postponed, not cancelled

, not cancelled.” That’s the status of the 2020 Joyce Zeff Israel Study Tour (IST) as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Just as 93 high school juniors’...

Twin brothers from Denver are lone soldiers on Gaza border

first thing you need to know about the Brothers Grinberg is how very much they have in common. Which is an understatement. They’re both articulate and courteous young...

Pandemic temporarily suspends family’s aliyah plans

if you were to pack up your life and move to a new country? The checklist quickly starts to form: job; accommodations; language; permission to settle; education. Drs....

Shaliach Itai Divinksy is representing Israel — sheltered in place

Divinsky, JEWISHcolorado’s shaliach since August, 2019, materializes over Zoom from his makeshift home office — totally unaware that one of his girls is sneaking a...