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Israel Independence

Diana Zeff Anderson

The Colorado Israeli heading JEWISHcolorado

Diana Zeff Anderson, JEWISHcolorado board chair since July, 2016, speaks fluent Hebrew with an American accent and unaccented American English — an unusual trait she...

Boaz Meir (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Why has JNF quadrupled its campaign? Meet Boaz Meir

Next time you’re playing a casual game of word association, throw “Jewish National Fund” into the mix. If participants are actively Jewish, or know a few things...

Joining the IDF as a lone soldier

Hillary Marcus has always had strong ties to Israel, both personal and familial, but it wasn’t until 2009 — when Israel went to war in Gaza — that those ties...

Noy takes Christian Zionists to Israel

In 1979, the Association for the Welfare of the Israeli Soldiers sent sabra Elisha Noy to Denver to check out Faith Bible Chapel, which had invited AWIS’ chairman to...

Investors find ‘unpolished’ diamond in Akko

By Orit Arfa, JNA MUHAMMAD ABU Marwan takes me through the artsy living room of Arabesque: An Arts and Residency Center in the Old City of Akko, Israel, with the noble...

Michal Peleg-Uziyahu: Outgoing shlicha

ON AN early morning at JEWISHcolorado, Michal Peleg-Uziyahu arrives clutching a cup of coffee but never takes a sip. Her rapid-fire words, a delicious blend of decaf and...

Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein: Humble and towering teacher

Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein was awarded the Israel Prize last year on Israel Independence Day for his towering knowledge of Talmud, his mastery of the Western canon (he...

Reconnecting the 500,000(!) Israelis living in America

IT used to be that the enterprise known as Zionism was pretty much a one-way street — Jews from Europe, Asia, America and elsewhere packing up and heading off to Israel...

Israel tops technological innovation — how do they do it?

MORE than time separates Denver from Jerusalem. Unless your Israeli subject speaks excellent English or the American journalist’s Hebrew is impeccable (lol!), language...

Meet Yoni Alon, Israel shaliach at JCC

WHEN Yoni Alon completed six-and-a-half years of service with the IDF in 2013, he planned to study for his bachelor’s degree. An astute epiphany stopped him in his...