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Israel Independence

Candles and photos of the victims killed on, and held hostage by, Hamas terrorists since the Oct. 7 massacre, in Dizengoff Square, Tel Aviv. (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Israel at War: A Christian’s story

An excerpt about a trip to Israel after Oct. 7 from Jeff Myers’ memoir, Should Christians Support Israel? Myers earned a PhD from DU and is president of Summit...

Dan and Jen Berger at the Washington, DC March for Israel on Nov. 14, 2023. Berger has launched Idaho Israel Alliance in Boise, where he lives.

Oct. 7 rouses Idaho Jewry — and their allies

Almost immediately after Oct. 7, local Jewish agencies began organizing. And elsewhere in the intermountain region, where the infrastructure did not exist for an...

Carol Ann Schwartz, national Hadassah president, discusses the new the new Gandel Rehabilitation Center at Hadassah Medical Organization in Jerusalem.

Post Oct. 7, Hadassah mobilized fast

Last summer, when Carol Ann Schwartz of Cincinnati was elected national president of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, she was set to lead the...

Shinshinim — teens on loan from Israel

Four young adults — Shinshinim — have been making the rounds in Denver since last August. They are relatively in concert on a number of topics; they like...

Jco & Israel — the people factor

JEWISHcolorado’s Israel and Overseas Center is directed by Edina Segal, whose personal journey and connection to Israel makes her perfect for such a position.

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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...

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...