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L’Chaim (Spring)

Tradition meets technology

You hear it all the time. The world of dating can be rough. Once you have decided you want to meet someone to settle down with, you have to decide how that’s going to...

Millennials ‘do Jewish’

many Jewish millennials, born between 1981-1996, have you seen at services lately? If the answer is “not many,” fear not. They are doing Judaism at another address,...

Welcome back: Spain and Portugal re-invite the Jews

a millennium ago, give or take a century or two, the monarchies of Spain and Portugal visited upon their Jewish citizens one of the most massive and egregious acts of...

Matt Buckstein

Matt Buckstein: Denver’s Nashville-style star

Buckstein, one of Denver’s hottest country-western singers, arrives in jeans, a plaid shirt and low-slung cap. His baritone greeting ignites sweet fire in unsuspecting...

L-r: Yael, Yedida, Yossi and Yishai Fink

Off the grid: Life in the gates of Heaven

the Great Divide, on the far side of the Rocky Mountains from Denver, lie the Gates of Heaven. More eloquently known by its Hebrew name, Shaare Shamayim, and more...

Rabbi Steve Kaye (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Police chaplain Steve Kaye answers the call

the evening of Jan. 24, 2018, as Rabbi Steve Kaye relaxed at home, he received a text: “Officer-involved shooting. Respond to Denver General.” Kaye, the Denver...

Promotional photograph of the JCRS (IJN file photo)

Library celebrates Jewish West Side

up a chair, sit back, relax and take a trip down memory lane. Or, better yet, discover a world you never knew. After scrolling through the interactive exhibit on Jewish...

Students work on the History Unfolded project at the MLK library in Washington DC.

How did American newspapers report the Holocaust?

did Americans know about the Holocaust while it was happening? “History Unfolded: US Newspapers and the Holocaust,” a national project of the US Holocaust Memorial...

The bimah of Gibraltar's Flemish synagogue. (Wikimedia)

Shabbat in Gibraltar

is an anomalous place — and its citizens a reflection of its unique character. It is a British overseas territory, and has been since the 18th century, but it sits at...

Spain re-invites the Jews

By Diane Joy Schmidt WHEN THE Edict of Expulsion decreed that the Jews of Spain convert or be expelled by the Ninth of Av — the last day of July, 1492 — some half a...