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L’Chaim (Spring)

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...

Jewish Sweden without a map

fall I traveled to Stockholm alone to visit my brother and sister-in-law, whom I hadn’t seen in 30 years. An eternity had passed in the blink of the eye. Time had...

The art and philosophy of Harry Sherman

Within the vast reaches of the universe, space, in its entirety and everything in it — even your thoughts — are electromagnetic energy, as expressed in the spectrum....

1968: History Colorado looks at the year everything changed

moons have passed since I navigated the troubled shoals of 1968. The year that changed the world in ways we never anticipated changed me forever. While I’ve never...