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Israel's Shinshinim in Denver, clockwise from upper left: Ido Manor, Talia Schwimmer, Ofek Hod, Yael Firuzmand

Israel’s four teen emissaries — shinshinim — in Denver

the crow flies, the distance between Colorado and Israel is considerable — more than 6,000 miles from Jerusalem to Denver — but there’s nothing like human...

Pastor Jason and Sheryl King in Jerusalem.

Faith Bible Chapel’s Pastor King explains Christian support for Israel

of Colorado’s biggest supporters of Israel never had a Bar Mitzvah, nor a b’ris. He does not attend synagogue. In fact, he’s not even Jewish. Jason King,...

Three of the Denverites who reflected on their first times in Israel, l-r: Marlin Barad, David Japha, Loretta Cawelti

First time in Israel…Coloradans reflect

to Paris, London or Madrid for the first time is breathtaking — the people, the culture, the food, majestic landmarks, scenery, you name it. It’s brand new,...

Jonas Ottensoser (Mishpacha Magazine)

Sabbath mode — hot-wired rest

Ottensoser knows a thing or two about appliances. A mostly retired mechanical engineer from Baltimore, he knows pretty much everything about how these increasingly...

Just a few of the countries where Steve Lipman has led seders.

Dynamic, theatrical seder leader

Lipman, staff writer at the Jewish Week in New York, has led Passover seders in far-flung communities for Jews with minimal or no connection to Judaism since 2003....

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...

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...

Clockwise from upper left: Neal Price, Scott Levin, Avi Halzel, Janet Jacobson

Security costs after Pittsburgh for local Jewish institutions

for Jews is an enormous concern. People feel threatened not only by a spike in anti-Semitism but the massacre at the Tree of Life synagogue on Oct. 27, 2018. To assess...

Matthew Leebove

When it comes to nonprofits, JNF is showing the way

it what you will — track record, performance rating, street cred — but when a business or non-profit does something right, people pay attention. The...

Josh Goldin, right, CU Buffs longsnapper

Josh Goldin aiming to move up on the Buffs

Goldin’s moment of truth came on a sunny September afternoon in Lincoln, Nebraska. Memorial Stadium was, as always, filled to capacity — 85,000-plus fans...