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Tuvia Gordon-Bennett inspects part of the East Denver Eruv.

The life of an eruv inspector

On a brisk and sunny February afternoon in Denver, Tuvia Gordon-Bennett has his work cut out for him. One suspects that he might prefer to enjoy a leisurely lunch, or...

The phases of the moon (F. Espenak)

Rosh Chodesh — an important holiday for Jewish women

Rosh Chodesh, heralding the new month on the Hebrew calendar, signifies G-d’s first commandment to the Jewish nation and the initiation of the lunar-based Jewish...

Rabbi Steve Kaye (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Police chaplain Steve Kaye answers the call

On 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

Pull 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...

Rob Friedman, left, and Michael Klein outside of the Kavod's new wellness center.

Kavod Senior Life zooms into the 21st century

He doesn’t like talking about himself. He likes talking about the institution he heads: Kavod Senior Life. He likes talking about how to enhance seniors’...

Sylvan Adams (Brian Hodes)

Sylvan Adams is bringing international cycling to Israel

Do what you know, and do it yourself. Boiled down to its essence, that’s the business formula that Jewish real estate and banking professional Sylvan Adams relied...

David Farahi

David Farahi’s full house of pride

The $300 million expansion of the Monarch Casino & Resort in Black Hawk is expected to bring millions to Colorado in annual gaming revenue and keep the players in...

Josh Dinar, with his wife, Kate (D'Antonio Photography)

Josh Dinar: Boulder’s rising star

Josh Dinar publishes DiningOut magazine, co-owns two restaurants and is a rising star in the Denver-Boulder Jewish firmament — but he never planned any of the above....

Susan Witkin at her KOA Radio studio, in the Denver Tech Center area. (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

VIP: Susan Witkin

The scene: Susan Witkin is a guest at a Shabbat table with people she has not met before. When they realize that she is a veteran radio broadcaster, someone inevitably...

Sara Shvartzman, center, with Susan Anderson, left, and Sandra Evans at a KOTR event.

Kavod on the Road: Sara Shvartzman makes it happen

Last Friday, October 20, was a big day for Sara Shvartzman. It was her three-year anniversary as director of Kavod on the Road (KOTR), an outreach program for seniors in...