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Goodstein’s latest: Denver Public Schools

One might think that after writing umpteen books on Denver history, Phil Goodstein might choose something simple or one-dimensional for his next project — and one...

Essie Perlmutter’s eight decades of art

is the “Essence of Essie?” Devoted community leader? Gracious matriarch of an esteemed family? Proud West Sider? Don’t overlook: Lifelong artist! Essie...

In Frisco, Jews gather at Backcountry Bayit

snow season arrives in Summit County, the sights, sounds and scents are unmistakable — the gentle schuss of skiers and snowboarders zooming down the slopes, the...

Rhythm & Ruach

you ever seen a little kid start to move when he or she hears upbeat music or a rhythmic beat? Young children, including infants, just inherently move to music and...

Michelle and Hannah Hepner

Gifts of life

 December, 2017, Hannah Hepner performed with a special needs cheerleading team at the state high school cheerleading championship. Everything was fine — until...

Clockwise from upper left: Debbie Friedman, Jessica Zalkin, Ed Lampert, Gloria Husney

Denver’s hot housing market: Tips from the pros

hot out there . . . and we’re not talking about the weather. After all, how many times has it been cold in Denver on Memorial Day? We’re talking about...

Postcard sent from Jerusalem by Theodor Herzl

Herzl’s postcards — en route to Palestine

This piece comes to Rocky Mountain Jew and the IJN from Nati Gabby of the National Library of Israel. In 2019, the Library is hosting four special events marking the...

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,...