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Does J Street harm Israel? Sparks fly during IJN facilitated discussion

PLACING Jews with opposing viewpoints of the Israeli-Palestinian situation in the same room is like venturing outside on an early spring evening. Dress for polite...

The mitzvah of saving a human life

THE Torah says, “and one shall live by the commandments,” on which the Talmud comments, “and not die by them.” The Torah is a living Torah and the life it prescribes...

Camp Ramah’s rainmaker

WHAT do fine cigars and a brand-new Jewish summer camp have in common? Absolutely nothing, would be the perfectly logical answer. Wrong. There is indeed common ground...

Denver day schools strategize on coping with the economic squeeze

FOR the past 16 months or so, a perfect economic storm has been raging, affecting governments, businesses, individuals and non-profit organizations in an utterly...

Jewish life at CU

IN mid-December, as the rest of Colorado struggles for a scintilla of warmth, activity at CU Boulder reaches the boiling point. Cell phone plans max out as kids struggle...

Underdog champ

IT’S far from a secret that David Lane has a thing for the underdog. He is ready and willing to defend society’s most unpopular, even loathed, figures — everyone from...

The whirlwind: Mother of six, PhD candidate, teacher, rebbetzin

RIVKA Alter swoops through the front door and apologizes for a glitch in her tightly coordinated schedule. “I have to take the kids to BMH-BJ but I’ll be right back....

Our best kept secret: Denver’s Kirkland Museum — stunning

FIRST-TIME visitors to the Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art at 1311 Pearl Street must ring a bell in order to obtain admittance. Once inside, it’s a bit...

Love of the game

HOWARD Rollin’s moment in the sun happened on a summer’s day in 1990, on a local baseball diamond, facing down an unknown pitcher, the reassuring feel of a wooden bat...

When life is ending: Jewish hospice

HOSPICE has revolutionized the way human beings die. Surrounded by family, tended by a compassionate staff and chaplain, the dying person can leave this world with...