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Ben Sanders

VIP New Faces: Ben Sanders

Sanders, 23, grew up in Denver, attended DAT for elementary and middle school and Denver Jewish Day School for high school. He earned a BA in Jewish studies at CU. A...

Meredith Levy

VIP New Faces: Meredith Levy

Levy, 35, grew up in Philadelphia. She earned a BS in human services from George Washington University and an MA in community leadership and philanthropy studies at The...

Dr. Nan Goodman

Literature meets law

Nan Goodman has held for the past two years a very prestigious position in Jewish academia, as director of the Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado,...

A girl helping her classmates wash their hands in Mitzpe Ramon, Israel.

A ‘forest kindergarten’ in Mitzpe Ramon

MITZPE RAMON, Israel — It sounds like a Jewish mother’s nightmare: a preschool class held outdoors in the desert. But parents in this remote Israeli town drop off...

Dr. Herzl Melmed, ready to ride

You’re 80? Meet Dr. Herzl Melmed

first question of the interview — “What is it with you and bicycles?” — makes Dr. Herzl Melmed laugh. Whippet-thin, agile and looking far more fit than his 80...

The new Boulder JCC on Oreg Ave.

What a year for the Boulder JCC

By Raphael Bein in the entryway of the new Boulder JCC is impressive. The modern building is as vast as it is pleasing to the eye, and it is clear that a great deal of...

An Avanim Adventures whitewater rafting trip.

Get off the couch — and into the wilderness

By Raphael Bein Adventures seeks to bring Jews out of their home and into the wilderness, organizing camping and wilderness excursions that accommodate traditional laws...

The Rubins: Julie, Noah, Rick, Lila (Eric Stephenson)

Generations of Mitzvahs

Bar and Bat Mitzvah of twins Lila and Noah Rubin was a nod to five generations of their family who have lived and practiced Judaism in Colorado. It was also a reflection...

Clockwise, from upper left: Dr. Ellen Elias, Brooke Berry Soltanovich, Dr. Bronwen Kahn, Steven Senft

The importance of genetic screening

Senft, development director for Judaism Your Way, was born in Bogota, Colombia. He moved to Denver with his wife Daniela Loeble, a native Israeli from a Peruvian family,...

Melanie and Craig Eisen in the kitchen of the home they built and designed. (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

In Eisen home, personal touch in every room

Eisen loves to entertain her large extended family on the holidays. It’s not unusual for 20 to 30 guests to gather around the Eisen table for Rosh Hashanah or...