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Rabbi Mendy and Chana Sirota with Bluma.

VIP New Faces: Rabbi Mendy and Chana Sirota

Mendel and Chana (Rosenfeld) Sirota are leaders at the Western Center for Russian Jewry (WCRJ) and Tehilat Hashem, the Chabad-affiliated congregation and Russian Jewish...

Jessica Milstein

VIP New Faces: Jessica Milstein

the late 1970s, Alla and Vladimir Milstein fled the Soviet Union and settled in Denver so that they could live freely as Jews in a democracy.  Their daughter, Jessica...

Gary Brandt

VIP New Faces: Gary Brandt

the three years since Gary Brandt arrived on the scene in Boulder, he has made a big impact on the way Jewish youth there “do Jewish.” Brandt, 34, became the...

Jacob Eichengreen

VIP New Faces: Jacob Eichengreen

undergraduate studies at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn., Jacob Eichengreen, 27, volunteered in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake assisting emergency and aid...

Rebecca Sunshine-DeWitt

VIP New Faces: Rebecca Sunshine-DeWitt

Sunshine-DeWitt, 31, is a Denver native who’s passionate about encouraging young voters to get involved with the political process. A Cherry Creek High graduate,...

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...