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Very Important People

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...

Whitney Chotin Wolz

VIP New Faces: Whitney Chotin Wolz

Whitney Chotin Wolz is a Denver native. She chairs JEWISHcolorado’s Young Adult Department (YAD), is past recipient of the Charlotte B. Tucker Young Leadership Award...

Joshua Pollack (Kailyn Lamb)

VIP New Faces: Joshua Pollack

The buzz began almost immediately after New Jersey native Joshua Pollack opened Rosenberg’s Bagels and Delicatessen in 2014 in Denver’s Curtis Park-Five Points...

Carla Kutnick

VIP New Faces: Carla Kutnick

What’s your background? I attended Indiana University, majoring in accounting, finance and international studies. I was a member of the AEPhi sorority at Indiana. I...

Margot Sands

VIP New Faces: Margot Sands

Margot Sands, 26, is the lead educator at Ekar Farm. She holds a master’s in elementary education and is a certified K-8 teacher in science. She is part of HEA’s...

Jodie Rubenstein

VIP New Faces: Jodie Rubenstein

Jodie Rubenstein, 31, a newcomer to Denver, is the Mountain West regional director of J Street.  After graduating from Wesleyan University in 2009 with a BA in...

Dr. Joshua Metzl

VIP New Faces: Joshua Metzl

Dr. Joshua Metzl, a relatively recent resident of Denver, is an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon affiliated with the Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Greenwood Village. A cum...

Rabbi Mendy and Chana Sirota with Bluma.

VIP New Faces: Rabbi Mendy and Chana Sirota

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

Jessica Milstein

VIP New Faces: Jessica Milstein

In 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,...