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Adam Rovner

VIP New Faces: Adam Rovner

Dr. Adam Rovner, associate professor of English and Jewish literature at the University of Denver, is the author of In the Shadow of Zion: Promised Lands Before Israel...

Amanda Perlstein

VIP New Faces: Amanda Perlstein

Amanda Perlstein, 36, is a certified child life specialist at The Children’s Hospital. She works with children and their families to reduce the level of stress and...

Rabbi Michael Sunshine

VIP New Faces: Rabbi Michael Sunshine

Rabbi Michael Sunshine is the director of the Jewish Student Connection in the Denver-Boulder area, organizing and running Jewish clubs in public high schools aimed to...

Ben Lusher

VIP New Faces: Ben Lusher

Ben Lusher is the chair of the Jewish Community Relations Council, an outreach arm of JEWISHcolorado. Professionally, he is director of business development for Nexus...

Devora Leah Popack

VIP New Faces: Devora Leah Popack

Devora Leah Popack, 33, is one of the lead organizers of the Great Big Challah Bake in Denver, which attracted more than 900 Jewish women this year. A Denver native who...

Romi Bean

VIP New Faces: Romi Bean

Romi Bean, educated at the University of Colorado, has been a cheerleader for the Denver Broncos, on and off, since 2005, and works as an on-air personality, host and...

Yaron Marcus

VIP New Faces: Yaron Marcus

Yaron Marcus, 39, grew up in a real estate family but he never intended to make that his career, until seven years ago when he decided to give it a shot. He didn’t...

Sara Zessar

VIP New Faces: Sara Zessar

Sara Zessar, 35, was born in Rock Island, Ill., and graduated Washington University. She founded Discovery College Consulting, which helps high school students navigate...

Simon Schwartz

VIP New Faces: Simon Schwartz

Simon Schwartz loves Israel. At 33, he has chaired the Colorado chapter of JNFuture, Jewish National Fund’s young leadership, and is the organization’s national...

Jack Barton on stage

Funny guy Jack Barton reinvents himself at 92

Did you hear the one about the 93-year-old guy…? Sounds like a joke but it’s not. It’s the true story of Denver’s Jack Barton, believed to be the oldest...