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Very Important People

Max & Elaine Appel, a GLOing relationship

Max and Elaine Appel have been partners since the moment they met. Max was an upper classman at CU in 1956 and Elaine was a freshman. Max, a campus activist, was putting...

Justice William Hood, Colorado Supreme Court

The Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center in the heart of Denver is the kind of place that could go to your head. Everything about the neoclassical structure that...

Cantor Weiss and wife Roz committed to chazzanut, one-on-one outreach

Cantor Moshe and Roz Weiss are one of those couples who have been together so long and know each other so well that they finish each other’s sentences. Roz knows as...

Allison Winn survived a malignant brain tumor and is now helping others

Allison Winn is 13. For some parents, the age alone signals trouble. But Allison — a slight girl with cool glasses and sleek dark hair — is bright, reserved,...

Multifaceted Sally Metzger looks back on a varied career

In 1992, when Sally Steele Metzger retired from the professional world, she made a promise to herself to write a book. It was to be a family history, for one thing. It...

Lead CU nephrology researcher doubles up as synagogue president

Despite Dr. Moshe Levi’s 50-page CV documenting his achievements in the field of nephrology, his humility reduces the voluminous bundle into a few well-chosen,...

IST director is Samet’s dream job

Josh Samet may have just become CAJE’s director of IST in May of this year at age 40, but he’s been prepping for the job ever since the third grade, in one leadership...

Did you say you were 96, Hazel?

When BMH and Beth Joseph congregations merged in 1996, there was a concerted effort to maintain the history and identities of both venerable East Side traditional shuls...

AMA President Jeremy Lazarus, the nation’s top doctor

Dr. Jeremy A. Lazarus knows how to sustain a musical phrase, allow patients time to reflect, run marathons, and captivate colleagues with the power of his eagle-eyed...

B’nai B’rith heir apparent worked his way up from the bowling alley

GARY Saltzman began his B’nai B’rith journey in the most humble and unremarkable of ways – on the bowling alley. The Denver native who grew up on the East Side,...