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National Jewish expert gives update on COVID science

. Philippa Marrack, chair of the Dept. of Immunology and Genomic Medicine at National Jewish Health, appears disinterested in the laudable reputation that precedes her....

Less COVID in Boulder

a third of a million people live in Boulder County, perhaps one-tenth of whom are Jewish, according to recent demographic studies. Of those human beings, as of Dec. 19,...

Jabbed: Dr. Ari Melmed takes the vaccine

Monday morning, Dec. 14, Governor Jared Polis accepted the first delivery of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in Colorado. Almost immediately, frontline healthcare...

COVID in Colorado: Where we stand

is new in our knowledge of COVID-19, of how it is treated, and of the precautions? Last summer, Dr. Lisa Miller, a leading Colorado epidemiologist, provided readers of...

In the new COVID world, how did the holidays go?

synagogues struggled well in advance of the High Holidays, with some racing right down to the wire, to develop meaningful Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services amid...

COVID and depression

mid-July, 53% of Americans reported feelings of depression and-or anxiety directly related to COVID-19, according to a poll conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation....

Rabbi Chaitovsky covers terrain of High Holidays

Yaakov Chaitovsky of BMH-BJ says that chesbon hanefesh (accounting of the soul), the introspective, preparatory process leading up to the High Holidays, might actually...

Synagogues prepare for unusual High Holidays

that Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are around the virus-embedded corner, synagogues prepare to welcome 5781 in ways undreamt of in modern Jewish experience. This High...

Reopening schools amidst a pandemic

well-worn phrase “back to school” — an inescapable part of our late summer ritual — might not be totally accurate in this strange year of 2020. In a week or two,...

What — still COVID?

Perhaps more stressful than the COVID shutdown of virtually every institution and many businesses, and the de facto house arrest of millions, is figuring out what the...