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Sinai Bat Mitzvah milestone for Reese Bernstein — and temple

Bernstein’s Bat Mitzvah Saturday, May 30, in Temple Sinai’s chapel signified a milestone in this young gymnast’s Jewish life and the Reform temple that shuttered...

His mattress matters!

The coronavirus has been such an enormous, life-changing event. Together with much of the planet, we’ve been on lockdown, in quarantine. For so many if not most...

They are also heroes: Funeral directors

S. Eliot, contemporizing Chaucer’s lyrical ode to spring in The Canterbury Tales (1387-1400), immortalized April as the cruelest month in his epic poem, “The...

It’s not normal

It’s as if I’m at the baseball park and wonder where I am. It’s not that I’m losing my mind. I know I’m at the baseball park — but why am I here when I want...

Up close and personal no more

I have always been a “touchy-feely” kind of gal. And while I never gave it much thought before, I realize now that I am a chronic hugger, arm-linker and...

Some area Orthodox synagogues are reopening; others wait

synagogues in Denver plan to open as soon as today, May 22, and others next week. Among the synagogues that plan to resume minyanim is Zera Abraham off West Colfax....

No COVID-19 deaths at Kavod or Shalom Park

, as they say, don’t lie. In the grim arithmetic of the coronavirus, it’s clear that older people are considerably more likely to die of the disease than those who...

School psychologist during a pandemic

Ayala Zoltan Rockoff, who began working as DAT’s school psychologist in 2019, had no idea that a pandemic would upend the world in the coming months. Although DAT...

Tales of plague and morality

By Sharon Cohen, National Library of Israel In these tumultuous days of the coronavirus, as we all endure the weighty rules of social distancing, allow me to recommend...

DJDS seniors weigh in on Zoom graduation

Sixteen graduating seniors, proud members of Denver Jewish Day School’s Class of 2020, will celebrate an unforgettable moment in unanticipated settings on Tuesday, May...