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Peter Guthery, 1937-2014

Peter Guthery embodied the most delightful words in our language, and the highest precepts of our religion. Let’s start with words. He was loving, brilliant, funny,...

Ida Uchill, 1918-2014

There was an unmistakable edge to longtime Denverite Ida Uchill, who passed away late last week in Maryland. A respected historian, she was never willing to tolerate...

Walt Imhoff, 1931-2014

Walt Imhoff knew to listen to another human heart and give of himself in kind. First, he was extraordinarily successful and philanthropic. You would regularly see him...

Ariel Sharon, 1928-2014

Larger than life, Ariel Sharon was arguably Israel’s best known leader. Israel would not have survived without him, his controversies notwithstanding. It speaks to...

Ken Gordon, 1950-2013

The Jewish tenet of social justice was embodied in Ken Gordon, the soft-spoken, mild-mannered yet driven and respected former state senator who passed away suddenly this...

Harriett Ambrose, 1913-2013

How many people remember watching the infamous Pancho Villa leading a raid into Texas? How many people remember when women gained the right to vote? When the automobile...

Rabbi Uriel Malka

Light is a double-edged metaphor. There is the light of enlightenment and the light of fire. In a terrible event that twists the gut and deeply saddens the soul even...

Rabbi Herbert Rose, 1929-2013

We received the sad news this week that Rabbi Herbert Rose died in Florida. Rabbi Rose came on the scene in Boulder just as it was emerging as a serious Jewish community...

Bernie Goldman, 1926-2013

Before the intermountain region became punctuated with Jewish congregations with clever names like B’nai Vail, Har Mishpachah, B’nai Big Sky and Beth Elk, there was...

Rabbi Movsky, 1917-2013

Rabbi Myron Movsky was an extraordinarily gentle soul, exactly the kind of person one would expect to go into the rabbinate. He was full of compassion and understanding....