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Sons of Israel Cemetery, Colorado Springs

Sons of Israel cemetery repairs, renovates, expands

Cemeteries need upkeep. A Jewish cemetery is one of the most important places in the religion, but one of the least talked about. When Lisa Benhammou-Osur began visiting...

Members of a chevra kadisha comfort a dying man. (Jewish Museum of Prague)

Colorado Springs chevra kadisha perform mitzvah of caring the deceased

There comes a time in each person’s life when the way in which he or she is to be buried is of paramount importance. One of the first tasks of a newly founded Jewish...

Ken and Laura Ginsburg with their son Ben at his Bar Mitzvah at Temple Shalom.

‘In sickness and in health…’ A story of devotion

In sickness and in health . . . No one can predict what is fated to occur in a marriage. Ken and Laura Ginsburg were married at a Holiday Inn in Pasadena, Calif, Nov. 2,...

‘Seder Feud’ Passover game created by HEA members

Did you take the survey? Abbie Hayutin, together with husband Sid, has developed a new game for Passover based on the classic TV game show Family Feud. A link to the...

Aryeh Triester, left, with Moshe Khaehpari, both students at Yeshivat Shaalavim

Coloradans turning to Naale in Israel for high school

and students gather in the MACC boardroom tucking into their pizza lunch. The kids have just completed the first half of a screening for acceptance to Naale, a network...

Kobi Chumash

On Friday nights, Hillel at Colorado College is the place to hang out

When a Jewish student leaves town to attend college, some parents may worry about a continuing connection to Judaism. At Colorado College in Colorado Springs, the Hillel...

Temple Emanuel's plaque in honor of the Pittsburgh victims. (Marc Schuman)

A plaque in Pueblo in memory of Pittsburgh

Michael F. Atlas-Acuna, president of Temple Emanuel in Pueblo, recently shared with the Intermountain Jewish News the congregation’s actions to support the Tree of...

Grand Aleph Godol Mason Quintero, left, and International N'siah Noga Hurwitz

BBYO international convention comes to Denver

At a moment in history when teens are revolutionizing how they are valued and seen as partners in building society and declaring that age isn’t the defining factor of...

A screenshot from Vic Lombardi's interview with Yariv Ben-Naim.

Ben-Naim of Monument connects with Vic Lombardi

Altitude Sports Radio and Altitude TV host Vic Lombardi recently exchanged numbers with Yariv Ben-Naim, 20, at a Special Olympics clinic hosted by the Denver Nuggets at...

Gabe Moe-Lobeda

JFS Food Pantry helps people affected by shutdown

Thirteen households — encompassing 42 individuals —  have availed themselves of  the offer by Jewish Family Service to open its Weinberg Food Pantry to furloughed...