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Colorado Springs’ UJC has been active since 1948

The year 1948 was an important one in the history of the Jewish people: the birth year of the State of Israel. In Colorado Springs, that same year saw the creation of...

At Moving Traditions, a space for teens to confront today’s issues

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5780 SECTION D PAGE 5 At Moving Traditions, not all those leading the educational programs are professional Jewish educators. Rabbis, cantors and...

Nigerian Jewish youth connect, study

More than 250 Nigerian youth and 20 adults gathered in late August in Onithsa for a national week-long Jewish leadership and learning seminar organized by Shavei Israel,...

Boulder’s Milk & Honey Farm: ‘Our local source of sweetness’

By Jenny Rapp Milk and Honey Farm at the Boulder JCC may look like a normal farm, but it is actually full of agricultural connections to Judaism. There is a greenhouse...

Brothers bring Yiddishkeit to small town Colorado Jews

If you reside in a small town in southern Colorado, you may experience difficulty maintaining a Jewish lifestyle. Chabad of Southern Colorado is available to help. Every...

Rick Brody is new JFS Community Chaplain

Rick Brody, JFS’ community chaplain for the Denver-Boulder area since December, 2018, felt the first conscious stirrings of the rabbinate when he was 14. While...

A history of Colorado Springs Jewry is underway

It’s amazing the things one can find in an attic. Dr. Perry Bach became interested in the history of Jews in Colorado Springs as a result of a query from his cousin in...

When your loved one is deployed

It’s a hard life living when you’re lonely It’s a long night sleeping alone It’s a hard time waiting for tomorrow It’s a long, long way home. —...

Nechama Zakroff Birthright

‘Seeing’ Israel for the first time — through touch, hearing, other senses

By Jenny Rapp It wasn’t the typical first trip to Israel for Nechama Zakroff, 24, who went on a different sort of Birthright trip this summer. “YALLA,” an...

Sandy's Closet

Keshet’s thrift store helps special needs employees

By Sophie Pomeranz, IJN intern In 2001, Elly and Lola Zussman founded Keshet of the Rockies as a program inside of Hillel Academy that would support the learning needs...