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Rabbi Iah Pillsbury is Temple Beit Torah’s new leader

Meet Rabbi Iah Pillsbury, the new rabbi of Temple Beit Torah in Colorado Springs. Rabbi Pillsbury was born and reared in California to a Jewish mother and an...

Life journey from Morocco to Colorado Springs

Yamna Maxwell will celebrate her 90th birthday in Colorado Springs on Dec. 31, 2019. At least, that is the date her employer chose for her when she needed papers in...

Sunshine still inspiring teens — at Muss in Israel

For eight years, Rabbi Michael “Mikey” Sunshine helped some 2,000 Denver-area high school students connect with their Judaism as director of the Jewish Student...

Meet Temple Shalom’s dedicated Torah readers

One of the challenges facing any operating synagogue is the issue of who will chant the scheduled portion from the Torah each week. In some synagogues, Torah reading is...

Meet Jco’s 2019-2020’s shinshinim

JEWISHcolorado, in partnership with the Jewish Agency for Israel, is hosting four Israeli teens, shinshinim, to take part in a community service gap year between high...

Mikvah of West Denver undergoes extensive renovation

The Mikvah of West Denver, originally located behind the Historic Lake Steam Baths in the late 1800s until moving to Julian St., relocated to its current address at 1404...

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...