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CU gets endowed chair in Jewish history

Boulder sisters and CU alumnae Midge Korczak and Leslie Singer Lomas have donated $2 million to endow the Louis P. Singer Endowed Chair in Jewish history in honor of...

Boulder symbolic seder highlights human trafficking

WHEN members of Congregation Nevei Kodesh heard that about 30 immigrants had been forced to work up to 70 hours a week in a Boulder restaurant, without overtime pay and...

‘Jews versus Catholics’: Not a holy war, but a basketball game!

IT’S a common sight that turns heads on the CU-Boulder campus: Rabbi Yisroel Wilhelm, his tzitzit hanging from beneath his shirt, yarmulke covering his head and full...

Winner of 2010 National Book Award to speak at CU

FROM 1987 to 1997, dozens of volunteers and members of the Boulder Action for Soviet Jewry advocated for Soviet Jews, who were being persecuted in the former Soviet...

Two Holocaust themed films at Boulder film festival

FOR more than 50 years, Marian Kolodziej never spoke publicly of the suffering he witnessed as a teenager. His aging artist’s hand never expressed the painful emotions...

Boulder: Filled with ‘Jewish yoga’ classes; teachers say Judaism and yoga not mutually exclusive

  It wasn’t until after Raj Seymour had practiced yoga for 10 years that the idea hit him. Why not infuse Jewish spirituality into his yoga practice? So two years ago,...

CU Chabad links students with special needs kids

INSIDE the Zeids’ home a “vanilla cake” has just been pulled from the oven and a giraffe and baby doll are being served a thick helping. There’s excitement over...

Jewish urban farming has strong roots in Boulder

EACH spring Lisa Bates visits a produce stand piled high with locally grown organic vegetables and fills her cloth bags with the week’s bounty. Her weekly routine...

Brandon Shaffer: Sinai, Stanford, Navy, Senate President

EVERY evening before he heads home, Colorado Senate President Brandon Shaffer completely clears his office desk. Some papers get filed. Others he stacks in the “to do”...

Not your usual path to Jewish music — check out the kaleidoscopic Cantor Kaplan

When Richard Kaplan thinks back to his childhood, he remembers wonderful musical gatherings where his family sang Yiddish and Hebrew songs, musical theater tunes, jazz...