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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...

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...

One out of 87,000: Rachel Greig needs a kidney

LONGMONT — When the time came, and she could wait no longer, Rachel Greig asked close friends and family for help. Now the Longmont resident has broadened her appeal to...

Praying, fasting, kicking on Yom Kippur

When CU starting place kicker Aric Goodman realized that the Buffs’ game against Hawaii was scheduled for Yom Kippur, he was torn between fulfilling his religious...

Boulder program unites around visionaries and rebels

A Boulder-wide, year-long series of Jewish programming will begin this fall. “Movers” is the brainchild of the Boulder JCC’s Menorah Program Director Kathryn...