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Rabbi Rachel Kobrin

Rodef Shalom’s Rabbi Kobrin is thoughtful, joyful

Rachel Kobrin speaks with such intensity that her body sways back and forth in the chair, as if she were davening. The observation both surprises and intrigues her....

Fanny Starr's story is included in 'Nevertheless We Persisted'.

Fanny Starr survived — and persisted

There were tears, applause and awe last Thursday evening, Dec. 6, at the Tattered Cover book signing of local Holocaust survivor Fanny Starr. Freezing temperatures...

Rabbi Meir Simon with some of his Cteeners.

Meet the ‘Meir’ of south suburbs’ Jewish teens

2015, Rabbi Meir Simon moved to Highlands Ranch to “step into the gap” left when Jewish teens complete Hebrew school. Together with his wife Sara, Simon, who is...

Future DAT High School building.

DAT’s high school building unified the school campus

The new 5,000 square foot high school building at DAT, to open in December, is more than a construction project. It is “transformative,” says DAT President Dr. Aryeh...

The new headstone for Sarah Cooper.

A century later, Sarah Cooper, age 4, has a headstone

Sept. 28, 2018 a group of 13 people gathered for an unveiling ceremony at Rose Hill Cemetery in Commerce City. Unlike most unveilings, Sept. 28, 2018 was not the...

Kids participating at a recent YAD Family Shabbat at Temple Emanuel.

YAD Family Shabbat brings young families together

Held several times throughout the year, YAD Family Shabbat offers the opportunity for young families to celebrate Shabbat together. Inspired by JEWISHcolorado’s YAD...

Michael Staenberg

JCC Denver now ‘The Staenberg Campus’

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5779 SECTION D PAGE 5 The corner of Leetsdale and Dahlia is changing. The Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center will now be known as The Staenberg...

Amy Becker, left, and Cindy Abramson (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

JTown, a new suburban address for ‘doing Jewish’

, whose name evokes a dusty designationloin a Clint Eastwood Western, is attracting a steady stream of followers to its growing Jewish communal presence in Lone Tree....

Taylor Force

Father of Taylor Force speaks ahead of Denver visit

Stuart Force, it is safe to say, is a name no reader of the Intermountain Jewish News ever would have heard of, if it were not for another name that readers also would...

Lara Knuettel

For JCC’s Lara Knuettel, ‘failure was not an option’

Knuettel gave birth to another boy, one she wasn’t expecting. It was exactly eight days into her new position of CEO of Denver’s Jewish Community Center that she...