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The staff of Feldman with Dubarry the dog.

Dubarry the dog comforts those in need

Feldman Mortuary is waking up. The phones are silent. Staffers ply themselves with coffee and peruse emails until Jamie Sarché arrives with Dubarry, the mortuary’s...

Rabbi Dr. Mark Washofsky

Reform halacha? Yes, says HUC veteran Washofsky

On a recent Shabbat morning, Temple Sinai congregants pondered the issues surrounding assisted suicide from a Jewish perspective. They read and discussed references to...

Eric Fingerhut

Hillel exec discusses BDS, Jerusalem, Hillel growth

As Eric Fingerhut, president and CEO of Hillel International, wrapped up his interview with the Intermountain Jewish News last week, he placed the word “energy” in...

Drs. Alex and Hanah Polotsky on Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

The Polotskys complete a full circle in the faraway city of Denver, and the distant year of 2017

CHANUKAH 5778 SECTION E PAGE 12 When one steps into the roomy Lowry house of the Family Polotsky, one is far from ignored. At least three of Hanah and Alex Polotsky’s...

Bobbi Furer, left, and Ciftci Katmer

Shalom-Salaam facilitates women-to-women interfaith dialogue

CHANUKAH 5778 SECTION E PAGE 5 On the surface, Bobbi Furer and Gulsum Ciftci Katmer are worlds apart. Furer, 87, is Jewish. Katmer, 31, is Muslim. But they are joined at...

Rabbi David and Nechama Araiev with their children Chaya Mushka, Sterna Shira, Menachem Mendel and Leci Itzchak, pictured at Ohr Avner.

Bukharian Jewish community in Aurora thrives

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5778 SECTION D PAGE 10 Driving east on Mississippi, just into Aurora, one would never know that behind the unassuming beige brick façade of 11100...

Gaby Schechter, left; José Chama, right

New avenues for Denver’s Spanish-speaking Jews

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5778SECTION D PAGE 8 Two new groups in Denver — a Latin American chavurah and a Torah class for native Spanish-speakers — are augmenting social...

Amy Becker, left, and Cindy Abramson

Becker, Abramson found JTown to reach Jews in south suburbs

JTown is a new organization focusing on Jews in the south suburbs who are looking for connections to other Jews and to expand their community. Co-Founders Cindy Abramson...

Rabbi Joseph Black

Rabbi Black of Emanuel projects ‘portals of entry’

Rabbi Joseph R. Black has just started his eighth year as senior rabbi of Temple Emanuel. With a membership of 2,012 households, it is the largest synagogue in the Rocky...

Karmiel mayor Adi Eldar presenting the key to the city to Shimon Peres.

Karmiel mayor looks to strengthen Sister City ties

Adi Eldar, the mayor of Karmiel, Israel, now has an additional reason to visit Denver, over and above the fact that the two municipalities are sister cities. For the...