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Gaby Schechter, left; José Chama, right

New avenues for Denver’s Spanish-speaking Jews

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

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’

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

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 past...

A view of Rose Hill Cemetery.

Rose Hill Cemetery upholds sacred traditions

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5777 SECTION D  does not necessarily associate innovation with cemeteries. After all they represent perpetuity. However, innovation is taking...

Kids’ Mega Challah Bake this Sunday

Children from across Colorado are invited to the first Kids’ Mega Challah Bake, a pre-Rosh Hashanah program, Sunday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m.-noon, in the BMH-BJ social...

L-r: Doug Seserman, Phyllis Adler, Tiffany Glucksman Appel

JEWISHcolorado and CAJE merge

JEWISHcolorado (Jco) and CAJE have announced that the boards of both organizations unanimously voted to move forward with a formal merger. The two organizations, which...

Giora and Dr. Anita Shkedi pose with a horse used in therapy for PTSD patients at a horse farm in Castle Rock.

Israeli couple helps PTSD patients through horses

As many soldiers return home from war they face an increasingly diagnosed brain trauma,  post traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. PTSD can cause many war veterans...

Rabbi Leor Sinai, r, with Boaz Werner, JNF Mountain States director

Rabbi Sinai from Brooklyn directs Israel’s Muss high school for Diaspora kids

THIS BELONGS in the “you-never-know-what-the-future-may-bring” department. Leor Sinai started out as a New York City nightclub promoter. Today, he is a rabbi and...

Rabbi Reven Hammer (YouTube Screenshot/David Sheen)

Reuven Hammer, a founder of Masorti, recalls early days at Rodef Shalom

, when Rabbi Reuven Hammer came back to Rodef Shalom, more than half a century after he became its spiritual leader, nostalgia was not among the emotions he felt. The...