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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

Ironically, 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...

Walk for Israel this Sunday

JEWISHcolorado invites Israel supporters across the community to join together on a two-mile walk on Sunday, May 22, as part of an extended Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel...

Rodef Shalom set to mark 60th anniversary

Rodef Shalom is a survivor, to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. If one wants to truly understand the spirited Conservative congregation — and why...

Emanuel’s Hineini Project reaches young professionals

WHEN BRIAN Immerman became the assistant rabbi at Temple Emanuel in July, 2012, he was 31, unmarried, and the inheritor of the Hineini Project for young professionals....

JYW’s big tent

CHANUKAH EDITION 5776 SECTION A PAGE 9 While some synagogues struggle to maintain members, Judaism Your Way’s successful outreach model is attracting unaffiliated and...

Joseph Friedman is DAT Minyan’s new rabbi

CHANUKAH EDITION 5776SECTION A PAGE 8 When Rabbi Joseph Friedman’s military obligations brought him to Denver earlier this year, the last thing he expected was to wind...

DAT board appoints Naomi Lev head of school

The Denver Academy of Torah board of trustees has announced that Naomi Lev has been named DAT’s head of school. Most recently, Lev served as interim head of school,...

Mind, spirit, kugel turn Friday afternoons into Shabbos

It’s pictures, not text. It’s serious, but not school. It’s a hidden agenda; actually, not so hidden. The agenda is intellectual: knowledge of the laws of Shabbos....

DJDS alum competes in worldwide cycling

For 18-year-old Samuel Fogel, a Denver Jewish Day School 2015 alumnus, the UCI Juniors Track Cycling World Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan were the culmination of a...