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Helena synagogue returned to Jewish hands

By Jackie Hajdenberg HELENA — The Jewish community in Montana closed a deal Aug. 25 to reacquire the state’s first synagogue, built in 1891, returning it to Jewish...

The rabbi replies: Iah Pillsbury

The Rabbi Replies speaks with Rabbi Iah Pillsbury of Temple Beit Torah in Colorado Springs. “Celebrating diversity is important to us as a community, which is part of...

The rabbi replies: Jay Sherwood

The Rabbi Replies speaks with Rabbi Jay Sherwood of Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs. “There’s a beautiful thing about communal singing, because you could feel the...

The rabbi replies: Menachem Siderson, Aish of the Rockies

The Rabbi Replies speaks with Rabbi Menachem Siderson of Aish of the Rockies. “I had the blessing of coming to a community that knew me, that I was familiar with, in a...

Mikvehs to be built in name of Meron victim

A diverse group of Jews who come together to build two mikvehs in memory of Yossi Kohn in Boise, Idaho, and Jackson Hole, Wyo.

Retrospective: Freedom Rider recalls his activism

A Freedom Rider and civil rights activist, Rabbi Allen Secher marched and prayed with Rev. Martin Luther King.

Coin of the realm: childhood passion to business

Matt Trookman, numismatist, first became interested in coins at the age of five, when he stopped a passerby to ask about the jingling noise coming from his pocket. He...

Wyoming: the rabbi with a kaleidoscopic approach

It’s a question virtually every rabbi has been asked at one time or another: What kind of rabbi are you? It has certainly been asked of Rabbi Moshe Halfon: “The best...

The First: Nussbaum fights for freedom of worship

Nussbaum Speir Gleason, a law firm located in Colorado Springs, specializes in fighting for our right to worship as we choose, free from governmental interference.

Cross country in Frisco, at any age

By Marilyn Shapiro My husband Larry and I just returned to our Florida home from an early November trip to Frisco, Colorado. While we were there, the weather was...