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Rabbi Larry Karol

Jewish life on the border: Beth-El in Las Cruces

By Raphael Bein, IJN intern How does being 20 minutes from the Mexican border affect a congregation? Rabbi Lawrence Karol, spiritual leader of Temple Beth-El in Las...

Rabbi Jamie Arnold

Rabbi Arnold’s ‘mountain minhag’ at Beth Evergreen

By Raphael Bein, IJN intern Rabbi Jamie Arnold has been with Beth Evergreen since 2005. The congregation has dramatically transformed since then. Rabbi Arnold sat down...

Jeff Ader

Educator Jeff Ader is new Beit Torah president

“At the synagogue, I want to experience a strong feeling of joy and community. Too often, we view the building, the pews, and the prayer books as the temple, however,...

Morris Dees of SPLC speaking in Colorado Springs. (Jana/Noa's Art Photography)

Southern Poverty Law Center founders speaks in Colorado Springs

“Let us not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream,” said Morris Dees, founder and director of the Southern Poverty...

The Rathmann family, l-r: Elayna, Gabbi, Sophie, Matthew and Marc.

Colorado Springs couple has a triple challenge

From skiing to softball, the Rathmann family does it all. As the academic year ends, families juggle a dizzying array of year-end school programs, sports events and...

Richard Skorman

Richard Skorman elected Colo. Spgs. City Council President

Richard Skorman was elected president of the Colorado Springs City Council just hours after being sworn in as a member of the council on April 18. In the April 4...

Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers, r, with Harry Sazlman, Temple Shalom member.

Mayor John Suthers briefs Springs Jewish community

In February, 2018, the Olympics will be held in PyeongChang, South Korea while construction of the US Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame is expected to be underway in...

Boise's Ahavath Beth Israel (Dan Fellner)

Boise: Oldest in-use shul west of the Mississippi

CHANUKAH EDITION SECTION E PAGE 7 By Dan Fellner BOISE, Idaho — Sometimes you’ll find the most splendid synagogues in the places you least expect. Such was the case...

In the Vituks' sukkah, l-r: Ben Wolsh, Tim Dover, Chaim Maultasch, Rabbi Boaz Vituk

Vituks serve troops, others in Colorado Springs

“Colorado Springs is the easiest place for our family’s Jewish lifestyle compared with everywhere else where I’ve been stationed,” comments Rabbi Boaz Vituk,...

Brothers Israel and Aiden Camire proudly display cabbages produced on the family's farm.

Peyton, Colorado: Yes, a Jewish farm!

The atmosphere is quiet at Ahava Farm in El Paso County during the 25 hours of Shabbat. Ahava Farm is owned by Yosef and his wife Chava Camire, who began farming eight...