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Sukkah tales of joy — and wildlife — from the Springs

“It’s still standing!” This was the daily joke in the Altman household during Sukkot. We had had our share of problems with the Colorado wind wreaking havoc on our...

Chanukah Coloring Contest during COVID

The Intermountain Jewish News is gearing up for its 34th annual IJN-Doris Sky Chanukah Coloring Contest amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. [Scroll down for entry form]...

Fort Collins’ Rabbi Gorelik sworn in as Army captain

Rabbi Yerachmiel Gorelik, founder and director of Chabad of Northern Colorado and CSU in Fort Collins, was sworn-in as the first Jewish chaplain in the Colorado Army...

Meet the multiracial Bruks of Montana

BOZEMAN — In many ways, Chavie and Chaim Bruk are the archetype of Chabad emissaries. The couple live in Montana, one of only a handful of observant Jewish families in...

Air Force Academy’s new Jewish chaplain

Meet Captain Saul Rappeport, the newest addition to Colorado Springs’ Jewish clergy. Rabbi Rappeport is stationed at the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. He...

Temple Shalom gears up for golden anniversary

Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs has a golden anniversary coming up in 2021. In the mid-1960s, the two existing Jewish congregations in Colorado Springs — Reform...

Online worship ‘zooms’ into Colorado Springs

To use an already-hackneyed expression, we are living in an extraordinary time. Who knew that Judaism would be affected in this day and age by a virus? And yet, it...

How to keep kosher in a small American city

If you live in a big city such as New York, Miami, Los Angeles or Denver, you will find it easy to keep kosher. Colorado Springs, on the other hand, poses a challenge....

Uncertain future for Pueblo’s Jewish community

the first night of Chanukah, 2019, something happened in Pueblo which, so far as anybody knows, had never taken place in the city’s 158-year history: A menorah was lit...

Mitzvah projects expand in scope

The process of becoming Bar or Bat Mitzvah has changed over the years regarding parties and celebrations, but in no way has it changed more than in the mitzvah projects...