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Visiting the Western Wall is always part of IST; pictured here is the 2023 cohort, with Jil- lian Feiger pictured far right, kneeling, in pink troursers. IST is set for its annual trip this summer, with some adjustments made for security purposes.

(Almost) nothing could keep IST from its Israel, Poland trip

For over 50 years, rising high school seniors in Colorado have been visiting Israel through IST, Israel Study Tour, learning about the Jewish connection to Israel, about...

Colorado Jewish Climate Action led a bike ride through Denver last summer.

Intersection of Jewish values and climate concerns

For Moshe Kornfeld, every day, not just the recently passed April 22, is Earth Day. The Denver-based academic turned activist is the director of Colorado Jewish...

Ohr Shalom in Grand Junction, Colo. (Screenshot via Google Maps Streetview)

Grand Junction Jewish roundup

West of Denver by 244 miles, there’s a lot of activity in Grand Junction. The town’s synagogue is growing, significant interfaith support exists, and there’s even...

Israel national hockey team members on the bench at the IIHF world championships in Mexico City in 2019. (Ice Hockey Federation of Israel)

Team Israel hockey players headed to Colorado

In mid-April, a group of special guests will be in Colorado for a unique opportunity. 
 From April 11-April 14, the Big Mountain Hockey Conference will welcome Team...

Top: STAND event at the Bud Werner Memorial Library in Steamboat Springs, Jan. 24, 2024.

In Steamboat Springs, taking a STAND

Following an anti-Semitic incident in Steamboat Springs, Rabbi Kolby Morris-Dahary formed STAND (Steamboat Team to Disrupt Anti-Semitism and Discrimination) while...

Santa Fe — Jewish vignettes

Vignettes of Jewish Santa Fe: Rabbi Berel Levertov, Prof. Ron Duncan Hart and Rabbi Jack Shlachter talk about Jewish life in northern New Mexico, including Los...

Peter DeWolf is proprietor of Red Rocks Toffee in Morrison, Colo.

The boiling point lowers the higher you go

Peter DeWolf likes toffee. He likes it so much that he makes it. 
He makes it so much that he sells it. 
 He sold it so much to friends that he decided to sell it...

The rabbi replies: Lynne Goldsmith

The rabbi replies speaks with Lynne Goldsmith of Or Hadash in Fort Collins: “If you can talk to somebody who you disagree with violently and still see that image of...

Historical landmark status for Trinidad’s Temple Aaron

The National Historic Landmarks Program announced the designation of 16 new National Historic Landmarks by US Secretary of the Interior Debra Haaland on Dec. 11. 

The rabbi replies: Shira Stutman

The rabbi replies speaks with Shira Stutman of Aspen Jewish Congregation: “There is something deeply mystical about this place where you really can feel like...