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Sukkot: Why it’s the favorite holiday at our house

Sukkot — which begins Monday evening, Sept. 20 — has long been a favorite holiday at the Altman house in Colorado Springs. For my husband and me, it is a […]

Colorado Springs mayor sustains his friendship with the Jewish community

Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers has had an illustrious career. He has served as a deputy and chief deputy district attorney in Colorado Springs. He was an adjunct...

Monument’s ‘unconstitutional’ monument?

The First Amendment to the US Constitution is familiar to most Americans. It guarantees the rights of free speech and religion, among other rights, for American...

It’s now Schuck Chapman in Colorado Springs

When Colorado Springs first welcomed Steve and the late Joyce Schuck to town more than half a century ago, the community had no idea what dynamic personalities had...

BBYO is the social address for Springs Jewish teens

In a large city such as Denver, there are many opportunities for Jewish teenagers to connect with other Jewish youth: JCC, Jewish day schools, many synagogues with teen...

Ski-aholic in Park City

By Seth Feldman, Jew in the City When it comes to Jewish outreach, Jodi Berris will climb the highest mountain. Then she’ll ski down it. “I have a pretty serious...

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...

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...