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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...

Rabbi Iah Pillsbury is Temple Beit Torah’s new leader

Meet Rabbi Iah Pillsbury, the new rabbi of Temple Beit Torah in Colorado Springs. Rabbi Pillsbury was born and reared in California to a Jewish mother and an...

Life journey from Morocco to Colorado Springs

Yamna Maxwell will celebrate her 90th birthday in Colorado Springs on Dec. 31, 2019. At least, that is the date her employer chose for her when she needed papers in...

Meet Temple Shalom’s dedicated Torah readers

One of the challenges facing any operating synagogue is the issue of who will chant the scheduled portion from the Torah each week. In some synagogues, Torah reading is...

Meet Jco’s 2019-2020’s shinshinim

JEWISHcolorado, in partnership with the Jewish Agency for Israel, is hosting four Israeli teens, shinshinim, to take part in a community service gap year between high...

Colorado Springs’ UJC has been active since 1948

The year 1948 was an important one in the history of the Jewish people: the birth year of the State of Israel. In Colorado Springs, that same year saw the creation of...

Brothers bring Yiddishkeit to small town Colorado Jews

If you reside in a small town in southern Colorado, you may experience difficulty maintaining a Jewish lifestyle. Chabad of Southern Colorado is available to help. Every...