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Colorado Springs man recognized for leadership at USA Swimming

USA SWIMMING and Speedo named Mike Unger one of the 30 most influential people in swimming over the past 30 years. The award recognizes leaders for their significant...

Ukrainian refugee speaks of displacement, deprivation

“ never thought that I would be living in a country where catastrophes and violence would occur. The situation in Ukraine is really dire and is now a situation where...

‘Hockey, a sport for all ages,’ says Ashley Bevan

“THEY SAY the toughest job is being the mom of a goalie,” says Ashley Bevan, senior director of adult hockey for USA Hockey in Colorado Springs,  the governing body...

Temple Shalom board member is architect for CU’s Colorado Springs campus

“RATHER THAN perform Shakespeare in the hallway, students and musical performers will have the opportunity to participate in the fine arts in the space they deserve,”...

Five Israeli cyclists race across Colorado

For the first time, an Israeli team is competing in the USA Pro-Challenge bicycle race this week. In fact, Team Cycling Academy is the first Israeli cycling team to race...

PJ Library for children grows in Colorado

Families in Colorado raising Jewish children have more opportunities to participate in Jewish life due to the Harold Grinspoon Foundation. The foundation created PJ...

Jewish teens help Colorado Springs recover from forest fires

“THE ONLY ray of light was our shower at the end of the day, especially when we spent the day cutting down trees burned in the devastating fires in Colorado Springs,”...

Last exit in the Diaspora? A Jewish history professor in Utah

PROF. ROBERT Goldberg, director of the Tanner Humanities Center at the University of Utah, pulled into the foreign terrain of Salt Lake City to teach history in 1980....

Kim Harris serves as cantor and rabbi at B’nai Chaim

Kim Harris says that her true nature is to be an introvert, inherently shy and quiet. “A fake extrovert” is how she describes herself. She could have fooled me —...

Haiti to Uganda to Colorado: Eichengreen seeks intersection of community and economy

“WHEN A villager opens a small shop in their rural area in Uganda, the shop might bring in about one to two dollars a day. If the shop grows, their profit might...