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Today’s Life

Rick Brody is new JFS Community Chaplain

Rick Brody, JFS’ community chaplain for the Denver-Boulder area since December, 2018, felt the first conscious stirrings of the rabbinate when he was 14. While...

A history of Colorado Springs Jewry is underway

It’s amazing the things one can find in an attic. Dr. Perry Bach became interested in the history of Jews in Colorado Springs as a result of a query from his cousin in...

When your loved one is deployed

It’s a hard life living when you’re lonely It’s a long night sleeping alone It’s a hard time waiting for tomorrow It’s a long, long way home. —...

Nechama Zakroff Birthright

‘Seeing’ Israel for the first time — through touch, hearing, other senses

By Jenny Rapp It wasn’t the typical first trip to Israel for Nechama Zakroff, 24, who went on a different sort of Birthright trip this summer. “YALLA,” an...

Sandy's Closet

Keshet’s thrift store helps special needs employees

By Sophie Pomeranz, IJN intern In 2001, Elly and Lola Zussman founded Keshet of the Rockies as a program inside of Hillel Academy that would support the learning needs...

Sons of Israel Cemetery, Colorado Springs

Sons of Israel cemetery repairs, renovates, expands

Cemeteries need upkeep. A Jewish cemetery is one of the most important places in the religion, but one of the least talked about. When Lisa Benhammou-Osur began visiting...

Members of a chevra kadisha comfort a dying man. (Jewish Museum of Prague)

Colorado Springs chevra kadisha perform mitzvah of caring the deceased

There comes a time in each person’s life when the way in which he or she is to be buried is of paramount importance. One of the first tasks of a newly founded Jewish...

Ken and Laura Ginsburg with their son Ben at his Bar Mitzvah at Temple Shalom.

‘In sickness and in health…’ A story of devotion

In sickness and in health . . . No one can predict what is fated to occur in a marriage. Ken and Laura Ginsburg were married at a Holiday Inn in Pasadena, Calif, Nov. 2,...

‘Seder Feud’ Passover game created by HEA members

Did you take the survey? Abbie Hayutin, together with husband Sid, has developed a new game for Passover based on the classic TV game show Family Feud. A link to the...

Aryeh Triester, left, with Moshe Khaehpari, both students at Yeshivat Shaalavim

Coloradans turning to Naale in Israel for high school

and students gather in the MACC boardroom tucking into their pizza lunch. The kids have just completed the first half of a screening for acceptance to Naale, a network...