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Kobi Chumash

On Friday nights, Hillel at Colorado College is the place to hang out

When a Jewish student leaves town to attend college, some parents may worry about a continuing connection to Judaism. At Colorado College in Colorado Springs, the Hillel...

Temple Emanuel's plaque in honor of the Pittsburgh victims. (Marc Schuman)

A plaque in Pueblo in memory of Pittsburgh

Michael F. Atlas-Acuna, president of Temple Emanuel in Pueblo, recently shared with the Intermountain Jewish News the congregation’s actions to support the Tree of...

Grand Aleph Godol Mason Quintero, left, and International N'siah Noga Hurwitz

BBYO international convention comes to Denver

At a moment in history when teens are revolutionizing how they are valued and seen as partners in building society and declaring that age isn’t the defining factor of...

A screenshot from Vic Lombardi's interview with Yariv Ben-Naim.

Ben-Naim of Monument connects with Vic Lombardi

Altitude Sports Radio and Altitude TV host Vic Lombardi recently exchanged numbers with Yariv Ben-Naim, 20, at a Special Olympics clinic hosted by the Denver Nuggets at...

Gabe Moe-Lobeda

JFS Food Pantry helps people affected by shutdown

Thirteen households — encompassing 42 individuals —  have availed themselves of  the offer by Jewish Family Service to open its Weinberg Food Pantry to furloughed...

Rabbi Emily Hyatt

For Emanuel’s Rabbi Hyatt: holiness and pluralism

odds of a newly-minted rabbi — or any rabbi, for that matter — getting a pulpit position in his or her hometown must be staggeringly low. “I don’t...

Rabbi Rachel Kobrin

Rodef Shalom’s Rabbi Kobrin is thoughtful, joyful

Rachel Kobrin speaks with such intensity that her body sways back and forth in the chair, as if she were davening. The observation both surprises and intrigues her....

Fanny Starr's story is included in 'Nevertheless We Persisted'.

Fanny Starr survived — and persisted

There were tears, applause and awe last Thursday evening, Dec. 6, at the Tattered Cover book signing of local Holocaust survivor Fanny Starr. Freezing temperatures...

Rabbi Meir Simon with some of his Cteeners.

Meet the ‘Meir’ of south suburbs’ Jewish teens

2015, Rabbi Meir Simon moved to Highlands Ranch to “step into the gap” left when Jewish teens complete Hebrew school. Together with his wife Sara, Simon, who...

Future DAT High School building.

DAT’s high school building unified the school campus

The new 5,000 square foot high school building at DAT, to open in December, is more than a construction project. It is “transformative,” says DAT President Dr. Aryeh...