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IJN Chanukah Coloring Contest underway

The 22nd annual IJN Doris Sky Chanukah Coloring Contest is officially underway. Deadline for entries in the contest is 5 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008. The contest, for...

Downtown sukkah in Plaza Courtyard

For the first time, a community sukkah will be built in downtown Denver at 17th and California streets at the Plaza Courtyard. The sukkah will be open Thursday, Oct. 16,...

CU’s Goldberger Jewish studies program is popular

Before it even had a chance to walk, the new CU Jewish Studies Dept. is flying.  “I actually didn’t get it,” said Dr. David Shneer, the director of the fledgling...

Boulder Jewish Day School pupils “do tashlich”

In the late morning of erev Rosh Hashanah this past Monday, about 40 children ranging in age from two-and-a-half to 10 years old embarked on a field trip behind Bonai...

Making aliyah with the Wasoskys

Shana and Rabbi Nachum Wasosky grew up in Pittsburgh. For Shana, Colorado was always a second home because she came here with her parents, Dr. Mark and Ida May, and her...

Community Profile: Congregation B’nai Butte

By Ben Gilliland For over 30 years Congregation B’nai Butte has provided Jewish services to the city of Crested Butte, Colorado, and the surrounding area. B’nai Butte...

Eisen: New Camp Ramah symbol of Conservative Judaism

Dr. Arnold Eisen was clearly having a frenzied day, but not too busy to miss a chance to talk about the things he loves. Just after dashing from DIA, he arrived, flushed...

Community Profile: Colorado Springs’ mikveh

A soon-to-be completed mikveh in Colorado Springs will not only provide a crucial religious amenity for the Jewish community, it will also enable its users to “go...

Outreach Torah to complement Jewish Experience mission

According to the Zohar, the Torah contains 600,000 letters and spaces, including unprinted vowels and cantillation signs. Kabbalists say it is no coincidence that...

Community Profile: Har Shalom, Durango

By Ben Gilliland Congregation Har Shalom has been serving the Jewish community in Durango and the surrounding area since the early 1970s. Har Shalom is led by Rabbi...