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Boise's Ahavath Beth Israel (Dan Fellner)

Boise: Oldest in-use shul west of the Mississippi

CHANUKAH EDITION SECTION E PAGE 7 By Dan Fellner BOISE, Idaho — Sometimes you’ll find the most splendid synagogues in the places you least expect. Such was the case...

In the Vituks' sukkah, l-r: Ben Wolsh, Tim Dover, Chaim Maultasch, Rabbi Boaz Vituk

Vituks serve troops, others in Colorado Springs

 Springs is the easiest place for our family’s Jewish lifestyle compared with everywhere else where I’ve been stationed,” comments Rabbi Boaz Vituk, former...

Brothers Israel and Aiden Camire proudly display cabbages produced on the family's farm.

Peyton, Colorado: Yes, a Jewish farm!

atmosphere is quiet at Ahava Farm in El Paso County during the 25 hours of Shabbat. Ahava Farm is owned by Yosef and his wife Chava Camire, who began farming eight...

Some of the winning artwork from the 2015 contest.

IJN kicks off annual Chanukah Coloring Contest

The end of the High Holiday season signals the opening of the 30th annual Intermountain Jewish News-Doris Sky Chanukah Coloring Contest. Chanukah begins the evening of...

Karmiel mayor Adi Eldar presenting the key to the city to Shimon Peres.

Karmiel mayor looks to strengthen Sister City ties

Eldar, the mayor of Karmiel, Israel, now has an additional reason to visit Denver, over and above the fact that the two municipalities are sister cities. For the past...

Volunteers with the American Jewish Society for Service in the Black Forest area of Colorado.

Youth come to the Springs for community service

wish I had known about this opportunity when I was in high school,” says Rachel Rabinowitz, 22. “I love doing community service founded on Jewish ideals and values....

A view of Rose Hill Cemetery.

Rose Hill Cemetery upholds sacred traditions

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5777 SECTION D  does not necessarily associate innovation with cemeteries. After all they represent perpetuity. However, innovation is taking...

Kids’ Mega Challah Bake this Sunday

Children from across Colorado are invited to the first Kids’ Mega Challah Bake, a pre-Rosh Hashanah program, Sunday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m.-noon, in the BMH-BJ social...

Colorado Springs Police Chief Peter Carey visits the Western Wall during his trip to Israel.

Colorado Springs Police Chief Carey attends ADL seminar in Israel

Springs Police Chief Pete Carey recently returned to the US after taking part in the ADL’s annual national counter-terrorism seminar in Israel. Twelve high-ranking...

Temple Aaron's sanctuary, left, and the exterior of the synagogue, right.

Temple Aaron in Trinidad soon to be up for sale

 been a very long day for Temple Aaron, Trinidad’s venerable synagogue — 127 years to be precise — but it seems the sun will soon set on one of Colorado’s...