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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

Colorado 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...

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

Temple Aaron in Trinidad soon to be up for sale

It’s 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...

The current CU Hillel House (Google Earth)

‘Worn out’ CU Hillel House is now up for sale

The CU Hillel House, a fixture of the Boulder Jewish community for decades, has been put up for sale, the property’s managing organization, Hillel of Colorado,...

L-r: Doug Seserman, Phyllis Adler, Tiffany Glucksman Appel

JEWISHcolorado and CAJE merge

JEWISHcolorado (Jco) and CAJE have announced that the boards of both organizations unanimously voted to move forward with a formal merger. The two organizations, which...

Scene from 'The Last Gold,' co-produced by Mike Unger of Colorado Springs.

Documentary ‘The Last Gold’ tells the story of swimming and doping

The film “The Last Gold,” which premiered at the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival in June, “tells a story which is important to the history of swimming and to the...

Giora and Dr. Anita Shkedi pose with a horse used in therapy for PTSD patients at a horse farm in Castle Rock.

Israeli couple helps PTSD patients through horses

As many soldiers return home from war they face an increasingly diagnosed brain trauma,  post traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. PTSD can cause many war veterans...

IST 2016 departs DIA for Israel. (Arlen Flax)

IST takes off for Israel

Seventy teens departed Sunday, June 19, from DIA on the 46th annual CAJE Joyce Zeff Israel Study Tour (IST). The students spent the first days of their five-week...

Rabbi Leor Sinai, r, with Boaz Werner, JNF Mountain States director

Rabbi Sinai from Brooklyn directs Israel’s Muss high school for Diaspora kids

THIS BELONGS in the “you-never-know-what-the-future-may-bring” department. Leor Sinai started out as a New York City nightclub promoter. Today, he is a rabbi and...

Rabbi Reven Hammer (YouTube Screenshot/David Sheen)

Reuven Hammer, a founder of Masorti, recalls early days at Rodef Shalom

Ironically, when Rabbi Reuven Hammer came back to Rodef Shalom, more than half a century after he became its spiritual leader, nostalgia was not among the emotions he...