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Remembering Jewish Rock Promoter 
Barry Fey Z"L


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 By Maxwell Rotbart


"And Who The $&%^ Are You?"    


Those are the words of greeting that legendary rock 'n' roll concert promoter Barry Fey said to me when we first met in November 2011. Mr. Fey had come to the 710 KNUS AM studios - where we tape our weekly business news magazine, Business Unconventional - to talk about rock concerts as an industry and his newly published autobiography, Backstage Past.


In addition to my weekly role as co-host of Radio Chavura (airing on KNUS's sister station, 990 KRKS AM), I help produce Business Unconventional, which my father, Dean, co-hosts.


When Mr. Fey arrived at our station, I escorted him inside the recording studio, monitored the timing of the interview that my father taped with him, and was constantly running in and out of the production room.


When the program ended, members of the station staff came and introduced themselves to the legend who brought Led Zeppelin, U2, Bruce Springsteen, The Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, The Who and Jimi Hendrix, among others, to Denver. 

Barry Fey and Maxwell Rotbart


I stood in the back of the radio studio, observing the photo-ops. Then, all of a sudden, Mr. Fey turned straight to me and barked: "And Who The $&%^ Are You?"  It was pure Barry Fey.


My father once described Mr. Fey as an "M&M" - hard shell on the outside, but sweet within. The comparison was spot on. Months later, when Mr. Fey joined a group of students from the Denver Academy of Torah High School during our first ever recording session of Radio Chavura, he was endearing. 


Mr. Fey, who attended Hebrew school and was Bar Mitzvahed, spoke frankly with the students about his religious beliefs and Jewish upbringing. He also offered many of the students encouragement, in addition to answering their questions about his fabled career as the head of Feyline, his company for 30 years.


When he left the studio that second time - April 27, 2012, a year and a day before his passing - I held the door open for him. Mr. Fey bade me a warm farewell and strode down the hall, beaming. He had just created a new generation of fans.


Goodbye, Barry Fey.  


[Hear him discuss his Jewish upbringing - 60 secs]


[Hear his entire 14 minute radio segment, taped in April 2012, featuring students from the Denver Academy of Torah High School.]


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This Week on Radio Chavura: 


Jewish & Widowed: A New Community Group


A new community-wide initiative, Jewish & Widowed, is the focus of our program this week on Radio Chavura.


Jewish & Widowed The group, offering a safe, non-threatening way to begin new friendships, will hold its first event this coming Wednesday, May 8th.  The program is open to Jewish men and women of all ages who have lost a spouse or significant other.


Joining us in the 990 KRKS AM studios to discuss the creation of Jewish & Widowed, as well as its goals, are Connie Suson and Lisa Thorner.


Connie, programming director at Congregation Rodef Shalom, came up with the concept for a community-supported program to connect Jewish men and women who've lost a spouse or partner.  Connie's own father is a widower.


Among those who quickly embraced the concept and shared in its development is Lisa Thorner, programming director at Temple Sinai, who also has a widowed parent.


Connie and Lisa
Connie (l) and Lisa

Connie and Lisa stress that Jewish & Widowed is not a dating service, nor is it a forum for a "group cry."  Rather, it's aimed at fostering friendships and fun among individuals who, in time, will direct their own social functions.


Our interview with Connie and Lisa will be especially interesting to potential group members; their friends and family; and to other community leaders who will enjoy hearing how Connie, Lisa and others have found common purpose, even though they represent different Jewish congregations, religious affiliations and organizations.


Radio Chavura is proud to join these other organizations as co-sponsors of Jewish & Widowed:  Allied Jewish ApartmentsBMH-BJ: The Denver SynagogueB'nai HavurahCongregation Rodef Shalom; Feldman MortuaryHebrew Educational AllianceJFS at the JCCKeshetShalom CaresTemple Emanuel; and Temple Sinai


For more information, contact Connie at 303-399-0035.


Everyone is welcome to kibbutz, kvel and laugh - just not to kvetch (this is an upbeat group)!


Hear or Download the Program here.

In Our Community:
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Contact us at 855-JEWISH-4 (539-4744) or email: [email protected]
Mazel Tov to Tana Sparig-Rosenberg and her husband, Richard, on the launch of Tana's Delights, a bakery and catering operation featuring, among other goodies, challahs, cakes, cookies, and teas. Visit Tana's Delights each Saturday at the Denver Farmers Market, 200 South University, beginning at 8 am.
Mazel Tov to Meryl Wolff and Greg Metzel on their engagement. She is the daughter of Alan and Deborah Wolff and the granddaughter of Clara Katchen of Denver and the late Max Katchen.  The couple plans to wed in 2014.
Jewish Life Center Mazel Tov to Rabbi Mendel and Estee Popack on the new Jewish Life Center in Stapleton, which will serve neighborhood residents as well as students and faculty at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora.  Events will include a student dinner on the first Friday of every month.  Location: 8380 E. 29th Avenue.  For info or to RSVP, contact Mrs. Popack at 720-515-4337.
Mazel Tov to the new Denver Chapter of Yachad - The National Jewish Council for Disabilities, which recently opened a Hebrew school program and plans other community events soon, including the June 16th 5K Color Run in City Park.  Visit  (See Ad and Calendar Listing below)
StudioJHomegrown Colorado Jewish Music

Studio J Collage

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We celebrated Lag BaOmer last week with the second edition of Studio J at Radio Chavura. Our program, hosted by Denver's own multi-talented singer and songwriter, Julie Geller,  featured three of Colorado's most engaging and entertaining musical talents:

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Host: Julie Geller

Each edition of Studio J at Radio Chavura highlights bands that are channeling the Rocky Mountain energy and producing awesome, original Jewish music.  


Listen now to last week's featured Studio J songs:

Hal Aqua and the Lost Tribe:
Bryan Zive & Kol Echad:
Danya and Eyal:

If you'd like to be a featured musical guest on an upcoming edition of Studio J at Radio Chavura, please contact Julie Geller at: [email protected].  We are always on the lookout for fresh Rocky Mountain Jewish talent!


Infant Nursery Supervisor


Small Jewish Preschool looking for an Infant Nursery Supervisor to open a new infant room. Must have Infant/Toddler classes and experience working with this age group. For more information contact Anita Hill at 303-256-1061.


Part-Time Educator

Are you knowledgeable in Reform Judaism? Have you studied Judaism at a college or graduate level? Do you have experience as an administrator? Been a teacher for 2-3 years? Well then! This part-time educator job - overseeing
Temple Micah's religious school - might be perfect for you!

Contact Elaine Lee at [email protected] for the full job description.


Aish Preschool

For the 2013/2014 school year, Aish Denver is seeking experienced teachers, aides and substitutes.  Email: [email protected].


Journalism Interns

High school and college students who would like experience reporting and writing about the Denver Jewish community and producing this weekly newsletter and program guide are invited to contact either Maxwell or Dean: [email protected].  Positions are available year-round.

Share your Help Wanted positions with Colorado's vibrant Jewish community.  We reach a wide cross-section of Jewish families and professionals. Contact us: [email protected].
Today marks 1,250 days since Alan Gross ( was imprisoned in Cuba.

Today marks 702 days since Jacob Ostreicher ( was imprisoned in Bolivia.

Today marks 10,027 days since Jonathan Pollard ( was imprisoned in the United States.

Chavura Community Calendar 


May 6 (Monday):


42nd Annual Meeting of the Allied Jewish Apartments. Honoring Frances Stern. Installation of David Fogel as Board President.  22 S. Adams Street, Main Dining  Hall.  6-8 pm.  $18 per person.  Information and RSVP: 303-399-1146 or [email protected].

  • Screening of the award-winning documentary, "the Last Flight of Petr Ginz," presented by The YIZKOR Project and Greeley Holocaust Memorial Observances.  Johnson & Wales University - Auditorium, 18th & Olive Street, Denver 80220.  Free.  6:30 pm.  Post-screening discussion at 7:30 pm.

    A special Caf´┐Ż Europa Dinner Reception will be held for survivors and their descendants at 5:00 pm.  The dinner requires reservations: 720-560-0271. 

May 7 (Tuesday):


Anti-Defamation League Centennial Dinner honoring Jordon and Essie Perlmutter.  Cocktails 5:30 pm.  Program begins at 6:30 pm.  Information: 303-830-7177.


May 8 (Wednesday):


'Jewish & Widowed'  a newly formed community-wide initiative featuring a kick-off gathering at Brio Restaurant in Cherry Creek.  5:30 pm.  Free.


May 9 (Thursday):


4th Annual Youth Directions Fundraiser and Auction.  Rabbi Levi Brackman, executive director. 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm.  Artwork Network, 878 Santa Fe Drive, Denver 80204.  Former Denver School Board President, Nate Easley, is this year's recipient of the annual Youth Dedication award. Tickets $50.

  • Shalom Cares Annual Fundraiser - Best of Broadway.  Lone Tree Arts Center. 7-9:30 pm.  Musical Review and Desert Reception.  Proceeds benefit the residents of Shalom Park Nursing Home. Call: 303-680-5000.  Seats starting at $100. 

May 10 (Friday):


Har HaShem Boulder Dinner
Har HaShem Dinner

Carlebach Minyan at DAT - A Kabbalat Shabbat of Song. 6:25 pm.

  • Shabbat Musical Service at Congregation Har HaShem in Boulder, followed by Dinner and Oneg. Services will be led by Rabbi Rose, Cantorial Soloist Holli Berman, and Or Zimrah, the Har HaShem band.  Reservations no later than noon, May 6th.  The dinner will be Indian.  $12 for adults. Children ages 4-12 are $8.  Phone: 303-499-7077 or Email: [email protected].  3950 Baseline Road, Boulder, 80303


May 12 (Sunday - Mother's Day):


Ekar Farm features a family-friendly Mother's Day including a petting zoo, pony rides and other various hands-on activities.  11 am to 1 pm.  Suggested donation of $20 per family. 6825 E. Alameda - entrance off of South Oneida (next to Denver Academy of Torah).

  • Zera Abraham Sefer Torah Dedication at 10 am, followed in the evening (6 pm) by the congregation's annual dinner.  1560 Winona Court, Denver, 80204.  Phone: 303-667-9565.

May 15 (Wednesday):


JNF Conference DEADLINE: Register by today to save $100 on registration to the Jewish National Fund's National Conference, which will be held in Denver for the first time ever.  Pay only $375.  Special rates for teens, college students and JNFuture members.  Contact Helene Ellis at 323-964-1400, ext. 955.  Email: [email protected].  The conference will be held October 25-28th.


May 19 (Sunday):  


Walk for Israel and Celebrate Family Festival. Yom Ha'atzmaut - Israel Independence Day. Pre-ceremony begins at 2 pm and the walk takes off at 2:30 pm.  Jewish Community Center. Sponsored, in part, by Radio Chavura.

  • Temple Emanuel's 17th Annual Mitzvah Day, 8:15 am to 1:30 pm.  Join in the Temple's largest single-day community service event.  More than two dozen choices of locations and organizations that need your help!  Details and registration at:


May 21 (Tuesday):


Annual Morning of Music at the Hebrew Educational Alliance.  11 am. A piano concert featuring Gabriela Gottlieb, Debbie Center and Blanche Greenberg.  Free.  RSVPs appreciated to Naomi Kirshner at 303-758-9400 x. 213.  [See Advertisement Below


The Effect of Obamacare-Healthcare Reform on Your Business, presented by The Denver Jewish Chamber of Commerce. Speakers: Katherine A. Blair, Health Policy Advisor, the Office of Governor John Hickenlooper and Jim Sugden from the Colorado Health Exchange.  Registration required no later than May 20th at noon.  Members $25.  Non-Members $36.


May 22 (Wednesday):


Mizel Museum Annual Dinner and Community Enrichment Award presentation to Pat Bowlen, owner and CEO of the Denver Broncos.  Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 E. Academy Blvd.  6 pm cocktails.  7 pm buffet dinner.  8 pm presentation.  Contact the museum at 303-394-9993.


May 23 (Thursday):


Denver Jewish Day School Graduation.  6 pm.  Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center, 350 S. Dahlia Street, Denver, 80246.


May 24 (Friday):


Friday night Shabbat dinner and lecture with Shaman Roger LaBorde, presented by Judaism in the Foothills.  LaBorde is known for his work with no-hope coma cases.  6 pm.  3959 Ponderosa Lane, Evergreen, 80439.  Contact JITF for details/pricing.  720-837-2224.

Susie Fishbein
Author Susie Fishbein


May 29th (Wednesday):


Kosher by Design author Susie Fishbein will conduct a demonstration at a special dinner hosted by The Jewish Experience.  The women-only event will be held at BMH-BJ: The Denver Synagogue.  5:30 pm. Eve Levy is the women's programing coordinator for TJE.  For information: 303-316-6412. 


May 30 (Thursday):   

Bill Korn
Bill Korn

History of the Jewish Community of Leadville * Presented by Bill Korn. JCC South (9625 East Arapahoe Road * 80112) @7:30 pm * More Info @ 303-799-6975 




May 31-June 2:


Shabbos-shel-Chizuk with Rabbi Mordechai and Rebbetzin Suri Twerski. Hosted by Merkaz Torah V'Chesed. Rabbi Twerski's visit will include communal davening and meals; Divrei Torah; and Sunday brunch.  To RSVP and for more information: Rabbi Chaim Sher - 720-881-2768.


June 2 (Sunday):


Jewish Colorado's Got Talent - A community talent show produced by Randy Shapiro Weiss, featuring men and boys from Aish Denver, Bais Menachem, Bais Yisrael, BMH/BJ, Bonai Shalom, EDOS and Zera Abraham.  [See Advertisement Below]  9550 E. Belleview Avenue.  3:45 pm. $7 for Adults, $5 for Children 12 and under.  $25 family maximum.


June 5 (Wednesday):


Torah for Tycoons lunch and learn series presented by the Denver Community Kollel.  Held monthly at the East Side Kosher Deli.  Noon to 1 pm. Cost. $20.  For details visit: 


June 7 (Friday):


Shabbat Service and Concert, featuring Sababa, at Temple Micah.  Made possible by Temple Micah's Frances Reed Music Fund.  Free.  Sababa was featured in February on STUDIO J at Radio Chavura.  Sababa members are: Cantor Robbi Sherwin, Steve Brodsky and Scott Leader.  6 pm.  2600 Leyden Street.  Questions: Elaine Lee at 303-388-4239, ext. 1.



June 9 (Sunday):


Boulder Jewish Festival Boulder Jewish Festival, a one-day celebration of Jewish culture, featuring live entertainment, fine art and Judaica, ethnic food, community organizations and activities for all ages.  Boulder County Courthouse Lawn and Pearl Street Mall. 11 am to 5 pm.  Free.


June 16 (Sunday):


5K Color Run in City Park to raise funds for Yachad - The National Jewish Council for Disabilities.  The community is invited to walk or run in support of programs for individuals with disabilities in the Denver Jewish community.  Raise just $250 and receive special Team Yachad t-shirt.  [See Advertisement Below].

For additional details visit: 



June 18 (Tuesday):


Annual Meeting of the Denver Jewish Chamber of Commerce.  Election of directors and officers. 

7 pm-9 pm.  Jewish Community Center.



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Colorado Jewish News and Events
Run, Walk, Schmooze Marks "Rabbi Mo's" 
First Decade at Temple Micah
Despite recent snow storms, the sun was shining last month as congregants and friends of Temple Micah gathered to celebrate Rabbi Adam M. Morris's first decade of service at the Reform congregation by participating in a 5K run, walk and talk in Washington Park. About 150 people participated, most wearing bright blue t-shirts that declared their first decade of togetherness with "Rabbi Mo," as he is affectionately known.
Rabbi Adam M. Morris
"Rabbi Mo"
The run/walk began with the blowing of a shofar and included a celebration picnic.  Rabbi Mo, whose 10-year anniversary will also be feted at a Shabbat Service on Friday, May 17th, has previously lived in Nashville, Charlotte, Atlanta and Adelaide South Australia. On the Temple's website, he writes:  "My diverse set of working and living experiences contribute to the depth of my appreciation and gratitude for the opportunity to live in Colorado and to serve the Temple Micah community."
In conjunction with his anniversary, several Temple Micah leaders and members lauded his contributions to their synagogue, including Judy Goldberg, Stephen Dreskin, Sheri Lockhart, Hal Bruno, Mark Grueskin, Louis Wolfe, and Judith Cassel-Mamet.
More information about Temple Micah and its events is available from Elaine Lee, membership and communications director, at 303-388-4239, ext. 1. 
Free Radicals?  The May "Torah for Tycoons" Lunch and Learn
Torah for Tycoons
The Denver Community Kollel presented the latest in its regular monthly series of Torah for Tycoons lunches on May 1st.  The topic was "The Responsibility of Those Who Promote Acts of Terror." T4T meets at the East Side Kosher Deli and explores the topic of business ethics.
The presenters were David Japha, attorney, and Rabbi Mordechai Fleisher, the Kollel's director of community education. Dr. Neiel Baronberg served as the moderator.
Audio of the lunch and learn series is available from the Kollel here. T4T is made possible by the generosity of the Harry H. Beren Trust.
The Hebrew Educational Alliance On-line Book Club


Rabbi Salomon Gruenwald of the Hebrew Educational Alliance notes that the synagogue's on-line only book club has more than 25 members and is welcoming others to join.  This month's selection is Passing Life's Tests by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson.  The book is subtitled: "Spiritual Reflections on The Trial of Abraham, The Binding of Isaac."

Here is how Goodreads describes the book:

Passing Life's Tests How can we live richer lives through contemplating God's merciless demand, the horror of Abraham's test, the faith of Isaac's participation and see our own opportunity to grow by reliving the encounter? Among stories so terrible they rend our hearts, so profound they touch the depths of our souls, and so exalted they reach to heaven, none is more poignant than the Bible story of Abraham's sacrifice of his son, Isaac. Revered by Jews, Christians and Muslims, turned over and over by great secular thinkers searching for meaning, this gripping tale shocks us into complete attention, then takes us in fourteen short verses on a roller coaster ride of emotion, challenge and hope.

Rabbi Artson is Dean of the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies in Los Angeles and a close friend and mentor to Rabbi Gruenwald.  To join the club, click here.
Jewish Colorado's Got Talent

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TEMPLE EMANUEL: Everyone Is Welcome!

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Susie Sigman 
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Last month on Radio Chavura, we were joined by Temple Emanuel's dynamic director of membership and programming, Susie Sigman.  


As the go-to person at Colorado's largest and oldest synagogue, Susie manages a congregation that consists of more than 2,000 Jewish families with diverse backgrounds, levels of observance and interests.


 And she does it with professionalism and plenty of ruach (spirit)!


Susie works tirelessly to ensure that members of Temple Emanuel feel at home and are part of a meaningful, dynamic community. Susie told us about Temple Emanuel's many religious, educational, and social activities; the synagogue's (quite musical) religious leaders; and the inclusive nature of Reform Judaism.


If you think you already know Temple Emanuel, think again!

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Rabbinic Plagiarism and Scholarly Integrity by Rabbi Levi Brackman (  

Rabbi Michael Broyde misrepresented himself in order to gain entry to a rival rabbinic organization, the

Rabbi Brackman
Rabbi Brackman

International Rabbinic Fellowship (of which I am a member). He also used fake names to write letters and comments to bolster ideas he was disseminating. Broyde, like [Rabbi Gilles] Bernheim, was forced to resign from his position as rabbinic judge at the Beth Din of America.


Israelis know how to start their morning right. It might possibly be the reason that Israel was ranked 6th by Bloomberg Rankings of the World's healthiest countries in May 2012.


A website with the politically incorrect URL of tracks these things.  According to them, as of May 2, 2013, there have been 20,794 deadly attacks by Islamic terrorists since September 11, 2001.

At its core, anti-Zionism rejects the Jews' fundamental right to self-determination, devalues their national identity, and presumes that they should be treated differently from all other peoples.  Despite attempts to characterize progressive Israel-chiding in neutral political terms, an appropriate word already exists to describe the delegitimization of the Jewish State - and that word is "antisemitism."


VIDEO:  The Operating Room of the Future (Technion)  6 minutes 28 seconds.

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Israeli Factory To Grow Human Bones (Israeli Innovation News)



ZOA Criticizes Dustin Hoffman For Being Special Guest At Radical, Anti-Israel Muslim Public Affairs Council Gala  (

ZOA National President Morton A. Klein said, "We strongly criticize Mr. Hoffman's shocking and terrible decision to give aid, comfort and legitimacy to this group of Muslim haters of Israel and Jews by accepting an invitation to appear as a special guest at an MPAC function. We are also appalled that he withdrew from appearing at the Jerusalem Film Festival, something which emboldens extreme Boycott, Sanctions, Divestment (BDS) activists who seek to delegitimize Israel as a first step towards ultimately eliminating Israel.


Columbia Professors Against Israel (Israel National News)

Roughly 100 professors and lecturers at Columbia University in New York are demanding that their pension funds not be invested with companies that also do business with the IDF or with civilian security providers in Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria (Shomron) or eastern Jerusalem.


Asian American academic group backs Israel boycott (Jewish News of Greater Phoenix)

The resolution calling for a boycott passed unanimously and accused Israeli universities of being complicit in violations of international law by the Israeli government. In addition to other claims, the resolution also accused Israeli universities of discriminating against Palestinian students and academics.


Meet '100 Most Influential Jews' (Arutz Sheva)


The time has come for Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to confront US President Barack Obama.

A top emergency medicine doctor at a Boston hospital where many of the wounded from Monday's bombing attack were being treated credited Israel with training the hospital's first-response team and readying it to deal with mass-casualty incidents.

Surely the Marathon bombing was the work of either the right-wing extremists Janet Napolitano has been warning us about since 2009, or those notoriously violent Catholics and Evangelicals that today's Army equates with Hamas and Hezbollah.


Silence as the Christians Die by Charles Jacobs

 (Jewish Advocate)  


From Nigeria to Malaysia, from Pakistan to Iraq, from

Uzbekistan to Tanzania, Christians are arrested, harassed and threatened. Murder is in the air.


Israel Population Hits 8 Million (Jerusalem Post)


Rambam Teaches International Teams to Treat Trauma Victims (Arutz Sheva)


VIDEO: An Israeli-Made Car That Runs on Air, Water. Really!  (Bloomberg TV) 



Protestors storm Israeli pianists recital  (

Sixty pro-Palestinian activists interrupt Yossi Reshef's performance in South Africa, chanting and blowing vuvuzelas until concert stopped.


VIDEO:  Created in Israel - Part of Your Life

Created in Israel Video - Talya Rotbart
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"Land for Peace" is dead. It's time to try 'Peace for Peace'. A genuine, sincere peace agreement shouldn't require the surrender of Israel's heartland to a band of armed terrorists.




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It's Time to Address Jewish Day School Tuition 


TuitionDenver has five top-tier Jewish schools - Beth JacobDenver Academy of TorahDenver Jewish Day SchoolHillel Academy, and Yeshiva Toras Chaim
We Support Jewish Day SchoolsSadly, these schools are often under-funded, and parents increasingly must struggle to afford Jewish day school tuition.

As 2012 drew to a close, hosts Maxwell and Dean Rotbart shared two of their ideas for solving the day school tuition crisis without raising rates, refusing students, or turning to government funding. How is this possible? 


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We invite you to share your thoughts on how to best fund Jewish day schools.  Email: [email protected] or phone 1-855-JEWISH-4.



Hear our exclusive interview - available online only - with Andrew Hollinger, director of communications at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. USHMM is marking its 20th anniversary this month. 

Andrew talks about the progress the museum has made over the past two decades and the many challenges ahead. 

Read Radio Chavura's National News Release About This Special Audio (featuring the voices of Denver Holocaust survivors, as well as 2nd and 3rd Gen speakers):

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