• AROUND TOWN: Temple Shalom film and dinner seek out Israeli cuisine

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Feb 12, 2017

    Temple Shalom created an educational Jewish film series and found a welcoming audience. The second in the series, "Searching for Israeli Cuisine," brought in a sold-out crowd on Jan. 29 with a packed, Israeli-inspired dinner followed by even more people arriving for the free showing of...

  • Shuttered synagogue in Trinidad added to list of Colorado’s most endangered places

    By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post
    Updated: Sun, Feb 5, 2017

    The Temple Aaron building in Trinidad, home to the state’s longest continuously operating synagogue in its original location until it closed last fall, on Thursday was added to the list of Colorado’s most endangered places. The move — which brings more awareness than action —...

  • Colorado Springs pastor born in Syria: Know each other's story and you'll never have an enemy

    By seth boster seth.boster@gazette.com
    Updated: Tue, Jan 31, 2017

    On the topic of fear, two things come to the mind of Nayiri Karjian. One: A dog, like the one that chased her on the streets of Aleppo when she was 3. And two: The thought of being in some deserted place in the middle of nowhere. "I think probably that's a war response," she...

  • Colorado Springs Christian leaders: Compassion needed for immigrants, not hasty bans

    By matt steiner matt.steiner@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jan 31, 2017

    At least two Christian leaders in the Pikes Peak region said that compassion needs to win out when it comes to providing refuge for immigrants in need of relief from religious or political persecution. In the wake of an executive order signed by President Donald Trump on Friday and a...

  • Most religious groups come out against Trump refugee order

    RACHEL ZOLL, AP Religion Writer
    Updated: Mon, Jan 30, 2017

    Rabbi Joel Mosbacher had just finished the morning's Shabbat service when he got an urgent message: Rabbis were needed at New York's Kennedy Airport. People were being detained under President Donald Trump's sharp travel restrictions on refugees. Would he come pray? By sundown,...

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