Category Archives: Religion

Trinidad, Colorado’s Temple Aaron Closes After 127 Years

For the first time in 127 years there will be no Rosh Hashanah celebration at Temple Aaron in Trinidad. Colorado’s oldest continuously operating synagogue has held its last service, just before the Jewish New Year. And it’s for sale. In 1889 … Continue reading

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Religion Is On Your Phone

No matter what line of work you’re in you’ve probably faced this question: “How does the internet change what I do?” Well, that applies to religious leaders as well. If people can create virtual communities, do they still need church? … Continue reading

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Baha’is Work to End Years of Persecution

Three decades ago, Zhaleh Vafai, of Aurora, fled Iran and came to the United States. She’s a member of the Baha’i faith and it wasn’t safe for her in Iran. Her family was under constant threat. Today, Baha’is still face … Continue reading

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Eco-Kosher in Pueblo as heard on KRCC-FM

This week Jews around the world are celebrating Passover. Families and friends gather at seders, which are the ritual holiday dinners to commemorate the redemption of their ancestors from slavery. On Passover, and throughout the year, observant Jews eat only … Continue reading

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Keeping EcoKosher as heard on Colorado Public Radio

When it comes to meat, the term “Kosher” refers to the strict Jewish laws around how the animal was slaughtered and processed. But two rabbis– a husband and wife, actually in Pueblo– want “kosher” to mean something about how the … Continue reading

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Denver’s Mizel Museum Gets Makeover

Denver’s Mizel Museum has a new, permanent exhibit. It’s called a “4,000 Year Road Trip: Gathering Sparks.” The Mizel started almost 30 years ago as a gallery of traditional Jewish art. But as Curator Georgina Kolber tells Ryan Warner, the … Continue reading

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Funeral Pyres Burn In Colorado

A Colorado Matters segment produced by Shanna Lewis Funeral Pyres Burn In Colorado.

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Rural Community Reacts to Religious Compound

Rural Community Reacts to Religious Compound as reported by Shanna Lewis on Colorado Public Radio A report earlier this year disclosed that members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints have purchased more than $2 million … Continue reading

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