Humans of Olami: Rebecca Daniel

When an internship brought Rebecca Daniel to Denver, she didn’t know what she’d be in for, who she’d meet or the incredible experiences she was about to embark upon. “I moved out here and I was looking for people to meet. I literally just Googled ‘young Jewish professionals Denver’ and Olami popped up,

Your monthly Inspiration with Rabbi Wolfe

Enjoy this month’s video featuring Rabbi Danny Wolfe.  This Month’s Topic: Keeping a good perspective when your luggage gets lost, and you have two weddings to attend!

Summer Reflections from Rabbi Tzvi Alyesh

As the summer heat envelops us, we are reminded of the challenges that often accompany this season and how they can easily distract and disrupt our lives. In our pursuit of productivity in our careers and nurturing meaningful relationships, we find ourselves facing the pressure to conform to societal expectations and the allure of scandalous narratives.

PB’s Shish Kabobs

Let’s get into the spirit of Lag BaOmer, the 33rd day of the Omer Count—this year, May 9, 2023. Jews light bonfires to commemorate the holiday, continuing a tradition that dates back hundreds of years, and today many people have bbq’s in a local park!

Humans of Olami: Moshe & Rikki Ohana

Moshe Ohana grew up in Monsey, New York and went to school nearby in Binghamton. Many thousands of miles away, Rikki Wedgle was raised in Denver, but then ended up attending Syracuse University, which is about an hour from Binghamton. The two of them were so close, yet a world apart. Little did they know that their Beshert was just a train-ride away, and that they’d be meeting and connecting in Denver, thanks to Olami Denver Experience.

Sefirat Haomer

Pesach has ended. The matzah is cleared away, and the real carbs are back on the table. And what do Jews around the world begin to do? We count.

Purim Masquerade 2023

Purim Masquerade 2023, hosted by YJP Denver and OLAMI Denver, at the Space Gallery in Denver, Colorado, on Monday, March 6, 2023. All Photos by


Yapchik, is a Polish or Hungarian version of cholent, it is a popular Jewish Passover comfort dish. Shredded potatos, flanken, some onions, and spice, what could be better! 

Kimcha D’Pischa

Kimcha D’Pischa (Wheat of Passover) is the custom before the Passover holiday of distributing monies to purchase wheat for the poor people. Today we fulfill this Mitzvah with giving charity to a fund that specifically helps the needy purchase food items for Passover. 

Humans of Olami: Brandon Fisher

None of the expectations Brandon Fisher had for his twenties have panned out. “None of my expectations for my life have happened,” Fisher explains, “But instead, it’s so much better. I got rejected from 200 job offers but I prayed – I just wanted the one job offer.” And the one he got was in Vail, Colorado, which eventually brought him to Denver, where his journey really took off. 

Hoops and Halacha End of Season Schedule

March 8 6:15 Yoni  Bruk 7:05 Robinson Rotbart 8:00 Halpern Kaspin March 15 6:15 Yoni Halpern 7:05 Robinson Kaspin 8:00 Bruk Rotbart March 22 7:00 Seed 6 Seed 3 8:00 Seed 5 Seed 4 March 29 6:15 Lowest remaining seed Seed 1 7:05 Second lowest seed Seed 2 8:00 SHIP

Humans of Olami: Lily Gross

From weekly Shabbat programing to regular classes and on-going support, Lily Gross is a crucial part of Jewish life on the University of Denver campus. As the Director of Jewish Student Life at the University of Denver Hillel, she helps to create engagement in spaces where students can come together to create their own communities – rich with support, connection, education and Jewish identity. “We’re really working on creating events where students can explore the depths of Judaism and what that can mean to them,” she explains. “So that students can find different ways to incorporate Judaism into their lives today.”

I Am Alive

Life goes by very quickly and we sometimes forget the simple fact that we get up in the morning healthy. we’re able to breathe or able to walk or able to sing!