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Prof. David Hackett Fischer

I recently received an email informing me that one of my most admired college professors, David Hackett Fischer, is retiring. IJN readers who are Brandeis alumni, or...

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‘Yiddische Yoga’

FROM THE IJN GIFT GUIDE A cartoon book about the Jewish fascination with yoga has been published just in time for Chanukah gift giving. Yiddische Yoga: OYsanas for Every...

In the Vituks' sukkah, l-r: Ben Wolsh, Tim Dover, Chaim Maultasch, Rabbi Boaz Vituk

Vituks serve troops, others in Colorado Springs

“Colorado Springs is the easiest place for our family’s Jewish lifestyle compared with everywhere else where I’ve been stationed,” comments Rabbi Boaz Vituk,...

The poster of 'The Charnel House,' whose screenplay was written by Mani Isler, right.

Isler’s dream of filmmaking comes true

The credits at the end of the movie say “Emanuel Isler,” but around Denver he’s known simply as Mani, the guy who grew up on the West Side and whose long-held...

Kirk Douglas, right, with son Michael and grandson Dylan at Dylan’s Bar Mitzvah, May, 2014. (Infinity Kornfeld Studios)

Kirk Douglas celebrates his centenary

LOS ANGELES — Kirk Douglas — actor, director, producer, author, philanthropist and Torah student — is celebrating his 100th birthday on Friday, Dec. 9, and there...

Prof. Samuel Rascoff (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Rascoff expert on where law and security meet

The weapons of choice for those who combat terror on a daily basis are highly varied, ranging from fighter jets to rifles to drones to satellites. Then there are those,...

President Rivlin convened a meeting with religious leaders on the 'muezzin bill', Nov. 29. (Mark Nayman/GPO)

Calls for compromise on ‘muezzin bill’

By Andrew Friedman, TPS Member of Knesset Yehuda Glick, otherwise known for his visits to the Temple Mount to prayer there, called a bill proposal to limit loudspeakers...

President-elect Donald Trump with retired US Marine Corps general James Mattis, November 19, 2016 in Bedminster Township, NJ. (Drew Angerer/Getty)

Who is ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis?

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump last week nominated as defense secretary Gen. James Mattis, a pick that has already stirred controversy among pro-Israel...

Sheila Bugdanowitz, pictured in 2014

Thousands mourn Bugdanowitz

Thousands stared in disbelief at the casket in the main sanctuary of Temple Emanuel on Tuesday, Dec. 6. For many, the loss hit too suddenly for tears. Sheila...

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Stuart Cholfin

Stuart N. Cholfin, DDS, passed away Dec. 2, 2016, in Denver. Rabbi Bruce Dollin and Cantor Martin Goldstein officiated at the Dec. 4 graveside service at Mt. Nebo...