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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...

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...

An archaeologist works on the 3,800-year-old figurine discovered in Nov., 2016. (Ashernet)

The original ‘thinker’

A unique 3,800-year-old Bronze Age figurine was unearthed by a team of archaeologists and Israeli high school students, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced....

The book cover of Apollonia features an artist's rendering of the photo, left, that Leppek discovered.

Leppek’s Apollonia traverses time

FROM THE IJN GIFT GUIDE Chris Leppek, IJN assistant editor, has always been a storyteller. His first byline came at age eight for an article about a cardinal in the...

1933 Goudey baseball card of Moe Berg of the Washington Senators, #158. (Wikimedia)

Rare baseball card signed by Moe Berg sold

WASHINGTON — One of only two baseballs known to be signed by Moe Berg, a former major league catcher who served as a US spy and spoke seven languages, sold for...

Eleanor Tallie

Eleanor Tallie performs as part of Daniel Pearl World Music Days

As part of its cultural fusion concert series, the Mizel Museum is bringing Israeli-American singer and musician Eleanor Tallie to Denver to perform at The Soiled Dove...

Jalal Masarwa, left, and Lamis Ammar in a scene from 'Sand Storm.' (Vered Adir)

‘Sand Storm’ provides glimpse into Bedouin life

LOS ANGELES — The movie “Sand Storm,” Israel’s entry for Academy Award consideration, has won prestigious awards and glowing reviews in its limited release by...

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A scientific profession bumps up against the inexplicable

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5777 SECTION D After intense medical intervention, a doctor watches a dying man’s damaged heart deteriorate. Suddenly the heart restores itself...

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Denver’s not-so-illustrious history

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5777 SECTION D This book is a collection of stories about train wrecks that have already happened, conferring upon them a darkly fascinating...