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Jewish children’s books medalists announced

Winners of the annual Sydney Taylor Book Award have been announced by the Association of Jewish Libraries. Named in memory of Sydney Taylor, author of the classic...

Estee Ackerman holding certificates representing the five medals she won in this month's US Open in table tennis.

National Pingpong champ is Orthodox teen

NEW YORK — She’s beaten a table tennis Hall of Famer. She’s beaten Jewish philanthropists in suits and high heels. She’s beaten tennis champion Rafael Nadal. And...

Moshe Dayan greeted the Maccabi players before the game.

Israeli basketball: ‘On the Map’

By Jeffrey Barken The stakes could not have been higher when Israel’s Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team faced its heavily favored rival, the Russian CSKA Moscow squad,...

Solomon Schechter studying fragments from the Geniza. (University of Cambridge, permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library)

Cairo Geniza at Cambridge University

An exhibition at Cambridge University featuring a fraction of ancient Jewish manuscripts that are part of the unique collection known as the Cairo Geniza will open in...

Happy Chanukah! IJN Doris Sky Chanukah Coloring Contest Winners 2016

CHANUKAH EDITION 5777 Creativity, color, content! This year’s crop of entries was particularly interesting, with young artists using crayons, markers, water colors,...

Saul Rosenthal, seated left; Claude Brachfeld, seated right, with Harry Tuft standing

Denver Folklore Center — into its next life

CHANUKAH EDITION 5777 SECTION D PAGE 6 On a quiet, old-timey street in South Denver, there stands an oasis of sorts — a refuge not from desert heat but from the noisy,...

Civic Center is more than meets the eye

CHANUKAH EDITION 5777 SECTION B PAGE 8 When most Denverites think of the Civic Center, what probably comes to mind is the beautiful collection of neo-classical...

Koby is surrounded by members of the Glendale Raptors Rugby Club. (Justin Purdy)

Glendale Raptors sign rookie Koby Gruenwald

CHANUKAH EDITION SECTION E PAGE 4 The Glendale Raptors Rugby Club welcomed its newest team member on Dec. 13. This new Raptor brings to the team a love of sports,...

‘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...