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Two IJN staffers publish books

Two IJN staffers publish books

A book of stories from around the world; a memoir of survival with Bielski partisans

TWO IJN staff members published books this month.

IJN Executive Editor Rabbi Hillel Goldberg published The Unexpected Road: Storied Jewish Lives around the World (Feldheim Publishers).

This is his sixth book.

IJN Senior Writer Andrea Jacobs co-authored the story of Paula Burger’s survival during the Holocaust in the forests of Belarus under the leadership of Tuvia Bielski, made famous by the movie, “Defiance.”

The book is titled, Paula’s Window: Papa, the Bielski Partisans and a Life Unexpected.

This is Jacobs’ first book.

Last Updated ( Friday, 13 December 2013 06:14 )

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A Zionist’s polemic: a dismal prognosis comes true

A Zionist’s polemic: a dismal prognosis comes trueI REMEMBER reading the first edition of this book when it came out in 1977 and how depressed it made me feel. Now I have reread it in its new edition some 36 years later (published by Gefen), and it makes me even more depressed, for some of the things that he complained about then are even more true today. Halkin’s arguments, very simply, are that Jewish life outside of Israel has no future, and that Israel urgently needs American Jews, and that, for these two reasons, serious American Jews n...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 05 December 2013 12:48 )

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Revolutionary medicine

Revolutionary medicineSECTION E PAGE 13 The era of America’s Founding Fathers is known historically as the Enlightenment for the gigantic strides the period witnessed in philosophy, the arts, government and many branches of science. For medicine, however, the great light of knowledge was only dawning. Focusing this tightly written and lucid history on those very founding fathers — specifically, George Washington, John and Abigail Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin and, to a lesser degree, James and Dol...

Last Updated ( Friday, 22 November 2013 09:05 )

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Denver history index and The Lumber Baron Inn

Denver history index and The Lumber Baron InnSECTION E PAGE 13 Since 1988, when Phil Goodstein’s first urban history, Denver’s Capitol Hill, was published, the historian has put out some 17 books on various facets of the city’s geographical, ethnic, religious, political and social history. Taken together, this body of work is a massive and impressive reference — more, one suspects, than any other Denver historian has ever managed to amass. Set side by side, the books take up the greater part of an ordinary bookcase shelf....

Last Updated ( Friday, 22 November 2013 05:34 )

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Happy Chanukah! IJN Doris Sky Chanukah Coloring Contest Winners 2013

Happy Chanukah! IJN Doris Sky Chanukah Coloring Contest Winners 2013This year’s crop of entries was particularly interesting, with young artists using crayons, markers, water colors, tempera paints, fabrics, metallic materials, beads, and many more inventive media to create their expression of Chanukah. Entries came from many cities in Colorado: Denver, Aspen, Aurora, Bow Mar, Castle Rock, Centennial, Englewood, Evergreen, Golden, Greenwood Village, Cherry Hills Village, Highlands Ranch, Lakewood, Littleton, Lone Tree, Morrison, Parker, Steamboat Springs, Tho...

Last Updated ( Monday, 02 December 2013 12:02 )

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