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Andrea Jacobs
Andrea Jacobs

IJN Senior Writer | andrea@ijn.com

CU bioethics professor explores ‘Deadly Medicine’

. Matt Wynia, then head of the American Medical Association’s ethics institute, received an unexpected invite from the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in DC in the early...

Behind Colorado’s new Holocaust education bill

. Dafna Michaelson Jenet (House District 30) first learned about the Holocaust at the curious age of seven or eight when she opened a book in her great-grandmother’s...

Wanderlust on hold

January, 2020, as reports of a novel virus in Wuhan, China, galvanized my attention, I booked a mid-April trip to Stockholm, Sweden, for my brother’s milestone...

Joel Odonkor: ‘This is the mountain we are marching towards’

There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of...

Local policeman speaks about George Floyd, police brutality

Steine, a police officer for 10-and-a-half years in Monument, Colo., and now at CU Anschutz, abandoned a 26-year law career to serve a broken country in the wake of...

Lessons from COVID

COVID-19, one can sink or swim, withdraw or rescue, bewail unfair portions or cherish the blessings. My aunt Zelda, who loved to walk and devoured poetry, always quoted...

Sinai Bat Mitzvah milestone for Reese Bernstein — and temple

Bernstein’s Bat Mitzvah Saturday, May 30, in Temple Sinai’s chapel signified a milestone in this young gymnast’s Jewish life and the Reform temple that shuttered...

They are also heroes: Funeral directors

S. Eliot, contemporizing Chaucer’s lyrical ode to spring in The Canterbury Tales (1387-1400), immortalized April as the cruelest month in his epic poem, “The...

Who would you invite to your Shabbat table?

the Israelites assembled at Mt. Sinai to receive the Torah, they were warned not to touch the mountain on penalty of death. Today we adhere to a similar ban to stem...

School psychologist during a pandemic

Ayala Zoltan Rockoff, who began working as DAT’s school psychologist in 2019, had no idea that a pandemic would upend the world in the coming months. Although DAT...