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Andrea Jacobs
Andrea Jacobs

IJN Senior Writer | andrea@ijn.com

L-r: Dennis Gallagher, Rabbi Steven Foster, Cantor Isaac Koll

Where we were, what we felt, in 1967: Five Denverites reflect

The IJN solicited verbal postcards from Denverites who lived through the Six Day War, June 5-10, 1967.  Crisp, animated memories range from white-knuckle fear that the...

Ramat HaNegev Mayor Eran Doron (Alexsei Kolesnikov)

Ramat HaNegev Mayor Eran Doron

Eran Doron, the new mayor of Ramat HaNegev, JEWISHcolorado’s partnership community in Israel, notices a photographer in the background and tugs uncomfortably at his...

Diana Zeff Anderson

The Colorado Israeli heading JEWISHcolorado

Diana Zeff Anderson, JEWISHcolorado board chair since July, 2016, speaks fluent Hebrew with an American accent and unaccented American English — an unusual trait she...

Temple Sinai celebrates 50 years

In 1966, as the Vietnam War raged and the disturbing question “Is G-d Dead?” appeared on the cover of Time, a young rabbi faced a choice that would ultimately...

Rabbi Michael Sunshine (Aleksei Kolsenikov)

‘Jewish identity’ 101

Rabbi Michael Sunshine, director of Jewish Student Connection high school clubs at 11 Denver-area schools, believes Jewish teens comprise the most amazing, insightful...

Bob Loup, far left, with pals on the old West Side neighborhood of Denver. (IJN Archives)

Bob Loup: The human side

Robyn Loup, who was married to Bob Loup for 30 years, is still overwhelmed by the boundless love she felt at the funeral  at the HEA on Sunday, March 19, just one day...

Clockwise, from upper left: Archbishop Samuel Aquila, Imam ShemsAbdeen Ben-Masaud, Pastor Del Phillips

Anti-Semitism: Denver non-Jewish spiritual leaders speak out

The first wave of bomb threats hitting Jewish community centers across the US made headlines on Jan. 9, 2017. The next three swelled in quick succession. The fifth wave,...

Students work on the History Unfolded project at the MLK library in Washington DC.

How did American newspapers report the Holocaust?

What did Americans know about the Holocaust while it was happening? “History Unfolded: US Newspapers and the Holocaust,” a national project of the US Holocaust...

The Boulder JCC, pictured at sunset

Boulder JCC bomb threat

The Boulder JCC, which evacuated everyone in the building following a bomb threat Tuesday morning, Jan. 31, received the all-clear at 12:15 p.m. that afternoon. The...

Clockwise, from upper left: Shelly Hines, AW Schnellbacher, Angela Cortez, Roy Cone

Social Security…choices, choices

Roy Cone, who turns 74 in February, has worked his entire life. A widower, he has three children, eight grandchildren, “12 or 13” great-grandchildren and a crushing...