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Andrea Jacobs
Andrea Jacobs

IJN Senior Writer | andrea@ijn.com

Rick Brody is new JFS Community Chaplain

Rick Brody, JFS’ community chaplain for the Denver-Boulder area since December, 2018, felt the first conscious stirrings of the rabbinate when he was 14. While...

Hal Aqua

Hal Aqua’s musical journey

Aqua, front man for the klezmer fusion group The Lost Tribe, is always on the lookout for diverse musical traditions that merge inside a singular “sweet spot.”...

Dan Starishevsky

Parkinson’s — no medical knock-out, but the fight continues

incidence of Parkinson’s disease, a movement disorder afflicting 11 million people worldwide, typically increases with age — but 4% are diagnosed before age...

Mt. Sinai, Cheyenne

Security threat in Cheyenne, Wyo.

You never know what you’ll uncover in a congregational newsletter. That’s what we found out while searching for upcoming events in a July 15 mailing from Mt. Sinai...

Ruth Toltz

Ruth Toltz dies

Ruth Toltz, whose determination, intellect, grace and strong Jewish values helped ensure her beloved community’s future, passed away June 26, 2019, in Denver. Rabbi...

Michelle and Hannah Hepner

Gifts of life

 December, 2017, Hannah Hepner performed with a special needs cheerleading team at the state high school cheerleading championship. Everything was fine — until...

Sara Moses, left, and her drawing 'Deprivation' (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Child survivor of Bergen-Belsen

1945, an emaciated six-year-old girl lay in her own filth in a squalid hut at Bergen-Belsen, where the sick and dying moaned amid a frozen river of corpses. “It was...

Three of the Denverites who reflected on their first times in Israel, l-r: Marlin Barad, David Japha, Loretta Cawelti

First time in Israel…Coloradans reflect

to Paris, London or Madrid for the first time is breathtaking — the people, the culture, the food, majestic landmarks, scenery, you name it. It’s brand new,...

Rabbi Meir Simon, r, prays with teens following the STEM School shooting. (Chabad South Metro Denver/Facebook)

Chabad of Lone Tree counsels students following STEM shooting

At least 12 teens from Chabad of South Metro Denver were caught in the shooting rampage at STEM School Highlands Ranch that killed one student and injured eight on...

Clockwise from upper left: Lisa Calderón, Mayor Michael Hancock, Jamie Giellis, Penfield Tate III (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Candidates lay down differences at IJN Mayoral Forum

Denver’s Jewish community, undeterred by rain or political overload, turned out in droves for the Intermountain Jewish News’ Denver mayoral forum Tuesday night,...