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Andrea Jacobs

IJN Senior Writer | andrea@ijn.com

VIP New Faces: Meryl Wolff Suissa

Wolff Suissa grew up in Genessee, Colo. She graduated Colorado Academy in Denver and attended Colorado College until transferring to CU. She then went to Physician’s...

VIP New Faces: Carly Schlafer

Schlafer was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wis. and graduated Nicolet High School in Glendale, Wis. She majored in international affairs at George Washington University....

VIP New Faces: Lior Lapid

Lapid was born in Jerusalem in 1982. He moved to New Mexico in 1990 and returned to Israel in 1997 to teach chess to disadvantaged children in Kfar Saba. Lior earned a...

VIP New Faces: Loren Knaster

Knaster is a fourth-generation Denverite, as is his wife Laura. He earned a BA in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University and an MA in conflict resolution from DU....

VIP New Faces: Neta Meltzer

Meltzer is the director of strategic communications for Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains. She was born in Tel Aviv, grew up near Kansas City and studied...

Health sciences library at CU Anschutz bolstered by, named for Holocaust refugee

The Strauss Health Sciences Library at CU Anschutz is named in honor of Henry Strauss, a 1951 CU pharmacy school graduate settling into his tenth decade. Strauss, who...

In the new COVID world, how did the holidays go?

synagogues struggled well in advance of the High Holidays, with some racing right down to the wire, to develop meaningful Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services amid...

COVID and depression

mid-July, 53% of Americans reported feelings of depression and-or anxiety directly related to COVID-19, according to a poll conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation....

Dysia Sonenreich: The voice of a survivor

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5781 L’CHAIM® MAGAZINE PAGE 23 Sonenreich, 89, recounts her years in the Holocaust with equanimity. Bitter loss never dissolves in tears. A few...

Rabbi Chaitovsky covers terrain of High Holidays

Yaakov Chaitovsky of BMH-BJ says that chesbon hanefesh (accounting of the soul), the introspective, preparatory process leading up to the High Holidays, might actually...