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Andrea Jacobs
Andrea Jacobs

IJN Senior Writer | andrea@ijn.com

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...

Synagogues prepare for unusual High Holidays

that Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are around the virus-embedded corner, synagogues prepare to welcome 5781 in ways undreamt of in modern Jewish experience. This High...

Todd Siler bridges art and science

Siler, a renowned multimedia artist, helps individuals and groups fine-tune and resolve goals through a creative process utilizing scissors, paste, crayons, found...

COVID consequences: delay, denial

 sudden pain grabs your chest. Your arm goes numb. Although you know these are potential warning signs of a heart attack or stroke, you attribute the red flags to...

A Torah falls

Yaakov Meyer did not see the Torah scroll fall to the floor on the Fast of Tammuz, the solemn beginning of the three-week mourning period that culminates on Tisha...

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...