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Andrea Jacobs
Andrea Jacobs

IJN Senior Writer | andrea@ijn.com

Rabbi Rachel Kobrin

Rodef Shalom’s Rabbi Kobrin is thoughtful, joyful

Rachel Kobrin speaks with such intensity that her body sways back and forth in the chair, as if she were davening. The observation both surprises and intrigues her....

Self-Portrait Leaning on a Stone Sill, by Rembrandt in 1639.

Rembrandt at DAM explores the Dutch Master’s prints

 buzz circulates among visitors queuing up for “Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker” at the Denver Art Museum, the sole venue showcasing a lesser-known aspect of his...

Mel Bernstein making his offer on a KOAA news report. (YouTube screenshot)

In Colorado Springs, free guns for rabbis

Bernstein, owner of Dragonland near Colorado Springs, trains neophyte gun owners how to nail bulls-eyes — but local rabbis suggest his credibility is way off target....

Flowers unexpectedly found at Bev Rouleau’s desk in her store in the aftermath of the Pittsburgh massacre.

Non-Jews in Denver reach out after Pittsburgh

Jews trapped in the emotional trauma of Pittsburgh instinctively seek comfort from other Jews. Who else can possibly understand the pain, the outrage, the loss? But over...

Police respond to the site of a mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Oct. 27, 2018. (Jeff Swensen/Getty)

Denver native in Pittsburgh recounts events last Shabbat

Saturday, Denver native Rebecca Tessler Pollack was at her in-laws home close to Tree of Life to help prepare Shabbat lunch instead of going to Poale Zedeck about a mile...

The funeral of brothers Cecil Rosenthal and David Rosenthal at Rodef Shalom Temple in Pittsburgh, Oct. 30. They were among the victims killed in the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue on Oct. 27, 2018. (Jeff Swensen/Getty)

Former Pittsburgh — now Denver — rabbi recollects

Rheins, senior rabbi at Temple Sinai, had a memorable relationship with Tree of Life and Pittsburgh’s Jewish community for 10 years, 1995-2005. He was the spiritual...

Lara Diamond

Jewish genealogy: Suddenly you have 50 cousins — how?

submit a swab of your Jewish DNA to an online ancestry site and suddenly discover you have 50 new cousins in Denver alone. Accurate or exaggerated? “That depends,”...

David Gottlieb

VIP New Faces: David Gottlieb

Gottlieb was born in 1988 in Boston, moved to Denver at age six and attended Denver Jewish Day School. He earned a BA magna cum laude in music composition and diplomatic...

Rabbi Samuel Spector

VIP New Faces: Rabbi Samuel Spector

Spector, 30, is the senior rabbi of Congregation Kol Ami in Salt Lake, Utah. Born in 1988 in Seattle, Wash., he  majored in Judaic studies and minored in behavioral...

Josh Gold

VIP New Faces: Josh Gold

Gold graduated Cherry Creek High, earned a BA in technical journalism and public relations from CSU and an MA in non-profit management at Regis. He and his wife Pamela...