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Andrea Jacobs
Andrea Jacobs

IJN Senior Writer | andrea@ijn.com

Jessica Cohen, right, translated David Grossman's A Horse Walks Into a Bar.

Found in translation: Winner of Man Booker Prize lives in Denver

Most Americans reading a Hebrew novel or any foreign-language book in English are oblivious to the fact that two people are responsible for this literary sojourn — the...

Rabbi Joseph Black

Emanuel’s Rabbi Black changes policy on performing intermarriages

Rabbi Joe Black of Temple Emanuel, the Rocky Mountain region’s largest Reform congregation, will now officiate at intermarriages for couples committed to creating a...

Pnina Shor of IAA

Dead Sea Scrolls rotated

It’s closing time at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science on June 5. Volunteers exiting out of the service entrance deposit their keys and head home with the...

Dafna Michael Jenet in the legislative chamber. (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Michaelson Jenet reflects on the Jewish values she brings to Colorado Legislature

The first thing Dafna Michaelson Jenet reaches for in her office at the Colorado State Capitol is a Chumash that underpins the cohesiveness of her personal and...

An imagined Shabbat table of special guests

Who would you invite to your Shabbat table?

Since 2014, we have asked our readers to voice their reflections on what certain prayers mean to them for our Shavuot edition: “To you, G-d, silence is praise”; the...

Amb. Gary Grappo

Amb. Gary Grappo reflects on a tense Middle East

Gary Grappo, a distinguished fellow at the Center for Middle East Studies at DU’s Korbel School of International Studies, retired as US Ambassador to the Sultanate of...

One of the 10,000 Dead Sea Scroll fragments. (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Dead Sea Scrolls in Denver

PASSOVER EDITION 5778 SECTION A PAGE 10 On the second day of the “Dead Sea Scrolls” exhibition at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, parking is as scarce as...

The staff of Feldman with Dubarry the dog.

Dubarry the dog comforts those in need

Feldman Mortuary is waking up. The phones are silent. Staffers ply themselves with coffee and peruse emails until Jamie Sarché arrives with Dubarry, the mortuary’s...

The phases of the moon (F. Espenak)

Rosh Chodesh — an important holiday for Jewish women

Rosh Chodesh, heralding the new month on the Hebrew calendar, signifies G-d’s first commandment to the Jewish nation and the initiation of the lunar-based Jewish...

Bryan Fogel (Twitter)

Denverite Bryan Fogel wins an Oscar

Director-producer Bryan Fogel, a Denver native, won the Oscar for best feature-length documentary at the Academy Awards’ 90th ceremony on Sunday, March 4. “Icarus”...