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Andrea Jacobs
Andrea Jacobs

IJN Senior Writer | andrea@ijn.com

Prof. Deborah Lipstadt (Osnat Perelshtein)

Deborah Lipstadt on anti-Semitism — from the right and left

. Deborah Lipstadt, unadorned yet instantly recognizable, ambles down the hallway at the Marriott DTC. Post-hellos, the hunt is on for a quiet corner and a reviving...

Clockwise from upper left: Neal Price, Scott Levin, Avi Halzel, Janet Jacobson

Security costs after Pittsburgh for local Jewish institutions

for Jews is an enormous concern. People feel threatened not only by a spike in anti-Semitism but the massacre at the Tree of Life synagogue on Oct. 27, 2018. To assess...

Arlan Preblud

‘We Don’t Waste’

A Denver boy is riding the bus to school. The buzz centers on music, girls and sports — but he’s too worried that he will go to bed hungry for the third night in a...

Eve Ilsen with her late husband, Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi.

Eve Ilsen of Jewish Renewal looks back, moves forward

a choice, Eve Ilsen would focus exclusively on her late husband Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, unrivaled leader of the Jewish Renewal movement until his death in 2014....

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...