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Andrea Jacobs
Andrea Jacobs

IJN Senior Writer | andrea@ijn.com

Just a few of the countries where Steve Lipman has led seders.

Dynamic, theatrical seder leader

Lipman, staff writer at the Jewish Week in New York, has led Passover seders in far-flung communities for Jews with minimal or no connection to Judaism since 2003....

Rabbi Sandra Cohen (Ben Cohen)

A dive into the dark world of bipolar disorder

Sandra Cohen sits at the sunlit, window-framed table in her home study in Denver. Despite imminent blizzard warnings, she cherishes the moment. “Today’s a good...

Matt Buckstein

Matt Buckstein: Denver’s Nashville-style star

Buckstein, one of Denver’s hottest country-western singers, arrives in jeans, a plaid shirt and low-slung cap. His baritone greeting ignites sweet fire in unsuspecting...

Dr. Simcha Raphael

Simcha Raphael investigates the Jewish perspective on life after death

Dr. Simcha Raphael, a psychotherapist, bereavement counselor and scholar, is constantly asked whether Jews believe in life after death — and most assume the answer is...

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...