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Andrea Jacobs
Andrea Jacobs

IJN Senior Writer | andrea@ijn.com

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

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

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 legislative...

An imagined Shabbat table of special guests

Who would you invite to your Shabbat table?

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 Shema;...

Amb. Gary Grappo

Amb. Gary Grappo reflects on a tense Middle East

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 Oman...

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

Dead Sea Scrolls in Denver

PASSOVER EDITION 5778 SECTION A PAGE 10 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

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 comfort...

The phases of the moon (F. Espenak)

Rosh Chodesh — an important holiday for Jewish women

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 calendar....

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”...

Rabbi Steve Kaye (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Police chaplain Steve Kaye answers the call

the evening of Jan. 24, 2018, as Rabbi Steve Kaye relaxed at home, he received a text: “Officer-involved shooting. Respond to Denver General.” Kaye, the Denver...

David Farahi

David Farahi’s full house of pride

$300 million expansion of the Monarch Casino & Resort in Black Hawk is expected to bring millions to Colorado in annual gaming revenue and keep the players in state....

Warren Toltz

Warren Toltz mourned

Toltz, a towering leader in Denver’s Jewish and civic communities, greeted everyone in the room with respect and kindness. Whether friend or stranger, wealthy or...