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Andrea Jacobs
Andrea Jacobs

IJN Senior Writer | andrea@ijn.com

Meredith Levy

VIP New Faces: Meredith Levy

Meredith Levy, 35, grew up in Philadelphia. She earned a BS in human services from George Washington University and an MA in community leadership and philanthropy...

Leonard Maltin

Film critic Maltin speaks ahead of JAAMM appearance

When film critic-historian Leonard Maltin was in junior high school, he would set his alarm to catch a rare movie on television as the rest of New Jersey slumbered. Now...

Jenny Paddock rides with Israeli police officers.

Boulder police officer joins police unity tour to Israel

Boulder Policewoman Jenny Paddock, 54, has just returned from the 10-day Police Unity Tour in Israel. Mildly jet lagged, her enthusiasm jolts you like a thick cup of...

Gaby Schechter, left; José Chama, right

New avenues for Denver’s Spanish-speaking Jews

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5778SECTION D PAGE 8 Two new groups in Denver — a Latin American chavurah and a Torah class for native Spanish-speakers — are augmenting social...

The kitchen, dining hall, offices and a Torah scroll were burned at the camp, Aug. 7.

Devastating fire at Camp Ramah

On Monday, Aug. 7 at 2 a.m., as campers slept blissfully, an electrical fire rapidly engulfed the kitchen, dining hall, administrative offices and a Torah scroll at Camp...

Rabbi Bernard Gerson (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Denver’s Rabbi Gerson is on Rabbinate ‘blacklist’

Rabbi Bernard Gerson, spiritual leader of Denver’s Conservative Rodef Shalom, discovered on Facebook that his name appears on the Israeli Chief Rabbinate’s...

Clockwise, from upper left: Dr. Ellen Elias, Brooke Berry Soltanovich, Dr. Bronwen Kahn, Steven Senft

The importance of genetic screening

Steven Senft, development director for Judaism Your Way, was born in Bogota, Colombia. He moved to Denver with his wife Daniela Loeble, a native Israeli from a Peruvian...

The swastika painted on the Wolfs' garage door in Aurora, Colorado.

Swastika painted on Aurora home

Howard and Sandy Wolf, who have lived in their Aurora home for almost 42 years, heard a knock on their door at 5:45 a.m. Friday, June 2. It was the police. After...

Rabbi Yisroel Engel, left, and Rabbi Richard Rheins

Shiva: What it means, how to act

Shiva, the Hebrew word for seven, connotes the seven days Jews traditionally mourn for and honor a loved one who has died. The Biblical source of the ritual originated...

This Mishebeirach artwork, painted by Simmi Brodie, is the cover for Franciska Kay's album of the same name.

Should we pray for healing?

A friend leans over to you at services and whispers that a congregant is terminally ill. Regardless of your connection — close, remote, conflicted — shock levels the...