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Andrea Jacobs
Andrea Jacobs

IJN Senior Writer | andrea@ijn.com

Lara Diamond

Jewish genealogy: Suddenly you have 50 cousins — how?

submit a swab of your Jewish DNA to an online ancestry site and suddenly discover you have 50 new cousins in Denver alone. Accurate or exaggerated? “That...

David Gottlieb

VIP New Faces: David Gottlieb

Gottlieb was born in 1988 in Boston, moved to Denver at age six and attended Denver Jewish Day School. He earned a BA magna cum laude in music composition and diplomatic...

Rabbi Samuel Spector

VIP New Faces: Rabbi Samuel Spector

Spector, 30, is the senior rabbi of Congregation Kol Ami in Salt Lake, Utah. Born in 1988 in Seattle, Wash., he  majored in Judaic studies and minored in behavioral...

Josh Gold

VIP New Faces: Josh Gold

Gold graduated Cherry Creek High, earned a BA in technical journalism and public relations from CSU and an MA in non-profit management at Regis. He and his wife Pamela...

Amy Becker, left, and Cindy Abramson (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

JTown, a new suburban address for ‘doing Jewish’

, whose name evokes a dusty designationloin a Clint Eastwood Western, is attracting a steady stream of followers to its growing Jewish communal presence in Lone Tree....

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

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

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

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

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 public...

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...