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Andrea Jacobs
Andrea Jacobs

IJN Senior Writer | andrea@ijn.com

Ben Sanders

VIP New Faces: Ben Sanders

Sanders, 23, grew up in Denver, attended DAT for elementary and middle school and Denver Jewish Day School for high school. He earned a BA in Jewish studies at CU. A...

Meredith Levy

VIP New Faces: Meredith Levy

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 studies at The...

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

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 Israeli...

Gaby Schechter, left; José Chama, right

New avenues for Denver’s Spanish-speaking Jews

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

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

Devastating fire at Camp Ramah

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’

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

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

The importance of genetic screening

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 family,...

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

Swastika painted on Aurora home

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 reassuring the...

Rabbi Yisroel Engel, left, and Rabbi Richard Rheins

Shiva: What it means, how to act

, 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 in...