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Chris Leppek
Chris Leppek

IJN Assistant Editor | ijnews@aol.com

Black-Jewish coalition emerges in Denver

the last day of the decade, Colorado Jews received a strong declaration of support from Denver’s African American community. That there were more Jews than...

Denverite endured, survived, over three years in Egyptian prison

CHANUKAH 5780 SECTION E PAGE 10 June 30, 1970, Israeli Air Force pilot Jeff Peer was in the cockpit of a then state-of-the-art, American-made F4 fighter jet. A few feet...

Utah student dresses as Nazi for Halloween parade

A Utah elementary school principal and teacher were reinstated to their jobs last week after being placed on administrative leave for allowing a student to wear a Nazi...

Plot against Temple Emanuel in Pueblo thwarted

The peace and quiet usually enjoyed by Pueblo’s tiny Temple Emanuel synagogue was shattered this week with news of the arrest of a Pueblo man — a self-described...

VIP New Faces: Rebecca Otis Leder

relationships and making connections — in both personal and professional contexts — is what Rebecca Otis Leder is all about. Her varied and eclectic — and...

VIP New Faces: Sally Hammer

Hammer received her BS in Nutritional Sciences from Penn State in 2013 and completed her dietetic internship at Virginia Tech. She has a certificate in weight management...

Clean Speech Colorado launches in November

November, right between the High Holidays and Chanukah, is usually not the most Jewishly active month of the year, but 2019 will be different, at least in Colorado. The...

When a fire consumes a village, it’s complicated to rebuild

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5780 SECTION A PAGE 12 the morning of May 23, 2019, residents of Mevo Modi’im in Israel smelled smoke and knew that a fire had been spotted in...

Incident at Cherry Creek High

The Arapahoe County Sheriff is investigating an anti-Semitic Snapchat post made last weekend, allegedly involving four students from Cherry Creek High School. According...

An Israeli community struggle to respond to a murder

His rabbi would like the world to know that Dvir Sorek was not just a name. The 19-year-old yeshiva student was not just a statistic, yet another casualty in the...