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Chris Leppek
Chris Leppek

IJN Assistant Editor | ijnews@aol.com

Neal Price, left; Linda Sarsour, right

Unmarked graves, unmarked $100,000

Sarsour promises a Denver cemetery big bucks —maybe, maybe not One might think that combining the recently controversial Muslim activist Linda Sarsour with...

J Street joins JCRC; mixed reactions

J Street has finally arrived. Last week, in its second try at membership in the Jewish Community Relations Council, the Israel-focused and liberal-leaning activist...

Rabbi Fred Greene, right, from l-r: daughter Yael, wife Deborah, and daughters Noa and Leora.

Meet Har HaShem’s Rabbi Greene

The first full week of June was a busy one for Rabbi Fred Greene and the congregation he leads, Boulder’s Har HaShem. He called for congregants to join him for a vigil...

Dr. Herzl Melmed, ready to ride

You’re 80? Meet Dr. Herzl Melmed

The first question of the interview — “What is it with you and bicycles?” — makes Dr. Herzl Melmed laugh. Whippet-thin, agile and looking far more fit than his...

Where we were, what we felt, in 1967: Four Denverites remember

The IJN solicited verbal postcards from Denverites who lived through the Six Day War, June 5-10, 1967.  Clara Elefant My husband had a sabbatical coming in 1962 so we...

A young Jewish man raises an Israeli flag in the Arab Quarter of the Old City, 2009. (Abir Sultan/Flash90)

Whither Israel, post-1967?

Landmark anniversaries — such as next Wednesday’s commemoration of 50 years since the reunification of Jerusalem — are great opportunities to gaze at the past...

Alon Davidi speaking at JNF's breakfast in Denver. (Neil Rosenfeld)

Sderot Mayor Alon Davidi

Twenty seconds. That’s the average length of time a resident of Sderot, Israel has between the sounding of a siren, warning of an incoming rocket strike, and reaching...

Swastikas and ‘KKK’ were “keyed” into the surface of several automobiles near the DU Hillel House last week. (KMGH-TV Channel 7)

Swastikas at DU; police investigating possible hate crime

Although swastikas and the letters “KKK” were scratched into the surfaces of six cars on the same block as a Denver Hillel house last week, the Anti-Defamation...

Boaz Meir (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Why has JNF quadrupled its campaign? Meet Boaz Meir

Next time you’re playing a casual game of word association, throw “Jewish National Fund” into the mix. If participants are actively Jewish, or know a few things...

Joshua Horowitz, middle, with staff members Sergio, left, and Victoria, right. (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

The new look at the ‘Deli’

Customer service has always been Joshua Horowitz’s thing. His first job, when still a teenager, was working in the kitchen for a New York caterer. Soon thereafter, he...