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Chris Leppek
Chris Leppek

IJN Assistant Editor | ijnews@aol.com

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...

Bob Loup, pictured shortly before he was appointed national chair of UJA in 1982. (IJN Archives)

Bob Loup: The public figure

There was always a lot more to Bob Loup than met the eye. What met the eye — at least from the perspective of a journalist working in the Jewish press — was...

L-r: Sen. Cory Gardner, Sen. Michael Bennet, Gov. John Hickenlooper

Anti-Semitism: Colorado elected officials speak out

In the face of a rising tide of anti-Semitic bomb threats and vandalism in recent weeks — including two incidents in Boulder — Colorado political leaders called for...

Left: Team Israel Manager Jerry Weinstein, r, chats with Peter Kurz. Right: Team Israel catch Ryan Lavarnway on a team tour to Israel last month.

Team Israel prepares for World Baseball

When Team Israel heads to South Korea to compete in the World Baseball Classic next week, they’ll be taking a bit of Colorado with them. Quite a bit, actually. The...

West Jefferson Middle School in Conifer, Colo.

Anti-Semitism at Conifer middle school

Allegations of anti-Semitic bullying and harassment are roiling West Jefferson Middle School and normally bucolic Conifer, the mountain town 32 miles southwest of Denver...

Mint's majestic foyer, l, and the new Liberty coin struck in honor of the Mint's 225th anniversary.

Making Money — literally — at the Denver Mint

What is Denver really famous for? With the possible exception of the Broncos (and maybe the omelet), the Mile High City’s true claim to fame has got to be the Denver...

L-r: Doug Seserman, Ben Valore-Caplan, Gary Wagner

Investing in Israel’s tech boom

Like fashions, automobiles and music, the ways of supporting the State of Israel have changed and evolved over the decades. During Israel’s War of Independence,...

L-r: Doug Seserman, Rachel Rabinovitch, Craig Gardenswartz

Community blowback to US abstention at UN

Near unanimity is not the usual Jewish response to public policy questions, especially when they concern Israel, but President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John...

Saul Rosenthal, seated left; Claude Brachfeld, seated right, with Harry Tuft standing

Denver Folklore Center — into its next life

CHANUKAH EDITION 5777 SECTION D PAGE 6 On a quiet, old-timey street in South Denver, there stands an oasis of sorts — a refuge not from desert heat but from the noisy,...

Civic Center is more than meets the eye

CHANUKAH EDITION 5777 SECTION B PAGE 8 When most Denverites think of the Civic Center, what probably comes to mind is the beautiful collection of neo-classical...