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Chris Leppek
Chris Leppek

IJN Assistant Editor | ijnews@aol.com

Denver’s mikvehs remain open

the coronavirus’ virtually universal reach impacting just about everything — and closing everything from restaurants to synagogues to schools — it’s little...

Coping with coronavirus

Let’s face it — the last couple of weeks have been rough. The coronavirus pandemic has triggered an avalanche of ominous and downright bad news covering an almost...

Steve Farber

Steven Farber, a Denver attorney and national-level lobbyist whose impact on the Jewish community and Denver in general will be felt for decades, passed away March 4,...

Welcome back: Spain and Portugal re-invite the Jews

a millennium ago, give or take a century or two, the monarchies of Spain and Portugal visited upon their Jewish citizens one of the most massive and egregious acts of...

West Side families grapple, struggle with growth

 growth causing problems in Denver? That’s a bit like asking whether Godzilla disturbed the peace in Tokyo. The answer is yes, most definitely. Virtually every...

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 Christians...

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 very...