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Chris Leppek
Chris Leppek

IJN Assistant Editor | ijnews@aol.com

Temple Aaron

Temple Aaron: historic synagogue saved — for now

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5779 SECTION A PAGE 12 of Temple Aaron’s demise are — to paraphrase Mark Twain — greatly exaggerated. The historic synagogue in Trinidad, an...

Rabbi Naftali Seidenfeld

Seidenfeld brings new excitement to Yeshiva Toras Chaim

a weekday afternoon and Rabbi Naftali Seidenfeld is doing an interview — the hard way. He’s obviously in the car and at least some of his children are riding along....

Daniel Bennett

Major restructuring of Hillel of Colorado

largest Jewish student organization, the Hillel house at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has been declared an independent entity, according to a joint statement...

Rabbi Bernard Gerson (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Gerson leaves at the top of his game

a few days, when Rabbi Bernard Gerson walks away from the Rodef Shalom pulpit for the last time, a quarter century of rabbinical leadership in Denver will come to an...

Philip, Jan, Estee, Aryeh, Akiva and Shayna Lightstone.

Lightstone stamp on embassy opening

Safra Katz, the Israeli-born co-CEO of the Oracle high-tech giant, was being driven on May 14 to the opening ceremony of the new US embassy in Jerusalem by a driver who...

Daniel Mariaschin

B’nai B’rith’s Mariaschin reflects on 175 years

Mariaschin likes many things about B’nai B’rith International, the organization with which he has been affiliated for nearly 30 years, the last 19 as its executive...

Joshua Pollack (Kailyn Lamb)

Bagel Store down to a day a week starting April 13

PASSOVER EDITION 5778 SECTION A PAGE 14 At the end of business today, March 30, the Bagel Store, a popular source of baked goods for the Denver Jewish community since...

Students from East High School join the national student walkout, March 14.

Jewish students lead, participate in walkouts

untold thousands of American students walked out of their classrooms on March 14 to memorialize and protest the killing of 17 people in a Parkland, Fla. high school last...

Tuvia Gordon-Bennett inspects part of the East Denver Eruv.

The life of an eruv inspector

a brisk and sunny February afternoon in Denver, Tuvia Gordon-Bennett has his work cut out for him. One suspects that he might prefer to enjoy a leisurely lunch, or...

Eilon Adar

Colorado and Israeli water experts exchange

a hypothetical list of things that Colorado and Israel have in common, water might appear near the top. As in, neither place ever seems to get enough of it. Israel’s...