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Chris Leppek
Chris Leppek

IJN Assistant Editor | ijnews@aol.com

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

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 former...

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...

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...