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Chris Leppek
Chris Leppek

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Goodstein conjures the spirits of South Broadway

Having just completed an exhaustive multi-volume history of Denver in its entirety, homegrown historian Phil Goodstein is at it again, setting up yet another historical...

The almighty convention: More than a state fair and Purim rolled into one — a desire for change

The ultimate challenge at a political convention is to determine exactly what is real and what is not. The big party conventions are, after all, the state fairs, the...

Protesters revel in opportunity

Whatever else Denver may have been for the past few days — and it’s been any number of things — it has certainly been this: a carnival of causes. Drawn like moths to...

To be a Jewish Democrat: IJN exclusive roundtable

A fair warning to all Republicans, conservatives, libertarians and other detractors of the Democratic Party: This is an article exclusively of and about Democrats. The...

Profile: Avi Halzel, DCJE President & CEO

Avi Halzel’s first year as president and CEO of Herzl-RMHA at the Denver Campus has been anything but dull. He came aboard just in time to play a role in the school’s...

Eisen: New Camp Ramah symbol of Conservative Judaism

Dr. Arnold Eisen was clearly having a frenzied day, but not too busy to miss a chance to talk about the things he loves. Just after dashing from DIA, he arrived, flushed...

Jewish kisses and curses for 10th circuit

In a legal slugfest waged in Denver last week, a Christian university traded punches with the State of Colorado — and won by a knockout. The Jews were paying very close...

Holocaust aftershocks binds German, Jews

Rolf Schütte, the German Consul General based in San Francisco, is an impressively knowledgeable and erudite fellow — not at all reluctant to use the occasional touch...

Munich: face to face with evil…but never blinking

Sixty-one years ago, in the ruins of a war-ravaged city, Dr. Donald Seldin came literally face-to-face with evil, and didn’t blink. The year was 1947. The place...