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Chris Leppek
Chris Leppek

IJN Assistant Editor | ijnews@aol.com

A total solar eclipse in France, 1999. (Luc Viatour/Wikimedia)

How and why to protect your eyes at the eclipse

While it’s a virtual instinct for us not to stare directly at the sun, the temptation to do so during a solar eclipse might lead some sky-gazers to let down their...

Rabbi Jack Shlachter

Coming soon, total solar eclipse

Rabbi-Dr. Jack Shlachter talks about going to Alliance, Neb., later this month, the anticipation in his voice is palpable. He will be traveling, he says...

Neal Price, left; Linda Sarsour, right

Unmarked graves, unmarked $100,000

Sarsour promises a Denver cemetery big bucks —maybe, maybe not might think that combining the recently controversial Muslim activist Linda Sarsour with Colorado’s...

J Street joins JCRC; mixed reactions

Street has finally arrived. Last week, in its second try at membership in the Jewish Community Relations Council, the Israel-focused and liberal-leaning activist...

Rabbi Fred Greene, right, from l-r: daughter Yael, wife Deborah, and daughters Noa and Leora.

Meet Har HaShem’s Rabbi Greene

first full week of June was a busy one for Rabbi Fred Greene and the congregation he leads, Boulder’s Har HaShem. He called for congregants to join him for a vigil to...

Dr. Herzl Melmed, ready to ride

You’re 80? Meet Dr. Herzl Melmed

first question of the interview — “What is it with you and bicycles?” — makes Dr. Herzl Melmed laugh. Whippet-thin, agile and looking far more fit than his 80...

Where we were, what we felt, in 1967: Four Denverites remember

The IJN solicited verbal postcards from Denverites who lived through the Six Day War, June 5-10, 1967.  Clara Elefant My husband had a sabbatical coming in 1962 so we...

A young Jewish man raises an Israeli flag in the Arab Quarter of the Old City, 2009. (Abir Sultan/Flash90)

Whither Israel, post-1967?

anniversaries — such as next Wednesday’s commemoration of 50 years since the reunification of Jerusalem — are great opportunities to gaze at the past [Section B]....

Alon Davidi speaking at JNF's breakfast in Denver. (Neil Rosenfeld)

Sderot Mayor Alon Davidi

seconds. That’s the average length of time a resident of Sderot, Israel has between the sounding of a siren, warning of an incoming rocket strike, and reaching the...

Swastikas and ‘KKK’ were “keyed” into the surface of several automobiles near the DU Hillel House last week. (KMGH-TV Channel 7)

Swastikas at DU; police investigating possible hate crime

swastikas and the letters “KKK” were scratched into the surfaces of six cars on the same block as a Denver Hillel house last week, the Anti-Defamation League remains...