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Larry Hankin
Larry Hankin

IJN Associate Editor | larry@ijn.com

Welcome back to shul — with new rules

The past month or so has seen some Denver-area synagogues slowly reopening for limited daily and Shabbat services. The services don’t look like they did before the...

All in day’s work; a midwife shares her story

Midwifery reemerges definition of a successful day at work differs from profession to profession and from person to person. But imagine, if your biggest accomplishment...

Exploring Denver’s historic districts

is known as a young and forward-looking city, but it is also a city that values its history, especially as reflected in the architecture and character of its homes and...

Saul Rosenthal retires as cantor of Rodef Shalom

Rosenthal has had a long and varied professional life: college instructor, regional ADL director, front man for a Jewish bluegrass band, PR consultant, music store...

IST 2020: Postponed, not cancelled

, not cancelled.” That’s the status of the 2020 Joyce Zeff Israel Study Tour (IST) as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Just as 93 high school juniors’...

JEWISHcolorado presents virtual events

Coronavirus stay-at-home orders and social distancing measures have thwarted the Denver Jewish community’s traditional events commemorating Yom HaZikaron — Israeli...

Hospitalist hopeful of ‘light at the end of the tunnel’

Dr. Marcus Oginsky was in medical school, he learned about pandemics from a mathematical standpoint, but nothing prepared him for the front lines as he treats the...

Zoom bris

eight-day-old Ezra Samuel Knaster was welcomed into the covenant with his bris milah, there were only four people in the room, including Ezra. Ezra’s virtual bris —...

Arad gets a new lease on life with new mayoral leadership

heard the expression, “Why reinvent the wheel?” When Nisan Ben Hamo returned to his hometown after IDF, college and early career, he found he needed to do just that....

Coronavirus: What’s on — or replaced

These days, “business as usual” is anything but. This, of course, includes the organized Jewish community’s efforts to work within the Centers for Disease Control...