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Larry Hankin
Larry Hankin

IJN Associate Editor | larry@ijn.com

Rabbi Joseph Black

Rabbi Black of Emanuel projects ‘portals of entry’

Rabbi Joseph R. Black has just started his eighth year as senior rabbi of Temple Emanuel. With a membership of 2,012 households, it is the largest synagogue in the Rocky...

The Rubins: Julie, Noah, Rick, Lila (Eric Stephenson)

Generations of Mitzvahs

The Bar and Bat Mitzvah of twins Lila and Noah Rubin was a nod to five generations of their family who have lived and practiced Judaism in Colorado. It was also a...

The message posted at Chabad of Southern Colorado.

Colorado Springs Chabad hit by anti-Semitic message

The Chabad Jewish Community Center in Colorado Springs was hit with an act of vandalism that Colorado Springs police are calling a hate crime. Congregants arriving for a...

Melanie and Craig Eisen in the kitchen of the home they built and designed. (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

In Eisen home, personal touch in every room

Melanie Eisen loves to entertain her large extended family on the holidays. It’s not unusual for 20 to 30 guests to gather around the Eisen table for Rosh Hashanah or...

Students at Tmura Haredi College of Engineering

Tmura Haredi College of Engineering offers haredi women an escape from poverty

PASSOVER EDITION 5777 SECTION B PAGE 10 Rivky is a 19-year-old haredi native of Jerusalem. She graduated from an Orthodox high school for girls which emphasized...

Cinnaholic's tempting treats.

Cinnaholic: Sweet kosher addition

Cinnaholic, a cinnamon roll store in Cherry Creek Shopping Center, is now certified kosher by Scroll K. According to the letter of kosher certification issued by Scroll...

Robert E. 'Bob' Loup

Robert E. Loup dies

A tough talking fundraiser whose soft side repeatedly revealed a heart of gold. A self-made man from humble beginnings who ascended to arguably the highest Jewish lay...

Koby is surrounded by members of the Glendale Raptors Rugby Club. (Justin Purdy)

Glendale Raptors sign rookie Koby Gruenwald

CHANUKAH EDITION SECTION E PAGE 4 The Glendale Raptors Rugby Club welcomed its newest team member on Dec. 13. This new Raptor brings to the team a love of sports,...

The poster of 'The Charnel House,' whose screenplay was written by Mani Isler, right.

Isler’s dream of filmmaking comes true

The credits at the end of the movie say “Emanuel Isler,” but around Denver he’s known simply as Mani, the guy who grew up on the West Side and whose long-held...

The book cover of Apollonia features an artist's rendering of the photo, left, that Leppek discovered.

Leppek’s Apollonia traverses time

FROM THE IJN GIFT GUIDE Chris Leppek, IJN assistant editor, has always been a storyteller. His first byline came at age eight for an article about a cardinal in the...