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Larry Hankin
Larry Hankin

IJN Associate Editor |

Clockwise from upper left: Debbie Friedman, Jessica Zalkin, Ed Lampert, Gloria Husney

Denver’s hot housing market: Tips from the pros

hot out there . . . and we’re not talking about the weather. After all, how many times has it been cold in Denver on Memorial Day? We’re talking about Denver’s...

Pastor Jason and Sheryl King in Jerusalem.

Faith Bible Chapel’s Pastor King explains Christian support for Israel

of Colorado’s biggest supporters of Israel never had a Bar Mitzvah, nor a b’ris. He does not attend synagogue. In fact, he’s not even Jewish. Jason King, the...

A picture among flowers and tributes near Al Noor mosque on March 18, 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Carl Court/Getty)

Murdered in New Zealand, mourned in Denver

“We really appreciate you coming. This means a lot to us.” This sentiment was repeated over and over again by members of the Muslim community to the Jewish guests...

Gabe Moe-Lobeda

JFS Food Pantry helps people affected by shutdown

Thirteen households — encompassing 42 individuals —  have availed themselves of  the offer by Jewish Family Service to open its Weinberg Food Pantry to furloughed...

Gov. Jared Polis after being sworn in at the Colorado State Capitol, Jan. 8, 2019. (AP/David Zalubowski)

Jared Polis, first Colorado Jewish governor, sworn in

“Colorado for All,” the theme of last Tuesday’s inauguration of Gov. Jared S. Polis, permeated the entire event, from the ecumenical line-up of religious speakers...

Thousands gathered at Temple Emanuel for a vigil in memory of the Pittsburgh victims, Oct. 28, 2018.

Thousands gather for Denver vigil

The largest Jewish space in Colorado wasn’t big enough. Some 3,000 people came to express their outrage, fear and interfaith support generated by the worst act of...

Rebecca Saltzman

VIP New Faces: Rebecca Saltzman

March, 1986, this reporter interviewed Gary and Judy Saltzman who were presidents, respectively of B’nai B’rith Denver Lodge 171 and B’nai B’rith Women of Metro...

Rabbi Amanda Schwartz

VIP New Faces: Rabbi Amanda Schwartz

Amanda Schwartz, 35, grew up in Centennial as Amanda Schanfield, went through the Cherry Creek school system and grew up in Temple Sinai and Temple Micah, where she was...

Dr. Lexi Abramson-Mooney

VIP New Faces: Lexi Abramson-Mooney

. Alexandra (Lexi) Abramson-Mooney is a veterinarian, originally from Jacksonville, Fla. She and her husband moved to Denver from Amarillo, Texas, in 2014. ...

Cheryl Miller

VIP New Faces: Cheryl Miller

Miller, 38, juggles a demanding career in nonprofit management with parenthood and Jewish community involvement. From the Detroit suburb of Southfield, Mich., she met...