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Larry Hankin
Larry Hankin

IJN Associate Editor | larry@ijn.com

Chanah Auerbach, also known as Chef Raw Raw

Denver’s Chanah Auerbach introduces ‘clean’ eating to Jerusalem

FROM CHANUKAH FOOD Agripas Street, in the heart of Jerusalem, is a meat-lover’s paradise. The winding street, adjacent to the bustling Mahane Yehuda market, is lined...

Susan Witkin at her KOA Radio studio, in the Denver Tech Center area. (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

VIP: Susan Witkin

The scene: Susan Witkin is a guest at a Shabbat table with people she has not met before. When they realize that she is a veteran radio broadcaster, someone inevitably...

Sara Shvartzman, center, with Susan Anderson, left, and Sandra Evans at a KOTR event.

Kavod on the Road: Sara Shvartzman makes it happen

Last Friday, October 20, was a big day for Sara Shvartzman. It was her three-year anniversary as director of Kavod on the Road (KOTR), an outreach program for seniors in...

Jodie Rubenstein

VIP New Faces: Jodie Rubenstein

Jodie Rubenstein, 31, a newcomer to Denver, is the Mountain West regional director of J Street.  After graduating from Wesleyan University in 2009 with a BA in...

Jessica Milstein

VIP New Faces: Jessica Milstein

In the late 1970s, Alla and Vladimir Milstein fled the Soviet Union and settled in Denver so that they could live freely as Jews in a democracy.  Their daughter,...

Gary Brandt

VIP New Faces: Gary Brandt

In the three years since Gary Brandt arrived on the scene in Boulder, he has made a big impact on the way Jewish youth there “do Jewish.” Brandt, 34, became the...

Zev Cohen, 17, was one of HEA's shofar blowers. (Neil Rosenfeld)

At HEA, shofar blowers are teens

You know the classic image of a white-bearded, slightly hunched old man blowing a shofar that appears on greeting cards and calendars? Well, that is so 5777, as...

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...