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Larry Hankin
Larry Hankin

IJN Associate Editor |

Adrienne Gold’s journey from fashionista to JWRP leader

It’s 7 p.m. on a Sunday in Israel. As Adrienne Gold answers the phone, she is standing on the balcony of her Tel Aviv apartment, awaiting the sunset over the...

Jerry Katz tends to his wildflower inspired garden. (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Mountain serenity in your backyard

allure of Colorado in the winter is skiing and snowboarding on the majestic snow-covered mountains. Indeed, the snow-capped peaks are breathtaking and fun, but once...

Cantor Martin Goldstein

HEA’s Cantor Martin Goldstein moves to BMH-BJ

Martin Goldstein, cantor at HEA for 25 years, will become the cantor of BMH-BJ, effective Aug. 1, it was announced April 13 in emails to the members of both...

Marc Penner

New Shalom Park CEO hits the ground running

a new day in the nursing home industry. Old negative perceptions are being replaced with revolutionary approaches to senior care intended to make living in a facility a...

Koby Gruenwald

Koby Gruenwald of blessed memory

On Dec. 2, 2017, the sanctuary of the Hebrew Educational Alliance was filled to overflow capacity for Koby Gruenwald’s Bar Mitzvah. Fifty days later, Jan. 21, 2018,...

Rabbi Dr. Mark Washofsky

Reform halacha? Yes, says HUC veteran Washofsky

a recent Shabbat morning, Temple Sinai congregants pondered the issues surrounding assisted suicide from a Jewish perspective. They read and discussed references to...

Chanah Auerbach, also known as Chef Raw Raw

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

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

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

VIP: Susan Witkin

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 says,...

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

Kavod on the Road: Sara Shvartzman makes it happen

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 the...

Jodie Rubenstein

VIP New Faces: Jodie Rubenstein

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 psychology,...