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Larry Hankin
Larry Hankin

IJN Associate Editor | larry@ijn.com

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...

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...