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Larry Hankin
Larry Hankin

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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 Glendale Raptors Rugby Club welcomed its newest team member on Dec. 13. This new Raptor brings to the team a love of sports, boundless...

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

Isler’s dream of filmmaking comes true

 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 dream...

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

Marty and Shira Zimmerman

VIP New Faces: Marty and Shira Zimmerman

and Shira Zimmerman started their careers immersed in the world of Jewish communal service. They worked hard for Jewish federations and rose through the ranks, all the...

Yaron Marcus

VIP New Faces: Yaron Marcus

Marcus, 39, grew up in a real estate family but he never intended to make that his career, until seven years ago when he decided to give it a shot. He didn’t just give...

Simon Schwartz

VIP New Faces: Simon Schwartz

Schwartz loves Israel. At 33, he has chaired the Colorado chapter of JNFuture, Jewish National Fund’s young leadership, and is the organization’s national membership...

Jack Barton on stage

Funny guy Jack Barton reinvents himself at 92

 you hear the one about the 93-year-old guy…? Sounds like a joke but it’s not. It’s the true story of Denver’s Jack Barton, believed to be the oldest active...

A view of Rose Hill Cemetery.

Rose Hill Cemetery upholds sacred traditions

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5777 SECTION D  does not necessarily associate innovation with cemeteries. After all they represent perpetuity. However, innovation is taking...

The world’s Jewish narrative

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5777 SECTION D Many Jewish travelers like to veer away from the typical tourist itineraries in their destinations to check out a local synagogue or...

Rabbi Leor Sinai, r, with Boaz Werner, JNF Mountain States director

Rabbi Sinai from Brooklyn directs Israel’s Muss high school for Diaspora kids

THIS BELONGS in the “you-never-know-what-the-future-may-bring” department. Leor Sinai started out as a New York City nightclub promoter. Today, he is a rabbi and...