Rocky Mountain Jew
From the archives: Denver mayoral races
Rocky Mountain JewMar 09, 2023
The IJN takes a dive into its archive — When Thomas J. Morrissey ran for Denver mayor.
From the archives: CU’s Purim Queen
Rocky Mountain JewMar 02, 2023
The IJN takes a dive into its archive — CU Boulder Hillel crowns a Purim queen at its 1952 Purim ball.
From the Archives: When Abba Eban came to Denver
Rocky Mountain JewFeb 09, 2023
The IJN takes a dive into its archive — seventy years ago this week brought a most illustrious name to Denver — Israeli Ambassador to the US Abba Eban.
For Tu b’Shevat a Wheat Berry Salad
Rocky Mountain JewFeb 02, 2023
This whole-grain salad can also be made with farro or freekeh — each has their own unique earthy flavor which complements the aromatic hazelnuts.
From the archives: The liberation of Auschwitz
Rocky Mountain JewJan 26, 2023
Tomorrow, January 27, 2023, marks the 78th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau by Soviet forces. Today, Auschwitz is synonymous with Hitler’s war...
From the archives: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Rocky Mountain JewJan 19, 2023
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s relationship with the Jewish community is oft-cited and usually lauded. Was it as peaceful and aligned as it is portrayed? To answer this, we...
Gogol mogol — the old school flu remedy
Rocky Mountain JewJan 05, 2023
Gogol mogol is a Yiddish word for a shtetl recipe that dates back to 17th-century Central Europe.
From the archives: A 114-year-old Denverite
Rocky Mountain JewDec 29, 2022
In our search through the IJN archive we discovered that 76 years ago this week, Beth Israel Home for the Aged was celebrating its new facility on 17th and Meade on the...
From the archives: Chanukah fun facts
Rocky Mountain JewDec 15, 2022
In our search through the IJN archive for mentions of latkes and gelt, an item caught our attention: “Light on Chanukah” is a compendium of fun facts about Chanukah...
From the archives: Thanksgiving
Rocky Mountain JewNov 23, 2022
An exploration of Thanksgiving through the IJN archives.