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From the archives: Coronations past

Ahead of Charles III's coronation, a search through the IJN archives for how past coronations of British kings and queens were covered.

Israel @ 75

When it comes to marriages, reaching the 75-year milestone is a rarity — for countries, however, 75 is relatively young! Some reflections on 75 and 1948 on Israel's...

From the archives: The birth of Israel

How did the IJN report the birth of the state of Israel, 75 years ago, and what else was making news at the time?

At Passover, get the kids involved

As a parent, I’ve realized that the mitzvah of educating your children about the story of the Exodus from Egypt begins earlier — not at the seder, but before, in the...

From the archives: Denver mayoral races

The IJN takes a dive into its archive — When Thomas J. Morrissey ran for Denver mayor.

From the archives: CU’s Purim Queen

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

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

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

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.

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...