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Links to the world

It’s been a week where news stories surrounding the Jewish community have been permeated by violence – with Jews acting as both perpetrators and victims. In...

Link to…Colorado

It’s been a couple of weeks since Rocky Mountain Jew’s last “links to the world” post, but fear not! We’re still busy scouring media from...

Lost opportunity

This past week, Obama has managed to disprove his entire platform. That perhaps government intervention is not the best policy. Well, at least when it comes to masses of...

Shabbat and civil disobedience

Several months ago, an IJN editorial prompted discussion on how religious a state Israel should be. We all know it’s a “Jewish” state, but what does...

Links to the world

This week, our “links to world” brings us right here to Colorado. Alysa Stanton, former Colorado resident and graduate of Colorado State University in Ft....

Shavuot links to the world

We all know the most important feature of Shavuot – just read our earlier blog post, “Ode to a cheesecake.” But is eating rich, creamy food really all...

Ode to a cheesecake

Ah, the quest for the perfect cheesecake. The basic ingredients are obvious: cream cheese and sugar. But then comes the art of preparation, and the plaguing question of...

The end of the affair?

Despite concerns that the two world leaders would clash during their meet earlier this week in Washington, a collision did not come to pass. Yet. Obama and Netanyahu...

Links to the world

This week Rocky Mountain Jew brings you a Venn Diagram of politics, Judaism and sports: where they overlap? Our third link – the connection between Jewish...

Navigating a minefield

So the Pope’s been in Israel. Lots of handshakes, media hype, and pressure from the gamut of NGOs. And the Pope made all the right moves: calling for a Palestinian...