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Shana Goldberg
Shana Goldberg

IJN Assistant Publisher | shana@ijn.com

‘In his time’

This week’s parsha makes the oblique reference to Noah as a righteous man in his time. There are two well-known interpretations of “in his time.” The more positive...

Kids participating at a recent YAD Family Shabbat at Temple Emanuel.

YAD Family Shabbat brings young families together

Held several times throughout the year, YAD Family Shabbat offers the opportunity for young families to celebrate Shabbat together. Inspired by JEWISHcolorado’s YAD...

Season of joy

G-d is a Colorado fan. How do I know? Shortly after Passover concluded on April 7, 2018, the Avalanche — in a do or die game — proceeded to the NHL playoffs. Fast...

Mass hysteria

In 1983, there was a mass fainting epidemic in schools in the West Bank. Palestinian leadership accused Israel of poisoning the mostly teenage school girls. Israel...

Disinformation

Once upon a time propaganda was not a bad word. It simply meant the dissemination of information in favor of a given cause. To us now it sounds Orwellian, but...

Domestic suspense

There’s a new genre of thriller that has emerged in the past seven or so years, and it’s absolutely hooked me. I don’t know what the literary powers that be have...

Jewish history’s port of call

ROSH HASHANAH 5779 SECTION A PAGE 2 Earlier this summer, I had the opportunity to visit the Western History Center at Case Western University in Cleveland. Sean Martin,...

Roast Duck, left, and Baked Apple Pudding with Pears, from German-Jewish Cookbook

German-Jewish Cookbook: A food anthropology

From IJN High Holiday Foods Back in the 1990s, my brother brought a cassette of Jewish humor home from school. One of the routines featured a heimish Jewish woman who...

Chappaquiddick

Alleged crimes. Alleged lies. Cover ups. Pay offs. No, I’m not talking about President Donald Trump, but Senator Ted Kennedy. The story told in “Chappaquiddick”...

Betsy Ray meets librarian Miss Sparrow. Illustration by Lois Lenski from Betsy-Tacy Go Downtown (via The Besty-Tacy Encyclopedia)

Kanopy

In my favorite childhood book series, “Betsy-Tacy,” the protagonist’s world widens, both geographically and metaphorically, when she’s old enough to go downtown...