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Shana Goldberg
Shana Goldberg

IJN Assistant Publisher | shana@ijn.com

The court Jew

My first exposure to Jud Süß was through the eponymous Nazi propaganda film, which I watched as part of an undergraduate course entitled “Dreams and Nightmares: The...

Odd (wo)man out

I’m not going to lie: I was a little apprehensive about going to JEWISHcolorado’s Men’s Event. Me, a woman, at the largest gathering of Jewish men west of the...

Midnight Furies by Nisid Hajari

Partition

The British were awful. That’s my major takeaway from Midnight Furies, a book about the 1947 partition of India. Like with Palestine, when the British realized that...

The Shabbat experience

Live wire. Stand up comedian. Entertainer. But also — engaging and insightful. These were some of the descriptors used for the guest speaker at The Jewish...

Whitney Chotin Wolz

VIP New Faces: Whitney Chotin Wolz

Whitney Chotin Wolz is a Denver native. She chairs JEWISHcolorado’s Young Adult Department (YAD), is past recipient of the Charlotte B. Tucker Young Leadership Award...

Carla Kutnick

VIP New Faces: Carla Kutnick

What’s your background? I attended Indiana University, majoring in accounting, finance and international studies. I was a member of the AEPhi sorority at Indiana. I...

Margot Sands

VIP New Faces: Margot Sands

Margot Sands, 26, is the lead educator at Ekar Farm. She holds a master’s in elementary education and is a certified K-8 teacher in science. She is part of HEA’s...

Amazon — just say no

Does Denver need Amazon? Like many, I don’t think so. The city is already at an all-time low for unemployment. Growth — at least in terms of property development —...

Menashe Lustig, left, and Ruben Niborski in the film 'Menashe.' (Federica Valabrega/A24)

Menashe

They say that there are only six plots in existence; what makes a story captivating is how it’s told. Set in an unnamed chasidic community in Brooklyn, “Menashe”...

Sources and symptoms

Stephen Paddock, who murdered 58 people and terrorized a city, was evil. That aside, killing rampages like what happened last week in Las Vegas cause society to question...