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Shana Goldberg
Shana Goldberg

IJN Assistant Publisher | shana@ijn.com

Dior

The first clue that you’re entering something special is the Parisian storefront. Walk through its doors and you may not be in Maison Dior on Avenue Montaigne in...

Fanny Starr's story is included in 'Nevertheless We Persisted'.

Fanny Starr survived — and persisted

There were tears, applause and awe last Thursday evening, Dec. 6, at the Tattered Cover book signing of local Holocaust survivor Fanny Starr. Freezing temperatures...

‘Judas Maccabeus’

It’s always intriguing to hear one’s own religious stories through an objective, historical filter. Several years ago, my favorite podcast, “In Our Time,”...

Jared Polis, pictured in the IJN offices. (Tim McClanahan)

Gov.-elect Polis speaks to the IJN

The name of Colorado’s governor-elect is not new to these pages. A quick search through Intermountain Jewish News archives brings up articles about Jared Polis going...

Puzzled

I am slightly puzzled by the mass outrage over the US-Saudi relationship in light of the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. That the murder of a journalist is heinous...

‘Sobibor’

Many summers ago, I was visiting a friend in the beautiful rocky village of Roccagorga, Italy. Her husband, a local, told me that in the same café where we were sat...

A memoir of Iraq

If you’re looking for a book about Iraq in the 20th century, pick up Late for Tea at the Deer Palace. Through a memoir of her family, Tamara Chalabi tells the story of...

Election ’18

Like many others, I spent most of Tuesday evening tracking midterm election results. Some preliminary thoughts: • • • In a relatively short period of time,...

Rabbi Meir Simon with some of his Cteeners.

Meet the ‘Meir’ of south suburbs’ Jewish teens

2015, Rabbi Meir Simon moved to Highlands Ranch to “step into the gap” left when Jewish teens complete Hebrew school. Together with his wife Sara, Simon, who is...

My Mother's Son by David Hirshberg, right

Book review: ‘My Mother’s Son’

of the best coming-of-age films is “Stand By Me,” adapted from a Stephen King novella. It tells the story of four boys and one transformative summer. David...