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Shana Goldberg
Shana Goldberg

IJN Assistant Publisher | shana@ijn.com

Circus

According to Ballotpedia, there are currently 24 Democratic candidates for president. And we thought the 2016 Republican field was a circus. I can’t be the only one...

Self-preservation

Does the instinct for self-preservation bring out the worst in people? This was a truism stated by Cormac O’Grada in a discussion about the Irish potato famine....

The perfect cheesecake is kosher for Passover

I seem to have landed on the perfect cheesecake recipe. Perfectly smooth, with nary even a hint of a crack on its glossy top. The catch? It’s a kosher-for-Passover...

Accept the election results

Talk about sore losers! Republicans lost — in disastrous fashion — the Colorado elections of November, 2018. The Senate, House, governorship, attorney general and...

Baku's Flame Towers seen from its Old City (Ron Li-Paz)

At the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Azerbaijan pursues a policy of multiculturalism

BAKU — What would you do if you were surrounded by Russia, Iran and Turkey? It’s a precipitous geopolitical position, especially for a country only about three...

Standing on his head

Serendipity — or just excellent organization? That’s what I asked myself as, on Yom Ha’atzmaut, Alon Ben Gurion took the stage at JNF Mountain States’ annual...

Kendrick Castillo

If one visits Thiepval in France or Tyne Cot in Belgium, one sees seemingly endless rows of names etched in stone. These are the war dead, the young men who died in...

Playoff fever

On my way into work on Tuesday, the morning after the Avalanche’s spectacular overtime win against the San Jose Sharks, I heard a most amazing stat. According to the...

Denver is at a crossroads

May 7 — mark it down in your calendar. It’s the day when this city will decide what kind of path it wants to take into the near future. More than any national...

Swastika Acres

In Cherry Hills Village, a subdivision once called Swastika Acres is now Old Cherry Hills. It’s not surprising that there was near unanimity on the decision. In the...