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Shana Goldberg
Shana Goldberg

IJN Assistant Publisher | shana@ijn.com

Jamie Geller's Chopped Salad a la Russe

Passover Foods: Salad à la Russe

There’s a Russian dish with the most intriguing name, which I’ve always wanted to try. “Herring under a fur coat” (“Shuba” in Russian) is a layered salad of...

Herero genocide

In 1939, the day before signing the non-aggression pact with the Soviet Union, Adolf Hitler wrote that he had death squads at the ready to rid Poland of its people in...

Sherry

Sherry’s gotten an unfair rap. Thanks to its prominence among Miss Marple-type Agatha Christie characters, the Spanish fortified wine is associated with older English...

Serendipity

Back in 1997, before the internet was ubiquitous, the IJN received a letter from a woman in England seeking information about Leonard and Miriam Harris, son and daughter...

Reversal of fortunes

Everybody likes a good twist. If a story is predictable, we tend to roll our eyes or tune out. We want tension, mystery, uncertainty. I think that’s why everyone loves...

Alice Ruback

Alice Wolff Ruback, director of senior programming at the Loup JCC for many years, passed away Feb. 27, 2017, in Denver. She was 91. “She will be remembered for her...

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One of the stories in last week’s L’Chaim© magazine was about a US Holocaust Memorial Museum project, “History Unfolded,” exploring how US media covered the...

A view of Rose Hill Cemetery.

Security at local Jewish cemeteries

St. Louis, Missouri: 170 headstones knocked over in the 129-year-old Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery. Philadelphia: At least 100 headstones overturned at Mount Carmel...

The bimah of Gibraltar's Flemish synagogue. (Wikimedia)

Shabbat in Gibraltar

Gibraltar is an anomalous place — and its citizens a reflection of its unique character. It is a British overseas territory, and has been since the 18th century, but...

Fact-checked journalism

They say we live in a post-factual age. I for one, and I don’t think I’m the only one, still cares deeply about facts. There are still many outlets for fact-based...