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Shana Goldberg
Shana Goldberg

IJN Assistant Publisher | shana@ijn.com

Spiritual lessons from COVID-19

coronavirus pandemic has challenged each and every one of us in different and unprecedented ways. Rosh Hashanah, the start of a new year, is a natural time for...

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

Gov. Polis talks COVID, apples and honey

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5781 SECTION A PAGE 7 Ahead of Rosh Hashanah, the Intermountain Jewish News had the opportunity to speak with Gov. Jared Polis and get his brief...

The Trump Doctrine

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5781 SECTION A PAGE 2 For my graduate degree I studied international relations, and one term that often comes up in that field is “doctrine.”...

Law and order

Law and order is rapidly developing as an issue in the upcoming election. Cities across the US are on literal fire, and some have been that way for months. Take...

Bread and circuses

I was deeply disturbed when back in October the NBA came out in favor of the totalitarian Chinese Communist Party. To refresh your memory, as so much has happened since...

Booms and busts

What brought you to Colorado? The pandemic has meant no far-flung vacations. Instead, I’ve explored different parts of the state and encountered pioneer stories. One...

Deep changes

There’s a great scene toward the end of the 2012 Saudi Arabian film “Wadjda.” The film tells the story of a young girl, Wadjda, who dreams of buying a green...

Sacrificial lambs

When it comes to COVID, are we really following the science? It’s starting to seem to me that instead we’re just moving the goalposts. When a metric is reached, we...

Thirteen middot

Every seven-and-a-half years, with the celebration of the completion of Daf Yomi, that is, learning all 63 Talmudic tractates, I am reminded of an observation made by...

Today’s shantytown

Practically to the date last year, I wrote a column, “Homeless problem.” It could be reprinted, verbatim, as nothing has changed. I take that back; it’s gotten far...