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Shana Goldberg
Shana Goldberg

IJN Assistant Publisher | shana@ijn.com

Domestic suspense

There’s a new genre of thriller that has emerged in the past seven or so years, and it’s absolutely hooked me. I don’t know what the literary powers that be have...

Jewish history’s port of call

ROSH HASHANAH 5779 SECTION A PAGE 2 Earlier this summer, I had the opportunity to visit the Western History Center at Case Western University in Cleveland. Sean Martin,...

Roast Duck, left, and Baked Apple Pudding with Pears, from German-Jewish Cookbook

German-Jewish Cookbook: A food anthropology

From IJN High Holiday Foods Back in the 1990s, my brother brought a cassette of Jewish humor home from school. One of the routines featured a heimish Jewish woman who...

Chappaquiddick

Alleged crimes. Alleged lies. Cover ups. Pay offs. No, I’m not talking about President Donald Trump, but Senator Ted Kennedy. The story told in “Chappaquiddick”...

Betsy Ray meets librarian Miss Sparrow. Illustration by Lois Lenski from Betsy-Tacy Go Downtown (via The Besty-Tacy Encyclopedia)

Kanopy

In my favorite childhood book series, “Betsy-Tacy,” the protagonist’s world widens, both geographically and metaphorically, when she’s old enough to go downtown...

Benefit of the doubt

Upon visiting Mount Rushmore in 1936, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt said: “I think that we can perhaps meditate a little on those Americans 10,000 years from...

This interpretative sign on Deadwood's main drag explains its Jewish heritage.

Mining Jews

What is it about mining towns and Jews? Us Coloradans know that mining drew a lot of Jewish people to our state — though not all, of course, were miners. My...

Casualties

Massacre or battle? It depends who’s telling the story. While in South Dakota last week, I visited a history exhibition at Oglala Lakota College on the Pine Ridge...

Lindsey Levin-Salamon, left, and Sarah Raphaely

Turnaround: BMH-BJ preschool at capacity

There might be no better place to work. The day the Intermountain Jewish News visited BMH-BJ preschool it was global travel day. Each classroom has adopted a country....

Kneeling

It looks like we’re in for another NFL season surrounded by the “kneeling” controversy. The NFL thought it had devised a solution: players who want to stand for...