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Shana Goldberg
Shana Goldberg

IJN Assistant Publisher | shana@ijn.com

Take the Disney challenge

What follows may be neither Jewish nor topical, but it is a fun diversion — and one can never have too many of those. Who knew Disney was so diverse? One of the people...

Muscle memory

About once a decade I go through a knitting phase. I first learned the skill in college from a friend’s mother. About 10 years later I picked it up again in Zurich....

Inherent evil

It has become nearly impossible to view anything about Germany between the two world wars without taking into account WW II. An example are the war reparations required...

Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation

Graphic adaptation

Graphic novel is a powerful medium, highlighted by Art Spiegelman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Maus. I’ve found that illustrative material can be far more traumatic and...

Sobriquets

Lest we think that politics have only recently become uncivil, a gander through the history books puts us right. I’ve been collecting epithets used to describe...

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...