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Joe Feingold and Brianna Perez in the Oscar-nominated short documentary 'Joe's Violin.'

Oscar speech? Holocaust survivor and his violin

NEW YORK — Filmmaker Kahane Cooperman hasn’t written an Oscars acceptance speech yet, but she likely will before the Academy Awards ceremony on Feb. 28. Not to jinx...

Excavators explore the interior of the newly discovered cave in Qumran. (Ashernet)

Another Qumran cave discovered

QUMRAN, West Bank — Archaeologists have discovered another cave in Qumran. The discovery was made by Dr. Oren Gutfeld and Ahiad Ovadia from the Hebrew University of...

Many of Joe Buchanan's songs are inspired by his conversion to Judaism. (Zach Dalin/Jewish Rock Radio)

Jewish Americana

NEW YORK — Saul Kaye never wanted to be a “Jewish blues” player. In 2009, he was touring as a rock musician, playing hundreds of shows a year with various bands at...

Jewish children’s books medalists announced

Winners of the annual Sydney Taylor Book Award have been announced by the Association of Jewish Libraries. Named in memory of Sydney Taylor, author of the classic...

Solomon Schechter studying fragments from the Geniza. (University of Cambridge, permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library)

Cairo Geniza at Cambridge University

An exhibition at Cambridge University featuring a fraction of ancient Jewish manuscripts that are part of the unique collection known as the Cairo Geniza will open in...

Happy Chanukah! IJN Doris Sky Chanukah Coloring Contest Winners 2016

CHANUKAH EDITION 5777 Creativity, color, content! This year’s crop of entries was particularly interesting, with young artists using crayons, markers, water colors,...

Saul Rosenthal, seated left; Claude Brachfeld, seated right, with Harry Tuft standing

Denver Folklore Center — into its next life

CHANUKAH EDITION 5777 SECTION D PAGE 6 On a quiet, old-timey street in South Denver, there stands an oasis of sorts — a refuge not from desert heat but from the noisy,...

Civic Center is more than meets the eye

CHANUKAH EDITION 5777 SECTION B PAGE 8 When most Denverites think of the Civic Center, what probably comes to mind is the beautiful collection of neo-classical...

‘Yiddische Yoga’

FROM THE IJN GIFT GUIDE A cartoon book about the Jewish fascination with yoga has been published just in time for Chanukah gift giving. Yiddische Yoga: OYsanas for Every...

The poster of 'The Charnel House,' whose screenplay was written by Mani Isler, right.

Isler’s dream of filmmaking comes true

The credits at the end of the movie say “Emanuel Isler,” but around Denver he’s known simply as Mani, the guy who grew up on the West Side and whose long-held...