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The chilling ‘Zone of Interest’

“The Zone of Interest” is not like other Holocaust movies. 
 Directed by British Jewish filmmaker Jonathan Glazer, the film initially appears to follow an...

Happy Chanukah! IJN Doris Sky Chanukah Coloring Contest Winners 2023

Winners of the 2023 Intermountain Jewish News Doris Sky Chanukah Coloring Contest are announced.

Beautifying a necessary evil

In 2014, Elyasaf Miara, a teacher and education advisor living in Shokeda, a remote moshav in the Gaza Envelope, noticed how ugly those concrete boxes were, making them...

Jefferson’s Monticello’s Jewish owners

As an early champion of religious freedom in the US, Thomas Jefferson’s regard for and relationship with Jews has been well documented. But the Jewish history of...

Yiddish Book Center reboots exhibit

Since its opening in 1997, the Yiddish Book Center has wowed visitors with its architecture. A Jewish village resurrected on a college campus in Amherst, Mass., the...

National Library of Israel set to open

After years of meticulous planning and construction, the much-anticipated National Library of Israel is finally set to open its doors. The transformation of a triangular...

Peer tries to build black-Jewish bridges through music

Leah Peer — the founder and music director of Kol Nashim, a sister choir of the Colorado Hebrew Chorale, and director of HEA’s High Holidays choir — Peer believes...

‘Upheaval’ in Aspen

“Upheaval” is the brainchild of Denver’s Rob Schwartz, who had toured the Menachem Begin Heritage Center. In 2016 Schwartz was in a conversation with its CEO,...

‘Bella!’ aims to restore legacy

Bella Abzug, the feminist who burst into Congress battling for equal rights in 1970, was often caricatured in the media of her time. She was labeled “belligerent”...

‘Golda’ opens in Denver, Boulder

The story of the 1973 Yom Kippur war is disturbingly recreated in “Golda,” a biopic on Golda Meir’s role in the war that will open in US theaters next week, Aug....