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Cecelia Espenoza, candidate for Colorado House District 4. (Courtesy)

Espenoza takes on Hernández in HD-4 Democratic primary

Cecelia Espenoza is running in the Democratic primary, June 25, against Tim Hernández in House District 4, which includes the Jewish West Colfax...

Tino Chrupalla and Alice Weidel, co-leaders of the far-right Alternative for Germany political party, celebrate at the AfD election evening gathering following the release of initial election results in European parliamentary elections in Berlin, June 9. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Is Germany’s AfD party a danger to Jews?

The success of German extremists in last week’s European Parliament election has same Jewish leaders and politicians worried. They fear the country is veering into...

Noa Argamani and her father, Yaakov, upon her return to Israel, June 8, 2024. (Ziv Koren)

Upscale Gaza civilians ‘host’ Hamas hostages

As October 7 captives have been freed or rescued, their testimonies, coupled with insights from security officials and analysts, have gradually exposed Hamas’ modus...

Israeli soldiers patrol around a position along Israel's southern border with the Gaza Strip on June 13, 2024. (Jack Guez/AFP)

11 IDF soldiers killed in 48 hours; death toll at 662

Eleven Israel Defense Forces soldiers were killed in the Gaza Strip in 48 hours, June 15-16. An additional soldier diedfrom wounds sustained during fighting the previous...

Tzvi Horowitz confronts an anti-Israel protester outside CU Regent Ilana Spiegel’s Greenwood Village home, June 16, 2024. (Steve Mark)

Dueling protests outside CU Regent’s home

The anti-Israel chants were the same heard at all area pro-Palestinian protests since October 7. “Israel is guilty of genocide.” “Free, free...

Billboard at 8th Ave. and Federal Blvd., placed by O7C and JewBelong.

Anti-anti-Semtism billboards in Denver

JewBelong, an organization that fights anti-Semitism and makes Judaism accessible, has partnered with O7C (October 7 Coalition), founded by actress Patricia Heaton, and...

A large Israeli flag near the Carmel Market in Tel Aviv, April 2, 2024. (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

In Israel, two-to-fivefold increase of ‘broken heart syndrome’

Since Hamas’ Oct. 7 massacre, Israeli hospitals have observed a two- to fivefold increase in cases of “broken heart syndrome,” a rare condition that can be...

Almog, left, with his father, Yossi, several years ago (Facebook via JNS)

Father of rescued hostage dies hours before son’s return

Yossi Jan, 57, died on June 8 just hours before his son Almog Meir Jan was rescued from captivity in Gaza along with three other Israeli hostages.

Benny Gantz at the Jerusalem Day ceremony at Ammunition Hill, June 5, 2024. (Arie Leib Abrams/Flash90)

Israel’s government weakend, not toppled

War Cabinet Minister Benny Gantz on Sunday night, June 9, announced his National Unity Party’s departure from the government set up in the aftermath of Hamas’ Oct. 7...

Camacho faces Epps in HD-6 Democratic primary

Incumbent Elisabeth Epps is being challenged by Sean Camacho in the Democratic primary in Colorado House Distrct 6. The IJN invited each candidate for an interview....