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Jerry Mellman (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

The IJN mourns the loss of Gerald ‘Jerry’ Mellman

Gerald “Jerry” Mellman, who took sports pictures for the Intermountain Jewish News for decades, died Aug. 6, 2018 at 91. He was taking photos as recently as a month...

Rabbi Bernard Gerson (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Gerson leaves at the top of his game

In a few days, when Rabbi Bernard Gerson walks away from the Rodef Shalom pulpit for the last time, a quarter century of rabbinical leadership in Denver will come to an...

Rabbi Joseph Black

Emanuel’s Rabbi Black changes policy on performing intermarriages

Rabbi Joe Black of Temple Emanuel, the Rocky Mountain region’s largest Reform congregation, will now officiate at intermarriages for couples committed to creating a...

Lara Knuettel, l; Don Kortz

Multi-million dollar lifeline for JCC

The Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center (JCC Denver) has announced that a coalition of donors will infuse millions of dollars into JCC Denver, providing critical...

Philip, Jan, Estee, Aryeh, Akiva and Shayna Lightstone.

Lightstone stamp on embassy opening

Safra Katz, the Israeli-born co-CEO of the Oracle high-tech giant, was being driven on May 14 to the opening ceremony of the new US embassy in Jerusalem by a driver who...

Souvenir magazine celebrates IJN’s 105th

The Intermountain Jewish News is marking 105 years of continuous publication, every Friday, with a 162-page large-size, commemorative 105th anniversary magazine,...

Dafna Michael Jenet in the legislative chamber. (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Michaelson Jenet reflects on the Jewish values she brings to Colorado Legislature

The first thing Dafna Michaelson Jenet reaches for in her office at the Colorado State Capitol is a Chumash that underpins the cohesiveness of her personal and...

In May, 2016, Sid Shafner, in red shirt, met Holocaust survivor Marcel Levy.

Holocaust reunion led to arrest of murder suspect

The late Sid Shafner’s trip to Poland in 2016 not only brought some closure to the Dachau liberator and Denver resident, it led to the incredible and heartbreaking...

Rabbi Jay Strear

Rabbi Jay Strear to head JEWISHcolorado

After several months of a comprehensive and board-driven search process, JEWISHcolorado has named Rabbi Jay Strear as president and CEO of the organization, beginning...

Joshua Pollack (Kailyn Lamb)

Bagel Store down to a day a week starting April 13

PASSOVER EDITION 5778 SECTION A PAGE 14 At the end of business today, March 30, the Bagel Store, a popular source of baked goods for the Denver Jewish community since...