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Paul Romer

Denver native wins Nobel

NEW YORK (JTA) — William Nordhaus, a Yale University professor with Jewish roots, will share the 2018 Nobel Prize for Economics with Paul Romer, a Denver native, who...

Jared Polis, left; Walker Stapleton

Governor’s race: Polis vs. Stapleton

With Colorado’s gubernatorial election less than a month away, the leading candidates are finally meeting face-to-face, laying out the political courses they hope to...

Temple Aaron

Temple Aaron: historic synagogue saved — for now

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5779 SECTION A PAGE 12 Reports of Temple Aaron’s demise are — to paraphrase Mark Twain — greatly exaggerated. The historic synagogue in...

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...