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IJN wins 12 Rockower awards in Jewish journalism

The Intermountain Jewish News took home 12 American Jewish Press Association awards at the 39th annual contest. The July 2 ceremony was held virtually this year due to...

Welcome back to shul — with new rules

The past month or so has seen some Denver-area synagogues slowly reopening for limited daily and Shabbat services. The services don’t look like they did before the...

COVID in Colorado: Monitoring key developments

do we know about the coronavirus in Colorado? A great deal — reams of data, long columns of numbers and statistics, charts upon charts, graphs and projections. And,...

Hot House District 6 race

this strange season of multiple limitations, one commodity that is not banned, restricted or constricted is issues. Whether social, economic or political — perhaps...

Behind Colorado’s new Holocaust education bill

. Dafna Michaelson Jenet (House District 30) first learned about the Holocaust at the curious age of seven or eight when she opened a book in her great-grandmother’s...

Joel Odonkor: ‘This is the mountain we are marching towards’

There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of...

Local policeman speaks about George Floyd, police brutality

Steine, a police officer for 10-and-a-half years in Monument, Colo., and now at CU Anschutz, abandoned a 26-year law career to serve a broken country in the wake of...

Rabbi Jay Strear

Jco raises $650,000 for COVID relief

needs. That’s the phrase Rabbi Jay Strear, president and CEO of JEWISHcolorado, uses to describe what he and other leaders of the Denver-based Jewish federation saw...

Holocaust education bill passes Colorado Senate

News was received at press time that the bill mandating Holocaust education in Colorado’s public schools was passed unanimously in the Colorado State Senate on...

When it comes to reopening, shuls are taking it slow

summer settles in, and as at least some aspects of life in Colorado are beginning to return to their pre-pandemic routines, are local synagogues ready to follow suit?...