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Swastika at Ellis Elementary

According to officials with Denver Public Schools and the Denver Police Dept., a group of individuals used gasoline to burn a swastika on the asphalt near the playground...

Gov. Jared Polis after being sworn in at the Colorado State Capitol, Jan. 8, 2019. (AP/David Zalubowski)

Anti-Semitism in leadership of ‘Recall Polis’ group

DENVER (IJN) — Shaun Donnelly, one of the leaders of a close to 30,000-strong closed Facebook group calling for the recall of Gov. Jared Polis, has in the past posted...

A picture among flowers and tributes near Al Noor mosque on March 18, 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Carl Court/Getty)

Murdered in New Zealand, mourned in Denver

“We really appreciate you coming. This means a lot to us.” This sentiment was repeated over and over again by members of the Muslim community to the Jewish guests...

John Hickenlooper as mayor, pictured atop the Denver City and County Building. (Shari Valenta/IJN)

Hickenlooper throws his hat in the ring

Colorado Jewry hardly needs to be introduced to John Hickenlooper, the former state governor and Denver mayor who this week became the latest Democrat to join the field...

Rep. Ken Buck

Buck legislation keeps intelligence sharing on Yemen in place

The US House of Representatives has passed a war powers resolution (H.J. Res. 37) that seeks to end American military support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen....

West Jefferson Middle School in Conifer, Colo.

Alleged anti-Semitism in Conifer school headed to federal court

 long-running dispute over allegations of anti-Semitism at a Colorado middle school is headed for federal court. In December, the family of Isabella Grunspan, the girl...

Rabbi Yehiel Kalish and Dafna Michaelson Jenet pictured in the Colorado State Capitol in 2017.

Siblings lay down the law

NEW YORK — Colorado Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet and newly appointed Illinois legislator Rabbi Yehiel Kalish are the first Jewish siblings to serve concurrently in...

Gov. Jared Polis after being sworn in at the Colorado State Capitol, Jan. 8, 2019. (AP/David Zalubowski)

Jared Polis, first Colorado Jewish governor, sworn in

“Colorado for All,” the theme of last Tuesday’s inauguration of Gov. Jared S. Polis, permeated the entire event, from the ecumenical line-up of religious speakers...

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Where Denver day schools stand on vaccinations

It’s rare that Jewish organizations across the denominational spectrum in Denver — or anywhere else — find unanimity on anything, but on the subject of vaccination...

Jared Polis, pictured in the IJN offices. (Tim McClanahan)

Gov.-elect Polis speaks to the IJN

The name of Colorado’s governor-elect is not new to these pages. A quick search through Intermountain Jewish News archives brings up articles about Jared Polis going...