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Opinion

Robert E. 'Bob' Loup

Who will fill the void?

If 2016 was the year when the music world lost many of its greats (Prince, Leonard Cohen, David Bowie, to name a few), it seems that 2017 is, sadly, become the year that...

Sherry

Sherry’s gotten an unfair rap. Thanks to its prominence among Miss Marple-type Agatha Christie characters, the Spanish fortified wine is associated with older English...

Second seder

I wasn’t raised with a second seder. I was raised in Jerusalem, where only one seder is celebrated. Your experiences in your formative years are what shape you. So to...

There are many national leaders; there was only one Bob Loup

The death of Robert E. Loup, 1929-2017, marks the end of an era in Denver Jewish history. There was a time when, if you were from Denver attending a national Jewish...

Winter? Over already?

Pardon our lack of excitement or recognition of this past Monday, March 20, being the first official day of spring. For us in the Denver metro area, it’s been spring...

25 years, still no justice

The 1994 bombing of the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires was so horrific that it has, to some extent, eclipsed an earlier, also deadly bombing that took place in...

Serendipity

Back in 1997, before the internet was ubiquitous, the IJN received a letter from a woman in England seeking information about Leonard and Miriam Harris, son and daughter...

Political ice cream

“I’m Peach Mint” is one of High Point Creamery’s latest flavors, the Denver Post’s Restaurant Digest reports. With its location in Hilltop and its kosher...

Prayer and Adam, of blessed memory

It gets harder and harder with each prayer project. As I get older, when disappointment and painful silence of unanswered prayers stares you in the face, you feel...

Scrawled on a Seattle synagogue: ‘Holocaust is fake history’

This is infinitely more than ‘vandalism’ or ‘stereotyping.’ It must be refuted and resisted. It has been said before: First they take your lives, then your...