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Israel through the camera lens

This was reposted on May 18, 2017 in honor of Jerusalem Day and the IJN‘s special commemorative section. It was originally published on Feb. 14, 2014 When you hear...

Example #2

Hyperbole watch

Hyperbole is a natural bedfellow of politics, which makes liberal use of rhetorical devices. Exaggeration is effective. It stimulates emotional responses, again,...

Walk for Israel this Sunday

It’s that time of year again! Get out your sneakers, sunglasses and water bottles — this Sunday is Walk for Israel! We love this communal moment, all of us walking...

The survivors' Holocaust memorial situated on the grounds of Hillel Academy.

The proliferation of Holocaust memorial events

Once upon a time there was one communal Holocaust commemoration event in Denver. It was founded and led by the amazing survivors who lived locally. It was the same group...

How did you break your chametz fast?

Chametz is a funny thing. Prior to Passover, we can’t imagine life without it. After eight days, some of us can’t imagine life with it. Okay, that’s an...

Alternative flours explained + recipe

One of the favorite topics here at Rocky Mountain Jew is food, and Passover is one of those times where food really matters. Suddenly a major foodstuff is removed from...

Jamie Geller's Chopped Salad a la Russe

Passover Foods: Salad à la Russe

There’s a Russian dish with the most intriguing name, which I’ve always wanted to try. “Herring under a fur coat” (“Shuba” in Russian) is a layered salad of...

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...

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...

Csanad Szegedi, left, with Rabbi Boruch Oberlander. (AJH Films)

‘Keep Quiet’

The story of Csanad Szegedi is as unlikely as it is fascinating. And what’s really surprising is how little coverage it has received. That has all changed now with the...