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From the archives: The original Denver Nuggets

A search through the IJN archives on Parade Day celebrating the 2022-2023 Denver Nuggets NBA championships reveals a forgotten earlier iteration of the Denver Nuggets.

From the archives: D-Day

Seventy-nine years after D-Day, a search through the IJN archives for how Denver Jewry recognized the Allied invasion of Europe.

56 years since the reunification of Jerusalem

On the 28th of Iyar in 1967, during the Six Day War, Jerusalem was reunited under Israeli sovereignty after years of Jordanian rule. Since then, this historic day, today...

When Shavuot and American Cheese Month meet

to the natural clash between the lunar and solar calendar, Shavuot can fall out either in May or June. Imagine our delight when we discovered that May is American Cheese...

From the archives: Coronations past

Ahead of Charles III's coronation, a search through the IJN archives for how past coronations of British kings and queens were covered.

Israel @ 75

When it comes to marriages, reaching the 75-year milestone is a rarity — for countries, however, 75 is relatively young! Some reflections on 75 and 1948 on Israel's...

From the archives: The birth of Israel

How did the IJN report the birth of the state of Israel, 75 years ago, and what else was making news at the time?

At Passover, get the kids involved

As a parent, I’ve realized that the mitzvah of educating your children about the story of the Exodus from Egypt begins earlier — not at the seder, but before, in the...

From the archives: Denver mayoral races

The IJN takes a dive into its archive — When Thomas J. Morrissey ran for Denver mayor.

From the archives: CU’s Purim Queen

The IJN takes a dive into its archive — CU Boulder Hillel crowns a Purim queen at its 1952 Purim ball.