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Rocky Mountain Jew

Take the Disney challenge

What follows may be neither Jewish nor topical, but it is a fun diversion — and one can never have too many of those. Who knew Disney was so diverse? One of the people...

The helmet of the '71-'72 losing Broncos, left, and of the '17-'18 losing Broncos, right

It was 1972…

It was 1972. Forty-six years ago. The year is now emblazoned into the psyche of Broncos fans — because that’s how long it’s been since the beloved Denver football...

15 moments in Jewish comedy

The Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot in Tel Aviv has selected a list of the 15 greatest moments in the history of Jewish comedy. The list, reported in The...

Rachel Brosnahan as Mrs Maisel (Amazon Studios)

For your viewing pleasure: Jewish Golden Globe nominees

There’s something about this time of year and movies. Maybe it’s the cold nights, maybe it’s the days off. But the Jewish tradition of going to the movies on...

Mashed potato pancakes — just in time for Chanukah

Don’t have a food processor? Too lazy or tired to get out the box grater? Then this recipe is for you. Mashed Potato Fritters — you get the fried potato goodness...

Cornbread Challah

Cornbread challah, tested

Ahead of Thanksgiving, this week’s IJN features several fall-themed recipes and an article about the Sephardic Jewish love of pumpkin. One of the recipes is Paula...

Surprise! It’s Thanksgiving time

It seems that Thanksgiving has taken a lot of people by surprise this year. Many people simply didn’t realize it was fast approaching. It all comes down to November 1...

‘Rogue’ responses to Pittsburgh

In light of the outpouring of grief, moments of silence and public statements, it seems unfathomable but there were repugnant reactions to the massacre in Pittsburgh....

Action Captain America Batman first covers

Who’s who of Jewish comics artists — and their characters

An article in last week’s IJN on Superman’s Jewish creators piqued further interest. The article focuses on the sad tale of how creators Joe Shuster and Jerry...

Rachel Levy's etrog in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

An etrog grows in Holland

No, it’s not a lime, but a baby etrog! We’re so used to the full grown fruit, not many of us stopped to think about how it all starts out. But one woman in Holland...