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Ode to a cheesecake

Ah, the quest for the perfect cheesecake. The basic ingredients are obvious: cream cheese and sugar. But then comes the art of preparation, and the plaguing question of...

Before New Year’s eve, before the red eye…

Before there was New Year’s Eve, before there was prom night, before there was the all nighter in advance of college exams, before there was the electricity that...

Why we list the veterans of American wars on Memorial Day

This year, in what is already a longstanding tradition here at the Intermountain Jewish News, we feature the names of those Jewish veterans from Colorado who have passed...

How to measure the Obama-Netanyahu summit

Obama says he’s going to engage Iran, to use diplomacy to steer it from its nuclear ambitions. And if he doesn’t? Netanyahu says he’s going to pursue peace with the...

Shimmering paradoxes

“WHEN a child is born and comes into the world, all are rapturous with joy — and the child itself is crying and wailing. When someone dies and his life-spirit...

Art of artichokes

ONE of the things I love about food is the tradition, the ritual, relationship or the emotion often associated with a particular ingredient or dish. In my family one of...

Is Judaism green?

I entered the classroom, where more than 30 Jewish adults who had been studying together for the past semester buzzed in conversation. I began class by asking my...

The end of the affair?

Despite concerns that the two world leaders would clash during their meet earlier this week in Washington, a collision did not come to pass. Yet. Obama and Netanyahu...

Links to the world

This week Rocky Mountain Jew brings you a Venn Diagram of politics, Judaism and sports: where they overlap? Our third link – the connection between Jewish...

Why is Europe culturally dying?

Outside of politics, sports, and popular entertainment, how many living Germans, or French, or Austrians, or even Brits can you name? Even well-informed people who love...