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Jerry Katz tends to his wildflower inspired garden. (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Mountain serenity in your backyard

allure of Colorado in the winter is skiing and snowboarding on the majestic snow-covered mountains. Indeed, the snow-capped peaks are breathtaking and fun, but once...

An imagined Shabbat table of special guests

Who would you invite to your Shabbat table?

2014, we have asked our readers to voice their reflections on what certain prayers mean to them for our Shavuot edition: “To you, G-d, silence is praise”; the Shema;...

Amb. Gary Grappo

Amb. Gary Grappo reflects on a tense Middle East

Grappo, a distinguished fellow at the Center for Middle East Studies at DU’s Korbel School of International Studies, retired as US Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman...

Jerusalem skyline (Joyce Goldschmid)

What Israel means to me

of the 70th anniversary of Israel’s independence, the Intermountain Jewish News asked a wide variety of community members, “What does Israel mean to you?” The...

Daniel and Talia Haykin in the tasting room. (Sara Schiffer)

Now serving: Haykin Family Cider

you know that cider can taste of bananas? Canteloupe? Vanilla? What makes this all the more astounding is that the drink contains only apples and yeast. So what accounts...

Pete's Fruits & Vegetables robust cheese selection.

Now at Pete’s: The Cheese Guy

and cheese lovers may recall an Intermountain Jewish News article from 2014 about a man in New York dedicated to bringing good cheese to kosher consumers. Now, some...

Tuvia Gordon-Bennett inspects part of the East Denver Eruv.

The life of an eruv inspector

a brisk and sunny February afternoon in Denver, Tuvia Gordon-Bennett has his work cut out for him. One suspects that he might prefer to enjoy a leisurely lunch, or...

The phases of the moon (F. Espenak)

Rosh Chodesh — an important holiday for Jewish women

Chodesh, heralding the new month on the Hebrew calendar, signifies G-d’s first commandment to the Jewish nation and the initiation of the lunar-based Jewish calendar....

Rabbi Steve Kaye (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Police chaplain Steve Kaye answers the call

the evening of Jan. 24, 2018, as Rabbi Steve Kaye relaxed at home, he received a text: “Officer-involved shooting. Respond to Denver General.” Kaye, the Denver...

Promotional photograph of the JCRS (IJN file photo)

Library celebrates Jewish West Side

up a chair, sit back, relax and take a trip down memory lane. Or, better yet, discover a world you never knew. After scrolling through the interactive exhibit on Jewish...