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Family spiritual countdown

Let’s be honest, self-reflection is tough. Given the choice of mulling over the virtues and vices of the latest American Idol contestants or pondering those of...

Herb Keinon: Hometown boy makes good as diplomatic correspondent

In a coffee shop in his native city, as a Denver spring blizzard howls outside, Herb Keinon contemplates the roads not taken. More than two decades ago, with a brand new...

‘My first time in Israel’

Larry Hankin, IJN Associate Editor It was 1972, and I was finishing my freshman year at college. I worked full time and lived at home during that first year of school,...

Worldwide maggid bringing back an old tradition

A schoolboy brings his expensive watch to the yeshiva one day and leaves it on his desk during recess. When he returns to the classroom, the watch is gone… An...

‘The Deli’ – your local Swiss army knife

It is said that the kitchen is the heart of the home, and that may be especially true in a Jewish home, where so many rituals and observances revolve around special...

Jewish Prague: a photographic tour

This photographic tour of Jewish Prague is available as a Google Map, featuring a map of the area, walking route, photos and descriptions. The majority of Prague’s...

Guide for the financially perplexed

On Dec. 1, 2008, the National Bureau of Economic Research officially declared that America had been in the grips of a recession since December, 2007. The headline-making...

A mayoral view of Boulder County

Despite the word “recession” ricocheting around coffee shops, bars, and hiking trails, Boulder County has and will continue to outperform the state and national...

To be a Jewish Democrat: IJN exclusive roundtable

A fair warning to all Republicans, conservatives, libertarians and other detractors of the Democratic Party: This is an article exclusively of and about Democrats. The...

CU President Bruce Benson: Keeping up with him…a losing battle

Do not come to philosophize. Nor to talk politics. Or shoot the breeze. Do not even come to talk about education, as in what happens in the classroom. “I’m not here to...