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Opioids: Another take

Dennis Prager’s recent column on painkillers offered a very different perspective to the recent conversation on opioids. Many states, including Colorado, Pueblo and...

Letters from prison

We get a lot of unusual mail. Yes, hard copy mail. It still comes. Surely the most unusual mail is from prisoners. Intrinsically, prison compromises the right to...

Keyboard with a built-in printer

I have always loved movies about writing or writers, as well as about teachers. For the most part, these have been my two fields, so I hold an affectionate feeling for...

‘No Place for Hate,’ including Trump’s Muslim-majority countries

Hate is hate, be it toward Muslim immigrants, or be it from Muslim nations. “No Place for Hate” is the ADL slogan for countering hate in such arenas as classrooms....

Mira Lee Goldstein, 1922-2017

Mira Lee Goldstein came from hearty pioneering stock. Perhaps that’s why she had that discerning look in her eye whenever she dropped by the offices of the IJN....

Mira Lee Goldstein

Mira Lee Goldstein, 95, a first-grade Sunday school teacher at Temple Emanuel for more than 30 years, passed away Feb. 7, 2017. Rabbi Bernard Gerson and Cantor Saul...

William Krieger

William Krieger, 78, former JCC Ranch Camp director, passed away Feb. 10, 2017, in Albuquerque, NM. French-Lomas Mortuary made the funeral arrangements. “He was a...

‘Akte Grüninger’

Thanks to the Denver Jewish Film Festival, I finally had the opportunity to see a movie that’s been on my list for some time. My former boss, Sacha Wigdorovits, a...

West Jefferson Middle School in Conifer, Colo.

Anti-Semitism at Conifer middle school

Allegations of anti-Semitic bullying and harassment are roiling West Jefferson Middle School and normally bucolic Conifer, the mountain town 32 miles southwest of Denver...

Rabbi Ari Edelkopf and wife Chana in 2009 in Sochi, Russia.

Expulsion of rabbi worries Russian Jews

MOSCOW — Three years ago, Rabbi Ari Edelkopf and his wife, Chana, worked around the clock for weeks to show off their community and city to the many foreigners in town...