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Frances Weisgrau

Frances Weisgrau passed away July 10, 2016, in Montrose, Colo., where she had lived for the past six months. She was 93. Rabbi Leah Berkowitz officiated at the July 14...

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Phineas: violence and peace in one person?

ONE person, driven by war and by peace. G-d, driven by jealousy and appeased by violence. Extremes: Phineas, who commits murder and is rewarded with a covenant of peace....

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Each other’s blood

There are different levels of surprise and shock. Regardless of how intellectually internalized something is, once it takes place in reality, it is a different story....

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What we love about Colorado on its 140th birthday

This Monday, Aug. 1, marks Colorado’s 140th anniversary of statehood. It’s a day to celebrate this magnificent and quirky state and its relationship to the nation...

Naming the enemy: Mirror images

Radical Islam is not the only enemy that needs to be named. Readers of this page know that we believe it is indispensable to name radical Islam in order to defeat it. We...

Hacking away at the public trust

Say what you will about Donald Trump — and there’s a lot to say — no one is debating that he himself got the votes he needed to win the primary race. The same...

Hillary Clinton and US Sen. Tim Kaine at a rally in Northern Virginia. (Alex Wong/Getty)

At convention, Democrats seek unity, but cracks show on Israel

PHILADELPHIA — The Democratic Party spent the first couple days of its convention projecting unity on issues from fighting racism to fair trade. But fissures were...

A French flag flies at half mast at an empty beach on the Promenade des Anglais on July 15, 2016 in Nice, France. (David Ramos/Getty)

Terror no surprise to Nice’s Jews

AMSTERDAM — To the millions of tourists who visit Nice annually, the city in southeast France is an ultimate holiday destination that offers inviting beaches and...

Gideon Grossman is using his drumming skills to raise money for research into a cure for Crohn's disease.

Busking across California for Crohn’s disease

LOS ANGELES — Gideon Grossman taps out rapid hip-hop beats on his compact setup of bucket drums. He beams at the camera. His drumming is so effortless, it’s hard to...

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‘Worn out’ CU Hillel House is now up for sale

The CU Hillel House, a fixture of the Boulder Jewish community for decades, has been put up for sale, the property’s managing organization, Hillel of Colorado,...