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Hillel Goldberg

IJN Executive Editor | hillel@ijn.com

The fateful encounter in the Jordan River

What would you do if you were taking a swim and suddenly a known criminal leapt in right next to you? He is not only a known thief, bandit and […]

Anti-Semitism is horizontal

A common theme pervades the current formulations of anti-Semitism: • After the Holocaust, anti-Semitism did not die; it just went underground for a while. •...

‘I can only deal with the hand I was dealt’

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5782 SECTION A PAGE 4 Never in my memory have the events of the day so tightly highlighted the theme of the High Holiday season: repentance....

The life of Ahmed Jibril

The Talmud says that after a person dies, G-d judges a person based on these questions: Did you deal honestly in financial matters? Did you fix times for Torah study?...

Critical race theory — why?

Am I missing something? I attended Denver Public Schools, K-12, 1951-1964. We learned about the Civil War. We lived in the midst of the Civil Rights movement. We...

Where were you on July 14, 1920?

Where were you on July 14, 1920? Probably not at “the largest Jewish gathering ever held in this city” [Denver], where Jews and gentiles rejoiced “that the Peace...

Jewish electricity

Paranoia. Lazy thinking. Racism. Jewish chauvinism. Choose your nouns. Choose your synonyms for the idea that the Israel-Palestinian conflict is beyond politics. Beyond...

Life under the rock

I must confess, life under the rock is quite comfortable. Another story in this week’s IJN begins, “Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve likely...

Another Hamas-Israel war is inevitable

Not a single cause of the recent war between Hamas and Israel has been removed, or is even planned to be removed. Without radical change in Gaza, another Hamas-Israel...

A lonely creation

G-d is one. As a representation of G-d, the number 1 is unique, but there is a human corollary of G-d’s oneness: aloneness. When I am alone in prayer, Iam […]