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Hillel Goldberg

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Is there famine in Gaza?

Among the many prisms of depression since Hamas invaded Israel six months ago have been the distortions and gaps in the press coverage. I find it disturbing to witness...

Palestinians stand next to a vehicle, where volunteers from the World Central Kitchen, including foreigners, were killed in an Israeli airstrike, according to the NGO, in Deir Al-Balah, in the central Gaza Strip, April 2, 2024. (Majdi Fathi/NurPhoto/Getty)

Half year of war: World turns on Israel

In the six months since Hamas invaded southern Israel on Oct. 7, 2023, shooting, raping, burning, mutilating and kidnapping Israelis, the almost universal horror that...

Family wit and wisdom

Every family has some insider wisdom and witticisms. Here are some from our family — Max Goldberg, Miriam Goldberg, Willie Goldberg, Minnie Harris, Harry Harris —...

Peter DeWolf is proprietor of Red Rocks Toffee in Morrison, Colo.

The boiling point lowers the higher you go

Peter DeWolf likes toffee. He likes it so much that he makes it. 
He makes it so much that he sells it. 
 He sold it so much to friends that he decided to sell it to...

When problems don’t have solutions

A Palestinian state, made up of people who are either terrorists or who, in the main, support the Hamas massacre of Oct. 7, is a prescription for the end of Israel.

How many indigenous Palestinians?

Were there 775,000 indigenous Palestinians expelled by Israel? This statement is inextricably tied to a host of issues that I do not address in order to focus on...

What happened to the ‘open air prison?’

It is not surprising that Israel’s massive response to the war launched against it by Hamas has garnered opponents. Face it. Not everyone is deeply connected to Israel...

Is the unity starting to wane?

There is nothing the Jewish people cannot do if they do it from unity. Jews have certainly felt this around the world since Oct. 7. “Together we will win” is the...

The mystery of the 92nd Psalm

One of the enduring mysteries in the book of Psalms is Psalm 92. Its opening verse reads, “A psalm, a song, for the Sabbath day,” followed by 15 more verses. Not a...

AP responds to a critique of its report from Gaza

When I make an argument, I try to imagine the strongest counterargument. As I learned from my high school principal, the late Sam Waldman, never argue against an...