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Hillel Goldberg
Hillel Goldberg

IJN Executive Editor | hillel@ijn.com

Other people’s menorahs

CHANUKAH 5778 SECTION A PAGE 4 Isn’t this odd? Do nothing, yet get something. This is the reality in one context of Jewish spirituality, which otherwise does not work...

Inversion: It’s not just weather. It’s wisdom. 

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken” — Oscar Wilde I admit, I didn’t think of the weather and climatic inversions when Avi Mehler, last Friday...

In 100 years, everything — and nothing — changed

I am one who still tingles at anniversaries — overcome by gratitude or chastened in horror, depending on the anniversary, and, in both cases, feeling that by knowing...

Underground and overground: medicine in Haifa

Underground medicine. It’s not what you might think it is. Not experimental drugs with outsized promise and undersized evidence. Not far-out therapies for people sick...

One + one ≠ two

Any writer for a public forum naturally wishes his work to be read as widely as possible. Although I know it is unrealistic, I would urge those with one or more living...

I forgot. She remembered.

I forgot. She remembered. “I” (i.e., me) is the person who has absolutely no recollection learning about Herzl’s Zionism, Rashi’s commentary, Maimonides’ code,...

Noel Ginsburg is running for governor

Noel Ginsburg is an activist and the son and husband of activists in the Jewish community and beyond. He heads a successful commercial enterprise, Intertech Plastics,...

Walker Stapleton is running for governor

Walker Stapleton, Colorado state treasurer, is hoping to follow in the footsteps of previous Colorado governors, Democrat Roy Romer and Republican Bill Owens. Both were...

Please, do me one better than ‘have a good winter’

Say that your net worth is $412,000 and a prophet comes along and promises you that in three years your net worth will double, to $824,000. You will rejoice. Sure...

Sukkot: throwing away the winning lottery ticket

Parable #1: Is this guy nuts? He buys a lottery ticket. In fact, he has been buying lottery tickets for decades. Of course, he has never won. But this time, he compares...