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Jordan Friedman

Republican JV squad squanders opportunity

Now that the Republican B-List debate is in the books, it is time to take note of the fundamental problem facing the GOP in this election cycle: its voters.

Electoral reform, not judicial reform

The best of Israel has been in its streets and squares for months protesting against an attack on democracy.

Full disclosure

“I am the law!” Announcing his arrival on a scene of lawlessness in a post-apocalyptic action-thriller, Sylvester Stallone’s title character, Judge Dredd,...

SRO removal: best of plans, worst of plans

It was the best of plans, it was the worst of plans. With apologies to Dickens, this adaptation of his words aptly describes a tumultuous year for the Denver Public...

I and Thou

My preferred pronouns are “I” and “Thou.” Martin Buber’s philosophy posits that the purest form of a relationship occurs when the connection between parties...

The tigers are all of us

The 2022-23 Denver Jewish Day School Tigers Boys Basketball team are champions. Before the final buzzer sounded and regardless of the scores, this writer and proud...

Faith-based economics

The current standoff over the debt limit will probably get resolved, most likely at the 11th hour.

Jewish skin

I met A. B. Yehoshua in the summer of 1991. In a lecture about classical Zionist ideas, he added his own rhetorical flavor. Jews of the Diaspora have a Jewish skin, he...

Being ‘woke’ is the first step in teshuvah

As Maimonides teaches, being “woke” is a spiritual objective, causing one to wonder why the concept is viewed by some with such emotional antipathy.