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Shana Goldberg

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Kever Avot like no other

In cemeteries sensations of peace, sadness and connection comingle, imbued with a sense of other worldliness.

Collective amnesia

Does dissociative amnesia — when a person blocks out traumatic experiences — also exist on the collective, societal level?

Originating in London

I was rapt listening to a recent “Archive on 4” that explored the rival universes of DC and Marvel comics. What’s fascinating is that Jewishness is inherent to...

Summer camps

I spend the majority of my waking hours in Capitol Hill, a neighborhood that has become plagued by the homeless encampments that new Denver mayor Mike Johnston has...

Hiding your Jewishness

of the benefits of being a “Swiss living abroad” is that I receive the quarterly Swiss Review, a magazine oriented for non-resident Swiss.

The DPS circus continues

If the allegations against former McAuliffe Principal Kurt Dennis are true, then I will issue a mea culpa. Dennis, the beloved principal who was unceremoniously let go...

What’s in a place?

Has an author’s description of a place ever been so vivid that you’ve planned your vacation around it?

Safety not #1 at DPS

DPS is broken. When a beloved principal is fired after speaking out against a policy that put him, his staff and students in danger, the increasingly infinitesimal hope...

Laramie, Wyo. has a new rabbi

Rabbi Yaakov and Malkie Raskin are the new Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries in Laramie, Wyoming, also serving Cheyenne and surrounding areas.

Slippery slope

One of the most challenging aspects of democracy is competing rights, a conflict that was highlighted in the 303 Creative case that the Supreme Court ruled on earlier...