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Shana Goldberg

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Lakewood City Council meeting targeted with hate speech

A Lakewood City Council meeting on Feb. 12 took an unexpected turn when hate speech was heard during one of the public comment portions of the evening. As the council...

Matisyahu Meow Wolf concert cancelled — because he is pro-Israel

New Mexican Jews were shocked last week when a sold-out Matisyahu concert at the city’s famed Meow Wolf art installation was abruptly cancelled.

Extraordinary confluence

“Blessed are You, L-rd our G-d, Ruler of the Universe, who frees the captive.” In the space of less than 24 hours, I was privileged to witness this blessing...

Ilhan Omar shows her hand

Confession: I was excited when Ilhan Omar was elected to Congress. I knew I wasn’t necessarily aligned with her politically, but seeing a religious Muslim woman in...

My generation

Having celebrated my birthday last week (along with my cosmic twin Volodymyr Zelensky and my ancestral twin Robert Burns), I am firmly in middle age. No sugarcoating it.

Shell shock: Footage of Oct. 7 screened in Denver

Shell shock was the term that came immediately to mind at a screening this week at the Tivoli Center of footage from the Hamas massacre of Oct. 7. Gunfire, gunfire,...

The Israel-Hamas war — an economic and geopolitical perspective

From his perch in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, Denver-born Daniel Wagner has a different vantage of the Israel-Hamas War. That’s not only because of his...

Minor (lethal) Offenses

“The teenagers had been jailed for minor offenses like throwing stones.” This sentence, penned by the AP when a hostage-prisoner exchange between Hamas and Israel...

Fight or flight

In these past 100-plus days, I keep thinking about fight-or-flight, the body’s stress response to threats. Which, fleeing or fighting, carries the highest possibility...

Denver marks 100 days of captivity

Subzero temperatures couldn’t keep people away. Around 200 people gathered last Sunday, Jan. 14, at the JCC on the 100th day since Oct. 7, the day Israel was invaded...