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How to eat in this heat

When it gets this hot out — let’s say 90º+ — what do you do about meals? There are a few issues: 1. Heat generated from cooking and especially baking; 2. Warm...

Janet Kaplan

Janet S. Kaplan, the mother of Joe Kaplan of the Bagel Deli, passed away June 16, 2017, in Denver. Rabbi Bruce Dollin and Cantor Martin Goldstein officiated at the June...

Verner Zinik

Verner Zinik , a Denver native, passed away June 13, 2017, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was 95. The family held a private graveside service. “He was a caring father, a...

Herb Jacobson

Herb Jacobson passed away June 6, 2017, in Denver. “He loved teaching the most, and he loved the kids,” said his wife Sharon Jacobson. “A Renaissance man, he loved...

Poland: One year of truth

It is mind-boggling that in the face of overwhelming evidence there are still people who deny the Holocaust. Specifically, they deny the mass extermination of Jews by...

What is happening to our country?

What is happening to our country? Something much larger than a radical polarization  between left and right. Nazi analogies inevitably fail not only because, contra...

A fallen bird

For many years now I have made a concerted effort to be more punctual. I used to be terrible and I really worked on it. In my mind 10 or even 15 minutes was still within...

Beating up on Ivanka

Ivanka Trump is more than just the First Daughter. As a key adviser as well as the wife of Jared Kushner, the president’s Jewish son-in-law and point man on a host of...

Why does it take a shooting to bring people together?

Actually, does a shooting bring people together more than momentarily? It has almost become cliché. A terrible, murderous incident occurs. Collective shock and...

Terrorism is terrorism, be the victims Iranian, Muslim, or anyone else

‘Do not rejoice when your enemy falls,’ cautions Proverbs. All the more so, when innocents amidst an enemy are murdered. On June 7, armed terrorists attacked...