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Perverse: Slave state sits on UN’s Human Rights Council

It appears there’s always a new low to be achieved by the UN. One may have thought that slavery would be a red line for the international organization. But apparently...

Clean Speech Colorado launches in November

November, right between the High Holidays and Chanukah, is usually not the most Jewishly active month of the year, but 2019 will be different, at least in Colorado. The...

Denverite survives Halle synagogue attack

is every Jew’s nightmare, and Denverite Talya Feldman lived it. The daughter of Dr. Steve and Barbara Feldman, and graduate of the Denver School of the Arts, was in...

Who is the headless Sukkot celebrant?

By Chen Malul, National Library of Israel In 1661, a book of Jewish customs was published in Amsterdam. Uri Weibash originally wrote Minhagim (“Customs” in Hebrew)...

‘Healing the souls’ of neglected Israeli children

Many a third-grade memory features vacations with family, swimming with friends or getting a new puppy. But Chofit remembers another sort of life. One marked by extreme...

Democrats diverge on Middle East, but all criticize Syria pullout

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — The fourth Democratic presidential debate revealed fissures among the candidates on whether to keep US troops in the Middle East. The 12 hopefuls...

Attack in Halle was the first in decades by the far right

The identity of the German synagogue attacker may have sounded familiar to American Jews, who have endured multiple attacks by far-right extremists over the past year....

How Pittsburgh changed shul security

WASHINGTON — Here’s the sad paradox of the shooting nearly one year ago at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue: The killing of 11 worshippers, the worst attack on...

When I learned a lot from nothing

When you learn something from nothing, it sticks. If I recall that nothing that happened to me even 45 years later, there must be a reason. Permit me to share with you...

Iran is not a normal country

Gen. Hossein Salami, the commander-in-chief of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, gave a speech last month in which he celebrated Iran’s military might and...