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Big bad wolf?

One of the privileges — or burdens, depending on one’s point of view — of being Swiss is voting up to four times yearly. Switzerland is often held up as the model...

Marceau’s act of heroism

By Phil Goldfarb He was born Marcel Mangel on March 22, 1923 in Strasbourg, France, to a Jewish family. His parents were Ann Werzberg Mangel and Charles Mangel, a kosher...

Pandemic precautions trump protests

Have people forgotten we’re in the middle of a pandemic? Are people not aware that the number of positive cases, here in Colorado, are going back up? Do people not...

ADL and NAACP boycott of Facebook is wrong

Just to clear the air: Hate speech is reprehensible. Social media have a down side. When boycotts are limited to speech they are legal and should remain so. All that...

Remembrance trumps erasure

The Egyptians, the Babylonians and the Persians rose, filled the planet with sound and splendor, then faded to dream-stuff and passed away; the Greeks and Romans...

Margaret Methner

Margaret B. Methner, who with her late husband Lou was one of the earliest members of Rodef Shalom, passed away from natural causes on June 23, 2020, in Denver. Rabbi...

Dr. Stanley Gottlieb

Dr. Stanley (Stan) Jacob Gottlieb, a respected dentist in Denver for several decades, passed away from chronic congestive heart failure complicated by the onset of...

Joseph Elinoff

Joseph J. Elinoff, husband of the late Beverly J. Elinoff, passed away June 25, 2020, in Denver. Rabbi Rachel Kobrin officiated at the June 29 graveside service at Fort...

Hot House District 6 race

this strange season of multiple limitations, one commodity that is not banned, restricted or constricted is issues. Whether social, economic or political — perhaps...

Jewish Boston bookseller helps you spruce up your Zoom background

BOSTON — In early April, just a few weeks after non-essential businesses in Massachusetts were shut down due to COVID-19, the staff at the Brattle Book Shop noticed...