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Rally at HEA: Denver Jews say ‘Yes to Israel!’

The tone and theme of Denver’s “community solidarity gathering for Israel” were articulated perfectly in the first few moments of the Jan. 5, Monday evening event....

A mayoral view of Boulder County

Despite the word “recession” ricocheting around coffee shops, bars, and hiking trails, Boulder County has and will continue to outperform the state and national...

Paul Hofmann

ROME — Paul Hofmann, an author and longtime New York Times reporter who informed against the Nazis during WW II, has died. Hofmann died Dec. 30, 2008 in Rome at the age...

Was Hamas provoked?

The argument is heard that just as Israel was provoked by Hamas, Hamas was provoked by Israel. Israel’s ferocious attack on Hamas in Gaza is not justified because Hamas...

The lines of Obama

Most of us are familiar with the haunting portraits of Abraham Lincoln that were painted during his presidency, 1860-1864. Each year planted another thick crease on his...

Dead end in Gaza?

The argument is heard that Israel can only lose the current war against Hamas in Gaza, even if Israel wins militarily. Israel cannot uproot the Hamas ideology, no matter...

Israel’s Achilles? heel

“We can forgive you for killing our boys. We cannot forgive you for forcing us to kill yours.”— Golda Meir Why are there seemingly endless, repeated, Israeli military...

Full stop.

It’s not unusual for neighbors to have border wars. I myself have mediated between neighbors who disagreed about each others lifestyles in a way that affected their...

Discrepancies

The world is truly obsessed with the Arab-Israeli conflict. This can be illustrated best by how little the world seems to care about other violent nationalist conflicts....

Jewish life flourishes where Kazakh gulag stood

KARAGANDA, Kazakhstan — Liza Luchanskiy was born to a poor, Yiddish-speaking family in Berdichev, the historic, heavily Jewish city deep in the Pale of Settlement....