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Palestinian protester at the Israel-Gaza border, April 2. (Said Khatib/AFP)

Behind the Gaza border violence

JERUSALEM — When the smoke from the rifles of Israeli sharpshooters and the firebombs thrown by Gaza Palestinians cleared in the wake of the Palestinian March of...

Joshua Pollack (Kailyn Lamb)

Bagel Store down to a day a week starting April 13

PASSOVER EDITION 5778 SECTION A PAGE 14 At the end of business today, March 30, the Bagel Store, a popular source of baked goods for the Denver Jewish community since...

One of the 10,000 Dead Sea Scroll fragments. (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Dead Sea Scrolls in Denver

PASSOVER EDITION 5778 SECTION A PAGE 10 On the second day of the “Dead Sea Scrolls” exhibition at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, parking is as scarce as...

Amir Peretz (Miri Tzachi/TPS)

Israel confirms 2007 strike on Syrian nuclear reactor

PASSOVER EDITION 5778 SECTION A PAGE 9 By Yona Schnitzer In March, 2007, Israel’s spy agency Mossad obtained information that Syria was building a nuclear reactor in...

Denver Jewish demography study underway

A new year-long project will produce a study offering a comprehensive understanding of the entire Jewish population in the greater Denver area, helping to inform the...

David Smolansky

The exiled face of resistance in Venezuela

WASHINGTON — David Smolansky has become the exiled face of the resistance to the regime of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. It doesn’t take long to realize why...

Students from East High School join the national student walkout, March 14.

Jewish students lead, participate in walkouts

When untold thousands of American students walked out of their classrooms on March 14 to memorialize and protest the killing of 17 people in a Parkland, Fla. high school...

Jason Greenblatt visiting the Nahal Oz military base in Israel. (Anadolu Agency/Getty)

White House hosts conference on Gaza crisis

WASHINGTON — The human suffering in Gaza has grown over the past year, top US Middle East negotiator Jason Greenblatt told a conference to discuss aid for the coastal...

Polish president Andrzej Duda (Mateusz Wlodarczyk/Getty)

Anti-Jewish wave in 1968 Poland comes to fore

WARSAW — Poland’s president asked for forgiveness for an anti-Jewish wave that drove Jews from the country in March, 1968, but said today’s Poland is not...

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaking with Chief Rabbi of Russia Berel Lazar, 2016. (Alexei Druzhinin/AFP/Getty)

Was Putin’s invocation of ‘Jew’ lost in translation?

MOSCOW — When Boruch Gorin, a rabbi in Moscow, traveled for the first time from Russia to the US, a US Customs officer asked him whether he was Russian. “I said,...