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The city of Nablus, pictured in 2014 (Basel Quzeih/Wikimedia)

The latest and greatest from Nablus

On December 13, Boulder City Council voted to make the West Bank city of Nablus one of its Sister Cities. Advocates for this relationship have been working on this for...

Russian Revolution and the Jews

It is the centennial of the Russian Revolution. The first stage, which lead to the Bolshevik Revolution later that year, started in  the capital city of St. Petersburg....

‘Hate Spaces,’ a film about intolerance on campus

Charles Jacobs, a Harvard PhD, will not tell me how old he is. His wife forbids it. He does say he was present at Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech...

Trump, anti-Semitism, the mainstream press

I am not one to usually dip into politics. Certainly this past election, more contentious than any other in my life, I would want to stay away from even more strongly....

Kapos? David Friedman’s judgement is in doubt

David Friedman’s profound disrespect for the Holocaust, besides abetting Holocaust denial, casts doubt on his abilities as a diplomat. David Friedman, President...

Anti-Semitism, JCCs, St. Louis cemetery: President Trump and Muslim solidarity

The president condemns rising anti-Semitism; indeed, there is a lot to condemn The bomb threats against JCCs particularly, and the dangerous growth in anti-Semitism...

Fact-checked journalism

They say we live in a post-factual age. I for one, and I don’t think I’m the only one, still cares deeply about facts. There are still many outlets for fact-based...

Opioids: Another take

Dennis Prager’s recent column on painkillers offered a very different perspective to the recent conversation on opioids. Many states, including Colorado, Pueblo and...

Letters from prison

We get a lot of unusual mail. Yes, hard copy mail. It still comes. Surely the most unusual mail is from prisoners. Intrinsically, prison compromises the right to...

Keyboard with a built-in printer

I have always loved movies about writing or writers, as well as about teachers. For the most part, these have been my two fields, so I hold an affectionate feeling for...