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The anti-Semitism test

What’s going on in the British Labour Party is deeply disturbing. I lived in Britain for many years and feel a strong affinity to the country. It’s still my fantasy...

48 ways to acquire Torah: Way #1

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” For the next 48 weeks, I shall address each of these ways. This...

For all these . . .

Celebrating Israel’s 70th from afar is, for me, indeed, bittersweet. Not too far off, I hope to be able to live the words of hashiveini v’ashuva el ha-aretz ha-tova,...

Israel: Seventy years of achievements and surprises

The achievements of Israel at 70 boggle the mind, yet have come to be expected. Of course Israel would absorb millions of refugees. Of course Israel would overcome its...

Colorado journalism week

At the annual meeting of the Colorado Press Association, Gov. John Hickenlooper proclaimed Colorado Journalism Week, April 16-22. According to industry research, about...

10 ways to celebrate Israel in the Diaspora

Israel is celebrating 70 years of statehood! If you’re living in the Diaspora and are feeling left out — don’t! There are plenty of local events happening in the...

Ups and downs — the Jewish story

At the annual Survivors’ Memorial, held last Sunday at EDOS, one of the speakers talks about the ups and downs of Jewish life. (I attended the memorial not as a...

Right call?

Sometimes my decision not to join Facebook personally is vindicated. For example, when it’s revealed that tens of millions of Facebook users’ data was shared with an...

Just when you thought things in Syria could not get any worse

Mass population transfer The way Middle East expert Mordechai Kedar paints it, the last thing Israel has to worry about in Syria is a major Iranian military presence...

The futility of ‘never again’

On Wednesday evening, April 11, Jews in Israel and around the world marked the annual commemoration of Yom HaShoah, the day of remembrance of the Holocaust. It is a time...