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Grade: 80 out of 100

I finally saw Sam Mendes’ epic WW I movie, “1917.” The storytelling was masterful and intimate. This harrowing movie had me sitting at the edge of my seat, my...

Trolls

Donald Trump may be the ultimate Twitter troll, but Gov. Jared Polis is giving the president a run for his money. On the Sunday, two days after Mayor Hancock vetoed a...

Caregivers

The job description might read something like this: “Looking for someone 24/7 with the patience of a saint, the wisdom of the Dali Lama, the goodness of Mother Teresa...

Separation anxiety, for calves, from ice cream

I never really formally sat down to watch the Oscar awards before. Years ago, one of my roommates hosted an Oscars viewing party and I saw parts of it as I came in and...

Waste not, want not

Everyone’s got a social ill that gets ‘em. Mine is waste, whether it’s thrown out food from catered events or mounds of disposable goods. The good news: In recent...

Who watches the watchers?

Twenty years ago, when I first travelled to Belfast, what struck me was the CCTV everywhere. There was no doubt that I was constantly being recorded. This was before...

The beauty (and taste) of Tu b’Shevat

Having grown up in an Israeli and Jewish environment, I never had to contend with informing teachers or professors about upcoming absences due to the Jewish calendar of...

Child abuse in utero

“Can a baby be abused in womb?” So ran the headline. What a fascinating question. It unfolded this way: A person is violent against a pregnant woman. When the baby...

They want to be the first Jewish president

Bernie Sanders and Michael Bloomberg both want to be the nation’s first Jewish president. But they couldn’t possibly be more different. Sanders is a socialist who is...

I’ll take no bloodshed

I haven’t completed reading President Trump’s new peace plan, “Peace to Prosperity: A Vision To Improve The Lives of The Palestinian and The Israeli People.”...