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Teshuvah that lasts

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5778SECTION A PAGE 4 Needed: A New Paradigm I have yet to meet my first person who says that by the time Chanukah or Passover rolls around, all...

High Holiday knock-knock joke

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5778SECTION D PAGE 19 “Knock knock!” “Who’s there?” “Me.” “Me who?” A silly childhood joke, right?  Perhaps, but it could also...

9/11 merges into Rosh Hashanah

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5778 SECTION D PAGE 19 This probably won’t be true for the next generation, and perhaps it’s only the case for New Yorkers or many of us who...

House of Prayer

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5778 SECTION A PAGE 2 What do you call the place you pray? According to JewishVirtualLibrary.org, we don’t all call our synagogues the same...

Living on the edge

If you have been to the summit of Mount Evans, words are not needed. If you have not been, words won’t help. Ever since I was a child, Mt. Evans has exercised an...

Ruth(less)

As I was raised by a writer, who himself was raised by an ad man, it is no surprise that I love words. A few years ago, watching an episode of “Scrubs,” I...

The truth about Gorka, liberal Jews and Israel

After what turned out to be a brief stint working as a national security aide to President Donald Trump, Sebastian Gorka unloaded on the group that he considered his...

Houston: We are America

Just when the atmosphere here in America was reaching fever pitch tensions, just when our worries about the terrible divisiveness that had taken hold, Mother Nature...

‘Human, rise above, rise…’

Even before the first blast of the shofar ushers in the month of Elul, in Israel it is the midnight sounds of the melodious selichot, the penitential prayers at the...

Red Baron

East Denver’s leafy Montclair was founded, as many IJN readers will know, by Baron Walter von Richthofen, a German immigrant who was the uncle of another, better known...