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Masters of the courtroom

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5780 SECTION A PAGE 4 In 2018 in Denver, on the Shabbos between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Rabbi Steven Weil delivered a lecture on repentance,...

Cherishing survivors

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5780 SECTION A PAGE 2 Fred Englard. Morton Tessler. Riva Weissbrot. Joe Weissbrot. Joe Schwartz. Sara Schwartz. Magda Rosenthal. These are just...

The power of one breath

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5780 SECTION D PAGE 19 “May you be inscribed in the book of life” is the blessing we wish one another as we stand at the cusp of each new year....

Dignity

I was a fish out of water. I came to the Novorodock kollel in Jerusalem in 1972 because I wanted to study musar, Jewish ethics. Little did I envision the culture shock....

Is it good for the Jews?

For better or worse, the action of one individual Jew has the power to influence people’s perception of all Jews. There’s a kiddush Hashem, when G-d’s name is...

Time for unity

The jokes addressing the as-of-now stalemate result in Israeli elections are starting to roll in. Just an example, someone posted “I’m going to sleep. Wake me up...

To everything there is a season

In October, 1965, Columbia Records released a hit song by the Byrds called “Turn, Turn, Turn.” But while my friends and I loved its beautiful harmony, I never...

Where have 18 years gone?

With all my Denver-ness and Israeli-ness, on 9/11 I’m a New Yorker. While all of us Americans stand shoulder to shoulder in memory of this terrible day of violent...

Blessed be the refugees

I consider myself relatively knowledgeable about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and Palestinian history, but I had no idea until last week that Palestinian refugee...

Rep. Jason Crow

Jason Crow, D, an attorney, was elected Congressman in Colorado’s District 6 last November, after a 10-year tenure by Mike Coffman, R. The IJN invited Cong. Crow for...