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How could they? How?

I kept hearing about the newly released HBO series, “Our Boys,” whose title is code for evoking the painful summer of 2014. While I’m not much of a TV viewer, it...

Brexit limbo

It’s really sad watching a country that you love falling apart. From the first time I visited the UK I felt connected. I was drawn in by the British treatment of...

Islamophobia

Islamophobia is real. Former State Sen. John Andrews delivered troubling remarks during his opening address at the Western Conservative Summit in July. Ironically, in a...

The maternal love of Elul

September 1. This date is branded on every Israeli child as the first day of school. It doesn’t matter that I left Israel after 8th grade. No matter where I am in the...

House Democrats must stand up to ‘Squad’

Taking the blame for actions undertaken by his or her government is part of every ambassador’s job. So it’s hardly surprising that Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador...

Pills that keep on pumping

Sometime after I became a Swiss citizen I received a package in the mail from the Swiss federal government. Inside was a slim box of 12 pills. I was both confused and...

Tlaib, straight out of ‘Saturday Night Live’

Initially, when Israel formally barred congresswomen Tlaib and Omar from entering Israel, I thought it was a terrible mistake. Of course, these congresswomen’s enmity...

Analogies run amok foreclose debate

In the wake of the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, the debate about the Trump administration’s immigration policies has become more divisive than ever. The fact that...

Imagining the past

I bet there’s crossover between people who like both mysteries and genealogy. Tracing one’s past contains an element of suspense: Whom did he marry? Where did she...

Peach-y keen

Usually, what’s most associated with Colorado are features or activities such as powdery snow (pow-pow), skiing, gracefully elegant aspen trees, beautiful, strong...