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False narrative

For critics of the pro-Israel community and US President Donald Trump, it was the ultimate “gotcha” moment. After months of having to listen to Jews and friends of...

Playoffs

When I stepped into the Pepsi Center last week, I remembered an observation I made years ago: The best sporting event to see live is basketball. (Admittedly, my field is...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #47

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #47, “Being precise in one’s study.” Rabbi...

City of David and the problem with Jerusalem

Those who continue to deny the historical facts about Jewish Jerusalem got more bad news this week. Archaeologists working at the City of David site in Jerusalem...

37 years! — we never forget

Two separate sets of Jewish bones, of Jewish skeletons, were unearthed this past week. One excavation was in Brest, Belarus. The other — after 37 unbearable years of...

Recycling

According to a recently published report, Denver’s recycling rate is 18%. The national average is 34%. Shocking, considering how “green” and “outdoorsy” Denver...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #46

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #46, “Making one’s teacher wiser.” The...

Rest in peace, Capt. Bacos

I never saw the movie “Entebbe” or, as history’s most audacious and daring military rescue operation was known to me in my Israeli childhood, “Mivtza...

Mrsool

I tend to think of smartphones as a way to avoid communication. Sometimes it’s easier to hail a ride through an app than talk to a dispatcher. Or order from an online...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #45

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #45, “Studying in order to act.” To acquire...