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Bullet train

When I was in graduate school, I had a friend from Greece. It was 2004, the summer that Athens was hosting the Olympics. In the weeks nearing the opening, much was...

Black and white

Several months ago I watched the extremely well-acted “Loving,” which told the sad tale of a couple in violation of Virginia’s anti-miscegeny laws. Many may no...

Spicy!

Forget about produce-driven or farm-to-table; here’s a new approach — spice-based. It seems like every culture has its unique spice mix, from Indian Garam Masala to...

Memory lane

In my grandmother’s home there was a wall of family photos. Most of these were black and white shots of ancestors long ago; many were elegantly and ornately framed. It...

Politicized library?

I’m a big reader and the library is a regular part of my week. In the past year, I’ve noticed a trend at the branch I frequent, Ross-Cherry Creek. Signs about...

Heck of an off-season

Phew. The Broncos needed that win. Yet, a word of warning to Broncos Country: As glorious as the shut out against the New York Jets was, now is certainly not the time to...

Festivals of light

CHANUKAH 5778 SECTION A PAGE 2 There’s no denying that short days and long nights can be a challenge. Darkness combined with chilling temperatures is why light...

Cloud City

Some stories can be devoured time and again. Knowing the outcome is irrelevant. The story is so riveting that each time the reader is tricked into thinking it could end...

The court Jew

My first exposure to Jud Süß was through the eponymous Nazi propaganda film, which I watched as part of an undergraduate course entitled “Dreams and Nightmares: The...

Odd (wo)man out

I’m not going to lie: I was a little apprehensive about going to JEWISHcolorado’s Men’s Event. Me, a woman, at the largest gathering of Jewish men west of the...