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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...

Midnight Furies by Nisid Hajari

Partition

The British were awful. That’s my major takeaway from Midnight Furies, a book about the 1947 partition of India. Like with Palestine, when the British realized that...

The Shabbat experience

Live wire. Stand up comedian. Entertainer. But also — engaging and insightful. These were some of the descriptors used for the guest speaker at The Jewish...

Amazon — just say no

Does Denver need Amazon? Like many, I don’t think so. The city is already at an all-time low for unemployment. Growth — at least in terms of property development —...

Menashe Lustig, left, and Ruben Niborski in the film 'Menashe.' (Federica Valabrega/A24)

Menashe

They say that there are only six plots in existence; what makes a story captivating is how it’s told. Set in an unnamed chasidic community in Brooklyn, “Menashe”...

Sources and symptoms

Stephen Paddock, who murdered 58 people and terrorized a city, was evil. That aside, killing rampages like what happened last week in Las Vegas cause society to question...

Play it safe, or win?

On my way home, I often listen to sports radio. Recently I heard an observation that intrigued me. The commentator was discussing Bronco quarterback Trevor Siemian’s...

Politics eclipse Pippi

I think the world might actually be going mad. Last month, my husband and I watched a childhood favorite, the 1970s cinema version of Pippi Longstocking. If you...

Doug, lehitra’ot

I can’t let Doug Seserman leave town without a salute. Three years ago I didn’t know Doug Seserman. Of course, I knew of him from reading the IJN, but I had never...

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...