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Snapshot

The anti-Semitism test

What’s going on in the British Labour Party is deeply disturbing. I lived in Britain for many years and feel a strong affinity to the country. It’s still my fantasy...

Right call?

Sometimes my decision not to join Facebook personally is vindicated. For example, when it’s revealed that tens of millions of Facebook users’ data was shared with an...

Wrong call

Before you call me naïve for thinking that City Council would do the right thing and investigate Mayor Michael Hancock, let me explain. Over the past weeks I was in...

Quandary

The question I posed in my Feb. 23 “Snapshot” — whether the work of an artist can be assessed or appreciated without consideration of the artist as a person — is...

Foodie

Sometimes you get lucky. Like when the two stories I was assigned for Kosher Living (Section B, this week) involved cheese and cider, two of my favorite foods. I’ve...

Hancock

The revelations about Mayor Michael Hancock’s self-described “inappropriate” texts have deeply disturbed me, not only for their content, but for his woefully...

‘Act of Defiance’

It’s become an annual tradition. Soon after the Denver Jewish Film Festival wraps up, Boulder’s begins. There’s always some crossover, which is ideal for those who...

Carlebach

There’s been a lot of talk about Shlomo Carlebach and the allegations against him of sexual harassment and assault. Should synagogues continue using his music, in...

A scene from the film '1945' (Menemsha)

‘1945’

It’s seems an impossible task, but somehow Hungarian filmmakers are figuring new ways to tell the stories of the Holocaust. First there was the Oscar-winning “Son...

Halftime modesty

Something stood out about this year’s Super Bowl halftime show. The dancers and performers were dressed relatively modestly. That’s pretty unusual when it comes to...