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Don’t pause J&J

The pausing of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine may be the proverbial final straw. For the record, I have followed every single ordinance regarding COVID-19. But that...

Not starry-eyed

There’s no doubt that acquiring the Major League Baseball All-Star game is a huge economic boon for Denver and reputation boost for Governor Polis. As a sports fan, I...

Nothing is impossible

My favorite college professor, Dr. Rudolph Binion, once made an observation that has stuck with me until today. He taught a fabulous two-part course called “European...

Expanse of time

With rare exception, Israelis will never experience a three-day holiday, like the one we just had, Shabbat going into two days of Passover. Aside from Rosh Hashanah,...

Freedom from fear

PASSOVER EDITION 5781 SECTION A PAGE 2 Soon into my high school years in suburban Maryland, my friends and I figured out how easy it was to take advantage of the sheer...

Curating the past — what?

I never intended my column of March 5 to turn into a series on “cancel culture,” but the issue has taken so many twists and turns. On March 7, the Denver Post ran a...

The forest from the trees

It probably isn’t coincidence, but I wrote my column last week about anti-heroes before it was announced that six of Dr. Suess’ books would cease to be published due...

Anti-heroes

There’s an apocryphal Chinese saying, “May you be cursed to live in interesting times.” Boy, do I wonder what we did wrong to deserve these times! There are the...

Are they listening?

On a recent Sunday I decided to have a snack. I filled a bowl with hint-of-lime tortilla chips and sat down in front of my computer. As I popped a chip in my mouth, I...

Won’t back down

We try hard as a society to set our kids up for success; to provide good educations and equal opportunities. That’s how it should be. But it seems that often it’s...