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Election ’18

Like many others, I spent most of Tuesday evening tracking midterm election results. Some preliminary thoughts: • • • In a relatively short period of time,...

A publisher’s responsibility

Social media must start taking responsibility. Mark Zuckerberg boasts about being the publisher of the world’s largest media organization. If that is the case, then he...

‘Man bites dog’

“Man bites dog” is a journalism aphorism which suggests that what’s quotidian is not interesting; it’s the outliers that capture our attention. New York Sun...

Double jeopardy

A disturbing event occurred last week in Colorado politics. The Denver Post reported that 20 years ago, Jovan Melton, a Democrat from Aurora, was arrested and convicted...

‘In his time’

This week’s parsha makes the oblique reference to Noah as a righteous man in his time. There are two well-known interpretations of “in his time.” The more positive...

Season of joy

G-d is a Colorado fan. How do I know? Shortly after Passover concluded on April 7, 2018, the Avalanche — in a do or die game — proceeded to the NHL playoffs. Fast...

Mass hysteria

In 1983, there was a mass fainting epidemic in schools in the West Bank. Palestinian leadership accused Israel of poisoning the mostly teenage school girls. Israel...

Disinformation

Once upon a time propaganda was not a bad word. It simply meant the dissemination of information in favor of a given cause. To us now it sounds Orwellian, but...

Domestic suspense

There’s a new genre of thriller that has emerged in the past seven or so years, and it’s absolutely hooked me. I don’t know what the literary powers that be have...

Jewish history’s port of call

ROSH HASHANAH 5779 SECTION A PAGE 2 Earlier this summer, I had the opportunity to visit the Western History Center at Case Western University in Cleveland. Sean Martin,...