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‘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...

On the call

Like many of you, I regularly battle with my internet provider when my “promotion” elapses and suddenly my service fee shoots up. In the last round, I was forced to...

Immigration

I genuinely do not understand the uproar over the idea that adult illegal immigrants may be deported. I have lived as an immigrant in two countries and as a legal...

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...