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Underground and overground: medicine in Haifa

Underground medicine. It’s not what you might think it is. Not experimental drugs with outsized promise and undersized evidence. Not far-out therapies for people sick...

One + one ≠ two

Any writer for a public forum naturally wishes his work to be read as widely as possible. Although I know it is unrealistic, I would urge those with one or more living...

I forgot. She remembered.

I forgot. She remembered. “I” (i.e., me) is the person who has absolutely no recollection learning about Herzl’s Zionism, Rashi’s commentary, Maimonides’ code,...

Noel Ginsburg is running for governor

Noel Ginsburg is an activist and the son and husband of activists in the Jewish community and beyond. He heads a successful commercial enterprise, Intertech Plastics,...

Walker Stapleton is running for governor

Walker Stapleton, Colorado state treasurer, is hoping to follow in the footsteps of previous Colorado governors, Democrat Roy Romer and Republican Bill Owens. Both were...

Please, do me one better than ‘have a good winter’

Say that your net worth is $412,000 and a prophet comes along and promises you that in three years your net worth will double, to $824,000. You will rejoice. Sure...

Sukkot: throwing away the winning lottery ticket

Parable #1: Is this guy nuts? He buys a lottery ticket. In fact, he has been buying lottery tickets for decades. Of course, he has never won. But this time, he compares...

Forgiveness and its tricks

Forgiveness is a prerequisite to Yom Kippur. The holiday atones for our sins against G-d, not against people. The sins against people, we need to fix. We need to seek...

Sounds of the shofar

The sound of the shofar is like white light, which, when passed through a prism, is refracted into infinite shades of color. We, the Jews hearing the shofar, are like...

Teshuvah that lasts

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5778SECTION A PAGE 4 Needed: A New Paradigm I have yet to meet my first person who says that by the time Chanukah or Passover rolls around, all...