Hillel GoldbergJul 22, 2021
The Talmud says that after a person dies, G-d judges a person based on these questions: Did you deal honestly in financial matters? Did you fix times for Torah study?...
Hillel GoldbergJul 15, 2021
Am I missing something? I attended Denver Public Schools, K-12, 1951-1964. We learned about the Civil War. We lived in the midst of the Civil Rights movement. We...
Hillel GoldbergJul 08, 2021
Where were you on July 14, 1920? Probably not at “the largest Jewish gathering ever held in this city” [Denver], where Jews and gentiles rejoiced “that the Peace...
Hillel GoldbergJul 01, 2021
Paranoia. Lazy thinking. Racism. Jewish chauvinism. Choose your nouns. Choose your synonyms for the idea that the Israel-Palestinian conflict is beyond politics. Beyond...
Hillel GoldbergJun 24, 2021
I must confess, life under the rock is quite comfortable. Another story in this week’s IJN begins, “Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve likely...
Hillel GoldbergJun 17, 2021
Not a single cause of the recent war between Hamas and Israel has been removed, or is even planned to be removed. Without radical change in Gaza, another Hamas-Israel...
Hillel GoldbergJun 10, 2021
G-d is one. As a representation of G-d, the number 1 is unique, but there is a human corollary of G-d’s oneness: aloneness. When I am alone in prayer, Iam […]
Hillel GoldbergJun 03, 2021
One cause of the corruption of our political discourse is the routinization of words or phrases that pass for reality but mask a malady: the absence of thought. Three...
Hillel GoldbergMay 27, 2021
Psalms 131 is my favorite psalm. It is only three verses long. It grabs my gut because, at least the way I read the psalm, it addresses this fundamental of […]
Hillel GoldbergMay 20, 2021
I am vaccinated and am happy I am vaccinated. I encouraged everyone I know to get vaccinated. I would say the same for children if — and it’s apparently an
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