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Tax incentive or tzedakah incentive?

Few people will really know how the new tax bill will affect their charitable deductions until they prepare this year’s taxes and figure out their deductions, if any....

Maximizing waste

is not about money. This is not about animal rights. This is not about asceticism vs. materialism. This is not about kids in Africa who don’t have enough to eat. This...

Stan ‘the Man’ (oops, make that Michael) Staenberg

The Staenberg name is now up on the JCC, “the Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center.” The Staenberg name was un-known in Denver just a few years ago. Michael...

Other people’s menorahs

CHANUKAH 5778 SECTION A PAGE 4 Isn’t this odd? Do nothing, yet get something. This is the reality in one context of Jewish spirituality, which otherwise does not work...

Inversion: It’s not just weather. It’s wisdom. 

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken” — Oscar Wilde I admit, I didn’t think of the weather and climatic inversions when Avi Mehler, last Friday...

In 100 years, everything — and nothing — changed

I am one who still tingles at anniversaries — overcome by gratitude or chastened in horror, depending on the anniversary, and, in both cases, feeling that by knowing...

Underground and overground: medicine in Haifa

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 enough,...

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.

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

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, and a...