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Editorials

Citizen insult

We’re all for streamlining the citizenship process, but the latest announcement from US Citizen and Immigration Services is not only foolish but offensive. Effective...

To whom does the West Bank belong?

Eight out of 10 of the last American presidents agree that Israel should retain some of the West Bank of the Jordan River forever, or the Golan Heights, or both....

Finally, the prospect of human rights in China

Needless to say, China could turn Hong Kong into another Tiananmen Square in a moment. Heir to one of the three most brutal dictators of the 20th century — Mao,...

No one-sided cause of, or cure for, safety risks to bicyclists and scooterists in Denver

I. The dream Here is the narrative from the bicycle culture in Denver as we hear it: Bicyclists and scooter riders are trying to heal the planet by pulling fossil fuels...

Mass shootings, causes and cures

Mass shootings, causes and cures: All of the above — and then some How does our country cure this wicked and eviscerating rampage? Partisans and policymakers will...

Heroism and tragedy: Rabbi Bauman

The closer they intertwine, the more salient heroism and tragedy become. Rabbi Reuven Bauman lost his life as he saved another. Rabbi Bauman was 35 and leaves behind...

Yes, back to the moon — and Mars

In space exploration, a trio leapfrogs over every other human attainment. Wonder. Wisdom. Mystery. The wonder dates back to the uncharted prehistoric era when human...

No plea bargain for the 9/11 mastermind

Eighteen years after alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed sent not only some 3,000 innocent people to their deaths but also his fellow terrorists, suddenly...

Trump stakes out the moral high ground in defunding the Palestinian Authority

In any other context, funding the PA would be prosecuted as accessory to murder. The claim is made that President Trump’s defunding of the Palestinian Authority is...

Joe Silver, 1927-2019

From his perch at age 92, Joe Silver never did make it back to age 18 again, as he so devoutly begged every rabbi and anyone else whom he thought could or should make it...