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Airport prayers

It’s the night before Yom Kippur and I’m at the airport traveling back from Denver to New York. As I am walking through the airport, the escalators to security,...

The reading class

Urban, check. White, check. Female, check. Educated, check. When it comes to the characteristics of the “reading class,” I seem to fit the pattern. A recent Atlantic...

The Jewish Cookbook tested: Black-Eyed Pea Stew

The cold weather came just in time. For about a month now — since Leah Koenig’s The Jewish Cookbook landed on my desk — I’d been planning on trying a new recipe...

Coming in from a different place

Hasn’t everyone had a flat tire, missed a flight or boarded a plane intending to land in one city but ended up in another? We have all found ourselves in a different...

Reparations for slavery, reparations for the Holocaust

Proposed reparations for slavery differ in principle and practice from Holocaust reparations This year is marked by many as the 400th year of the introduction of...

Unveiling reveals more than a headstone

We gathered together in the warm September sun at my father’s gravesite, just 10 days shy of a year since he died. It was the coming together of the family clan, the...

Perfection

Who said breaking records is a good thing? Or perfection, for that matter? Some years back, the Cleveland Browns finished their season with a 0-16 record. Used to being...

IJN staff prayers 5780

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5780 SECTION D PAGE 20 Shana Goldberg: In a recent Shabbat morning sermon, Rabbi Yaakov Chaitovsky cited a University of California, Irvine study...

Masters of the courtroom

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5780 SECTION A PAGE 4 In 2018 in Denver, on the Shabbos between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Rabbi Steven Weil delivered a lecture on repentance,...

Cherishing survivors

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5780 SECTION A PAGE 2 Fred Englard. Morton Tessler. Riva Weissbrot. Joe Weissbrot. Joe Schwartz. Sara Schwartz. Magda Rosenthal. These are just...