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Playoffs

When I stepped into the Pepsi Center last week, I remembered an observation I made years ago: The best sporting event to see live is basketball. (Admittedly, my field is...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #47

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #47, “Being precise in one’s study.” Rabbi...

City of David and the problem with Jerusalem

Those who continue to deny the historical facts about Jewish Jerusalem got more bad news this week. Archaeologists working at the City of David site in Jerusalem...

37 years! — we never forget

Two separate sets of Jewish bones, of Jewish skeletons, were unearthed this past week. One excavation was in Brest, Belarus. The other — after 37 unbearable years of...

Recycling

According to a recently published report, Denver’s recycling rate is 18%. The national average is 34%. Shocking, considering how “green” and “outdoorsy” Denver...

Boeing cut corners on safety

Too much trust placed in one company. The more that comes out about the Boeing 737 MAX, the worse it gets. This model Boeing crashed twice in six months, the first...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #46

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #46, “Making one’s teacher wiser.” The...

A contradiction in terms: Abolition of the electoral college

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest state of them all? Lest we be misunderstood, the editorial is not about who won the popular vote in 2016: Hillary Clinton...

Rest in peace, Capt. Bacos

I never saw the movie “Entebbe” or, as history’s most audacious and daring military rescue operation was known to me in my Israeli childhood, “Mivtza...

Mrsool

I tend to think of smartphones as a way to avoid communication. Sometimes it’s easier to hail a ride through an app than talk to a dispatcher. Or order from an online...