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Law and order

Law and order is rapidly developing as an issue in the upcoming election. Cities across the US are on literal fire, and some have been that way for months. Take...

Jerusalemites talk about peace with UAE [VIDEO]

The news of the summer for the Israel community has been the historic Abraham Accord, which normalized relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. This...

A fighter of the old school

“Ira Quiat was a fighter of the old school. The 75-year old attorney, with the sharp, expressive eyes, left behind a record of sheer guts. He never shied away from an...

A meaningful Rosh Hashanah amid COVID

Sept. 18, 2020 heralds the first night of Rosh Hashanah and the advent of the Jewish year 5781. But accompanying the traditional apples and honey this year is an...

Pandemic — an opportunity for schools

Just as many school openings were delayed in Denver, in New York we just learned that the famous East Coast post-Labor Day back to school time has been delayed by a...

Women’s suffrage — Colorado inspiration

Pardon us Coloradans. When it comes to women’s suffrage, the significance of 2020 at first escaped us. For America, as a nation, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of...

One man’s fringe is another man’s mainstream

If we are to believe the leftist take on the riots and violence that leave people dead in American streets, millions of dollars of damage, and family businesses...

Bread and circuses

I was deeply disturbed when back in October the NBA came out in favor of the totalitarian Chinese Communist Party. To refresh your memory, as so much has happened since...

The more things change…

“Good will toward men” was on the lips of the world Christmas morning, but Juden Raus (Jews Get Out!) was on the walls of a new synagogue in Cologne, Germany. In the...

What’s so Jewish about genealogy?

For the last three columns, I’ve been writing mostly about basic genealogy concepts, but now it’s time to look at what’s unique about Jewish genealogy. As I said...