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Pentagon’s new nuclear weapons, and updated ones: Does this make any sense?

Russia, the US and China can already destroy the world many times over. Why does the US need new nuclear weapons? Do not Russia and the US already possess enough...

Halftime modesty

Something stood out about this year’s Super Bowl halftime show. The dancers and performers were dressed relatively modestly. That’s pretty unusual when it comes to...

Denver Jewish Film Festival: Our picks

As cinephiles, we are very excited about this year’s line-up at the Denver Jewish Film Festival, which is opening unofficially this Saturday, with “Foxtrot” at the...

On the call

Like many of you, I regularly battle with my internet provider when my “promotion” elapses and suddenly my service fee shoots up. In the last round, I was forced to...

The ‘Nazi’ Rorschach test

Is it just me, or has the use, or rather misuse, of the word “Nazi” and Nazi implications, or tampering in other ways with memory of the Holocaust, gone off the...

Housing shortage? 
High vacancy rates?

On Jan. 24, the lead article in Sunday’s Denver Post was “Denver’s chronic housing shortage.” Yet on Jan. 19, the Denver Post reported: “Thousands of new...

Eighteen years of leadership 

In the 1980s, the leaders of Yeshiva Toras Chaim acknowledged something very important: a yeshiva can and should be more than a high school for its students. They...

It's traditional to sample the fruits of Israel at a Tu b'Shevat seder.

A Tu b’Shevat seder primer

This post is adapted from an excellent guide to Tu b’Shevat by PJ Library. At sundown on Tuesday, Jan. 30, the holiday of Tu b’Shevat — the New Year of Trees —...

The sounds of silence

One of the hallmarks of modern society is unrelenting noise. The persistent sounds of traffic, sirens, cell phones, television and unsolicited conversations are all part...

Thank you, Mr. Vice President!

Sheesh. I just don’t get it. Vice President Pence arrives in Jerusalem, and makes a groundbreaking speech at the Israeli parliament, the Knesset. He acknowledges that...