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The helmet of the '71-'72 losing Broncos, left, and of the '17-'18 losing Broncos, right

It was 1972…

It was 1972. Forty-six years ago. The year is now emblazoned into the psyche of Broncos fans — because that’s how long it’s been since the beloved Denver football...

Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation

Graphic adaptation

Graphic novel is a powerful medium, highlighted by Art Spiegelman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Maus. I’ve found that illustrative material can be far more traumatic and...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #33

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #33, “Loving integrity” If I love integrity...

Can you hear my voice?

With the tragic blow of the death of Rona Ramon, a blanket of great sadness fell upon all of Israel. It all came rushing back . . . watching the heartbreaking, live news...

Trump and Israel at a crossroads

Trump’s abandonment of Syria endangers Israel. More than anything else, a friend of Israel is a friend of Israel’s security. Support for Israel’s political,...

Belle Marcus, 1928-2018

When Belle Marcus heard that the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society, founded in 1976, was looking for a director, her life shifted gears. Something inside her —...

15 moments in Jewish comedy

The Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot in Tel Aviv has selected a list of the 15 greatest moments in the history of Jewish comedy. The list, reported in The...

Sobriquets

Lest we think that politics have only recently become uncivil, a gander through the history books puts us right. I’ve been collecting epithets used to describe...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #32

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #32, “Loving reproof” Who likes to be told...

Birthday thoughts

Today is my 65th birthday. It would also have been the 100th birthday of my father, who passed away on Sept. 18, 2018, erev Yom Kippur, just four months prior to his...