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Let technology help you with genealogy

Since my last column focused on organizing your paper genealogy, we’ll focus this time on using your computer to organize all those genealogy material. While many...

The cry of the orphan

After our attention was captured for three days by hazy reports about the siege in Mumbai, amorphous rumors whether they were dead or alive, and hopeful, hopeful prayer...

George Wise, 1924-2008

Nothing made George Wise angrier than Holocaust deniers. Although he was a man who preached tolerance and practiced it in his own life, he was utterly intolerant of...

Rampage in Hebron

According to news reports, some 40 Jewish youths smashed windows in private homes in a Palestinian neighborhood in Hebron, and also slashed tires there. They are also...

‘It’s not just Israel’s problem’ is not just a line

Going back many years, Israeli ambassadors and other leaders have said of Iran, “It’s not just Israel’s problem. It’s the world’s problem.” This has often been...

Within tragedy, light

It seems unbelievable. Just two weeks ago, two Rocky Mountain Jew entries ago, we reflected on Kristallnacht, on evil, on destruction. And on the importance of...

My life at 40 — the life changing experience

The number 40 in the Jewish tradition holds a unique spot in our history and our psyche. The flood during Noah’s time lasted for 40 days. Moses went up to the mountain...

Why reporters, judges and professors are biased

That the news media were biased in the 2008 presidential election is now acknowledged by fair-minded people, left or right. As Time magazine’s Mark Halperin said this...

Guess who’s assassinating terrorists?

Using a remotely piloted aircraft, the US assassinated Rashid Rauf and Abu Zubair al-Masri, Nov. 16. Rauf was a Briton of Pakistani descent and the main suspect in a...

If Obama is serious about energy independence, he will not bail out the auto industry

There are many economic reasons not to bail out the the “Big Three,” General Motors, Ford Motor Co., and Chrysler Corp.: any bailout, no matter how large, will only be...