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Season of joy

G-d is a Colorado fan. How do I know? Shortly after Passover concluded on April 7, 2018, the Avalanche — in a do or die game — proceeded to the NHL playoffs. Fast...

Locked in, locked out

When I departed NYC for Denver, before Rosh Hashana, neighbors and close friends of mine in my strongly Jewish building asked if they could put up a Rosh Hashana guest...

Why many European Jews are abandoning their traditional political homes

Why would Jews in Germany, of all places, support a populist right-wing party? It would be most remarkable, would it not, if the majority of American Jews stopped voting...

Worse than Holocaust denial

Take a glimpse into the future. It is scary indeed if Brigham Young University Prof. Ron Hager’s perception of the Holocaust is the kind of thinking that will go down...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #21

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #21, “Slowness to anger” “When a person is...

The rest — to the freezer

As the trees begin to change colors, a special fruit is just ripening in late summer and early fall. Plums. This particular autumn plum is known by so many descriptions:...

Trumps speaks at the UN, Sept. 25, 2018 (Joyce N. Boghosian)

Who’s the real laughing stock?

Apparently, Trump was laughed at yesterday at the UN (though he claimed they were laughing with him, not at him). Cue the knee jerk reaction of embarrassment (as in, we...

For murdering Ari Fuld, terrorist gifted $400 monthly

Still the priority of the Palestinian Authority: ‘Pay for Slay’ In an American court of law, when a plaintiff wins a case that includes punitive damages, they...

Gary Antonoff, 1936-2018

We mourn the passing of Gary Antonoff beyond the long list of his contributions to Denver and to the Jewish community in Denver. And the list is long indeed. He was...

Mass hysteria

In 1983, there was a mass fainting epidemic in schools in the West Bank. Palestinian leadership accused Israel of poisoning the mostly teenage school girls. Israel...