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Life insurance

Dear Tzviling, Thank G-d I am enjoying good health as I celebrate my 60th birthday. I am scheduled for elective surgery shortly. I heard that according to Jewish...

100th anniversary of Rabbi Laderman’s birth

August 25, 2009, is the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of Denver’s most remembered rabbis, the late Rabbi Manuel Laderman. As the first full-time spiritual...

A wonder, Israel is still not the Messiah

The reestablishment of a corporate and sovereign Jewish community in the holy land of Israel is the greatest wonder of our time. The facets of this wonder astonish ever...

A great future behind him

Since the destruction of the Second Temple, only fools prophesy, wrote the Talmud. William Randolph Hearst, self-confident in Venice in 1934, assured his readers that...

Now Yale embarrasses the idea

When I was a graduate student at Columbia University in the early 1970s, I came to the then-tentative conclusion that I would probably never encounter a morally weaker,...

Age-old parenting lessons for new school year

The back-to-school season is, for all intents and purposes, a period of pure parental mayhem. From tracking down the coolest Batman or Barbie backpack on the block to...

The Nazi analogy rears its ugly head

Over the years, exploitation of the Holocaust to score contemporary political points has, unfortunately, been common. Among the offenders are Amcha, ADL, Focus on the...

Jack Goldman, 1923-2009

How can it possibly be said that a loved one’s death is a victory? Make no mistake, Jack Goldman — who passed away last week — was a loved one, […]

Second guessing can hurt us

MY friend Kate has turned “second guessing” into an art form. In less time than it takes to say Mexican food, she can change her mind three times about where

Your pet’s Jewish name

Dear Tzviling, My wife Leah and I are married for six years and do not have any children. We are working with a fertility specialist, but we realize everything depends...