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Denver book treasure

I can’t believe it. There is a children’s book series set in Denver, Colorado, but until a couple of weeks ago I’d never heard of it. Not only am I a huge fan of...

Rose Medical Center at 70

No doubt, the main point to celebrate in Rose Medical Center’s 70th anniversary is the range and quality of the medical care it provides. We leave this aside simply...

The Dome and the double standard

The Dome of the Rock was built over the Temple Mount. That’s OK — until the shoe is on the other foot. When the shoe is on the other foot, it hurts. A site in north...

Should there have been a 10th?

Public schools have a long tradition of being named after historical figures, some lesser known. Learn about nine schools named for incredible Jewish women — and one...

What happened to California?

I love Los Angeles, the palms, the weather, the beach, the friends, the kosher restaurants. I spent a year in college in Berkeley, living high in the Berkeley Hills,...

Ilhan Omar isn’t the only hypocrite on Armenia

Last week’s overwhelming vote by the House of Representatives in favor of a resolution condemning the genocide of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire from 1915 to 1923...

Ta ta ta ta ta ta ta

One of the fun features of the New York subway system is that you still buy train tickets from a vending machine that returns coins. Not just any coins, but also golden...

Can ‘it’ happen here? It depends on what ‘it’ is

Nazi analogies are notoriously loose, which doesn’t mean things in the US haven’t changed If “it” is the transformation of American society into a racist state...

Would you close down the Challah Bake, Mr. Rivlin?

There is a “Great Big Challah Bake” next Thursday. It’s very popular. It’s lovely. It’s about Shabbat. It’s about bringing diverse elements of the community...

Women for Israel

“A nation that forgets its past has no future.” That’s the mantra that Siggy Flicker lives by. The matchmaker-turned-reality-TV-celebrity was the guest speaker at...