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Corona inspiration from Israel

In this era of the coronavirus, when so much of our lives as we know it needs to be recalibrated, when each person in their life stations and circumstances needs to...

Couldn’t happen to nicer guys

A positive side effect of the coronavirus: drug deals dry up If anyone is inclined to seek a silver lining in the global coronavirus, look no further than the drug...

Memo to Elizabeth Warren

Those selfish drug companies . . . oh, the ones working on a coronavirus vaccine? We don’t need a personal interview with the failed Democratic presidential candidate,...

Rabbi Howard Hirsch 1937-2020

Rabbi Howard Hirsch, spiritual leader of Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs from 1989 to 1997, was an erudite, dignified and friendly man who loved listening to the...

Ted Ruskin, 1943-2020

The Denver Jewish community is certainly diminished with the passing of Ted Ruskin, who succumbed to COVID-19 on the eve of Passover. One never knew where Ted Ruskin...

Pandemics then and now

I’ve lived through one pandemic, H1N1, and must admit I basically have no recollection of it. Was I not tuned in? Did it not pose that big of a threat? Is human memory...

Shabbos in a time of coronavirus

Two halves of a whole. The coronavirus shines a poignant light on one-half that has virtually no toehold in our consciousness. It’s strange. If we take a different...

PA must focus on virus, not anti-Semitism

Three weeks ago, something highly unusual happened. The UN praised Israel. The cause for this remarkable exception to the general rule of the world body’s...

Each other’s faces

I always thought it very beautiful that in Jewish tradition, the mark of a new day is that of recognizing the face of another. Once dawn has streaked the sky and...

Two feet in the mud

Is it perversion? blindness? The anti-Israel BDS movement’s take on the coronavirus The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel would have us...