Letters to the editor
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While I was excited to see the photo spread celebrating the successful return of the Evening of Jewish Renaissance, I was troubled by the gender imbalance depicted. The two-page collection of teachers and speakers in action highlighted almost … more
In his letter “The assimilationist Voice” in the November 8 edition of the Jewish Voice, Farrel I. Klein bemoans what he perceives the Jewish Voice has become.  His letter accuses the Jewish Voice of becoming a vehicle with which to further … more
With all the terror in the world, including in Europe, it is hard to believe the E.U. (European Union) has jumped on the United Nations’ bandwagon, constantly harassing Israel. Even Secretary John Kerry is on the bandwagon. Stabbings continue in … more
Jewish Rhode Island sparked my gratitude wherein the paper made mention of my parents, Charles and Sarah Koffler, whose summer home on Central Street in Narragansett Pier hosted weekly Sabbath … more
A column in the Nov. 27 Voice, and the official Jewish community generally, have called for compassion and for welcoming Syrian refugees. Compassion is good, but not enough; caution is also needed. While we can handle the small number coming … more
Cranston Senior Guild’s next  meeting  is Wednesday, Sept. 4  at 1 p.m. at the Phyllis Siperstein Tamarisk Assisted Living Residence, 3 Shalom Drive, Warwick.  After a … more
Judaism speaks to me in the voice of faith, fear of heaven, Torah study, commandments, marital fidelity, Sabbath observance, kashrut, the holiness of the promised land of Israel, tzedaka and justice. The Jewish Voice speaks to me in the … more
Just wanted to let you know that I was very impressed by the last issue of the Jewish Voice. I learned a great deal from the articles and was inspired by a great deal of the content. Not only was it helpful to me as general member of the community, … more
Recently, a news report on TV showed Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) officers going on a raid and rounding up illegal immigrants. This was all too reminiscent of Hitler sending out storm … more
I was disappointed to learn that the annual General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), which will meet in Jerusalem next month, will not include any discussion of Israel’s occupation of the West Bank. The JFNA boasts on … more
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