Letters to the editor
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The family of M. David Seidman would like to acknowledge many friends and family for reaching out during this difficult time.The greatest comfort during our sorrow is the expressions of sympathy, … more
The headline at the bottom of the November [2020] “Jewish Rhode Island” issue – “American Jews grapple with profound political shifts” – reminded me of a concern I … more
In response to the Sept. 4 article, “Despite pandemic, R.I. Coalition for Israel continues to battle anti-Semitism,” I wanted to point out the repeated, yet common, misspelling of word antisemitism. Though the hyphen has become familiar as accepted by many publications and software such as Microsoft Word, I have learned that the word “anti-Semitism” is a misnomer.  more
Thank you, Mike Fink, for your thoughtful comments about World War I and Armistice Day (or Remembrance Day, as the British Commonwealth terms it). For the 25 years I taught at community … more
I worked on political campaigns in 1976, and Lorber, and others into the 80s.I sat at the Board of Elections and watched them go over absentee ballots. I don’t remember there being mail ballots … more
Farrel Klein (August 2020) argues that raising minimum wage is unsound social policy because businesses must make a profit.Profits vary widely. The average net supermarket profit is 3-5%; … more
(George Floyd’s Police murder sparked BLM’s call for state name change to Rhode Island and Providence Plantations) Swastika’s a good symbol in Hinduism,To Jews, it is … more
(JTA) – The front window of the New Mexico Holocaust Museum in downtown Albuquerque was shattered in an act of vandalism.The incident took place during the funeral of Georgia Rep. John Lewis on … more
The recent death of Albert Memmi, at age 99, has chagrined us greatly. We knew, visited and corresponded with this celebrated French Jewish writer for many years. We even taught his books.French … more
Karen Borger was an incredibly important asset to Jewish Rhode Island. When I, as editor of The Jewish Voice, hired her, I knew immediately I had found a gem. Not only was Karen incredibly … more
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