Letters to the editor
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In regard to the eviction of Congregation Jeshuat Israel from Touro Synagogue headed up by Louis Solomon of Congregation Shearith Israel, New York City, I have one question, "why"? Congregation … more
I read the wonderful article on Pawtucket Hadassah by Judy Silverman and Karen Beraha in the May issue of Jewish Rhode Island. As a past president of the Pawtucket chapter of Hadassah, along … more
It is with a heavy heart that our family bids adieu to Rabbi Marc and Jackie Mandel and family. Faithful stewards of the Touro Synagogue in Newport for over a decade, the Mandels touched the lives of … more
A few thoughts Thank you for publishing the review of “Bad Jews” (see page 16) The play title “Bad Jews” bothers me deeply. After I read the review of the play in The … more
I just want to say it’s amazing how far we’ve come in RI. I can still remember the pain of reading a letter to the editor in the Jewish Voice more than a decade ago from a reader who … more
What a delight it was to read the story of Dick Shapiro (November 2022) – and to watch the video – which I learned of from the emailed newsletter Inside Jewish Rhode Island. The … more
Excellent editorial (November 2022).  With the midterms , people voted and expressed what they want and do not want. We must continue to persevere and value our democracy. We must speak out … more
Last June 2021, while some elements of the Jewish community felt paralyzed by the Gaza war, a pro-Israel rally was organized by RI Coalition for Israel (RICI). Due to RICI’s relationship with … more
When the U.S. Congress was drafting, debating and ratifying the Second Amendment back in the late 1700s, they could have never imagined the advances in technology, weaponry and warfare that comprise … more
This past February, a group of Nazis interrupted a book reading at the Red Ink Community Library, yelling slurs and pushing Nazi symbols to intimidate members of our community. Just a few weeks ago, … more
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