Letters to the editor
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I am confused by Mr. Brown’s letter. He writes, “Needless to say, friendships made at the elementary-school age can be influential in shaping attitudes later in life.” We … more
A young student of my acquaintance at JCDS was recently involved in the Promoting Peace and Understanding program at the school.  Apparently JCDS maintains a number of partnerships in the … more
Thank you for reporting on the most recent expression of Jew-hatred at Brown University, this time committed at Marcy House, a predominately Jewish residence hall whose walls were defaced with … more
In the opinion article by Daniel Sokatch, CEO of the New Israel Fund, it was more important what he left out about his NGO.  – They fund “Breaking the Silence” by collecting … more
Although Mel Yoken wrote a lovely article about Ruth Gruber, I am compelled to correct him on a few facts. Ruth brought over 982 souls from Italy, and they were definitely not all children. My … more
The March 4 Voice had four disturbing political stories: the shouting down and suppression of Charles Jacobs and the State House rally calling for caution on Syrian refugees; Jim Rosenberg’s column which in a softer way discouraged dialog on … more
I recently read Rabbi Rosenberg’s opinion piece in the March 4 edition of the Voice. The more I read, the more concerned I became. In this day and age, was he really trying to disparage a fellow Jew who has only the safety and security of Israel … more
Political cartoons have been used for years to provoke thought, provide open dialogue, increase awareness, and add humor to political hot button issues.  Rabbi Rosenberg’s opinion titled “A cartoon that isn’t funny” tells us that one … more
In regard to the current debate over Syrian immigration to the United States, as we witness mass deportations of refugees from Sweden and destabilization in several European countries, it would be well to consider the teaching of Rabbi Moses … more
I enjoyed the article titled “Student bakers fight hunger with challah” very much. I’d like to add some background to the article. My daughter Danielle Waldman and her close friend Harrison Paup actually started the Brown Chapter in the fall … more
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