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After reading testimonies from people all over the world regarding their participation in the Shabbos Project, allow me to submit mine. I am a Narragansett, 63-year-young wife, mother, grandmother and retired teacher. … more
As Election Day approaches, I remind community members of Congressman David Cicilline’s strong, unwavering support of Israel and his understanding of the significantly important relationship between our two countries.  As a member of the … more
In the mid-forties, I was president of the JCC BBG group, first where it met on Benefit Street. It was totally shocking to me that a girlfriend my age, Judy Ann Leven, should be very ill and then die of leukemia. I asked our chapter to rename our … more
I would like to add a few points to Marty Cooper’s report on the forum held at Brown on the Gaza war.  I was one of the speakers on the panel. Marty referred to tension in the room but neglected to mention its source. The one moment … more
Irina Missiuro’s artice was, to me, the most enjoyable piece of the Sept. 12 Jewish Voice. Smart, humorous and very informative, she delivered a fresh and light, yet intellectual, survey of honey, some of its history and its benefits. I’m still … more
With regard to Anne Schwartz’s comments on my Aug. 15 letter, I’d like to remind her that Israel’s creation was the result of British colonialism and Zionist opportunism after WWI (and deemed illegitimate by many Orthodox Jews). Just … more
An attempt to pry apart the anti-Semitic from pro-Palestinian rhetoric can be difficult. Recently, as seen across Europe, the two tend to both overlap and intensify mutually. Condemning Israel’s various policies is not a direct act of … more
The Voice published a letter from a Warwick woman seeking “tickets for the holidays,” explaining that she and her husband “are empty-nesters who do not belong to a synagogue.”  She seemed to think it obvious that people without … more
Paul Hoffman’s letter denounced Israel’s Operation Protective Edge launched on Aug. 8 against the Gazan Hamas terrorists, targeting rocket arsenals and terror tunnels in response to decades-long rocket attacks.  In … more
It’s always refreshing, when our newspapers and other media are filled with tales of vicious crimes, terrorist acts and full-scale wars, that something which catches our attention in a positive way occurs most unexpectedly.  Such a thing happened … more
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