Letters to the editor
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In the June 21 issue, Rabbi Jim Rosenberg starts his column, “The need for theological humanity,” by quoting Anat Hoffman:  “We entered the plaza to the sound of thousands of ultra-Orthodox men screaming insults and throwing garbage.” … more
Michael Fink, as an English teacher, should know a bit more about “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” – William Shakespeare’s play and Felix Mendelssohn’s music by the same name – before writing about them (“Midsummer night’s dreams” in … more
Nancy Kirsch’s column “My father’s story,” in the June 7 issue of The Jewish Voice & Herald moved me to tears. It made me so appreciative, once again, of the fantastic mother and father I had. It’s a wonderful tribute to Nancy that she … more
Nancy’s Kirsch’s poignant and potent column about her father (“My father’s story) in the June 7 issue of The Jewish Voice & Herald is sui generis. It is unique in the sense that she unburdened her heart and soul and did this with brutal … more
My gratitude to Nancy Kirsch and The Jewish Voice & Herald Voice for the comprehensive examination of suicide and mental health issues for military personnel and veterans, “Those in active duty face risks beyond the battlefield,” in the June 7 … more
I want to sit shivah for Esther Williams, Hollywood’s “Million Dollar Mermaid,” who died earlier this month. In the 1952 movie bio, “Million Dollar Mermaid,” she portrays Annette Kellerman, who overcame polio to swim again – a … more
I just thought I would write to express my sad pleasure in reading Arthur Norman’s poignant poem, “Feather,” in the June 7 issue of The Jewish Voice & Herald. I am sure it resonated with others who have experienced a similar loss. Bob … more
Professor Sam Lehman-Wilzig‘s repetition of anti-ultra-Orthodox rhetoric in the June 7 issue is profoundly disturbing. He would have us believe that only the haredi (ultra-Orthodox) in Israel have more than 2.1 children. He suggests that they … more
This is to let you know how truly wonderful the “Day of Decadence” experience has been. The judges (Karen Borger, Arthur Norman and Tricia Stearly) had a difficult task, given the attributes of the nominees, and I am so grateful to them. more
I read with great interest Nancy Kirsch’s story about Budapest (See “Anti-Semitic acts in Budapest stun Habonim congregants” in the April 26 issue). more
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