Keyword: letter to the editor
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Mel Yoken’s excellent and interesting interview with Nancy Cooperstein Charney [April 2021] brought back luminous feelings about on of my favorite people. When I was a senior at Durfee High … more
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
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
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
I want you to know how much I appreciated the editorial [Hope amid the horrors] in June’s Jewish Rhode Island. You nailed it during this terrorizing storm we are uncomfortable and unsure of how … more
I’ve never been an activist, a leader or a reader. It took a pandemic to wake me up. If you share even one of my shortcomings, then this message is for you.We have the time … more
Your editorial in the August issue (“Learning opportunities are all around us”) provided a great discussion about learning opportunities in our community. A hidden treasure that was not … more
I attended Lt. Col. Philbin’s talk last night [Sept. 17 at PHDS] and I thought, wow, here is a real-life Righteous Gentile in our midst!  He was down to earth, humorous, and straight … more
In the August issue of Jewish Rhode Island, editor Fran Ostendorf has an editorial titled “Learning opportunities are all around us,” and starts the editorial as follows:  “You … more
When I joined the Brown-RISD Hillel board, Professor Goldstein was already an honorary trustee.  What I remember most about Sid from my years as board president is that he never missed a … more
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