Letters to the editor
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As an educator with 30 years experience, a Jew and a parent I feel compelled to respond to Howard Brown’s letter dated May 13. I am not sure in which direction the author intended to lead … more
As President of Hadassah Rhode Island, I would like to comment on the article by Geraldine Foster.  Ms. Foster correctly notes that “only one chapter of Hadassah remains in Rhode … more
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
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