Letters to the editor
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While I was excited to see the photo spread celebrating the successful return of the Evening of Jewish Renaissance, I was troubled by the gender imbalance depicted. The two-page collection of teachers and speakers in action highlighted almost … more
With all the terror in the world, including in Europe, it is hard to believe the E.U. (European Union) has jumped on the United Nations’ bandwagon, constantly harassing Israel. Even Secretary John Kerry is on the bandwagon. Stabbings continue in … more
A column in the Nov. 27 Voice, and the official Jewish community generally, have called for compassion and for welcoming Syrian refugees. Compassion is good, but not enough; caution is also needed. While we can handle the small number coming … more
The 19th century Catholic theologian, Luigi Taparelli, coined the phrase “giustizia sociale” (social justice). His vision of social justice emphasized freedom and respect for individuals and local institutions. He believed there were natural … more
Thank you for the front page article about the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) Program Excellence Award given to the Community Relations Council of the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island (CRC) for being instrumental in … more
As an American citizen, I’m proud to be able to vote for whomever I choose on Election Day. I also defend Jerry Fogel’s right to urge people to vote for the party of his choice. But I object to his chutzpah that he has to tell me what to … more
I want to thank Mike Fink and the Rhode Island Jewish Voice for the extremely kind article “Native Son Publishes Treasure of a Book.” I have been a fan of Mike and a loyal reader of his articles for many years, but never imagined that I would be … more
Rep. David Cicilline has chosen to endorse a deal which supports a tyrannical regime that has sworn to wipe both America and Israel from the face of the earth. This is despite concerted and detailed efforts to explain to the congressman why … more
In the Aug. 21 issue, I saw a photo of Jenny Klein.  We had the good fortune of meeting Jenny Klein when we moved to Rhode Island.  Jenny invited us to her classes and that was a treat.   The passion and Judaic knowledge … more
Being old enough to remember the ruins of my city as the result of conventional bombs, I wonder at the significance of the nuclear deal. An Iran equipped with missiles similar to the V2 of WWII could destroy Israel’s cities and towns just as … more
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