Letters to the editor
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It is regrettable that Jewish people can be found among those who defame Israel.  If Jewish people do not stand up for the Jewish state, who will?  We do not have the luxury of engaging in polite political discussions when Israel’s … more
We can now look back on Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress and evaluate its impact. My assessment: not helpful. Everyone knew what he would say, there was nothing new. But the PM’s support for Republican politics was needlessly … more
Nina Tannenwald’s nefarious letter denigrated P.M. Netanyahu’s recent address to Congress: “Netanyahu has no alternative plan for dealing with the Iran nuclear issues”; praised “moderate” Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and R.I. … more
I objected to PM Netanyahu’s speech to Congress and supported the 60 lawmakers, including Senator Whitehouse, who boycotted the talk to express their support for their own president over a foreign leader.  House Speaker John Boehner invited … more
In his latest  “Shabbat Shalom” column, Jeffrey Savit, president and CEO of the Jewish Allinace, gave an enthusiastic report on the recent AIPAC convention that he attended in Washington. The column is worth reading for two reasons.  … more
Thank you for the wonderful uplifting expose on the benefits of a Jewish summer camp experience.  All of the vignettes from the parents, the counselors and the campers were very positive and encouraging.  Camp can be a great … more
It is with deep regret I read of Dr. Aronson’s passing. I certainly admired his articles here, but our paths crossed in many ways. We came from the same neighborhood in Brooklyn and many times when he wrote about his school days I would email him … more
Stanley Aronson’s demise grieves me terribly. He was one of those rare individuals who made a truly great difference in this world, and in my world. He was a very good friend; we communicated frequently by email. In fact, he sent me every one … more
Upon a world marred by Islamic turmoil, terror, and violence, a gift of inestimable value has been bestowed. On Dec. 28, 2014, in a speech directed at Islamic religious scholars and clerics, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi said, “It is … more
Dani Stieglitz’s “Letter Home” misstates the EU position on Hamas. The EU court held that there were technical errors when Hamas was classified as a terrorist organization. On these procedural grounds the court held that Hamas’ … more
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