Letters to the editor
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I am writing to publicly thank Rep. Mia Ackerman for passing HB 7736, better known as the Rhode Island anti-Boycott, Divestment and Sanction Law (anti-BDS Law). The bill passed overwhelmingly and has … more
In my article about Jews, Freemasonry and Rhode Island’s Redwood Lodge (12/25/2015), I never once used the word “assimilation.” Rather, I emphasized that Redwood Lodge’s … more
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
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