Letters to the editor
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An Iranian friend went to Tehran to visit her mother. When she returned her face was swollen, lips cut and nose fractured. She was set upon by the “Morality Police” in Tehran for not wearing a hijab. When they discovered she had … more
It is important for the safety of Israel and the world to pass the Iran deal. No achievable alternative has been proposed, and the current sanctions will fall apart if the deal is rejected. We should listen to former top officials of the Israeli … more
We are in full agreement with Bryfman and Cohen that, to fight BDS on the college campuses, we must also concentrate on high school students. On Sunday, Nov. 1, StandWithUs RI is sponsoring an educational program for high school students titled … more
I object strenuously to the article by Mike Fink titled “A story of a creative legacy.” The article was written hastily and thoughtlessly. It contained numerous factual errors: one egregious example is in the opening sentence. Mr. Fink describes … more
I want to thank the JV for the article featuring the recent pro-Israel event co-sponsored by SWU-RI and CUFI RI. My husband, Irving, was one of the speakers and, from the moment we crossed the threshold, we were enveloped with a spirit of … more
Rabbi Jim Rosenberg in his last column seems to want to shoot the Messenger (Pamela Geller) while papering over the Message (the Quran). Geller’s  attitude is given the name of “Islamophobia” as a kind of a disease. The same “disease” … more
I read the D’var Torah from Rabbi Jeffrey Goldwasser with a troubled heart. There, he states in reference to same-sex marriage, “the Bible does not make any clear and indisputable statements about the issues that grab today’s headlines”. … more
Seeing Sam Buckler on the cover of The Jewish Voice, March 27 issue in conjunction with the article titled, “Model Community Passover Seder” brought back fond memories of a major part of my life when I was pre-and post-bar mitzvah. As a … more
I write in appreciation of Yekaterina Ginzburg-Bram’s article, “God Is Not a Man.” Yes, the Hebrew and Christian scriptures are filled with references to the divine feminine, but because we live in a patriarchal world, we don’t see them. And … more
Contrary to what Ms. Tannenwald wrote,  Israel does not rule the Palestinian Arabs, since signing Oslo Accord more than 20 years ago. The Palestinians  have their own parliament, two governments (in Ramallah and in Gaza Strip). They … more
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