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
In his letter “The assimilationist Voice” in the November 8 edition of the Jewish Voice, Farrel I. Klein bemoans what he perceives the Jewish Voice has become.  His letter accuses the Jewish Voice of becoming a vehicle with which to further … 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
Judaism speaks to me in the voice of faith, fear of heaven, Torah study, commandments, marital fidelity, Sabbath observance, kashrut, the holiness of the promised land of Israel, tzedaka and justice. The Jewish Voice speaks to me in the … more
Just wanted to let you know that I was very impressed by the last issue of the Jewish Voice. I learned a great deal from the articles and was inspired by a great deal of the content. Not only was it helpful to me as general member of the community, … more
I was disappointed to learn that the annual General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), which will meet in Jerusalem next month, will not include any discussion of Israel’s occupation of the West Bank. The JFNA boasts on … more
Thank you for the report from Justin Willner on the experience of Dana Speesler when coming out to her family as a lesbian. Willner and Voice readers will be glad to know that parents faced with such a situation do not have to struggle alone. For … more
As a major subject of a recent featured article in the Jewish Voice, I wish to express my appreciation for its publication, its origin from Home & Hospice of Rhode Island, and the professional and factual accuracy of its reporting by Ms. Lee Kossin, … more
I feel it is important to realize that the Jewish community, here and in Israel, is not homogeneous. There are many rabbis and other intellectuals that stand against Israel’s continued occupation and destruction of Gaza;   J Street, Jewish Voice … more
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