Letters to the editor
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I just reread Charles Bakst’s excellent article on growing up in Fall River, and would indeed be remiss if I didn’t add a few comments. After all, similar to Proust’s madeleine, his … more
Dear Geraldine, “Why Young Montreal?” Your delightful article brought great pleasure to Monty’s daughter (my 90-year-old mother) and Monty’s grandchildren, including me, … 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
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 three hundred words or less Ron Stuart seems confused about my aims, those of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence (RICAGV)... more
I am writing in response to the ad by stop.iran.now.ri on page 16. The ad is racist, and inaccurate. If one would have spent five minutes fact checking the claims made by the ad you would have … more
Last week [April 17], I attended the East Providence Weaver Library’s showing of “The Settlers,” a two-hour documentary by Israeli-American filmmaker Shimon Dotan. The film … more
Rabbi Jim Rosenberg’s column initially and eloquently itemizes the many reasons Jerusalem rightfully occupies a central place in the Jewish psyche (both historically and personally) since King … more
The original Touro family and friends of the 1600s were shipowners, and bequeathed a princely sum for the upkeep and preservation of their local  Sephardic synagogue, arguably the first … more
We disagree with the recent Community Relations Council (CRC) statement on the U.N. resolution on Israeli settlements (Security Council resolution 2334.) The statement also included links to several … more
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