October 23, 2018

Letters to the Editor

Civility Is a Casualty in Political Discourse I admit to being a liberal progressive and thus my political, cultural and social views and
Make More Dressing, Just in Case What an honor to be part of such a wonderful Rosh Hashanah food issue
A Rational Approach to Religion My anxieties over David Suissa’s ascendency to the Journal’s throne were relieved after seeing it was...
Reviving Judaism For 30-plus years, the Conservative movement has not seriously addressed why younger Jews have left this branch...
U.S. Scraps Iran Nuclear Agreement Let’s start with the proposition that Iran is a very bad actor. Let us also agree that without...
Natalie Portman’s Israel Decision Is Natalie Portman wrong about not visiting Israel to pick up the Genesis Prize? Right? Justified?
Why the Holocaust Still Resonates I would try to briefly reflect on Thane Rosenbaum’s question: “Is there anything left to say...
Trump and Anti-Semitism The Anti-Defamation League reports that global anti-Semitism is increasing. I believe that President Donald...
Israel Should Open Judaism to Refugees I applaud Jonathan Zasloff for his clever arguments in favor of expanding the Israeli...
Nikki Haley Speaks for Many How refreshing is it to finally have someone like Nikki Haley speak the truth about the anti-Semitic...
Ashkefardic Column I loved David Suissa’s March 9 piece “Living in Ashkefardic Times” (as I do everything he writes). I have always...
Gun Violence Debate The underlying argument of gun law reform: Public safety will be achieved through legislature...
Reactions to Parkland Maimonides (1135-1204) never heard of a school shooting, but he understood the National Rifle Association (NRA)...
Poland’s Controversial Holocaust Bill Poland’s new law rewriting its World War II history about not having any involvement in creating...
Truth, ‘Fake News’ and American Politics Regarding the Journal’s cover story “Can Truth Survive?” (Feb. 9): Reporter Shmuel Rosner...
Trump and the Cycle of Violence in Israel In the Jan. 19 cover story, “The Trump Gap,” Shmuel Rosner asserts that a...
Label a Person Racist When It’s Deserved We must agree to disagree about the premise of Shmuel Rosner’s questions...
A Meaning Lost in Translation In his Jan. 12 column “A Hunger for Memory,” David Suissa quotes Aomar Boum’s book “Memories of Absence"...
Author Was Indeed a Mensch While your annual “Mensch List” issue (cover story, Jan. 5) highlighted people who embody the Jewish community’s future,
Inspired to Share Her Own Survivor Story I was quite moved by Jane Ulman’s story on Mina Wilner (“Mina Wilner: Saved by a ‘Remarkable Woman,’ ” Nov. 3). 
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