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Letters to the Editor

Letters: West Bank Settlements, Harkham’s Hospitality, 2020 Election

West Bank Settlements Regarding those “More Than 100 House Democrats Urg Pompeo to Rescind Israeli Settlement Policy,” (online, Nov. 25), it should be noted that...

Letters: Victory for Vegans, Judaism and Christianity Are Not the Same

Responding to Rosner I believe that Israel will never experience peace, and global anti-Semitism will not be reduced, until there is a real home for...

Letters: Housing the Homeless, Release of Iranian Hostages, Impeachment

Housing the Homeless One possible solution for homelessness would be to start an adoption program like the foster care system that the state sets up...

Letters: Fighting Anti-Semitism, Mental Health of Summer Campers

Getting It Right: Ben Hecht and Peter Bergson (aka Hillel Kook) I applaud Rick Richman’s evocative story “Three Jews, Two Links, One Lesson” (Oct. 25)...

Letters: Ilhan Omar, Importance of Physical Contact, Democratic Party and Israel

The Exceptional Ilhan Omar Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) is exceptional in so many ways. She wrote an op-ed in The Washington Post condemning the use...

Letters: Poll: Jews on Trump, Warren, Anti-Semitism

Poll: Jews on Trump, Warren, Anti-Semitism The cover story of the Journal’s Oct. 18 edition reported the results of a survey of Jews in Los...

Letters: Praise for Sukkot, Medical Principles, Public Schools Financial Solutions

Praise for Sukkot Edition Stories by Kylie Ora Lobell (“The Work of Sukkot is Worth It,” Oct. 11), Paul Starr (“The Sukkah Challenge”) and Louis...

Your Turn:Standouts on the Diamond;Teaching Tolerance;Politics and the Pulpit

Standouts on the Diamond  Yasher koach to Israel’s national baseball team, which has shocked the world by advancing to next year’s Olympics (“Israeli Baseball Team...

Letters: Persian Cucumbers, Nibblers Restaurant, Christian Reads Journal

Pickling Persian Cucumbers Tabby Refael’s ode to the Persian cucumber (“The Crispy Wonder of the Persian Cucumber,” Sept. 27) hit that sweet, foodie spot of...

Letters to the Editor: Local Teen Lucky to Be Alive; Democrats and Israel and more

Democrats and Israel I don’t know whether I’m more disappointed in the Sept. 13 cover story on Mark Mellman of Democratic Majority for Israel (“A New...

Letters: Protecting Synagogues, Gun Control, Life in Israel

Democrats and Israel I was dismayed by Peter Fox’s story about Democratic majority for Israel (DMFI), in which DMFI President Mark Mellman stated, “There is...

Letters to the Editor: Jews and Democrats, Fighting Anti-Semitism, Seder Table Guests

Jews and Democrats A Sept. 6 letter under the headline “Jews Who Vote for Democrats” condemns President Donald Trump for saying that Democrats are anti-Jewish,...

Letters to the Editor: Jews and Democrats, Fighting Anti-Semitism

Jews and Democrats A Sept. 6 letter under the headline “Jews Who Vote for Democrats” condemns President Donald Trump for saying that Democrats are anti-Jewish,...

Letters: Israel, Bar-Ilan Help Traumatized Women

Israel, Bar-Ilan Help Traumatized Women As a former editor of a Jewish community newspaper, I recognize how many moving parts the Bar-Ilan University-Yazidi story had...

Letters: Congresswomen and Israel, Food With a Side of Stories

Congresswomen and Israel Why are American Jewish organizations largely opposed to the Israeli government’s carefully considered decision to deny entry to Reps. Rashida Tlaib and...

Letters: Honoring Thy Parents, Aging Parents and Mueller Hearings

Honoring Thy Parents Honoring and loving one’s parents are not opposite sides of the same coin. In fact, in a numismatic turn of phrase, they...

Letters: Trump: Cancer or Chemo?, Concentration Camps and Leonard Cohen

Trump: Cancer or Chemo? Your point-counterpoint story about President Donald Trump (“The Cancer or the Chemo?” July 12) was interesting because “Cancer” brought out the...

Letters: Odd Cover for the Fourth, Reverse Aliyah, Holocaust Education

Odd Cover for the Fourth When I received the Jewish Journal at my home on July 4, I found it very odd that it had...

Letters: Congressional Inaction, The Term ‘Concentration Camp’

Congressional Inaction Jon Stewart’s impassioned plea to Congress to provide funds to help 9/11 first responders critically in need of medical services fell on deaf...

Letters: One Book as a Bridge, Use of Slurs Shouldn’t Be a Surprise

One Book as a Bridge Yasher koach to Yossi Klein Halevi for his creative, innovative and empathetic “ice pick” of a book (“Letters From My...

Letters: Women and Conversion, Outstanding Seniors

Women and Conversion We at the Sandra Caplan Community Bet Din found Kylie Ora Lobell’s description of the final steps in her conversion process (“Are...

Letters: ‘New’ Canard or an Old Canard in a New Disguise?, Religion in Israel

‘New’ Canard or an Old Canard in a New Disguise? According to the “new” canard, Zionists created an apartheid state in the Middle East. Because...

Letters to the Editor: A Call for Jewish Unity,  Outrage Over Lecture, Zaglembie Memorial

A Call for Jewish Unity As a people, we Jews are not unified. Politically, we’re divided into two camps, with roughly 70% liberal and 30%...

Letters: A Letter to UCLA Dean Pat Turner, Jews of Color, American Jews and Israel 

A Letter to UCLA Dean Pat Turner It was reported in the Journal that during a guest lecture to a UCLA anthropology class on May...

Letters to the Editor: Joe Biden’s Flawed Approach, ‘Character Assassination’ of Trump

Joe Biden’s Flawed Approach Dan Schnur describes in his column (“The Joe Biden Gamble,” May 10) using arguments against President Donald Trump the policymaker but...

Letters: A Tribute to Aleh Negev, Poway Shooting

A Tribute to Aleh Negev Rockets rain down on the Negev even as Jews all over the world celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut. In the face of...

Letters:Palestinian Authority Textbooks Debate, Bubbies Know Best

Palestinian Authority Textbooks Debate The Journal’s April 23 online story concerning the introduction of congressional legislation requiring the annual review of Palestinian Authority (PA) textbooks...

Letters: Don’t Demonize Strong Women, Trump and Immigration, Changing Religious Fanatics, Don’t Excuse N.Y. Times’ Bias, Poway Chabad Shooting

Don’t Demonize Strong Women In “Toxic Femininity” (April 26), Karen Lehrman Bloch states we need to embrace strong female role models. That’s not achieved by...

Letters: Passover Wishes, The ‘Power of Journalism’, Rabbis and Politics 

Passover Wishes At this joyous time, I hope you will join me in celebrating the values of Passover, which inspire all of us to be...

Letters: The Obligation of Jews, Sowing Seeds of Jewish Pride

The Obligation of Jews For Jews, the recital of the event that brought the birth of their nation — the Exodus from Egypt — has...

New Articles

Russian-Jewish Businessman Donates 3,000 Meals Daily to Senior Citizens Under Lockdown

The initiative is a response to the Russian government’s decision to lockdown citizens older than 65.

Top Charedi Orthodox Rabbi Dies of COVID-19

Yaakov Perlow, leader of Novominsker Hasidim and a top haredi Orthodox rabbi, dies of coronavirus at 89.

‘F— K—s’ Graffiti Found on L.A. Persian Synagogue

Anti-Semitic graffiti was found on a Persian synagogue in Los Angeles on April 7, according to a Facebook post. The graffiti states, “F--- k---s” and...

I Love You Although I Can’t Hug You

“If one tiny virus can stop the entire world, perhaps one mitzvah can save the world.” — Dr. Benjamin Hulkower “When we are no longer able...

Dominic Raab, Son of a Jewish Refugee, is Britain’s Acting Prime Minister

The United Kingdom last had a Jewish prime minister in 1880, the final year of Benjamin Disraeli‘s service. Now, with the coronavirus sending Boris Johnson...
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