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Saturday, July 11, 2020

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Letters to the Editor

Letters: Political Cartoons, Systemic Racism and Americans Who Love Their Country

Greenberg Cartoons Perhaps for his next cartoon, instead of a police car in the lower left-hand corner opposite a concerned looking Black man (June 5),...

Letters: Defunding Police, Teens Helping During Pandemic

Defunding Police With all due respect to Rabbi Aryeh Cohen, it appears that his comments and opinions are misguided (“Defunding the Police and Reclaiming Safety,”...

Letters: Civil Unrest, Ballot Initiative for Schools, Public Health and Services

Jews and Blacks Kudos to cartoonist Steve Greenberg for his two pieces dealing with the effects of racism on Black Americans. I’m sure it’s not...

Letters: Coping With the Unrest, Trump’s Farcical Photo Op 

More Brotherhood, Less Hate Mark Schiff’s column about his close relationship with his Palestinian “brother” is so apropos to our nation’s current situation (“A Palestinian...

Reaching Out to the Elderly, George Floyd Protests, Jews of Color

Reaching Out to the Elderly Several weeks ago, members of the various boards of the Los Angeles Jewish Home were asked to volunteer by calling...

Letters: Annexation and History, Poor Choice for Award 

Annexation and History Shmuel Rosner offers much food for thought regarding Israel’s annexation of Judea and Samaria (“Annexation Complications,” May 15). There are two opposing issues:...

Letters: Jewish Virtual Weddings, Masa Israel’s Legacy 

Prager’s Lockdown Story Dennis Prager’s “The Worldwide Lockdown May Be the Greatest Mistake in History” (May 8) validly complains that the left too often dismisses...

Letters: Lockdown vs. No Lockdown

Lockdown vs. No Lockdown Dennis Prager claims stay-at-home and social distancing laws were the greatest mistake in history due to their effects on famine in...

Letters: Coronavirus Blame Game, Students Help Israel Battle Virus

Coronavirus Blame Game One of the letter writers in the May 1 Journal blamed President Donald Trump for a six-week delay in his response to...

Letters: Coronavirus Thoughts, The HIAS Mission

Coronavirus Thoughts As a journalist and as a decades-long paid subscriber to the Journal as well as numerous daily, weekly and monthly publications, I have...

Letters: Israel’s Unity Government, The Reopening Dilemma

Israel’s Unity Government Shmuel Rosner describes the current governmental arrangement between Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz as a camel-opotamus (“The Camel-opotamus: A Primer,” April 24)....

Letters: Coronavirus Pesach, Courageous TV Series

Coronavirus Pesach It is interesting that this so-called 11th plague affects everyone. In the seders we participated in recently we recounted the 10 plagues meant...

Letters: Plagues, Then and Now, 10 Best Things About a Zoom Seder

Plagues, Then and Now It is interesting that this so-called 11th plague affects everyone. At the seders we participated in recently, we recounted the Ten...

A Peek Inside Charedi Life, Ignoring the Danger of the Coronavirus 

A Peek Inside Charedi Life Thank you, Gerri Miller, for bringing to our attention this brilliant, insightful and relevant series (“‘Shtisel’s’ Shira Haas Leaves the...

Letters: ‘Hunters’ TV Show, ‘Chinese Virus’ and Ethnic Slurs

‘Hunters’ TV Show After reading Stephen D. Smith’s column (“The Danger of Nazi ‘Hunters,’ ” March 20), I totally agree with him that Amazon must...

Letters: The Mentally Ill Homeless, Coronavirus Response

The Mentally Ill Homeless Beverly Wertheimer and Chanel Yako advocate for fewer legal protections for homeless people, which would make forced mental health treatment easier to impose...

Letters: Jewish? Not Necessarily, Israel on Campus

Jewish? Not Necessarily The Feb. 21 cover featuring Bernie Sanders and Mike Bloomberg is a misnomer (“Jew vs. Jew,” Feb. 21). An accident of birth...

Letters: Creeping Automation, Don’t Forget Same-Sex Couples

Creeping Automation Thank you for Max Samarov’s story showing how big government is overachieving in taking self-control away from ordinary citizens. Right off the bat, he...

Letters: American Support for Israel, The Jews Running for President

Trump’s Peace Plan Yasser Arafat, Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas kept saying no to peace, yet Israel, illogically and self-defeatingly, kept offering more (“From Rabin to...

Letters: The Sanders Dilemma, Words in the Time of Post-Impeachment Trump

The Sanders Dilemma Thank you for telling the truth about Bernie Sanders (“Can the Democrats Survive Bernie Sanders?” Feb. 14). After watching the debate on...

Letters: Trump’s Peace Plan, Congrats Mensches, Supporting Israel

Trump’s Peace Plan I liked the column by David Suissa on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process (Rabin to Trump: A Price for Saying No,” Feb. 7)....

Letters: Trump’s Middle East Plan, Kippahs and Cultural Appropriation

Trump’s Middle East Plan As Shmuel Rosner points out, President Donald Trump’s Middle East plan calls for “Israeli jurisdiction over territory that does not include...

Letters: Important Art Movement, To Kobe Bryant

Important Art Movement Karen Lehrman Bloch spotlighted the little known (in the West) flowering of Israeli art in the early decades of the 20th century...

Letters: When Flynn Failed, Uncut Gems, Auschwitz vs. Israel

What’s the Next Step? The main body of a letter about steps after the targeted killing of Qassem Soleimani in the Jan. 17 issue does...

Letters: The Death of Qassem Soleimani, Nessah Synagogue

The Death of Qassem Soleimani Of course people of good faith mourn the death of innocents. But the false cultural and religious equivalency shown by...

Letters: Remembering Debbie Friedman, Prejudice in the Media

Remembering Debbie Friedman Debbie Friedman (z”l), age 59, brilliant singer-guitarist and Jewish liturgical composer, missed celebrating her own Simchat Chochmah, by a few days, . Part...

Letters: Black Nationalist Hate, Saying Goodbye to Free Speech

Black Nationalist Hate Powerful story, Daniel Greenfield (“Did Covering Up Black Nationalist Hate Lead to Kosher Market Shooting?” Dec. 20). The day before the Jersey...

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...

New Articles

Eagles Announce DeSean Jackson Will Be Disciplined but Will Remain on Team

The Philadelphia Eagles announced on July 10 that wide receiver DeSean Jackson will be disciplined over his social media posts but will remain on...

‘Free Palestine’ Spray-Painted on University of Wisconsin Hillel

Out of 44,411 students at the university, 5,200 of them are Jewish.

‘Spanish Schindler,’ Who Reportedly Saved Over 5,000 Jews During WWII, Finally Gets Tribute

“He never expected recognition or thought he had to have it.”

New York City’s Flagship Jcc Cuts 35% of Jobs as Pandemic Layoffs Continue

“They are vital to the core mission of the JCC,”

Israel Outlaws Solicitation of Prostitution

LGBTQ and women’s rights groups had sought to delay the law’s implementation.

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