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Letters To The Editor
 

Posted on: November 24th, 2004

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Best Of Times, Worst Of TimesThis November, American Jews have an extra reason for thanksgiving as we happily participate in numerous celebratory events to mark the 350th anniversary of Jewish settlement in the United States – a venerable and wonderful milestone. Simultaneously, Israelis despondently disengage from their nine-times-older history. Despite Arab attacks, Israel finalizes its […]

 

Posted on: November 17th, 2004

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Jewish Apathy (I)The vehement, sometimes violent, reaction Mr. Ishmael Khaldi experienced in response to his support for Israel (“Israeli Bedouin: American Jewish Apathy Shocks Me,” op-ed, Oct. 15) is, unfortunately, not limited to college campuses.Articles I had put up on my website, which did nothing more than support Israel, received an avalanche of condemnations and […]

 

Posted on: November 17th, 2004

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Life Of LiesIt was fitting that the terrorist Arafat was the leader of the so-called Palestinian people. Arafat lied his whole life about being born in Israel when in fact he was born in Cairo. He lied just like most of the Muslim world is lying when they say the Jewish land of Israel is […]

 

Posted on: November 12th, 2004

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When Sharon Was SharonSome words from Ariel Sharon’s 1995 eulogy for Ofrah Felix, who was murdered by terrorists:“I remember her as a little girl in the Shomron horizons, one of the followers of this beautiful and difficult land. How can we eulogize a 19 year old girl? A girl who is a sacrifice to concessions […]

 

Posted on: November 10th, 2004

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True ContritionI recently received three 100-dollar bills in the mail from ‘Ploni Almoni.’ Enclosed was a note from the sender, who confessed that many years ago he accidentally dented my car. He asked to be pardoned for that act.I vaguely remembered the incident, but most impressive to me was that this gentleman did real teshuvah. […]

 

Posted on: November 10th, 2004

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Unite Behind The WinnerDuring a Thursday morning interview on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Boston Red Sox pitching star Curt Schilling looked into the camera and said, “Tell everybody to vote, and vote Bush next week.” Many were excited to hear this beloved pitcher endorse President Bush. Well, the people have spoken. Our democratic electoral process […]

 

Posted on: November 3rd, 2004

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Dej? VuThe story of the abandonment of the Jews during the Holocaust, retold in Marvin Kalb’s marvelous front-page essay (“Misreporting the Holocaust,” Oct. 22), is of course a sad one. Kalb reminds us how Franklin Roosevelt, an aristocratic blue-blood, and The New York Times with its weak Jewish owners, cared little about the Jews.It should […]

 

Posted on: October 27th, 2004

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Selective And DeceptiveI thought your readers would be interested in the following letter that I sent to The New York Times.Ed KochNew York, NYTo the Editor:In today’s [Sept. 21] article reporting the decapitation by terrorists in Iraq of American civilian Eugene Armstrong, The Times reporter wrote:“In the video of the beheading, an insurgent wearing a […]

 

Posted on: October 20th, 2004

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Rather Lame ApologyIt’s ironic that Dan Rather’s mea culpa concerning the forged memos has come amidst the aseret yemei teshuva. But when one considers Mr. Rather’s admission of guilt, one crucial component was strikingly absent – no apology was given to President Bush.Halacha is unequivocal: anyone who wishes to repent after committing a sin against […]

 

Posted on: October 13th, 2004

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Tentacles Of DestructionThe tentacles of death and destruction are seen in print on the front page every day. The world is now getting a taste of the intifada.Death and destruction are being caused by the spread of Islamism worldwide. Do we nip it in the bud, Bush style, or cut and run and appease the […]

 

Posted on: October 8th, 2004

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Free Yom Tov SeatingIn these difficult economic times, when families are struggling with yeshiva tuition and other expenses, Kehilas Mevakshai Hashem of Midwood, Brooklyn, is proud to offer free seats for the Yomim Noraim as a public service to the community.Anyone in walking distance of our shul, whether adult or mature (non-noisy) child, is welcome […]

 

Posted on: October 1st, 2004

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Federation Follies It was nice, in an ironic way, to read Arlene Peck’s op-ed column “Not One More Dime For Federation,” Aug. 20).Just three days before I received the issue of The Jewish Press containing Ms. Peck’s article, I got a call from the New Mexico Federation asking for a donation. I told the woman […]

 

Posted on: September 22nd, 2004

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Special Thanks To HatzolahWe wish to thank all of the members of Hatzolah who helped rescue my son and his two passengers from his overturned car on the Palisades Parkway on August 17. Not only did the Hatzolah team help with the rescue and give immediate medical attention, they helped gather the luggage, seforim and […]

 

Posted on: September 15th, 2004

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Beware The GreensThe article on Ralph Nader (“Ralph Nader’s Curious New Allies,” front page essay, Aug. 13) comes as no surprise to anyone familiar with the Green Party, from which Nader now pretends to distance himself. The Green platform is Judeophobic and pro-Palestinian and Muslim. It calls for the withdrawal of Jews from liberated territory […]

 

Posted on: September 8th, 2004

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Lost And Hopefully FoundAt our annual Tisha b’Av prayer service for Jewish communities in danger on July 27 outside the UN, someone – perhaps a faithful Jewish Press reader – left behind a black hardcover Rosenfeld edition of kinot and Tisha b’Av tefilot. There’s a Hebrew name inscribed inside the cover. Interested parties should please […]

 

Posted on: September 1st, 2004

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Liberal LogicDoesn’t the liberal view of the world seem so alien? A genocidal madman like Saddam Hussein is beaten and captured, yet liberals are calling for George Bush’s head. Huh? Islamic terrorists blow up busloads of Jewish children and liberals vilify the Israelis and sympathize with the Arabs. This obsession with moral equivalence is so […]

 

Posted on: August 25th, 2004

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‘This Is Our Land’We stood together, well over 100,000 strong, bearing witness to our commitment to our land. Many of us held hands. Many of us spent the time reciting Tehillim. Many of us sang. At the Kotel, the sounds of the chazozrot, the trumpets, resounded.For two hours we stood at our chosen points along […]

 

Posted on: August 18th, 2004

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Return To Cafe HillelAfter sitting shiva for my brother, Dr. David Applebaum, my family and I returned twice to the very spot where he and his daughter were blown up by a suicide bomber in Cafe Hillel. With tears in our eyes we lit two yahrzeit candles.Within three months we again visited Cafe Hillel, this […]

 

Posted on: June 16th, 2004

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True DepravityLast week’s bombings of Israeli armored personnel carriers in Gaza are to be expected during times of war. After the first attack, however, Palestinians paraded through the streets with body parts of the dead Israeli soldiers. Later, a video was broadcast throughout the Arab world displaying the decapitated head of one of the dead […]

 

Posted on: June 2nd, 2004

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Mario’s MushThis retired firefighter has a question for Mario Cuomo, who, as the Media Monitor reported, stated that the U.S. should tell Israel, “Up until now it was just you and the Palestinians killing one another – now you are killing us. Now there are people out there who are taking Israel as the provocation […]

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