Letters to the editor
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As a member of the RI Jewish community, like others, I have been very concerned over the recent Israeli/Gaza conflict.I have followed the daily news coverage online, on TV broadcasts, on radio and in … more
Mel Yoken’s excellent and interesting interview with Nancy Cooperstein Charney [April 2021] brought back luminous feelings about on of my favorite people. When I was a senior at Durfee High … more
Unlike tenured college professors, countries and peoples may be eliminated. The Boycott Divestment, Sanctions movement is about weakening and eliminating Israel. It is not about Palestinian rights. … more
On Oct. 31, 1983, my dad, Sumner "Sonny " Gold, closed the door on Sugarman’s Kosher Meat Market for the last time. His lease was up and due to a shifting Kosher market, he decided that it was … more
In Israel, there are numerous Facebook groups that I use to get information quickly. I was once in the shuk (marketplace) and looking for a very specific product. I posted on a Facebook group and in … more
The family of M. David Seidman would like to acknowledge many friends and family for reaching out during this difficult time.The greatest comfort during our sorrow is the expressions of sympathy, … more
The headline at the bottom of the November [2020] “Jewish Rhode Island” issue – “American Jews grapple with profound political shifts” – reminded me of a concern I … more
In response to the Sept. 4 article, “Despite pandemic, R.I. Coalition for Israel continues to battle anti-Semitism,” I wanted to point out the repeated, yet common, misspelling of word antisemitism. Though the hyphen has become familiar as accepted by many publications and software such as Microsoft Word, I have learned that the word “anti-Semitism” is a misnomer.  more
Thank you, Mike Fink, for your thoughtful comments about World War I and Armistice Day (or Remembrance Day, as the British Commonwealth terms it). For the 25 years I taught at community … more
I worked on political campaigns in 1976, and Lorber, and others into the 80s.I sat at the Board of Elections and watched them go over absentee ballots. I don’t remember there being mail ballots … more
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