Letters to the editor
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Excellent editorial (November 2022).  With the midterms , people voted and expressed what they want and do not want. We must continue to persevere and value our democracy. We must speak out … more
What a delight it was to read the story of Dick Shapiro (November 2022) – and to watch the video – which I learned of from the emailed newsletter Inside Jewish Rhode Island. The … more
Last June 2021, while some elements of the Jewish community felt paralyzed by the Gaza war, a pro-Israel rally was organized by RI Coalition for Israel (RICI). Due to RICI’s relationship with … more
When the U.S. Congress was drafting, debating and ratifying the Second Amendment back in the late 1700s, they could have never imagined the advances in technology, weaponry and warfare that comprise … more
This past February, a group of Nazis interrupted a book reading at the Red Ink Community Library, yelling slurs and pushing Nazi symbols to intimidate members of our community. Just a few weeks ago, … more
Ben & Jerry’s and its parent company Unilever have recently canceled their plans to boycott the sale of their products in Judea and Samaria (aka West Bank), Israel.  This is a major … more
Both Mr. Padwa and Mr. Klein [July 2022] point to the fact that mass shootings don’t happen at hard targets such as gun shows or police stations and advance the notion that the solution to … more
Certainly we would like a world where people bent on mayhem and murder could not get their hands on a gun. In a nation of an estimated 400 million guns that are not going away, and 335 million … more
As religion has waned in the culture, various scientific and political fashions have become new faiths. These faiths create new sins, preach end-time warnings about death and destruction of the earth … more
(JTA) – General Mills announced Tuesday it would be fully divesting from a business venture in Israel that had operated in an East Jerusalem settlement, in a move pro-Palestinian activists … more
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