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Wednesday 08/09/2017
To the editor
Posted: August 09, 2017

I read Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz’s article “Ask Why We Mourn on Tisha B’av” (July 28 issue of Jewish News) and was greatly disturbed.

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Wednesday 08/02/2017
Letter to the Editor
Posted: August 02, 2017

Your editorial about the Muslims’ violent reaction to the metal detectors (Jewish News, July 28) that Israel placed on the Temple Mount the other week, could have been clearer about the causes. You correctly referred to “Muslim intransigence,” but the cause is deeper than that. The Mufti of Jerusalem, the highest Islamic religious authority in that area, condemned the “Zionist metal detectors.” So, the problem was not the metal detectors per se, but the fact that they were placed there by Jews who were exercising a measure of Jewish sovereignty and superiority over Muslims. This is absolutely forbidden by Islam’s sacred texts in which Allah commands Muslims to make war on the Jews until the Jews submit to Islamic law, and it is forbidden by Islam’s prophet who commanded Muslims to make war on the Jews and kill them. These sacred texts are taught and preached in all mosques.

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Wednesday 07/19/2017
Letters to the Editor
Posted: July 19, 2017

I hope Democrats don’t turn themselves inside out over Jon Ossoff’s loss in the Georgia 6th (June 20). While I’m truly sorry he lost, it was an overwhelmingly Republican district, where Tom Price won by 23 points in 2016 and the full disaster of the current Republican policies are not yet felt by most people. When the astonishingly terrible health plan is finally made public and people watch their parents, children, siblings and friends be denied health care, pay more and lose access, and they experience the full horror of President Trump’s foreign policy, decimating the State Department, turning on our allies and generally trashing 70 years of American international leadership, Democrats will win in district after district if they do the ground work that is always necessary to win elections.

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Wednesday 07/12/2017
Letters to the Editor
Posted: July 12, 2017

After Dan Schere’s five-column discussion (“Is there a center in pro-Israel lobby?” June 9 issue of Jewish News), he concludes that there is no viable middle ground!

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Thursday 06/01/2017
Letter to the Editor
Posted: June 01, 2017

Ben Cohen's commentary “Trump crisis shouldn't mask new opportunities for Mideast peace” (May 26 issue of Jewish News) is distressing. The article spends the first six of its 13 paragraphs discussing whether we recognize the Kotel as belonging to Israel.

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Wednesday 04/19/2017
Haggadah supporter finances anti-Israel projects
Posted: April 19, 2017

Editor:

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Wednesday 03/29/2017
Letters to the Editor – 03 31 2017
Posted: March 29, 2017

Sometimes destruction is necessary for peace

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Wednesday 03/01/2017
Letters to the editor: March 3, 2017
Posted: March 01, 2017

Supporting opposition

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