Thursday, December 5, 2013
Letters to the editor: ACA, mitzvot, fair trade chocolate and Noble Prizes
In “No Faith, No Jewish Future” (Nov. 6), Dennis Prager has it backward. The assiduous practice of mitzvot results in recognition of their. . .
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Letters to the editor: Missionaries, Kindertransport and more
Rob Eshman is right to question George W. Bush’s decision to address the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute (“Why Bush Was Wrong,” Nov. 15), but. . .
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Letters to the editor: George W. Bush, the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute and Jewish pluralism
Rob Eshman’s criticism of former President George W. Bush’s public support for the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute (MJBI) is well put (“Why. . .
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Letters to the editor: Drones, Tea Party lunches and the right to bear arms
Thank you for the great article “The Torah of Drones” (Nov. 8). It’s extremely important and well written. My only concern is that the question. . .
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Letters to the editor: Women of the Wall, Jewish divorces and religion in universities
Women of the Wall did not decide to pray on [Religious Affairs Minister Naftali] Bennett’s sun deck (“A Kotel Platform for No One?” Oct. 25).. . .
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Letters to the Editor: Hillel serves up diverse buffet and Orthodoxy dividing the community
Hillel at UCLA enjoys a good relationship with the local Chabad (“Sharing the Next Gen — Hillel and Chabad on Campus,” Oct. 25). The. . .
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Letters to the Editor: Judaism in Poland, Jewish values and cleaning up Mount Zion
I want to thank and congratulate you for again getting it right (“It’s Warsaw, Jake,” Oct. 18). It’s amazing what happens when power and. . .
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Letters to the Editor: Greenberg cartoons, two-state solutions and changing demographics
As an avid reader of the Journal for the last 15 years, I found the “Tea-hadist” cartoon to be completely in bad taste and shameful for a Jewish. . .
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Letter to the Editor: Marijuana, Persians and the Oslo Accord
t can be seen by the article “Light-Up Nation” (Oct. 4) that medical marijuana is truly a science and has medical and emotional benefits. My hope. . .
Friday, October 4, 2013
Letters to the Editor: Bet Tzedek, hunger and ‘Parts Unknown’
I find multiple problems with the article “A Union’s Jewish Connection” (Sept. 27). These problems bias the article dramatically against the. . .
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Letters to the Editor: Ian Lustick, Kaparot, Sukkot and Anne Frank
Many Opinions on One-State Article Only in an echo chamber of anti-Zionists do Ian Lustick’s arguments sound anything but absurd (“One-State. . .
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Letters to the Editor: Kaparot, Jewish by choice
“Where is Hamas when you need them?” and “Go back home to Germany” were the catcalls we heard at the demonstration on the Sunday before Yom. . .
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Letters to the Editor: Daniel Pearl Fellows, wine and chickens
Rob Eshman brings us the chilling fact that most Pakistanis believe Israel and the United States are behind the 9/11 attacks and the cause for the. . .
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Letters to the Editor: Disney Legend, Prager, Sukkah
I have known and been friends with Marty Sklar and his family for about 50 years. I enjoyed the article about Marty’s book and his accomplishments. . .
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Letters to the Editor: Mark Rosenblum, Homeless Sukkah, Vista Del Mar
Rob Eshman’s praise of Mark Rosenblum’s decades-long battle for a just solution to the Israeli-Palestinian struggle is well deserved (“The. . .
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Letters to the Editor: Cardboard Sukkah, Child Abuse, Gender Terminology
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Letters to the Editor: Wilshire Boulevard Temple, peace talks, Women of the Wall
Thank you so very much for your column about the rescue and restoration of Wilshire Boulevard Temple — the “grand dame” of synagogues in Los. . .
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Letters to the Editor: NewGround, Liberal colleges and Prager
The NewGround project is as controversial as it is ambitious (“It’s Not Just Talk,” Aug. 2). Although I am skeptical as to its potential. . .
Thursday, August 1, 2013
Letters to the Editor: Figueres, Cuba, Charedim
I received such a delightful surprise. I received a copy of your thoughtful article “Figueres” (July 12). I am grateful for your visit to Costa. . .
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Letters to the Editor: Stand Your Ground, Egypt Chaos, Shabbat Kits
Your editorial is wrong (“Stand Our Ground,” July 19). The “Stand Your Ground” law had nothing to do with the Zimmerman case.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Letters to the Editor: Gay marriage
Susan Freudenheim’s coverage of Rabbi David Wolpe’s decision to marry gay couples described a fascinating evolution in the Sinai Temple community. . .
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Letters to the Editor: Gay marriage, Mandela, food cover
I read with great interest your piece on South African statesman Nelson Mandela (“Mandela/Moses,” June 28). I found it fascinating that his life. . .
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Letters to the Editor: Nelson Mandela, Israel, settlements
I realize that Americans love heroes, and journalists love to serve them up, but Nelson Mandela as another Moses (“Mandela/Moses,” June 28)?
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Letters to the Editor: Jews should get offended, Web Tsuris
Feelings carry greater impact in communication than thought or logic (“Jews Should Get Offended,” June 21). As a mediator, I witness that. . .