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Letters to the Editor

July 6, 2000 | 8:00 pm

Collaboration with al-Mayarati Shameful

Salam al-Mayarati certainly can't be trusted. At best, he is not a friend of the Jewish community, let alone of Israel ("Caught in the Crossfire,"... read full article

  • Letters to the Editor

    June 29, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Terrorist Would Profit From Book Sales

    Paige Gold (Letters, June 16) seems to have misunderstood the gravamen of my opinion column ("Will We Line a Murderer's Pockets?," May 26) in The Jewish Journal. I wrote about the recently published autobiography of Abu Daoud, the confessed...

  • Letters to the Editor

    June 22, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Leniency for Sodomy Doesn't Exist

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach's unfortunate and patronizing apologia on Dr. Laura Schlessinger ( "Dr. Laura Misguided on Homosexuality," June 16) looks very much like flattery in an attempt to ingratiate himself with people who are vehement in their...

  • Letters to the Editor

    June 15, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Learning From Hate

    I'm writing in regard to Rabbi Dov Fisher's "Will We Line a Murderer's Pockets?" (May 26), which praised the decision of Borders and Crown Books not to carry the autobiography of terrorist Abu Daoud, who planned the 1972 Olympic massacre and has yet to be brought...

  • Letters

    May 25, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Thanks to Rabbi Weiss

    The English are a fortunate lot that Rabbi Weiss has chosen to live with them. Two years ago I heard Rabbi Weiss speak for one hour. Instead of squandering his time spouting bitterness for this group or that, he delighted the audience with a step-by-step...

  • Letters

    May 18, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    The Afterlife as Security Blanket

    I very much enjoyed Burt Prelutsky's humorous musings about the afterlife (May 5), but underneath his humor he raises some serious questions.While I believe that there is a very human and understandable desire for most people to be reunited with their...

  • A Curious Thing

    March 30, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    A curious thing happened in the pages of The Jewish Journal the week of Nov. 20. During a period when a host of issues of major importance to the American Jewish community were occuring that commanded front page attention elsewhere, The Journal chose to devote the cover story and an...
  • Letters

    By James D

    March 30, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Re: "Our Birthright," by Gene Lichtenstein (Jan. 15):

    A Jewish tour of Europe certainly would be enlightening for some, but clearly an Israel experience is more fundamental and transformative, appealing to Sephardi and Ashkenazi Jews alike.

    An Israel program is a "whole body" Jewish...

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