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  • Letters to the Editor

    November 18, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Totally Astonished

    You are not the only person to have read "The King's Persons" Mr. [Robert J.] Avrech ("Medieval Me," Nov. 12). Thank you so much for reminding me of one of my all-time favorite books and of Joanne Greenberg, one of my all-time favorite authors.

    As a German Jewish...

  • Patriot Act: Does Security Trump Rights?

    By Marc Ballon

    October 7, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    American Jews have long been among the staunchest supporters of civil and immigrant rights. Jews stood at the forefront of the civil rights movement and continue to account for a disproportionate share of American Civil Liberties Union members.

    Given their traditional liberalism,...

  • Four Words Slow Fight Against Terror

    By James D. Besser

    October 9, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    At home, the Bush administration is trying to convince a dubious nation that it needs even more law-enforcement powers to wage an effective war against terrorism, and around the world it continues to wage an uphill battle to enlist the rest of the world in the fight. But those...