Blogs can go either way -- both good. Sometimes we react quickly, perhaps too quickly, to events. But when news is breaking, as was the case with the flotilla, blogs are a way to share information and emotion immediately.
Unfortunately the declaration of Apartheid Week by a number of organizations and students, many with no connection to the university where the rallies are being conducted, represents only the tip of the iceberg of the effort to delegitimize the State of Israel (“Apartheid Weak,” Editorial, March 5).
I have been outraged that the universities, some of which even supply funds for these activities, allow such hate to be associated with their institutions.
Stuart Wolfer, who grew up in Dix Hills, L.I., surprised his parents on a visit back home during his freshman year in college when he announced he was going to join the ROTC military training program and eventually serve in the U.S. Army.
“We’re not army people. This is not your personality,” his father, Len, told him.
“I only go around once. I want to try everything,” Stuart Wolfer answered.