The New York Jewish Film Festival - January 14 - 29

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Editorial & Opinion | Letters

01/21/2015 | Letters

I am not asking anyone to disbelieve the charges against me because I support Israel, but rather because they are provably false (Defending Dershowitz, To A Fault?” Jan 16).

01/21/2015 | | Letters

A quote in last week’s editorial, “Honoring Dr. King and His Message,” attributed to Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. — is, by this time, a fairly well-known forgery.

01/21/2015 | | Letters

A different and less tragic outcome of the Paris hostage situations on
Jan. 9 could have been achieved — Jewish lives could have been saved. Once
Amedy Coulibaly announced from the kosher supermarket [his intention] to kill hostages if the
police captured the Kouachis, the two situations became inextricably linked.
Greater strategic thinking by law enforcement of how to resolve the dual
crises should have then taken place.

01/21/2015 | | Letters

The Jewish world is certainly in need of visionary leadership that will prepare it for all of the challenges to our community, from external threats to internal divisions.

01/14/2015 | | Letters

The Western world has been combatting Islamic extremism for decades. And, so
far, no expense or effort has been spared. We have launched invasions, built
coalitions, dropped bombs, fired missiles, imposed sanctions, engaged in
nation building, created no-fly zones, trained and equipped foreign armies
and utilized a variety of different diplomatic initiatives. To date, this
effort has been a complete failure.

01/14/2015 | | Letters

Hilik Bar joins those who want the Israeli-Palestinian conflict resolved with
the establishment of a Palestinian state (“Time To Recognize The Palestinian State,” Opinion, Jan. 9). His is a positive position. This will never be possible because of the extent of Israel’s “facts on the
ground.”