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03/19/2013 - 20:00 | | Letters

Mazal Tov to The New York Jewish Week for making itself a daily Jewish newspaper [through its website], with broad appeal.

03/19/2013 - 20:00 | | Letters

It was an honor to share the stage with Presidents Conference Executive Vice Chairman Malcolm Hoenlein, and to engage in a serious conversation on the major political and communal issues of the day at The Jewish Week Forum on Feb. 26 (“Mind The Generation Gap,” March 8). Robert Goldblum accurately captures some aspects of the generational divide that separates us, which was certainly on display periodically during the evening.

03/19/2013 - 20:00 | | Letters

Yasher ko’cha’chem (congratulations to you) for having the integrity and courage to both write and publish the article (“Internet-Averse Haredi Schools Reaping Millions In Federal Tech Funds”) that appeared in the Feb. 22 issue. While the article may generate schadenfreude for some,

03/19/2013 - 20:00 | | Letters

The ugliness and spitefulness of your Rubashkin cartoon in the Purim spoof (Feb. 22) beggars the language. How shocking and obscene that The Jewish Week finds humor in the intense suffering of a fellow Jew. The baseness and moral turpitude it reveals is deeply disheartening. In the end it is your own image you have irreparably trashed.

03/12/2013 - 20:00 | | Letters

As a grandson of Harry Slochower, the person whose struggle against McCarthy-era attacks on free speech Francine Klagsbrun has seen fit to appropriate for her own anti-speech agenda, I was disappointed by her column. (“BDS Threat To Israel’s Legitimacy, Not Free Speech,” Opinion, March 8).

03/12/2013 - 20:00 | | Letters

Purim is one of my favorite holidays, and I love the tradition of the Purim shpiel and Purim Torah making nonsense out of normally staid or even somewhat holy topics. But I was taken aback by your annual “Jewish Weak” Purim spoof (Feb. 22), in not one but two jokes about the sexual abuse of minors.