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11/19/2012 - 19:00 | | Letters

I read Gary Rosenblatt’s column about Jewish groups being behind the curve in waking up to the “new America” with a smile the day it appeared (“Behind The Curve On Grasping The New America,” Nov 16).

11/19/2012 - 19:00 | | Letters

I so appreciated reading Isaac Steven Herschkopf’s essay, “Between Light and Darkness: Lessons from Hurricane Sandy” (Nov. 9) as it resonated with me greatly in the aftermath of the last couple of weeks. His reflections helped me crystallize the lessons I gleaned from this event. 

11/12/2012 - 19:00 | | Letters

 I don’t know what alleged specific accusations of human rights violations the 15 leaders of the Christian churches are referring to in their calls for Congress to reconsider U.S. aid to Israel (“Jewish-Presbyterian Split Widens Over Israel Letter,” Oct. 19).

Are these leaders aware that there are three formal documents from the three main umbrella Palestinian groups of Fatah, the PLO and Hamas, and all call for the destruction of Israel?

11/12/2012 - 19:00 | | Letters

It is heartening to read that most of the Boycott, Sanctions and Investment (BDS) campaigns have been largely unsuccessful at numerous campuses across America (‘Little Anti-Israel Activity On Campus,’ Oct. 23), but it is also important to understand that BDS is far from the only anti-Israel activity taking place in our universities.

11/05/2012 - 19:00 | | Letters

Thank you so much for your description of Sheldon Adelson as “an internationally renowned entrepreneur”  (“The Case For Romney,” Opinion, Oct. 19).
It was the best laugh I had in ages.


11/05/2012 - 19:00 | Letters

We read with great interest your article “Surge Of Poor In NY Suburbs Poses Challenge” (July 17), as our organization, M’Yad L’Yad - Long Island’s Helping Hands, is intimately involved in providing services to this emerging, burgeoning and now underserved population.