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Editorial & Opinion | Letters

09/18/2012 - 20:00 | | Letters

Elicia Brown, in her Sept. 14 column, “Free Range Jew,” recounts her adventures as she takes her family from synagogue to synagogue during the High Holy Days rather than commit to attending one synagogue and missing out on an adventure.

Brown admits that she is not a regular attendee at synagogue and apparently sees little reason to find one place to call her spiritual home, at least at this stage in her family life. She has a congregation where she has paid her membership but the idea of “belonging” seems to her as a vestige of a past century.

09/18/2012 - 20:00 | | Letters

Daniel Eisenstadt and Michael Granoff’s op-ed, “Never Forgetting – Soviet Jewry Movement, That Is” (Sept. 14), is not only eloquent and compelling but also a very timely reminder of one of the most glorious and triumphant moments in modern Jewish history.

09/18/2012 - 20:00 | | Letters

Twenty-five years ago American Jews joined forces to push for the Soviets to allow our people to go (“Never Forgetting – Soviet Jewry, That Is,” Opinion, Sept. 14).

09/18/2012 - 20:00 | | Letters

In your story on Jewish women and the upcoming election, “Elections Stirring Passions Among Jewish Women” (Sept. 14), I was at properly identified.

09/18/2012 - 20:00 | | Letters

Doug Chandler’s article on Jewish women deciding whom to vote for come November truly resonated with me (“Elections Stirring Passions Among Jewish Women,” Sept. 14).

09/18/2012 - 20:00 | | Letters

Two front-page articles in the Sept. 7 issue — “Red Lines On Iran Get Mixed Response In Charlotte” and “If Israel Strikes Iran, How Would U.S. React?” — are the best short summaries of the concerns facing Israel, the United States and other nations about Israel’s dilemma regarding military action against Iran.