Editorial & Opinion | Letters

08/12/2015 | | Letters

Critics of the proposed nuclear deal with Iran ignore history and the
influence of perceived national interests of the countries involved in
reaching this settlement.

08/05/2015 | | Letters

In discussing Faigy Mayer’s suicide, Hannah Dreyfus mentioned
Footsteps, a group that helps “rebellious” charedim transition to
secularism (“We Tried To Be There For Her,” July 24).

08/05/2015 | | Letters

Mark Lavie’s argument (“Why The Iran Deal Could Be Good For Israel,” Opinion, July 24) that we should accept the Iran nuclear agreement and
“move on” comes down to two points. First, Mr. Lavie tells us, it doesn’t matter that the agreement frees Iran
to deploy a nuclear arsenal in 10 or 15 years because (a) they’ve promised
not to do it and (b) within that “eternity” of time, the benefits of
trade with the West may fundamentally change the nature of the Iranian
regime.

08/05/2015 | | Letters

Thank you for your article by Hannah Dreyfus on the importance of pre-marital sex education (“The Joy of Sex Ed,” July 17). It is heartening to see that The Jewish Week recognizes developments in the Orthodox world as we seek to strengthen that most fundamental and challenging cornerstone of Jewish life — an intimate, harmonious and halachically strong marital relationship.

08/05/2015 | | Letters

Thane Rosenbaum’s tribute to Ed Doctorow and Theo Bikel teased out contrasts
and connections between those two remarkable artists that few others have
perceived or formulated (“Two Sides Of The Jewish Soul,” July 31).

Thanks for publishing Rosenbaum’s literate,
beautifully written essay.


Manhattan

08/05/2015 | | Letters

In your story, “A Babka Monopoly At Green’s?” (July 24), what is absent is precisely what was described to me as the crux of the story at the time of the interview: What are New York City’s favorite babka brands, and why? And we discussed several favorite brands, with one great favorite: Babkalicious By Lana. Not a word about that brand, or other good brands mentioned (namely Gombo). Instead, your story looks like a protracted ad for one brand.