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04/18/2011 | | Letters

In “Back Off on the Bacchanalia” (April 1), Gary Rosenblatt takes a courageous step in calling attention to the danger of using alcohol as an outreach tool for attracting young people. He also notes that this practice is not restricted to young people, as in the case of “kiddush clubs.” He has identified a very real and serious problem.

04/18/2011 | | Letters

The next time Gary Rosenblatt decides to write a scathing article on Jewish efforts with youth, he should please do his research first (“Back Off On The Bacchanalia,” editor’s column, April 1).

04/18/2011 | | Letters

The opinion piece by New Voices Editor Ben Sales sweeps under the rug the Israel-bashing that is an everyday occurrence in Middle East studies and political science classes and programs on campuses throughout the United States and Canada — as in the rest of the world, including (surprise?) Israel (“Campuses Are Safe For Pro-Israel Students,” April 1).

04/18/2011 | | Letters

The Arabs will never voluntarily accept Israel’s existence. From that perspective time was never on Israel’s side (“Time Is Not On Israel’s Side,” editor’s column, April 8).

04/18/2011 | | Letters

From the start, the program, characterized by professionalism with a focus on each child’s and family’s individual needs, has blossomed into five schools located in Rockland County, Nassau County and Kings County and a camp school/summer program in upstate New York, serving the educational needs of 1,400 children from North America, Israel and Europe.

Our mission has been and continues to be, to build a brighter future for people with developmental disabilities.

04/18/2011 | | Letters

It is indeed a sad day for Jewish Americans when rabbis find their freedom of the pulpit stifled because they question or disagree with Israeli government policy (“New Reform Head Walking Pro-Israel Tightrope,” April 8).

We would all do well this Passover season to remember that the seder begins with four questions. The Haggadah then relates the parable of the four sons: the wise, the wicked, the simple and the silent.