Editorial & Opinion | Letters

08/05/2015 | | Letters

As our community still reels in sorrow over the tragic death of Faigy Mayer (“We Tried To Be There For Her,” July 24), we face the question of lessons learned, how we can possibly construct meaning from horrific loss.

08/05/2015 | | Letters

Hannah Dreyfus’ heartbreaking story of an ex-chasidic young women who took
her own life (“We Tried To Be There For Her,” July 24) highlighted the
isolation and loneliness that can come for young adults with leaving a
community and cutting most ties to family and friends. Footsteps is a great
organization dedicated to creating a new community for people like Faigy
Meyer, but they need partners.

07/29/2015 | | 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.

07/29/2015 | | Letters

As our community still reels in sorrow over the tragic death of Fayge Mayer (“We Tried To Be There For Her,” July 24), we face the question of lessons learned, how we can possibly construct meaning from horrific loss.

07/29/2015 | | Letters

Gary Rosenblatt’s column, “Fault Lines Widen As Iran Deal Debate Intensifies” (July 24) noted that “the majority of American Jews appear to support” the Iran deal. As evidence, you cited a J Street poll claiming that 59 percent of American Jews “are in favor” of the deal. In fact, that poll was taken at the beginning of June, six weeks before the agreement was reached.

07/29/2015 | | Letters

Thanks to The Jewish Week for documenting an important part of the record of Iran’s state sponsored terrorism (“Iran’s Role Recalled On AMIA Anniversary, Editorial, July 24”).