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Editorial & Opinion | Letters

03/09/2016 - 09:20 | | Letters

The City University of New York has consistently and strongly condemned all forms of bigotry and discrimination, including anti-Semitism, and we will continue to do so. We have been deeply concerned with some recent activities on CUNY campuses and we are committed to ensuring that none of our students are subjected to conduct that would interfere with their opportunity to exercise their rights, obtain an education and participate fully in the life of the University because of their religion, race, gender, sexual orientation or personal or political views.

03/09/2016 - 09:19 | | Letters

Danny Danon, Israel’s United Nations ambassador, is exactly what Israel needs at the zoo of the UN and the Middle East — a tough, proud, Jewish street fighter (“Israel’s UN Ambassador: A Contradiction In Terms,” Feb. 12, Editor’s column).

03/09/2016 - 09:18 | | Letters

The essay dealing with the mini-series “Madoff” by George Robinson was odd (“Madoff, The Tragic Hero?” Feb. 12).

03/09/2016 - 09:15 | | Letters

I usually enjoy reading everything that Jonathan Mark writes. But his column about the Leo Frank case is astonishing in what it leaves out (“Postcards Of The Hanging,” March 4).

03/09/2016 - 09:14 | | Letters

Kol hakavod (all honor) to Ruth Roth in poignantly writing about the mental illness that ultimately took her son’s life (“Telling The Truth About Mental Illness,” Opinion, Feb. 26).
Children are born innocent and vulnerable, as are young parents. If a child is trapped in the mental quagmire of illness, he becomes the victim. And his parents, in experiencing the shame of not being the same as others, share in that victimhood.

03/02/2016 - 09:04 | | Letters

Danny Danon, Israel’s United Nations ambassador, is exactly what Israel needs at the zoo of the UN and the Middle East — a tough, proud, Jewish street fighter (“Israel’s UN Ambassador: A Contradiction In Terms,” Feb. 12, Editor’s column).