Letters to the editor
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Upon a world marred by Islamic turmoil, terror, and violence, a gift of inestimable value has been bestowed. On Dec. 28, 2014, in a speech directed at Islamic religious scholars and clerics, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi said, “It is … more
Dani Stieglitz’s “Letter Home” misstates the EU position on Hamas. The EU court held that there were technical errors when Hamas was classified as a terrorist organization. On these procedural grounds the court held that Hamas’ … more
Concerning “Is the Orthodox community prepared to welcome women as spiritual leaders,” the JTA story by Ben Harris that appeared in the June 21 issue, there would be no Rabbinical Council of America or Orthodox community were it not for women … more
Thanks to The Jewish Voice & Herald (now The Jewish Voice) for its part in helping the Weisman family, formerly of Providence and Iasi Russia (now Romania) meet. Offspring of siblings David, Nettie and Samuel Weisman met for the first time (for some … more
Elly Lewis did not tolerate bad prose.  As a recent English major and newbie newsy, I felt pretty confidant in my writing and editing skills when I took over as editor of the Jewish Voice … more
We just learned of Nancy Kirsch’s resignation as editor of The Jewish Voice. We have thoroughly enjoyed reading it since she started as the interim editor and then as executive editor. We will miss her editorials and articles. We know how hard … more
We were saddened to read of the forthcoming departure of Nancy Kirsch as she has done a meritorious job as editor of The Jewish Voice. Nancy has had an exciting and personally rewarding career, and has contributed greatly to the enhancement and … more
Though we really have never met Nancy Kirsch, we feel as though we know her. We have sent her a couple of travel pictures and she has sent notes back. We understand her statement from her Aug. 30 column about “living my own life,” and, yes, … more
My Uncle Sam was an accountant by profession. He was an Orthodox Jewish man, strictly observant, who came of age along with Israel. He was famous for his letters to the editor of The New York Times. … more
I am pleased to report that a Jewish Voice & Herald story about a painful subject, “Anti-Semitic acts in Budapest stun Habonim congregants,” earned a third-place award in the Religion and Spirituality Category from the Rhode Island Press … more
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