Letters to the editor
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Political cartoons have been used for years to provoke thought, provide open dialogue, increase awareness, and add humor to political hot button issues.  Rabbi Rosenberg’s opinion titled “A cartoon that isn’t funny” tells us that one … more
In regard to the current debate over Syrian immigration to the United States, as we witness mass deportations of refugees from Sweden and destabilization in several European countries, it would be well to consider the teaching of Rabbi Moses … more
I enjoyed the article titled “Student bakers fight hunger with challah” very much. I’d like to add some background to the article. My daughter Danielle Waldman and her close friend Harrison Paup actually started the Brown Chapter in the fall … more
I read with sorrow of the dilemma facing Temple Am David. My parents were among the founders of the temple – among the pioneers who ventured out of Providence and began living life in the suburbs. They were a joyous group, carrying the Torah … more
Among the unexpected changes made to my article “Professor to speak at Beth Sholom on academic freedom” – about Professor Richard Landes’ talk on the spring of 2015 campus campaign against Connecticut College’s Dr. Andrew Pessin, and that … more
With much of the world in turmoil and Israel and Jews under attack on many fronts, there are many important  issues for Jewish students to become involved in. Foremost, is the fight against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement … more
While I was excited to see the photo spread celebrating the successful return of the Evening of Jewish Renaissance, I was troubled by the gender imbalance depicted. The two-page collection of teachers and speakers in action highlighted almost … more
With all the terror in the world, including in Europe, it is hard to believe the E.U. (European Union) has jumped on the United Nations’ bandwagon, constantly harassing Israel. Even Secretary John Kerry is on the bandwagon. Stabbings continue in … more
A column in the Nov. 27 Voice, and the official Jewish community generally, have called for compassion and for welcoming Syrian refugees. Compassion is good, but not enough; caution is also needed. While we can handle the small number coming … more
The 19th century Catholic theologian, Luigi Taparelli, coined the phrase “giustizia sociale” (social justice). His vision of social justice emphasized freedom and respect for individuals and local institutions. He believed there were natural … more
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