Letters: Alienation Not the Main Reason for Withholding a Get

Dear Editor, I read Rabbi Yair Hoffman’s Halachic Musings on August 7 (“May Alienated Fathers Withhold a Get?”) with great interest as the subject of agunah is one in which...

Letter to the Editor: Seminary and Yeshiva Students

Eretz HaKodesh Dear Editor, Thank you for an informative article about the process in enabling our yeshiva and seminary students to obtain visas to go to Israel for the new zman...

Letters to the Editor: Building a Brighter Future

By Brad Greissman There are numerous issues facing our communities at this moment in time. This November, constituents will head to the polls to decide how they want their issues...

Letters to the Editor: Biden Bad for Israel

Biden Trouble for Israel Dear Editor, Do you really believe that America and Israel can withstand a Biden presidency? If so, please reconsider whether Mr. Biden will be moving to the...

Letters to the Editor: The Truth About Masks

  Don't Be Complicit Dear Editor, It seems that dentist Gila Jedwab still can’t let go of her obsession against masks. After weeks of anti-mask articles, each one more intellectually tenuous than...

Letters to the Editor: Catskills and Kashrus

Thriving In The Catskills Dear Editor, In the Heard in the Bagel Store column (“Catskills Diary,” July 10) you wrote, “Most of them — except in Woodbourne — are rundown...

Gila Jedwab: Let Go and Let God

Take Action Dear Editor, I write this in utter shock and horror after reading, yet again, the sad “Torah opinion” that has been allowed to be peddled on your forum (“Trusting...

Letter to the Editor: Law and Order

Dear Editor, The arrest of Mayor de Blasio’s daughter is a sad commentary on the mayor, our leadership of our young, and the reaction to the tragic death of Mr....

Letters to the Editor: Aftermath of the Coronavirus

Thank You Dear Editor, I read your article thanking local heroes (“Wanted: Jobs and Money,” From the Editor, May 22), but you left out a few. What about the Jewish Community...

Letter to the Editor: Seeing Through the Fog

Dear Editor, No denying it is a confusing time. No denying each of us is practically challenged by the situation in different ways. No denying that we are all searching...
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