Letters to the Editor: Readers React to ‘A Modest Proposal’

Power in Numbers Dear Editor, In response to the women who are concerned with not showing women in magazines and newspapers (“A Modest (B’dieved) Proposal,” May 31): I, too, was not...

Letters to the Editor: The Vaccination Debate

  Questions About Vaccines Dear Editor, Larry, your article (“From The Editor: Medical Dilemmas,” November 30) was presented fairly and factually. In 1986, the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act was created to...

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...

No ‘Medical Dilemma’ on Vaccines, Part 2

By Rabbi Dr. Aaron E. Glatt Continued from December 3, 2018 See the column that started it all. Why would anyone argue against vaccination? Why are people not following the medical experts...

Letter: Eshel Welcomes LGBTQ Families

Response To Open Letter To OU Dear Avi Goldstein, Your open letter to the OU regarding Big Gay Ice Cream, as printed in the February 8 edition of the 5TJT, was...

Readers React to Satmar Anti-Israel Rally

Dear Editor, Your editorial (“Heard In The Bagel Store: Not A Smart Move,” June 8) was an excellent news article that was not widely disseminated in the community. What Satmar...

Letters to the Editor: Building a Political Wall

Sound Familiar? Dear Editor, Jake Novak defends the Trump administration’s approach (although, of course, that approach is ever-changing!) to the refugee crisis on our southern border (“Building A Political Wall Around...

Letters to the Editor: Shidduchim at Weddings

Dear Editor: It’s nice to read that people are using a wedding to facilitate making shidduchim (Halachic Musings: Shidduchim Rooms at Weddings?) . Rabbi Hoffman states it’s a new idea...

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...

Mental Health: It’s Time to Remove the Stigma

Dear Editor: With the tragic passings of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain this week, I think it's once again time to discuss mental health issues. There is such a huge stigma...
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