Letters: When Yichud Isn’t Enough

L’Kovod Harav Schmerling, Thank you for your readership and your sincere sensitivity to victims. With the greatest respect to you, I would like to respond to your Letter To The...

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...

Letter: The Importance of Independent Children

Dear Baila, I have written to you a few times before. I am compelled to write again in regard to the Dating Forum. Bravo! Absolutely the correct responses on every...

Letter: Yichud Laws Can Protect Against Rape

The Importance Of Yichud Dear Editor, I was horrified to read the account of the woman who was assaulted by a man she was dating (Dating Forum, March 8). The advice...

Kulak: What Will Make Terrorists Tremble?

The following true story is dedicated to the neshama of Orit Ansbacher HY"D, who was killed at the age of 19. Several years ago I was working in an office...

Letters to the Editor

  Yeshiva Break Dear Editor, I read with interest your article on the yeshivas giving students time off in the winter (“Yeshiva Break,” Heard In The Bagel Store, February 1) because many...

Letters to the Editor

  Senator Gillibrand, Support Your Constituents Dear Editor, Two days before I wrote this letter, the Senate overwhelmingly voted against the disgusting, hateful BDS movement. But 17 Democratic senators voted in favor...

Letters to the Editor

An Open Letter To The OU Dear Rabbanim and Lay Leaders: I have always reserved a special place in my heart for the Orthodox Union. Perhaps this relates to the fact...

Letters to the Editor: Thank You for Supporting President Trump

Standing With The President Dear Editor, Kudos to you Mr. Gordon for your article on “Standing With Trump” (January 18). It took a lot of courage to say what almost everyone...

Letters to the Editor: Yeshiva Oversight a Real Threat

Dear Editor, Regarding the education issue (“From the Editor: On Our Education Crisis,” January 4), I think you are missing one valid point: Choice. The issue is that parents are...
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