Letters

Not So Simple

I enjoy Yochonon Donn’s writing in Hamodia and agree with many of his views. However, his article, “FBI – Paging the Grown-Ups” in the February 21, 2018 Hamodia Features section,…

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For Our Children

Since I spend a lot of time with my toddler in the local parks, I felt it was important for parents to know what I see so many times. Many…

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It’s About The Constitution

I found the letter to the editor written by Ben-Adam on Gun Control and the response by Yochonon Donn fascinating. Gun rights vs. gun control is a very controversial issue…

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Women in the IDF

Thank you for the informative and well-written article covering the latest developments pertaining to mandatory female service in the IDF. Hamodia continues to stand out as the premier outlet for…

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Just Don’t Start

Kol hakavod for writing a most important article on smoking. As Harav Kamenetsky stated: “Smoking is very dangerous. It’s mamash sakanas nefashos — literally life-threatening.” So why haven’t the yeshivos…

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GO FLY AN AMALE-KITE

I got the hang of it right away and I’ve been hanging around getting it for centuries, but can you guys just hang it up?& I mean, I would say,…

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WISDOM TEETH

In a recent features section, you included an article about the financial difficulty in obtaining dental care. If my memory serves me well, Hamodia featured a similar topic sometime in…

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CRYING ‘VOWL’

I am writing this dispatch to ask for aid in finding a missing symbol — a symbol that usually lurks in fifth position in our ABCs. Just think of this:…

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A LITTLE BIRD SAID…

I feel compelled to bring to your attention one area in which I feel your quality paper is sadly deficient, and that is in coverage of the pied-billed grebe. This…

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WEBSTER’S MAGNUM OPUS

It has been my long-begotten but hardly-forgotten desire to bequeath unto you, as I believe it behooves me, that ponderous primal agita, a certain existential angst, nay, weltschmerz, if you…

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SERIOUS SATIRE

I am seriously considering writing a serious letter to seriously address a serious issue, and that is the serious lack of any semblance of seriousness in your “All the News…

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PROPER-GANDA

In light of the widespread growth of the “fake news” media throughout the country, I would like to register my disappointment at not having found any fictitious events in your…

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Community View

Thank you for the opportunity to express my very strong feelings about something that I consider a terrible avlah. Perhaps something can be done to rectify it. Of course collecting…

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CHEER GENIUS

My father, shlita, recently spent a few weeks at the Boro Park Center for Rehabilitation. No one should ever need it, but it is a well-run, professional, compassionate institution. The…

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GUN CONTROL

Here are the facts: Seventeen people were killed by a crazy guy with an assault rifle. This was the latest in a series of mass murders of innocent& human beings&…

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Battling Bacteria: Back to Square One?

It was with great interest that I read the amazing and well-written article, “Battling Bacteria — Back to Square One?” by Rachel Isaacson (Features, 22 Shevat). I found it to…

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Learning to Recognize Chasdei Hashem

The main lesson of the article “Battling Bacteria: Back to Square One?” (Features, 22 Shevat) is that the human body is to be compared to an olam katan. Its defenders…

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OverHeard

In your Features section (February 7, p. 27), there was a horrible slur against the Jews, written by Martin Luther, mistakenly attributed to Martin Luther King. Someone must have thought…

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Poland and Its Lies

After 75 years, the Polish government enacts a law to whitewash its contribution to the Holocaust, when most of the survivors have died, and cannot bear witness. But actually, anyone…

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Rabbi Korff’s Jewish Activism

Rabbi Avi Shafran devoted a recent column (Features, Jan. 17) to the exploits of the late Rabbi Baruch Korff, including Rabbi Korff’s participation in a 1947 plan, inspired by the…

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