Letters

Achdus and Shalom

The passionate responses to the “Kosel issue” in the Features section (25 Tammuz) are certainly on target! It is so sad to see these “misguided souls” causing such a ruckus…

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Wants Versus Needs

I would like to respond to Professor Twerski’s article titled “Silence Is Not an Option.” Professor Twerski states, “Families, bli ayin hara, of five to 10 children, yeshivah tuition, kosher…

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Searching for the Message

Tragedy has struck again. More blood. More pain. More grief. The images are painful. Our eyes water over with hot tears just looking at them. We are overcome with grief…

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Shabbos Meters

Several weeks ago, I was excited to announce the planned introduction of Shabbos meters in Midwood, spanning an area from approximately Avenue J to Avenue N. When the new signage…

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Picking and Choosing

Dr. Irving Lebovics’s article (July 12) is an eye-opening call for action. He quoted the Reform movement’s 2015 resolution, which had some pretty pathetic statements. One line in particular caught…

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A Greater Threat to Lyme Sufferers?

As one who has explored this subject in depth, I commend Hamodia for its evenhanded feature “Ticked Off” (July 5), which presented differing perspectives responding to the CDC’s condemnation of…

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Better to Be Safe Than Sorry

Thank you so much for always being one step ahead. I found the Lyme article, “Ticked Off” (July 5), to be an extremely informative and well-balanced view on treatments of…

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Every Step Along The Way

Mordechai Schiller’s column “Bursting the Psychobubble” (July 12, 2017) sparked a psychological flashback to the days of my psychobabble experiences. I thought myself privileged as that was also my high…

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Better Late Than Herring

Mordechai Schiller’s language column “Going Through a Phrase” is one of the first things I look at when I open the paper. Actually, the very first column I read is…

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Hadassah Versus the Doctors

I was disappointed by the “On Second Thought” column by Joel Rebibo, with regard to the resignation of the pediatric oncologists from Hadassah hospital. There were many inaccuracies in the…

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Alternate Wisdom

Kudos to Hamodia for spreading awareness about functional medicine and natural remedies. Based on my encounters, many in our community are closed minded when it comes to non-conventional healing. As…

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Kosher Real News

After 14 years of the daily Hamodia, it is important to remind ourselves of the tremendous chessed to Klal Yisrael that the Hamodia daily is all about. We now, b”H,…

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Being Menachem Avel

When being menachem avel Please don’t bring along your boys, To play here and mess up our toys. Your baby’s babbling is pretty distracting, When our relative’s last moments we…

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Defending Kedushas HaKosel

Kudos on your comprehensive, continuing coverage of what is accurately being called the “Kosel crisis.” The guest editorial by Dr. Lebovics was right on target; while the Reform and Conservative…

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Wake Up

The op-ed by Mrs. Leah Aharoni of Women for the Wall that you published in Friday’s daily edition was one of the most illuminating pieces I have seen thus far…

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Getting the Message

After living in Israel for more than four decades, I didn’t think anything could really get me agitated anymore — until I saw the blazing billboards reading “We are liberating…

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Saving What Is Left

Many of the articles referring to the crisis posed by the Reform in Eretz Yisrael at the Kosel describe it as a war for the “Jewish soul” of the State…

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How Far Can the Cynics Go?

Your editorials have pinpointed the tectonic shift within the Jewish community caused by the efforts of the Reform and conservative to open the Kosel to blasphemy and irreverence. Their pique…

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Bull’s Eye

Your editorial “It Won’t Happen to Me” was right on target. I sent copies to all my children to read because it is such an important topic. I always admired…

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Missing the Point

I just got done reading the editorial “It Won’t Happen to Me.” It is a powerful and necessary piece. I appreciate your reluctance to discuss such matters while at the…

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