Letters

More Sensitivity, Please…

I opened the Hamodia Prime this morning and my heart skipped a beat when I saw your article on crib death by Judy Siegel-Itzkovich. Having lost a baby girl to…

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‘Abolition of Boundaries’

The guest editorial by Dayan Chaim Kohn (Hamodia Prime, July 1), is very articulate in describing the ongoing chaos that has been brewing and festering in America (and the world…

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Local vs. Online Shopping

Here’s something to think about. Many people advocate shopping online. They say they get the best prices, good service, great selection, etc. But when your children are making the rounds…

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‘Wearing Your Own Spy’: Continuing the Discussion

I read Mrs. Grunfeld’s response to a letter regarding her article (“Wearing Your Own Spy,” Hamodia Prime, June 17, 2020), and while she says there is “overwhelming evidence” that African-American…

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Concern for the Community

Ezra Friedlander’s op-ed in Prime advocating that all frum Jews in New York register as Democrats should be reconsidered for two reasons: both because of its message and because of…

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Mrs. Ruchel Adams, A”h

I was grateful to read the tribute in Hamodia by Chana Rochel Rubinstein to her aunt, Mrs. Ruchel Adams, a”h. (“Community,” June 24, 2020) I think Ruchel embodied traits that…

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Local vs. Online Shopping Experiences

Thank you for your incisive article about the future of retail (“The Business Monitor,” Hamodia Prime, June 24, 2020). Your points were spot-on and hopefully well received. As an admitted…

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A Nechamah From The Pain Itself

We are still reeling from the impact and the pain of the pandemic that we in Klal Yisrael endured. The friends and family that we had to be menachem avel…

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Timely, Accurate, And Reliable

It was hard to miss your brilliant multi-page ad this past week in Hamodia, publicizing what I thought was my own little secret: Hamodia.com. I have been following your “timely,…

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The Killing of George Floyd

The response to Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin killing George Floyd has, I believe, opened the door to mayhem being the norm as a response to police wrongdoing or perceived…

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Thank You, Hamodia

Thank you so much for all that you do, I owe you a resounding thank you! For all that you have done, To make our “news experience,” a pleasant one!…

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On Supporting the NYPD

In Reuven Borchardt’s interview with NYPD Detective Union Chief Paul Digiacomo (“NYPD ‘Abandoned’ by City Officials,” News, June 10, 2020/18 Sivan 5780), the chief felt that “detectives were put in…

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Response to the Riots

Thank you for the incisive interviews by Reuvain Borchardt about the riots taking place now (Hamodia Prime, June 3, 2020/11 Sivan 5780). We Jews wanted all people to protest when…

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Avoid a Biking Tragedy

Now that the weather is pleasant and people are venturing outside, I have noticed a serious safety issue that is becoming widespread among young children and teenagers. Yesterday, after stopping…

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Shomer Yisrael

I’m writing in response to the opinion titled “Security Alert.” I was appalled by what was written and much more by what was not written. Had this article been discussing…

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Our Sacred Sites

Two weeks ago there was a full-page message published in Hamodia which outlined the threat facing Jewish cemeteries throughout much of Europe. Of special concern is the imminent desecration facing…

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Galus Yidden

Just yesterday, I bumped into a friend who shared his angst over an experience he had while spending a recent weekend in his summer home upstate. He had gone out…

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What Every Six-Year-Old-Knows

You write (“On Second Thought,” Hamodia Prime, June 3, 2020/11 Sivan 5770): “Finally, there is something to be said for telling the truth about the Jewish People’s right to the…

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The Novominsker Rebbe, Zt”l

I read with interest and nostalgia a letter to the editor in last week’s Community section by Reb Chaim Lerner. He reminisced about the trip to Novominsk and kivrei tzaddikim…

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