Letters

‘In Guns We Trust’?

I am writing to tell you how impressed I am with the cover story in Hamodia Prime, January 15, “Do Guns Really Keep Us Safer?” The situation as it exists…

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Thoughts About Anti-Semitism

We are all quite anxious about the escalation of anti-Semitism. Our sense of security has been challenged, and we wonder what will happen next. As believing Yidden, we know it’s…

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The Killing of Qassem Soleimani

Some people question whether Qassem Soleimani was an imminent threat and whether killing him was justified. Soleimani had a long history of being a bloodthirsty murderer. In just a two-year…

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The Right Resume

In the January 8 edition of Hamodia Prime, the column Empowered Employment discusses resumes and how employers can see through certain titles. As the article says, employers “know that the…

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Interview With Ambassador Danny Danon

I was pleased to read in Hamodia Prime, January 8, 2020, the interview with Mr. Danny Danon, Israel’s current Ambassador to the U.N. Mr. Danon is a person of courage…

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‘With Necks of Marble’

I’d like to thank you for you consistent wonderful reading material which enhances the Shabbosos of so many! This past Shabbos as I was reading an article in Hamodia Prime…

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No Child Left Behind — For the Siyum

My husband is a kitah beis Rebbi. He did not go to the Siyum, as he feels he has an achrayus to the yeshivah and to his talmidim. His decision…

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Protection Through Tehillim

Esther Miller Bais Yaakov High School of St. Louis was inspired to respond to Mrs. Lichtenstein’s editorial (“Not Because of Me,” Hamodia Prime, Dec. 18, 2019) in accepting kabbalos that…

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Securing the Safety of Our Children

A “Very Concerned Monsey Mother” wrote a letter printed in the Jan. 1 Hamodia Prime, suggesting that schools have fences, a $100 yearly fee for security, locked doors, gunman drills…

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Congress Sets the Tone

The recent spate of vicious, anti-Semitic attacks should not come as a big surprise. It coincides with another phenomenon unprecedented in modern U.S. history: open, virulent, anti-Semitism in Congress. The…

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Interview With Rabbi Leibish Lish

It was with pride that I read about your interview with my nephew Rabbi Leibish Lish (“If I Can Do It, They Can Do It,” Hamodia Prime, Jan. 1, 2020),…

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Neighborhood Preservation

The Chanukah issue of Prime (Dec. 25, 2019) is to be commended for focusing on the essence of Chanukah —combating Hellenism. Viewed through that lens, so many of the articles…

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Securing the Safety of Our Children

Years ago, my grandmother, a”h, told me a story about her first experience with anti-Semitism during the early years of the War. She was about 10 years old. Their town’s…

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Honest About Alzheimer’s

As a caregiver of a mother with Alzheimer’s disease, I very much appreciated the detailed and well-researched articles on the subject of Alzheimer’s. As someone who is well read in…

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Transliteration Transgression

In a letter to the editor, Rabbi Schonbrun’s 10th-grade English class in Mesivta Yesodei Yeshurun lauded Hamodia writers and editors for their excellent grammar. I would corroborate that and add…

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Possible Error in Prime Magazine?

On page 31, second paragraph, we read, “So he was able to push passed them and he ran for his life.” (Hamodia Prime, Dec. 18.) Wondering if my favorite wordsmith…

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Your Loss Is the World’s Loss

I am saddened by the inhumane behavior manifested on Tuesday. Your loss is the world’s loss. May Hashem strengthen your resolve and give comfort to the families of the fallen.…

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Whitewashing Soros

During an easy-to-find interview, George Soros presents as a man who proudly and with a smile on his face stated that “the happiest time in [my] life was during Nazi…

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Unsung Heroes

I want to thank Reuvain Borchardt for providing us an engagingly written glimpse into a seldom-seen part of event planning: the venue (“And the Stadium Shall Become a Study Hall…

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Master Wordsmith

Mordechai Schiller is the master wordsmith! His column “Glub, N.Y.” (December 11) set me off on a place name voyage of my own. We have a town near here named…

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