Letters

Police Shootings

While I assume that the quotes and cartoons in the “On the Record” feature do not necessarily represent the opinion of Hamodia, I think it is still important that the…

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Completely Unacceptable!

I am not sure if the wider Lakewood community knows this, but as of Rosh Chodesh Shevat there are still 15 elementary school-age children who do not have a school…

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Monuments to Nobility: Rabbi Yehuda Simes, Zt”l

Thank you so much for your feature, “Monuments to Nobility in Our Backyard” (Community section, Jan. 6, 2021). We derived great chizuk from seeing the article about my husband, Rabbi…

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Community News Is a Bonus

Thank you for a delightful magazine. I would like to comment on a recent article titled “America’s Newspaper Industry,” by Menachem Lubinsky. His articles are well written, and clearly provide…

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Much-Needed Chizuk

I would like to say thank you for all the articles Hamodia put in about technology. All the information, words of the Gedolim, stories — they are all a huge…

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Anti-Vaxxer In Yerushalayim?

Dov Fuchs has been one of my favorite Hamodia columnists — up till this week’s “Let the Confusion Begin” piece (Dec. 23). What qualifications does he hold to have his…

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Mind Over Body

I am always eager to read articles by Joel Rebibo, which are always thought-provoking and meaningful. As someone who has davened for a refuah sheleimah for Rav Yaakov for many…

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Moderate Democrats?

I read with interest Mrs. Grunfeld’s article in the Dec. 16 issue of Prime, “Moderate Dems: Are There Any?” The author and editors could have given a better picture if…

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Harav Geldwerth on Synthesis

The Chanukah edition of Prime (December 16), which featured two articles by prominent Rabbanim, helped enlighten the readers with some important aspects of the Yom Tov. Thank you for featuring…

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Over and Done With

President Donald Trump has indeed done so many great things for our community, and we owe him hakaras hatov. But it’s quite sad to see how so many people are…

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Not So Simple

As one of the many Trump supporters who believe that the time has come to graciously admit defeat and move on, I read with interest the interview with Boris Epshteyn…

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Over and Done With

President Donald Trump has indeed done so many great things for our community, and we owe him hakaras hatov. But it’s quite sad to see how so many people are…

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Not So Simple

As one of the many Trump supporters who believe that the time has come to graciously admit defeat and move on, I read with interest the interview with Boris Epshteyn…

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The Evidence Exists

I was interested to read in the Nov. 11, 2020 issue of Prime Rafael Hoffman’s interview with Professor Michael McConnell, who explained the disservice President Trump’s team is performing to…

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Refuah Sheleimah To Al D’Amato

I read in Hamodia that Al D’Amato is in the hospital (“Former U.S. Sen. D’Amato in Hospital With Coronavirus,” November 21, 2020). The story ends by saying that “D’Amato served…

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Rabbi Sacks’ Compliment

When I was a teenager, I would occasionally lein at Dunstan Road United Synagogue. One week, I hadn’t prepared properly and was stammering my way through the leining. The more…

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A Leadership Crisis

I refer to the op-ed “Leadership Saves Lives” (Prime, November 18) wherein Gavriel Meir faults Israeli handling of the corona pandemic by comparing it to Taiwan’s handling of the same,…

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Reflections

I went to shul feeling sad. I had just heard that Hagaon Harav Dovid Feinstein, zt”l, had been niftar. I did not know Rav Dovid — I may have met…

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There’s No Their There

Usually, I feel I can rely on Hamodia to present the news in reasonably acceptable English, an aspect of other frum publications which is often a little shaky. Last week’s…

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