Letters

Financial Struggles In Eretz Yisrael

Shalom, I read with interest your Editorial “Arabs Ultimate Victims of Israel-Hatred” (Features, July 4, 2018) and I do agree with your general point of view. However to say that…

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There’s Nobody Like Klal Yisrael

On Sunday July 15, I was heading home from the mountains when I hit a pothole on the Jersey 15. I had a double blowout — two of my tires…

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‘Dauntless In the Depths’

Kudos to Hamodia for your extensive coverage of the cave rescue in Thailand this past week (“Dauntless in the Depths,” July 11, 2018). The first article, “Dramatic Cave Rescue in…

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Reb Moshe Binik, Z”l

Thank you Hamodia for your great writeup on Reb Moshe Binik, z”l. A tzaddik he surely was. Your story brought tears to my eyes. I knew him and his lovely…

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Thank You!

This past Friday was hot! I was walking in Flatbush without water and was very thirsty! Suddenly I passed by Yeshivas Rabbeinu Chaim Berlin and saw a giant sign with…

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Going Through a Phrase — ‘Kvatter’

As far as I know, “kvatter” is actually “k’fater” which means “like the father.” As the father and mother cannot be the ones to bring the baby into the ceremony…

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Kiddush Hashem

This past Erev Shabbos, a quiet kiddush Hashem took place in Brooklyn that warrants proclamation. Councilman Chaim Deutsch had rented the private beach at Kingsborough Community College, making it available…

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Brailled Binah Bunch And Binyan

The Binyan is a treasure trove of information and knowledge. Week after week it broadens the horizons of every child who reads it (including adult fans). This letter comes to…

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Immigration Statistics: True or False

Regarding Rabbi Shafran’s Op-Ed and letter from P. Adler about the immigration issues that face this nation, I believe that both sides have merit. As much as we as a…

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Respectful Dialogue

In a community where criticism of [former] President Obama was rampant, where respectful dialogue was exchanged with ridicule, and where a difference of opinion metamorphosed into open accusations, we were…

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An ‘Irregular Person’

Re: “On Second Thought” by Joel Rebibo (Week in Review, June 13, 2018, p. 67), Mr. Rebibo is always right on target, articulate and well written. The story he related…

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Subject to Their Whims

I recently got a ticket for double parking during the alternate-side parking hours of 9:30-11:00 on my street, a practice that is permitted. The agent issued the ticket at 11:00…

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Telling the Scammers to Scram!

I read with much interest your article on phone scams (Features, June 5, 2018). I recently was in a car accident. When the hospital called my wife at the phone…

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Holocaust Lessons

Understanding as I do that the opinions expressed on the opinion page “do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Hamodia,” consternation still reigned in my consciousness when I read the…

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Arriving In Singapore

Reuvain Borchardt’s journey to Singapore was followed with much anticipation among my young children. One of ours was going to the summit! Nu, we had arrived!! Secretly — OK, not…

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We Can Make A Difference

Mr. Rebibo’s opinion pieces are always right on target, articulate and well-written. The story he related (“On Second Thought,” Week in Review, June 13, 2018) regarding his son’s organization to…

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Let Them Have Their ‘Fun’

The editorial, “Pushing Back Against a Culture of Violence” (Features, June 6, 2018) suggested that violent media in the form of video games, films and books leads to higher rates…

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Inappropriate Entertainment

While I usually leave Binyan for the younger generation to read, the interview that appeared this week with Reggie Brown, a comedian who impersonates former President Obama, caught my eye.…

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Saying Goodbye to The New York Times

The account by Sara Lehmann on cancelling her subscription to The New York Times is a mirror image of what transpired for me, in which, despite the years of loyalty…

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Ins and Outs Of Immigration

Thank you for your great articles. I look forward to reading them every week. However, I disagree with your opinion piece last week (Features, June 6) on illegal immigration. You…

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