Letters

Bais Yaakov of Boro Park — Remembered

Your article about the history of Bais Yaakov of Boro Park which appeared in the Features section was very welcome. It was a heartwarming feeling to know how far-reaching BYP…

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Another Viewpoint

Councilman Kalman Yeger has been removed from the City Council’s immigration committee for his comment regarding “so-called Palestinians” and that “the Palestinian state does not exist.” In an opinion piece…

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Publicizing Hashem’s Kindness

Dear Hamodia Friends! I would like to share with you all a segulah that I did. For a number of years, my wife and I prayed for a son. Someone…

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In Every Generation

Dear Congresswoman Omar, This is the season of Passover. In times past, all over the world, Jews had to celebrate Passover in secret because “in every generation,” the nations would…

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Careful Cleaning, Please!

With Pesach-cleaning in full gear these days, I’d like to raise awareness of the great danger of some oven cleaners that people use. These oven cleaners can cause severe burns…

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‘Blinded by Hate’

I read with interest your well-written and important editorial (“Blinded by Hate,” Features, April 3, 2019). But I don’t think too many anti-Semites are reading Hamodia. Such an article should…

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Hashavas Aveidah

We are hoping this column will serve as a venue for hashavas aveidah. Several years ago, someone asked our family member to take a package to Eretz Yisrael with her.…

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Memoirs of the Thessaloniki Jewish Community

I was so pleased to see the photograph of Heinz Kunio placing flowers on a train wagon in memory of those deported from Greece in 1943 (“Week in Pictures,” Hamodia,…

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Delight-Causing, Thought-Provoking Column

I am grabbing the opportunity (long overdue) to thank Hamodia and Mr. Mordechai Schiller for his outstanding, delight-causing, thought-provoking, mind-stimulating, conversation-enhancing, horizons-broadening column. I enjoy it immensely. Although I am…

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It’s Out of the Bag

The news that starting a year from now, New York state will ban single-use plastic bags such as the ones provided by supermarkets has me wondering how in the world…

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Articles on the Mark

Congratulations on acquiring the writing talents of Sara Lehmann. Her articles are always on the mark, cogent and intelligently presented. I enjoy reading them, and I also enjoy the Hamodia…

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Keeping the Balance

Firstly, thanks to Mordechai Schiller for an amusing and informative column which is greatly enjoyed. I just wanted to draw Mr. Schiller’s attention to his penultimate sentence in his column…

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Jewish Values

Gavriel Meir asserts (“Simple Distortions,” Features, March 13, 2019) that all the blessings that Arab citizens of the State of Israel enjoy are resultant of the fact that Israel is…

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Wake-Up Call

Page 1 of Monday’s daily edition displayed the headline, “New Jersey Legislature Poised to Legalize Assisted Suicide.” (I understand that the measure has since passed.) And on page 3, a…

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Response to ‘Cell Phone Conundrum’

The anonymous writer (“The Cell Phone Conundrum,” Letters, March 6, 2019) said that he is a therapist and sees clients who “cry out from loneliness,” and asserted that “voice mail…

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Fundraising Without Internet

Following the publication of the Op-Ed, “Yes, There Is” (Features, March 6), I received a number of inquiries from readers asking why I hadn’t made any mention of some of…

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About OverHeard

As someone who avoids reading non-frum media, I found the quote on the bottom left of page 24 (OverHeard,” March 6, 2019), which referred to someone who held a family…

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Politics as Usual

There is no doubt that politically. “prolonged rule brings about corruptibility.” But there is equally no doubt that General Gantz as the campaigner to replace the long-ruling Israeli Prime Minister…

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Asking for Help

Hello, my name is Patryk Czerwony and I am a native of the town of Kańczuga in southeastern Poland. I’m involved in gathering information about the Jewish community of the…

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The Cell Phone Conundrum

As an avid reader of this publication, the first feature I turn to is the letters. There I can get a sense of what is on the minds and hearts…

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