Letters

Shabbos Packaging: Do Not Tear Along Dotted Line

I am writing this letter hoping manufacturers of kosher food will read it and heed it. Many packages used for snacks and candies are very pretty and eye-catching, however, once…

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Make Brooklyn Great Again

Dear Neighbors, Now that the snow has melted, we are left with very dirty streets. Could we all work on tying down our garbage more securely so it doesn’t fly…

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Quarantine Hilton

I was just let out of prison. No, not a regular prison. A specially prepared prison called a “hotel” where all deplaned passengers without vaccines or proof of COVID status…

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Where Did From Go To?

In one of Mordechai Schiller’s language articles he mentioned prepositions. I have a few comments and questions. I am pretty sure that when you say, “I graduated from college,” you…

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Date of the Dates?

It’s with great interest that I read in the Prime magazine (14 Shevat) an in-depth article of “Fresh 2000-year Old Dates.” It seemed from your article that this past 15th…

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We Need More Sara Lehmanns

Just a note of appreciation: I enjoy everything that Sara Lehmann writes. She addresses issues succinctly, with intelligence and clarity. Her love for Eretz Yisrael and the Jewish People is…

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The World Has NOT Tamed the Flu

Hamodia has joined the rest of the media world in presenting an article on the unusual lack of influenza this winter (Prime, Feb. 10). After dire warnings by experts who…

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Sweet Truth

We were always eating too much sugar, but it’s gotten much, much worse since quarantine. Take a look at the references to sugar in just one article in the January…

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Harav Frankel’s Kaddish

Your editorial regarding the Kaddish of Harav Frankel, zecher tzaddik livrachah, shook me. It brought back old memories of when I was a young man and came to visit my…

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Just Say No to Business With China

Faigy Grunfeld’s article on China lists its many offenses. It is not surprising to me that most countries continue to do business with it. Most countries continued doing business with…

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A Word About Words

May I have a word with Mr. Mordechai Schiller? In a response to a letter to the editor (“Words, Words, Words,” Feb. 3), Mr. Schiller wrote, “I have been accused…

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Rebuilding the Chain

No words can express my appreciation to you and your hard work, day in and day out, week in week out, month after month, year after year. I am most…

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Returning a Favor

Harav Elya Brudny was quoted (“Navigating Our National Meltdown — With Torah Guidance,” January 24) as saying “We have to understand a fundamental concept when it comes to the notion…

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Words, Words, Words

I constantly have this argument with my friends, my coworkers and myself: Is it better to use a ten-dollar word when you could use a five-dollar one? Is it better…

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Shot First, Ask Questions Later?

It is with shock that I view the speed at which people are lining up to take the vaccine, to the point of forcing the issue. Last week a tefillah…

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Everyone Calm Down

Welcome, I guess, to the first week of the new administration. The past few months have rung with shouts, accusations, well- and ill-founded arguments for and against the transition to…

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The Role of Government

As an American citizen, I have great respect for the framers of Constitution, who established a remarkable framework for democracy that is still flourishing more than two centuries later. However,…

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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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