Letters

A Nechamah From The Pain Itself

We are still reeling from the impact and the pain of the pandemic that we in Klal Yisrael endured. The friends and family that we had to be menachem avel…

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Timely, Accurate, And Reliable

It was hard to miss your brilliant multi-page ad this past week in Hamodia, publicizing what I thought was my own little secret: Hamodia.com. I have been following your “timely,…

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The Killing of George Floyd

The response to Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin killing George Floyd has, I believe, opened the door to mayhem being the norm as a response to police wrongdoing or perceived…

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Thank You, Hamodia

Thank you so much for all that you do, I owe you a resounding thank you! For all that you have done, To make our “news experience,” a pleasant one!…

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On Supporting the NYPD

In Reuven Borchardt’s interview with NYPD Detective Union Chief Paul Digiacomo (“NYPD ‘Abandoned’ by City Officials,” News, June 10, 2020/18 Sivan 5780), the chief felt that “detectives were put in…

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Response to the Riots

Thank you for the incisive interviews by Reuvain Borchardt about the riots taking place now (Hamodia Prime, June 3, 2020/11 Sivan 5780). We Jews wanted all people to protest when…

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Avoid a Biking Tragedy

Now that the weather is pleasant and people are venturing outside, I have noticed a serious safety issue that is becoming widespread among young children and teenagers. Yesterday, after stopping…

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Shomer Yisrael

I’m writing in response to the opinion titled “Security Alert.” I was appalled by what was written and much more by what was not written. Had this article been discussing…

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Our Sacred Sites

Two weeks ago there was a full-page message published in Hamodia which outlined the threat facing Jewish cemeteries throughout much of Europe. Of special concern is the imminent desecration facing…

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Galus Yidden

Just yesterday, I bumped into a friend who shared his angst over an experience he had while spending a recent weekend in his summer home upstate. He had gone out…

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What Every Six-Year-Old-Knows

You write (“On Second Thought,” Hamodia Prime, June 3, 2020/11 Sivan 5770): “Finally, there is something to be said for telling the truth about the Jewish People’s right to the…

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The Novominsker Rebbe, Zt”l

I read with interest and nostalgia a letter to the editor in last week’s Community section by Reb Chaim Lerner. He reminisced about the trip to Novominsk and kivrei tzaddikim…

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Just One Hour

The excellent opinion piece “It’s ALL in HIS Hands,” by Dr. Joel Rosenshein (Hamodia Prime, May 20, 2020), commenting on the equally excellent article by Mrs. Esti Dishon (“Emphasize Your…

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Sheftall’s Tefillin

Thank you for publishing the wonderful article on Mordechai Sheftall and his adherence to kashrus. I would like to add some information regarding his bar mitzvah. A fascinating letter found…

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Staying Strong

I would like to thank you for such a wonderful paper in these challenging times with chizuk and news for Klal Yisrael. The article written by Rabbi Avraham Y. Heschel…

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Here to Stay

The school my children attend did choose to give out specially programmed tablets to allow their students to continue learning unabated via Zoom. They are learning almost the same amount…

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Gam Zeh Yaavor

Thank you for a wonderful publication. I read with interest Rabbi Heschel’s column in a recent issue (“The Greatest Lesson,” Prime Magazine, 5 Iyar 5780). I very much appreciated his…

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Simchas Chassan v’Kallah

Dear Editor, Thank you for your wonderful publication which enhances my Shabbos every week. I wanted to bring to your readers attention an issue that I have noticed during this…

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The Value of Simchah

I look forward to your articles every week and find them generally enlightening and informative. I would like to add an important point regarding Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski’s May 13,…

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G-d Save the Queen’s English

Firstly, I’d like to thank you on a generally fantastic and informative paper. We all look forward to it each week. Also, I’ve been wondering what happened to my most…

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