Letters

What Is Best for The Kinder?

This past week, Hamodia discussed the pros and cons of in-school kindergartens, under the heading, “What is Best for the Kinder?” (Community, August 29, 2018) Kindly allow me to add…

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About Mathphobia

The points made in the article (“Emotions Are Part of the Equation,” Features, August 29, 2018) about taking away the fear of math and breaking it in small steps are…

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“The World Was Watching”

The feature on the Chicago Seven was a powerful addition to your paper. The intellectual honesty of the jurist was a most worthy lesson for everyone. Without feeling that Abbie…

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Honest Journalism

I want to extend a yashar koach gadol for your editorial of August 15, 2018, “The Editorial We Chose Not To Write.” It is fully in line with our mission…

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Too Much, Too Early?

The article “What Is Best for the Kinder?” (in the Community section) comparing the advantages and disadvantages of the fact that unlike the rest of the country, in Lakewood most…

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Interpreting Media Bias

I take issue with Rabbi Shafran’s conclusion that the media are not enemies, or fake, but just biased. Rabbi Shafran contradicts himself. First, in several paragraphs before his conclusion, he…

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Is That Medicine Kosher?

I would like to bring to the attention of your readers a topic that I believe many people are unaware of, although it is very relevant to many of us.…

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‘An Assault on Israel And Orthodox Jews”

Kudos for the excellent editorial accurately and eloquently condemning Ronald Lauder for his “assault” on Israel and Orthodox Jews (Features, August 22, 2018). With his background in Jewish philanthropy, it…

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Free Phone Consultation

As every year at this time, Dr. Joel S. Rosenshein, noted psychologist, offers free telephone consultation to any parent whose child is not yet registered in a Yeshivah / Day…

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‘The Editorial We Choose Not to Write’

Thank you for that op-ed (“The Editorial We Choose Not to Write,” August 15, 2018). At least one publication chooses not to go against the president for the right reasons.…

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Nixon: Decades Impart Perspective’

As someone who came of age during the Nixon years, I was very interested to finally see a perspective on the late President from a Torah point of view, with…

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The Lithuanians And the Nazis

I was surprised and taken aback as I read the Tuesday, August 7, editorial, “Disturbing Truths About a Lithuanian ‘Hero,’” which described the atrocities of this “hero,” who we now…

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Kiddush Hashem: Never on Vacation

A group of 250 frum children boarded buses heading from sleepaway camp toward an amusement park. When they pulled into a rest stop to eat lunch on the grass, the…

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Communism: A Good Overview

I was away from my home in Yerushalayim for eight weeks, but my neighbor took in my mail, and when I returned I duly read all my Hamodia weekly papers.…

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Stirring Up Anger

I am no fan of Rouhani, but the cover page of the weekly Hamodia (August 8), consisting solely of a full page, mocking caricature of a pathetic-looking Iranian mullah, while…

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Simchos With Seichel

There have been many wonderful articles recently discussing our wedding celebrations. Many details, many different angles have been explored. But there’s one detail that has not been touched upon yet…

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Shtick Is Alive and Well in Lakewood

In regard to the article titled “Playing Shtick,” which appeared on page 49 in your 13 Av 5778 [July 25, 2018] edition, this is to set the record straight. There…

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More Pondering on Peer Pressure

Hamodia never ceases to impress me with their unmatched style of journalism geared toward the Jewish people of today’s world, being able to present all of the important news from…

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