Letters

‘Oy, Such Soros!’

Although this piece had a caveat, that it does not reflect the opinion of Hamodia, I am shocked that Hamodia would print any piece that is pro Soros, even if…

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Respecting the Person With Alzheimer’s Disease

Thank you for the recent articles on Alzheimer’s. Well done. My father zol gezunt zein has had this disease for over 10 years, may Hashem have rachmanus on him. First,…

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Clarifications in Alzheimer’s Article

Shalom, Thank you for the recent articles about Alzheimer’s disease. I believe a clarification is in order regarding a section of the first article (Hamodia Prime, Nov. 20, 2019/22 Cheshvan),…

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Ayin Hara From an English Teacher?

The letter (Hamodia Prime, Dec. 4, 2019) from the students of an English teacher who has never found a grammatical error in Hamodia may have given you an ayin hara.…

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Hamodia’s Grammar Challenged

Our English teacher at Mesivta Yesodei Yeshurun always praises your newspaper, saying that he has never found a grammatical error in Hamodia. This past week, however, we have proven him…

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It’s Not a Good Idea To Cry Wolf

As someone with a close relative who owns a small business in Shomron, and with a number of good friends residing in cities in Yehudah, I fully agree with many…

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Davening For PM Netanyahu

I’m davening for Netanyahu. I’m davening that he might be able to clean up the mess around him, and to go on to lead the country. I’m davening that by…

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An American in Yerushalayim

This letter is long overdue. The reading material that you provide for Klal Yisrael is uplifting, varied, interesting, and befitting an Am Kadosh. I specifically want to commend you on…

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Start Here

Thank-you for the excellent article about ADHD diagnoses, symptoms and medication (Hamodia Prime, Nov. 13, 2019). ADHD today is a very common challenge in homes and schools. The more information…

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ADHD Treatment Alternatives

It was with great interest that I read your feature article, “ADHD: Is Ritalin the Answer?” (Hamodia Prime, Nov. 13, 2019) Unfortunately, the general public’s awareness and understanding of ADHD…

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Yes, Ritalin Can Stunt Growth

Someone I know gave Ritalin to her son so that he would do his homework after (public) school, although he was not a behavioral problem in school. He was not…

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Socialized Medicine

Re. “Healthcare: Not Black and White” (Letters, Hamodia Prime, Nov. 13, 2019), may I add a personal experience under the socialized medicine practices of Great Britain? I grew up in…

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Women’s Heart Health

Ms. Levin presents a cogent warning to adult women of all ages to be alert to the many facets of heart disease (“Take It to Heart,” Hamodia Prime, Oct. 24,…

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Hakaras Hatov

Word of the petirah of Hagaon Harav Nissim Karelitz, zt”l, brought back powerful personal memories for me. When we started our project, b’siyatta diShmaya, to encourage people to buy inexpensive…

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More Thoughts About Simchah Music

As a longtime fan of Hamodia, I was quite let down after reading your Sukkos supplement, specifically the Prime magazine. There was one article that left me especially speechless —the…

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Let’s Be Honest

Your piece on homelessness by Gerald Jakubovics and Rafael Hoffman was interesting and heartbreaking. I thought a lot about one particular sentence: “For a set of technical reasons, few other…

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Hidden in Plain Sight

I very much enjoy reading your paper every week. I find it to be the most mature Jewish newspaper for English-speakers. The homeless problem has been on my mind for…

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Women in Crisis

I read your article about Jewish homelessness. I am very grateful to you for bringing this awareness to the greater Jewish community. I work at an organization that helps women…

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Healthcare: Not Black and White

First and foremost, thank you for a magazine that presents issues important to us on many levels. Your articles on socialized medicine [including one by Faigy Grunfeld] point to the…

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V’al Yechsar Lanu Mazon

Thank you, Rabbi Binyomin Karman, for the informative article on the behind-the-scenes of selling on Amazon (“Amazon on Fire,” Hamodia Prime, Oct. 30, 2019). As a close relative to an…

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