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Two separate items in this week’s Jewish Link of New Jersey point to a very disturbing problem in the Jewish community today that requires more emphasis. The first is the op-ed by Eric Ruskin (“It’s Not the Nationality Law, It’s the Jewish State They Hate,” August 2, 2018) and the second is the book review by Ben Rothke
I read the opinion piece by Rabbi Mordechai and Nina Glick regarding “What’s the Fuss Over Plastic Bags?” (July 19, 2018) and, truth be told, I could not believe what I was reading.
First of all, even opinion pieces should contain some real facts. The “canvas” bag that the Glicks used in Canada and will use in the States is, in fact, not canvas but
I write as a past national chair of the Anti-Defamation League to correct the distortions in Jonathan S. Tobin’s biased descriptions of ADL’s positions (“Whatever Happened to the ADL,” July 19, 2018).
Throughout our long history, ADL has always been
The op-ed by Jonathan Tobin (“Whatever Happened to the ADL,” July 19, 2018) is an important reminder to Jews about the hijacking of the ADL, one of the formerly preeminent Jewish organizations, by it’s new CEO, Jonathan (“I Will Register as a Muslim”) Greenblatt, former staffer in the Clinton and Obama administrations. He has
Support for Israel is dropping at an alarming rate within the Democratic Party. The lone democracy in the Middle East is becoming more politicized between party lines than ever before. If Democratic support does not improve soon, Israel’s security may be at risk.
I was gratified to read Rabbi Menachem Genack’s positive review of the book “Nishmat HaBayit: Responsa on Pregnancy, Birth and Family Planning” in your July 26 edition. I too found the work containing contributions from several knowledgeable Yoatzot Halacha to be thorough and well-presented.
Three years ago, a client of mine, Ms. Bridge, presented me with the following family problem.
Her mom had passed a year prior, and left [her] and her brother, Mr. Berlin, a two-family home in the west part of the state.
Before the mom passed, her brother lived in one
It was gratifying to open your last edition of the Jewish Link and see a picture of our Muslim mayor, Mohammed Hameeduddin, surrounded by his two Jewish deputy mayors, Elie Y. Katz and Mark (Mendy) Schwartz.
At a time when our country is struggling with division and divisiveness, it is refreshing and
Alex Grobman’s excellent two-part series (“What Did They Know? When Did They Know? How Did They Interpret the Information?,” June 28/July 4, 2018) on the information available of the dire condition of Europe’s Jews early in the Second World War was very instructive. While the reports were sometimes fragmentary and uncertain, they
It is no secret that liberals have dominated most college campuses in America. An integral part of the new alt-left liberal agenda is pro-Palestinian, anti-Israel, anti-Semitic propaganda. This agenda has infected Rutgers and now William Paterson, both in our own backyard.
I applaud and greatly admire
The recent Trump administration policy of separating asylum-seeking families at the U.S. border invoked the ire of liberals and humanitarian-minded conservatives alike. Yet, in some circles, it seems that there is only one issue here: comparing this policy to the Holocaust. Certainly, these comparisons can go too far. It has been rightly
I am writing in response to recent comparisons made in many media outlets between the immigration crisis and the Holocaust. I sympathize with the separation of the children from their mothers and agree that measures should be taken by both parties to ensure a resolution as quickly as possible.