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Friday, June 22, 2018

The Jewish Link welcomes letters to the editor, which can be emailed to [email protected]
Letters may be edited for length, clarity and appropriateness. We do not welcome personal attacks or disrespectful language, and replies to letters through our website comment feed will not be posted online. We reserve the right to not print any letter.

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To the Editor:

Thank you so much for your high-quality publication.

In October 1943 my great grandfather, Rabbi Eliezer Poupko, marched with R’ Moshe Feinstein, Rabbi Eliezer Silver and 400 other rabbis to the White House to ask President Roosevelt to do more to help European Jews who were being massacred by the Nazis.

Today, like then, the

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Thank you so much for sharing Rabbi Sytner’s beautiful and inspiring article (“Finding the Strength to Care,” July 25, 2015).

I am personally aware of this story in Israel and the situation is incredibly difficult (as is the fundraising on Daniel’s behalf). Thank you for helping get this story out. If you have any further contacts

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It is a pleasure to read Rabbi Gil Student’s articles in the Jewish Link. In the most recent article, “The  Modern Orthodox Jew and Gay Marriage” (July 9, 2015),  Rabbi Student tackles the “correct response” to the recent Supreme Court decision affirming gay “marriage” as a

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Editor’s note: This letter from Rabbi Gil Student responds to three recent letters received by the Jewish Link in reaction to his article, “The Modern Orthodox Jew and Gay Marriage,” published July 2, 2015.

Thank you, Hale Perlmutter, for your

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(Editor’s Note: This letter has been edited for length.)

Thank you for another interesting issue of the Jewish Link. The articles on gay marriage and Open Orthodoxy vs. Modern Orthodoxy struck an interesting debate in our Shabbos home. We felt that Rabbi Student’s

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Congratulations to all who contributed to the historic breakthrough in support of New Jersey’s “Secure Schools for All Children Act” (A4288). Although this bill is limited to provide up to $25 per child for security improvements at nonpublic schools, it clearly

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The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (BDS) has, unfortunately, been gaining momentum over the last number of months. Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey considers this a serious threat to the only true democracy in the Middle East, the State of Israel. As an independent member

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In our time we face the future and choices will be forced upon us. Ahead are two paths:

One is the traditional Jewish philosophy that believes all are created in the divine image (however that is defined). It is the source of respect for life and humanity and

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Your coverage of the Rosenblatt story was disgraceful. Please discontinue delivery of the Jewish Link to our home.

Yael and David Zinberg

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The fact that Rabbi

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It was most gratifying to attend the launching of TEACH NJS, at Congregation Rinat Yisroel in Teaneck, organized by the Orthodox Union Advocacy Center, to activate the Jewish community on behalf of New Jersey legislation in support of nonpublic schools. It was very encouraging to see hundreds of

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To the Editor,

In the May 21, 2015 issue, Teaneck resident Stephen Gruber announced the formation of a new group to combat “a lack of transparency, integrity and financial responsibility by both the Teaneck Board of Education and the Teaneck Town Council and Municipality.” Mr. Gruber

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On June 3 Jewish Family Service of MetroWest will recognize four couples who have meant so much to the Jewish Community in MetroWest, New Jersey at large and to JFS MetroWest in particular.

We are recognizing Thelma and Richard Florin and Audrey and Norbert Gaelen, both from West Orange, and Sandi and Mark