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Letters to the Editor

  • RPI Professor Henry Stark on Erik Nielson and hate speech

    By jwadmin on August 22, 2018
    Henry Stark, professor emeritus of the Rensselaer Polytechnic University in Troy, sent The Jewish World a copy of the letter that he recently sent to the promotion and tenure Committee of the University of Richmond, Va. He wrote: Dear P and T Committee: In a remarkable display of bizarre logic and hatred for the State of Israel, Prof. Erik Nielson […]
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  • Public corruption and other crimes! What punishment for Sheldon Silver?Judge to decide 7/13

    By jwadmin on June 26, 2018
    Editor: As an author of academic books and journal articles analyzing the malfunction of child welfare agencies and family courts, I chose to write to U.S. District Court Judge Valerie Caproni. I asked the judge to impose the most stringent sentence on former assembly speaker Sheldon Silver at his sentencing next month for public corruption. What prompted me was that […]
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  • Vaad Hakashrut of the Capital District meets with Price Chopper kosher department for discussion

    By jwadmin on June 6, 2018
    Editor: The Vaad Hakashrut of the Capital District Board of Directors recently met at the Price Chopper Store #224 with the store manager and members of the kosher department to discuss several important issues including: 1) Last Passover review 2) Next Passover — products and service 3) The need to support the kosher store or face losing the store 4) […]
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  • We stand against hate

    By jwadmin on May 22, 2017
    To the Editor, We stand together with LaQuan and Jennifer Madison and their family against hate, in support of the family, in support of interfaith understanding and cooperation and a peaceful community. We join together in support of the Madison family in the wake of the arson which destroyed their garage and the hateful words and images which defaced it.  […]
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  • JW’s 50th edition brings back memories!

    By jwadmin on May 17, 2017
    Editor: The 50th anniversary edition is incredible. It brought back many memories. I had the pleasure of teaching for Shraga Arian, OBM, at the Hebrew Academy. He was simply irreplaceable. To see his antics during Shabbat lunch at the school and to observe his educational approaches made one strive to become the best educator one could be. Thinking outside the […]
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  • Genocide of Jews particular to the Holocaust; others suffered too during same time period

    By jwadmin on May 17, 2017
    Editor: Bob Scher’s letter ‘All humanity suffered during the Holocaust’ (JW 4/27) does violent disservice to the concept and indeed to the very word itself by applying it to “all humanity.” Of course all humanity suffered during the time the Holocaust occurred. Scher is at pains to attack an article about an ‘inflated count of non-Jewish victims of Nazi Germany’. […]
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  • To The Editor

    By jwadmin on April 28, 2017
    Editor: In your April 13 edition there is an article by Ron Kampeas decrying, what he calls the inflated count of non-Jewish victims, as another Holocaust Big Lie. He goes on to say that an estimate of 5 million non-Jews murdered by the Nazis   “ …is however, a number without any scholarly basis,” and ascribes it to being a made […]
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