Sunday, March 1, 2015 AdarI 10, 5775
A New Book for the State Department Reading List Thank you, Jonathan Tobin, for writing about Michael Oren's new book America in the Middle East: Power, Faith & Fantasy, 1976 to the Present (A Matter of Opinion: "An Idea That Goes Way Back," Jan. 11). It's a welcome addition to counter the distortions regarding the Israeli and Arab conflict being...
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Rabbi Opened Himself Up to Critical Commentary I 'd like to know how Anti-Defamation League regional director Barry Morrison can claim that cartoonist Tom Stiglich "got his facts wrong" (City & Suburb: "Cartoon Riles Readers and Officials," Jan. 4). As quoted in your story, Morrison said that Rabbi Elazar Bogomilsky simply wanted to add a menorah to the holiday decorations...
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Jewish Kids and Xmas Trees Just Don't Mix I was very grateful to read that the experts mentioned in "Kosher Christmas Trees?" (Religion & Ethics, Dec. 21) insisted that your best bet to raising Jewish children is not having a tree at holiday time. As a Jew raised by a Jewish mother and Christian father, I disagree with parents raising...
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Key to Success: Keep Kids Learning, Make It Matter Alan Luxenberg took the words right out of my mouth (Opinion: "Seek a Serious Future? Then Get Serious About Educating Jewish Children!" Dec. 21). I was one of the few people from my Bat Mitzvah year to pursue Jewish education until age 18, mostly because my parents insisted that quitting was...
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Just Whose 'Holiday' Does That Tree Represent? Your article on holiday observances (Cover story: "Deck the Halls -- With What?" Dec. 20) reminded me of an issue that I faced as a teacher last December. I'd been employed for 12 years at Pemberton Township High School. During the last three of those years, the high school building had a Christmas...
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