Letters to the editor
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Recently, a news report on TV showed Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) officers going on a raid and rounding up illegal immigrants. This was all too reminiscent of Hitler sending out storm … more
Jewish Rhode Island sparked my gratitude wherein the paper made mention of my parents, Charles and Sarah Koffler, whose summer home on Central Street in Narragansett Pier hosted weekly Sabbath … more
Cranston Senior Guild’s next  meeting  is Wednesday, Sept. 4  at 1 p.m. at the Phyllis Siperstein Tamarisk Assisted Living Residence, 3 Shalom Drive, Warwick.  After a … more
I am responding to the recent letters that are critical of the two Brown students who wrote an editorial concerning Israel and the BDS campaign against it (June 2019). While I certainly support … more
I would like to thank the editor of Jewish Rhode Island, Fran Ostendorf, for publishing views on both sides of the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) debate. This is a controversial … more
I appreciate Sam Frolichstein-Appel and Brian Solomon’s explanation of the Brown University Divest Coalition (May 2019) and their care in explaining their point of view. However, I feel … more
Regarding the Community Voices Opinion “Our Judaism compels us to fight for divestment and against anti-Semitism” (May 2019), I say that we should all forgive Sam Frolichstein-Appel … more
In the liberal monoculture that reigns at Brown and many universities, I am sure the BDS organizers are praised for bowing to the doctrine that the successful must owe their success to exploiting … more
On March 12, Howard Brown, director of the RI Coalition for Israel, wrote a letter to the editor of the Providence Journal asking the question “Is R.I.’s Senator Reed still a friend … more
At one time, the Rhode Island Jewish community was blessed with outstanding lay leaders. Names like Licht, Alperin, Hassenfeld, Sopkin, Ress, Reisman, and many others, stood up and supported the … more
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