Letters to the editor
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Your editorial in the August issue (“Learning opportunities are all around us”) provided a great discussion about learning opportunities in our community. A hidden treasure that was not … more
I attended Lt. Col. Philbin’s talk last night [Sept. 17 at PHDS] and I thought, wow, here is a real-life Righteous Gentile in our midst!  He was down to earth, humorous, and straight … more
In the August issue of Jewish Rhode Island, editor Fran Ostendorf has an editorial titled “Learning opportunities are all around us,” and starts the editorial as follows:  “You … more
When I joined the Brown-RISD Hillel board, Professor Goldstein was already an honorary trustee.  What I remember most about Sid from my years as board president is that he never missed a … more
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
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