LETTERS

LETTERSNovember 2018

Sara Schenirer Last issue’s cover story (Sara Schenirer: A First-Class Option) was beautifully written. The only thing lacking was the background history of the program’s namesake, Sara Schenirer. Since she is recognized worldwide as a visionary educator who literally saved the Jewish people, I thought your readers would be interested in knowing a little more Read More »

LETTERSOctober 2018

  Remembering Rebbetzin Shelia Feinstein Thank you for including the tribute to Rebbetzin Shelia Feinstein, a”h, in last month’s magazine.  Rebbetzin Feinstein lived a life of purpose. Whether as a loving wife, mother, principal, teacher, or friend, the Rebbetzin thought and acted with deliberate sensitivity and attention to, as well as clarity with, everything she said Read More »

LETTERSSeptember 2018

The Importance of the Supreme Court In regards to last month’s article about the importance of the Supreme Court, the writer, Dave Gordon, is correct - the Supreme Court is critical.  It stands between freedom and dictatorship.  The court stands between children being stripped from their parents.  Mr. Gordon brings up the 1962 case of Engel Read More »

LETTERSAugust 2018

Sara Schenirer Last issue’s cover story (Sara Schenirer: A First-Class Option) was beautifully written. The only thing lacking was the background history of the program’s namesake, Sara Schenirer. Since she is recognized worldwide as a visionary educator who literally saved the Jewish people, I thought your readers would be interested in knowing a little more Read More »

LETTERSJuly 2018

Mossad and Iran Although I enjoyed reading last month’s article about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Mossad (Mossad’s Secret Mission) - what Netanyahu had revealed in his presentation about Iran lying to the public was nothing new. Most people, including Obama, knew it all along. Obama pretended to believe Iran just to appease Read More »

LETTERSJune 2018

YDE Recognized as School of the Year Congratulations to YDE for being named School of the Year. This is not only an incredible achievement for YDE – it is a tremendous accomplishment for our entire community. We all should be very proud of this important feat. In the past, the educational standards of our yeshivot Read More »

LETTERSMay 2018

Honoring Rabbi Haim Benoliel It was so beautiful to read about Rabbi Haim Benoliel’s inspiring accomplishments in the April issue. The title of the article was so apropos (‘Leading with Love and Wisdom’). Rabbi Benoliel always has Torah in his heart and for the past fifty years he has spread it within the community and Read More »

LETTERSApril 2018

Celebrating the Life of Spiritual Icon, Moe Tawil Thank you for shedding some light of the great Moe Tawil, a”h.  Truth be told, I did not have the pleasure – or the zechut – of knowing him well while he was with us. But, I did know that he was a very well-respected man in the community. What Read More »

LETTERSMarch 2018

Sephardic Food Fund After reading the article about the Sephardic Food Fund (February issue), I was feeling very melancholy. I had no idea that there are so many families in our own community that are struggling and living below the breadline. Somehow, I always thought that this type of problem did not exist within our Read More »

LETTERSFebruary 2018

A Community Mourns May Hashem comfort the Azan family and those who are mourning with them.  Of course we can never EVER claim to know why these things happen, and oftentimes there is never one reason alone. Yet in some mysterious way this was necessary for the betterment of klal Yisrael, as it is with all Read More »