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Letters to the Ledger

Letters to the Ledger


January 6th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

Ledger editorial makes light of a serious concern The editorial by your Editorial Advisory Board entitled “Embracing the Muslim Community” (Ledger, Dec. 25, 2015) is unduly flippant in tone. The editorial addresses a most serious subject: ... Read More

Letters to the Ledger

Simon Konover was truly a “tsadik”

November 11th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

Thank you for the cover story on Simon Konover, zt”l (“Simon Konover: 1922-2015,” Oct. 30, 2015). As your reportage well documents, Simon saw his personal success as a stepping stone for bettering society. Though his life ... Read More

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Ledger editorial lacks compassion

October 28th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

Your editorial, “As Israeli-Palestinian tensions escalate, where is America?” (Ledger, Oct. 23), both misapprehends and unnecessarily politicizes the recent wanton, tragic attacks upon Jews in Israel. The letter by Professor Vera Schwarcz in the same edition ... Read More

Letters to the Ledger

Letters to the Ledger

September 8th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

Federation gets it right The well-reasoned position statement issued by the Board of the Greater Hartford Jewish Federation is a refreshing departure from the heightened rhetoric that the Iran Accord has generated from so many (“Statement ... Read More

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Advocates misrepresent Iran deal

August 26th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

The proposed Iran nuclear deal does not involve simply a political issue, any more than American inaction in the face of the Holocaust did. As Ruth R. Wisse, former professor of Yiddish and comparative literature at Harvard, in ... Read More

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Stand against the Iran Deal

August 5th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

As George Santayana warned, here is that stubborn history, ready to repeat itself, unless we decide to alter its course. On September 30, 1938, leaders of four major nations — Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Neville Chamberlain, and ... Read More

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