Letters To The Editor

BY Max Sterling and Ilana KIornblatt
December 26, 2013

Post bar or bat mitzvah, many Jewish teens and their parents struggle to keep the fires of Jewish life burning — fires that were sparked at b’nai mitzvah. Through community events and synagogue outreach, teens can continue their involvement in the Jewish community; however, many Jewish teens never find an environment in Judaism that fits CONTINUE »

December 19, 2013

Earlier this month, I attended the funeral of a close friend, Irv Chait, at the Garrison Veterans Cemetery. I was shocked to find that Jewish veterans are buried in a segregated location in the cemetery. If it is right that they serve, fight and die with all other veterans, it should certainly be acceptable that CONTINUE »

December 19, 2013

I am writing to you because I have been aware of Elsa Newman’s story for a long time (“Judaism Behind Bars,” Oct. 25).  I am involved with Mothers of Lost Children and have been actively seeking justice for Elsa and the other mothers who have lost custody of children they are trying to protect. I CONTINUE »

December 19, 2013

I read with great interest Mayan Jaffe’s piece, “Magic In Morocco” (Dec. 6). Although going to Israel is a great way to learn about Moroccan Jewish culture, since almost a million Israelis are of Moroccan descent, there is no better way to learn than to go to the source. It is for that reason that CONTINUE »

December 12, 2013

On Nov. 19, a Jewish woman in Britain, Mindy Wiesenberger, sent the following letter to Hague. The letter has been published in many newspapers, including The Times of Israel, and I would like to share it with the readers of the Baltimore Jewish Times. “Dear Mr. Hague, You have stated that CONTINUE »