Timing Is Everything

Highlighting the April 5 edition of the JT dedicated to Yom Ha’Shoah 5773 was the editorial “Yom Ha’Shoah’s Necessary Story.” It emphasized the importance of “remember[ing] the horrors of the Holocaust and its threat to the survival of the Jewish people” and the need “to honor the memory of those who perished.” 

Reform Not What Is Needed

I would be remiss if I didn’t make some comments about Del. Jon Cardin’s grandiose claim to be someone who wants to bring about campaign reform to our political process (“The Year of Campaign Reform,” Jan. 11). What Mr. Cardin didn’t tell you is the amount of contribution money he and his associates, Sen. Bobby… Read More

CHAI Weatherization Programs

… In all the articles about CHAI, as well as the accomplishments of past Executive Director Ken Gelula (“Life of CHAI, Dec. 28), nothing was mentioned about the Weatherization Program that CHAI has been offering for the past three years. In today’s world, it is so important not only to save money where possible, but… Read More

Smiling At Sandy Hook?

Upon reading and reviewing the photos accompanying your timely and enlightening piece “Sandy Hook Fallout,” (Jan. 11), I was stunned to notice three women smiling and laughing at the scene unfolding in front of them. I remain at a loss to discern what they find so funny about soldier [Tzviel] Blankchtein demonstrating his self-defense strategy…. Read More

Reaction To Hagel, Shameful

The reaction of far-right American Jews to Chuck Hagel’s nomination as defense secretary (“Jury Out On Hagel,” Jan. 18) was hysterical and shameful. On most Israeli Internet news sites thousands of comments are posted every week accusing anyone who does not agree with the Netanyahu government of being an anti-Semite and any Jew who voted… Read More

Tip Of The Hat To JT

It is a pleasure to look forward to receiving the “new” Jewish Times each week. From the editorials and news to the sports articles, the Jewish Times publication is better than ever! We are enjoying David Snyder’s sports features. “Fitness Faux Paus” (Jan. 11) brought us laughs. “Big On Perspective” (Jan. 11) brought tears and… Read More

Stop Abbas

As the child of parents who survived the concentration camps, I  have dedicated my academic career and my clerical calling to educate the next generation to learn the lessons of the Nazi horrors. The first lesson of the Holocaust is that the murder of six million Jews in 21 nations did not begin with an… Read More

Congratulations, Ken!

A very good article (“Life of CHAI,” Dec. 21). My father, Ephraim Freedman, was one of the founders of the Fallstaff Improvement Association and was also the president of the association as well and one of its most active members for over 30 years ago. He also was the head of the membership committee. My… Read More

A Home Run For Jews

Thank you for printing Dr. Rafael Medoff’s article in the Jan. 4 Jewish Times on Baltimore native Babe Ruth’s participation in a 1942 declaration denouncing  Hitler’s “policy of cold-blooded extermination of the Jews,”  I wish to note a minor error.  The advertisement was published on Dec. 28, 1942, not Dec. 22, as stated in the… Read More

Boo, Eric Cantor

I remember earlier this year the JT had a feature about Rep. Eric Cantor  and called him the Southern gentleman from Virginia. I must say, watching him from behind Speaker Boehner, it appears to me that he is trying to push himself in as the new leader of the house by undermining, rather that helping,… Read More