Letters To The Editor

September 4, 2013

Steve Sklar is going down a slippery slope when he criticizes the Jewish Times for taking advertisements from Maryland Live (“Your Say …” Aug. 23). The JT is a (hopefully) for-profit enterprise that has the right to take advertisements from legal commercial enterprises. Picking and choosing when to use Biblical verses to challenge a commercial CONTINUE »

September 4, 2013

With regard to the article “Why Don’t Jews Like To Pray?” (Aug. 23), I would like to make a few observations: While the article mentions that many Jews don’t believe in God, I find that there is a lack of spirituality in the manner in which services are now presented in most synagogues. I am CONTINUE »

September 4, 2013

I’ve always found the naming of Baltimore Hebrew Congregation’s “Rosh Hashanah under the Stars” event, which is held each year at Oregon Ridge, particularly ironic (“Worth The Schlep,” Aug. 30). Here’s why: Parshat Lech Lecha recounts how God addressed Abraham’s concerns that he did not have any descendants to continue spreading awareness of God in CONTINUE »

August 29, 2013

We very much appreciate the Baltimore Jewish Times’ interest in the story of parents making the choice to send Orthodox children to nonconventional schools, such as to public school (“School Choice,” Aug. 16).  However, we wish to clarify our position : The comments we received from those who felt strongly that we CONTINUE »

August 29, 2013

I want to congratulate you for publishing the story about Yitzchak Oshry, and I also want to congratulate his parents, especially his mother, Aleeza, for choosing what was best for her son and smart enough to ignore pressure from her … friends (“School Choice,” Aug. 16). I don’t know if most people in CONTINUE »