Letters To The Editor

November 26, 2013

I have known Elsa Newman for a while (“Judaism Behind Bars,” Nov. 15). We are pen pals and enjoy exchanging books we’ve read. I have visited Prisoner No. 921975 at the women’s jail on Brock Bridge Road in Jessup, Md. I know her situation. It’s not unlike my own or that of thousands of moms CONTINUE »

November 26, 2013

It is worthy of comment that there has been no response to S.R. Cohen’s cogent letter (“Sad to Say,” Oct. 23) emanating from Rep. Andy Harris, either personally or his office, and no mention from Bob Ehrlich, Richard Vatz or other of his supporters. One would have, at the very least, expected an effort to CONTINUE »

November 26, 2013

Regarding the recent article on Greek anti-Semitism and the survey that was conducted (“Perception Is Reality,” Nov. 22), I suggest that a similar survey be conducted in Pikesville but substituting the word Jew for Greek or black or Muslim. Do you think the results would be any different? Maybe more dire. David L. Fisher PikesvilleCONTINUE »

November 26, 2013

I read the JT’s article on anti-Semitism (“Anti-Semitism Is Alive And Well,” Nov. 22), and it brought back a speech that Charles Krauthammer gave when he was honored by the Anti-Defamation League. I, of course, do not remember his entire presentation, but the last few lines of his speech CONTINUE »

November 20, 2013

I am writing to express my deep concern about the $1.4 billion merger of the largest and second-largest funeral services companies in the U.S., Service Corporation International (SCI) and Stewart Enterprises, Inc. If this merger takes place, some of my constituents in the Washington, D.C. area could see an overwhelming increase in standard funeral costs. CONTINUE »