Letters To The Editor

May 15, 2014

I’m glad the May 2 editorial “The Postal Service’s easy button” finally got around to mentioning the 2006 Congressional mandate to prefund 75 years’ worth of future retiree health benefits within 10 years. Prior to that outrageous misuse of Congressional power, the Postal Service was debt free and profitable. Indeed, that single factor is responsible CONTINUE »

May 15, 2014

Dr. Charles Jacobs (“Not So Fast,” May 9) peevishly accuses J Street of breaking  a long-standing agreement that Americans “who do not live there or have … children on the front lines do not have the right to use … American power to circumvent Israeli democracy and CONTINUE »

May 15, 2014

A “thank you” to Simone Ellin and the Baltimore Jewish Times for the thoughtful “Legacy of Loss” (April 18) cover story. We agree that members of the younger generation must learn and share the stories of Holocaust survivors. For the past decade, we have had the privilege of teaching a Oral History of Holocaust Survivors CONTINUE »

May 15, 2014

I like reading the Baltimore Jewish Times on issues that pertain to the Jewish community and Israel, but I wanted to put a cancellation stamp on your editorial, “The Postal Service’s easy button” (May 2). If you had done your homework you would know that the Postal Service’s no-bid sweetheart deal with Staples is bad CONTINUE »

May 8, 2014

Nelson Marans needs to reboot his Cold War mentality or learn history (Your Say, April 25). While Russian soldiers died in Stalingrad, Ukrainian SS assisted the Nazis. The Trawniki assisted the SS by pushing Jews through the schlauch in Treblinka and in Buchenwald. CONTINUE »