Opinion

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 »

August 29, 2013

Regarding “The Kosher Machine” (Aug. 9): I come from a kosher, OU upbringing, having lived in Florida, Boston, New York and now here in Baltimore. … I do not run a restaurant or cater or have any family connection to the kashrut industry. But I watch and see how … CONTINUE »

August 29, 2013

Regarding the many articles the JT has run on issues in the Arab world, most recently “Another Syria?” (Aug. 23): While the so-called reforms in Tunisia, the hopeful beginnings of what were understood to be the Arab Spring, withers into a conspiracy of failure, unrest and ongoing intrafratricidal self-destruction, and Syria degenerates into a who’s CONTINUE »

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BY Shoshana Krupp
August 29, 2013

Jewish Holiday celebrations offer us the opportunity to reconnect with loved ones. For many, this means opening our homes to family members, many of whom are older. One false step down a staircase or in the shower has the potential to change the life of an elderly person forever. Falls are the leading cause of CONTINUE »