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St. Louis Jewish Light

Letters to the editor: June 16, 2021 edition

Letters to the editor: June 16, 2021 edition

June 21, 2021
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Letters to the editor: Divergent reactions to commentary

Letters to the editor: Divergent reactions to commentary

April 8, 2021

In Marty Rochester‘s column, “Oy Vey: The excesses of identity politics (March 24),” he criticizes President Biden for picking a diverse cabinet with the insinuation that because it is diverse, it is not the best cabinet he could have picked.  In...

Letters to the editor: March 24, 2021

Letters to the editor: March 24, 2021

March 25, 2021

Sports star takes deserved ‘Heat’ for anti-Semitic slur Regarding “NBA fines Meyers Leonard $50,000 for using anti-Semitic slur” (published online March 11, Jewish Light).My congratulations to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (who is Jewish) for...

Letters to the editor: March 10, 2020

Letters to the editor: March 10, 2020

March 12, 2021

Keep the ‘Jewish’ in Jewish Light contentThe St. Louis Jewish Light was ostensibly created as a platform through which readers could raise and discuss Jewish issues.  In recent years some regular columnists’ writings loosely follow this purpose...

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Letters to the editor: Feb. 10, 2021

February 10, 2021

Counterpoints to Rochester columnI am not from St Louis and don’t know the first thing about Marty Rochester, but after reading his latest opinion article (Jan. 27), I know he is just another “ignorant” on the wrong side of history. For some reason,...

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Here are today’s “Letters to the editor”

January 28, 2021

‘For the People Act’ deserves supportVoting rights are among the most fundamental rights in a democratic society.  Recent events, like the Jan. 6 U. S. Capitol riots, showed just how fragile voting rights are in society.  Despite an absence of...

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Letters to the editor: Jan. 27, 2021

January 27, 2021

‘For the People Act’ deserves supportVoting rights are among the most fundamental rights in a democratic society.  Recent events, like the Jan. 6 U. S. Capitol riots, showed just how fragile voting rights are in society.  Despite an absence of...

Letters to the editor: Jan. 13, 2021

Letters to the editor: Jan. 13, 2021

January 14, 2021

Staenberg family’s generosity deserves community's deepest gratitudeIn my 50+ years of residence in St. Louis, I have never written to the Jewish Light. However, learning of Michael Staenberg’s decision to step back from lead fundraising I wish to...

Letters to the editor: Dec. 16, 2020

December 17, 2020

Seeking in-person services? We’re openRegarding “Congregations adapt to COVID-19 for High Holy Days,” (Nov. 18), I want to let the community know that Traditional Congregation has been open for services since August 1, including Rosh Hashanah and...

Letters to the editor: Holocaust Museum groundbreaking, Jill Schupp

Letters to the editor: Holocaust Museum groundbreaking, Jill Schupp

December 3, 2020

Appreciation for original Holocaust Museum foundersYour coverage of the Holocaust Museum groundbreaking (Nov. 18 edition) was appreciated. My family and I would like to clarify some important points. The museum is dedicated in honor of the survivors and...

Letters to the editor: Nov. 4, 2020

Letters to the editor: Nov. 4, 2020

November 5, 2020

Praise for Mirowitz Center programming Kudos to Susan Kemppainen and Stephen Cohen on the diverse programming via Zoom offered to the entire community through the Mirowitz Center. I especially enjoyed the recent program on Ruth Bader Ginsburg given...

Letters to the editor: Oct. 7, 2020

Letters to the editor: Oct. 7, 2020

October 30, 2020

Help Americans by passing relief bill Without time to mourn the passing of a remarkable woman of integrity and compassion (“Ruth Bader Ginsburg, first Jewish woman to serve on the Supreme Court, dies at 87,” Sept. 18), our country leapt into political...

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