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05/06/2015 | | Letters

Gary Rosenblatt writes that in his morning prayers he
cannot bring himself to say the traditional blessing recited by men thanking
God for “not making me a woman.” (“A Woman’s Plight, A Community’s Shame,” Editor’s column, April 24.)

05/06/2015 | | Letters

Coalition governments in Israel do not reflect voices of people (“United Government Re-emerging As Pragmatic Option,” April 10).

05/06/2015 | | Letters

 I am Rabbi Elisha Weiss, rabbi of Marine Park Jewish Center (Merkaz Yisrael of Marine Park). Amy Clark wrote an article about my community without contacting our synagogue, the largest in the area, with 120 families (“Orthodox Influx Remaking Marine Park,” May 1).

05/06/2015 | | Letters

While enjoying your article, “Orthodox Influx Remaking Marine Park” (May 1), 
I found a glaring omission.

04/29/2015 | | Letters

Rabbi Wolpe’s column, “Learning And Legacy” (April 24), is brilliant, a torpedo against critics of the Torah. Yes, as he says, knowledge and life are key.

04/29/2015 | | Letters

In response to “Safe Space for Orthodox Gays” (April 17), some suggestions by Merchav Batuah are positive. Certainly, students
should not be forced to go through reparative
therapy, which has long-term harmful effects. 
Nor should an Orthodox organization force
out a gay member just as it should not
force out those who do not keep kosher
or Shabbat.