Letters to the Editor
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We write out of deep disappointment in the journalistic integrity of The Riverdale Press in printing the Point of View piece by Josh Eisen, and out of a sense of indignation about the defamation of our teacher, Rabbi Avi Weiss. Our critique is focused on the superfluous, ad hominem and inaccurate attacks on Rabbi Weiss within this opinion piece. more
I would like to thank Joseph Smith for his recent letter about the Riverdale Library. We greatly appreciate and understand his concern. more
My grandmother, who lost close relatives in the Holocaust, used to refer incessantly to the concepts of fairness, kindness and justice. These formed what she felt should be the foundation of all human endeavor. more
Puerto Rico wants to be a state. Some 52 percent of island residents said so in a locally sponsored plebiscite last November. more
I congratulate Eric Dinowitz for being elected to the city council, but as a fellow public school teacher, I question many of the choices that he and his father made in getting him into public office. more
It is not common to see an Orthodox Jew praise U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman, especially in the pages of The Riverdale Press. more
One of the prime strategies for keeping southern Black men in a suppressed state in the not-so-distant past was to terrorize them with fear they would be accused of having raped a white person, and executed if convicted — even if the alleged victim survived. (No white man was ever executed for the non-lethal rape of a Black person.) more
So here is why these functional Democratic illiterates in the Assembly and state senate, in the long run, have killed the golden goose: more
I share the conviction of Dr. Elizabeth Rosenthal that everyone should have access to quality, affordable health care. No patient should defer needed care for fear of a medical bill. more
After months and months of bureaucratic bull, reaching out to the public advocate and the Bronx borough president’s office as well as numerous other Bronx officials in the hopes of help or insight — all while still doing battle with the city’s Human Resources Administration website — I finally got my uncle’s EBT/SNAP/food stamp monies reinstated. more
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