Letters to the Editor
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Omar Barghouti, co-founder of the boycott-divestment-sanction movement, has often had his comments from a 2013 talk taken out of context. In a July 20, 2019, Nation article, he put them back in context. more
Bill Stone’s obituary was moving and very descriptive of the man I always knew to be firm in his dedication of serving others. more
Students, teachers, educators and administrators have all been working beyond their means toward a safe and responsible start of the academic year. more
The Democratic Socialists of America asking city council candidates to support the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement is not a fair question, but an exercise in hate. more
The headline of a recent editorial is based upon questionable estimates about the cost of a special election. more
I just got an email from Riverdale’s state senator, Alessandra Biaggi, insisting that it’s time to tax the super rich to solve New York’s COVID-19-caused financial crisis. more
Wayne Price certainly has a right to his opinions, but he is factually mistaken when he calls the Jews of Israel “a mostly European population.” more
My longstanding love affair with New York City has hit a rough patch. more
I am writing about the current state of the U.S. Postal Service. I live in a 299-family co-operative in Riverdale. In the past two weeks, our usual letter carrier has been on vacation. more
There is an old saying, “Don’t judge a book by its cover” — a variation of which would be, “Don’t judge a person’s intelligence by his prestigious job title.” I give you as today’s example Mr. Norman Wechsler, who (as your paper noted) “is a former principal at DeWitt Clinton High School and a former superintendent for Bronx high schools with the city’s education department.” more
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