Tag Archives: Letters

Letter: West and Abdullah Entitled to Their Opinions, But Not Their Own Facts

The 1947 UN Partition Plan rejection by Arabs led to war and Palestinian displacement; Israel absorbed Mizrachi Jews. Palestinian leaders haven't fostered coexistence or peace with Israel.

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Letter: Pro-Palestinian, or Anti-Israel? When Will We See Criticism of Hamas?

The writer disagrees with Bruce Ticker, arguing that Trump's presidency made the US energy independent, pressuring Arab states to connect with Israel and weakening Iran, unlike Biden's tenure.

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Letter: Islamophobia DOES NOT Equal Antisemitism

Many people especially in academia and politics propound the calumny that antisemitism and islamophobia are two sides of the same coin. NOTHING could be further from the truth.

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Letter: Palestinian Refugees or State?

The author expresses frustration that Palestinians are not building a state that coexists with Israel and criticizes Arab nations for not integrating Palestinian refugees, contrasting this with Israel's absorption of Mizrachi Jews. They support Netanyahu's peace prerequisites, emphasizing Israel's current priorities over political changes.

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Letter: Response to Jonathan Glazer

Jonathan Glazer is rightly proud of his movie for showing the horrors that can be wrought by dehumanization. Unfortunately, he errs in thinking that Israel is dehumanizing the Palestinians.

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Letter: Primary Elections Dampen Middle East Issue 

Dear Letter to the Editor: I do not share Bruce Ticker’s assessment of Pres. Biden’s accomplishments and hope that he is not correct in assessing Biden’s chances for re-election. (“Column: Primary Elections Dampen Middle East Issue as an Obstacle to Biden” boulderjewishnews.org March 7, 2024) I do not agree that …

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Letter: As Israel Depends on the Kindness of a Strange Congress

Toby F. Block asserts that America’s attempt to undo past policies has weakened U.S. global standing, consequently empowering adversaries like Iran, Russia, and China, and adversely impacting allies. He critiques domestic policies, emphasizing states’ rights in Congressional representation.

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Letter: American Mayors Insist on a Cease-Fire

The author argues against a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, citing Hamas' atrocities that necessitate Israel's self-defense and denouncing Palestinian leadership for historical and ongoing violence over negotiation.

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Letter: So Called Palestinian Causes

Toby Block criticizes the unconditional support of "Pro-Palestinian" demonstrators by allies unaware of Palestinian leaders' refusal to negotiate statehood and their efforts to destroy Israel, highlighting Hamas's reckless actions.

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Letter: Gaza and the Vulnerable President

Toby Block criticizes President Biden's administration for apologising to Muslim leaders about inaccurate Hamas casualty counts, reversing sanctions on Iran, and inadequately addressing Islamist threats. He also criticizes UNRWA for supporting anti-Israel propaganda.

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Letter: A Future for Israel

Hamas must be dismantled and Gaza must be demilitarized. Furthermore, the Palestinians, who’ve been fed generations of anti-Jewish rhetoric, must be deradicalized.

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Letter to Boulder City Council: Tearing Down of Hostage Signs on Pearl Street Mall (3)

When my son and I went home from Pearl Street that day I asked him, “How is your Jewish identity these days?” He asked what I meant and I said, “Given all that’s happening in the world with the war and anti-Semitism, how does it feel for you to be a Jew?” He said, “Putting up the posters helped.”

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