May 8, 2009

    Same Old Story, From Jersey to Pennsylvania: The story you told in your excellent article “On the Jersey Waterfront, Jews Return, but Jewish Community Still Struggles” is not in any way an isolated one (April 24).

    May 1, 2009

    Spiritual Pros, Cons: There are exciting policy implications in the new Synagogue 3000 study by Steven M. Cohen and Lawrence Hoffman, “How Spiritual Are America’s Jews?” as reported in your April 17 article “Study: Young Jews More Spiritual, Yet More Divided?”

    April 24, 2009

    40% Foolish on Iran: Your account of the J Street poll that reports 40% of American Jews would favor an American attack on Iran if it were on the verge of going nuclear is no less disturbing than any other bad news we’ve heard recently (“Israel, U.S. Pursue Divergent Path on Iran,” April 3).

    April 17, 2009

    An Ungenerous Epitaph: An otherwise useful article on the problems facing United Jewish Communities unfortunately misrepresents American Jewish communal organizational history (“UJC’s Future at Stake as Local Charities call for Dramatic Cuts,” April 10).

    April 10, 2009

    As a sometimes skeptical participant in dialogue, I was pleased to read of the recent vote by the Jewish Council for Public Affairs in support of strengthening Muslim-Jewish ties (“JCPA Approves Effort To Build Dialogue With Muslim Groups,” March 13).