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(re: “A deeper look at BDS, antisemitism and reality,” Aug. 4) Revealingly ignoring undeniable Russian butchery of Ukrainian civilians, China’s oppression of Uyghur Muslims in concentration camps, and Iranian and Syrian ethnic cleansing, Peter Wolf again directs his ire at Jews. He invokes misplaced moral principles to baselessly justify the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement’s assault on Israel and Jewry in an uninformed and inaccurate exegesis that seeks to warrant the savagery of those, like Hamas and Palestine Islamic Jihad, who mindlessly kill and maim Israeli civilians. more
By PETER WOLF   G iven the large Jewish population in and around Riverdale, concerns about antisemitism is understandable. But the equation of antisemitism with groups opposed to … more
After I developed a bad head cold several weeks ago, I decided to use one of the COVID-19 home rapid test kits mailed to me by the Biden administration. more
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented numerous challenges for our country. The disease has taken more than a million lives in the United States, and adversely affected tens of millions more. The … more
In contemplating the evil that the megalomaniacal Vladimir Putin has rained down on Ukraine, I wondered what might be the polar opposite of such an obvious example of human depravity? more
My first full week as editor of The Riverdale Press feels like when my wife and I moved into our first home in West Hartford, Connecticut. We were the new neighbors on the block with a baby on the way. more
It felt like I had been sitting there for hours, although it was likely merely a matter of minutes. more
When my substitute mailman could not differentiate between a slush pile in front of my door and the mail slot, I tried to contact my federal representative, Jamaal Bowman, by leaving a message per instruction at his Bronx office. I have not heard back. more
Here’s the speech I wish President Biden would give about Ukraine: Russia may have some legitimate security concerns regarding Ukraine and NATO, but that’s not an excuse to invade a sovereign country. Let’s be clear — no one has any desire to invade Russia. more
New York co-op shareholders who value their rights should be very concerned about proposed New York state legislation to exempt co-operative housing corporations from a new law prohibiting landlords from charging attorney fees to tenants, except pursuant to a court order. more
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