Keyword: BDS
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(re: “Why is it so hard to see what’s right in front of you?” Sept. 22) This will be my last missive on the Israel-Palestine issue, in response to the Jeselsohns and Charles Moerdler.  (We have to stop meeting this way!)  more
To the editor: (re: “Pro-BDS rants have a ring of familiarity to them,” “Who are the real villains here?” Aug. 11) In their recent postings, Charles Moerdler and Aryeh Jeselsohn take me to task regarding boycott, divestment and sanctions, as well as antisemitism. Unfortunately and conveniently, they don’t really address the issues I raised.  more
Many greater Riverdale residents were up in arms over an Aug. 11 full-page political ad in The Riverdale Press that criticized incumbent state Sen. Gustavo Rivera for supporting an anti-Israel movement and aligning himself with an American political activist who is Palestinian. more
To the editor: We have an important Democratic primary for state senate on Tuesday, Aug. 23.  Many people have asked who I am supporting and why. more
To the editor: This is to provide information on the group called Common Sense New Yorkers from an advertisement the group purchased in the Aug. 11 edition of The Riverdale Press. more
To the editor: Shocking but true. The local Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club supports pro-BDS candidates! more
To the editor: (re: “A deeper look at BDS, antisemitism and reality,” Aug. 4) Some remarks and a reaction to Peter Wolf’s Point of View in a recent edition of The Riverdale Press. more
(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
To the editor: (re: “Jeff Dinowitz, Gustavo Rivera quarrel over BDS,” July 21) The one upside to The Riverdale Press’ confusing story on BDS is that readers may finally … 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
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