Community Voices

Letters to the Editor

My grandparents were French-Algerian Jews who moved to nearby Morocco in the late 1930’s to seek better economic opportunities. They decided to stay there when Mohammed V, then king of Morocco, vowed to protect members of the Jewish community during WW2. Hence, I grew up in a household where…

As we shelter at home, many of us are trying to find safe ways to get outside and enjoy the beautiful spring weather. Neighbors can be found in their yards, tending gardens and grilling out meals. Still others are going on bike rides, hiking with their families, flying kites, walking dogs, o…

I have never washed my hands as much as I have in the past few days, staying in the house and grateful for technology that allows me to stay in touch with children and grandchildren. Still, I am alarmed by what the future may hold unless we find a way to restore the values and reclaim the de…

In addition to the presidential primary, another important race is on the ballot on April 7, Jill Karofsky is running for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The incumbent, also running, defended the rigged voting maps that are meant to keep Republicans in power in our state.

The economic shocks which have resulted from the measures we are taking to minimize the risks of a Coronavirus pandemic have starkly revealed two “inconvenient truths”: