Community Voices

Letters to the Editor

In 2018, Trump declined to visit a military cemetery in France with world leaders because “he feared his hair would fall out” in the rain. He said, “Why should I go to that cemetery? It’s full of losers.” He denies this, but anyone can go to YouTube and hear him say worse about John McCain.

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…