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Insensitivity

To the editors: Concerning Nelson’s cartoon on Alderwoman Dorothy Tillman [December 20]: The Reader has shown insensitivity before. A year or so ago, I wrote objecting to a review of Strauss’s opera Salome, which used the Jewish Princess stereotypes that insult and intimidate Jewish women, often with overtones of violence, in college and work situations. […]

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Unacceptable Level of Omissions

To the editors: To be for peace and human rights indeed requires more than bumper sticker slogans. It requires discussion carried on without the underlying bias of Patricia Stoll’s article on the demonstration at UICC at the Israel Independence Day celebration [“Demonstration,” May 6]. Conflicts are not resolved when reportage omits important details and uses […]