The Reader’s Forum

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To the Editor, Jewish Daily Bulletin:

May I compliment you upon your most interesting Biggest News of the Week Contest and tell you that I watch expectantly each week for the very fine winning essays.

In these writings, I find the major Jewish events of the week interpreted in a non-journalistic and non-professional manner, which is charming, interesting and educational. These letters are truly the voice of the people.

Although these essays sometimes may lack the all-seeing genius of your editorial writers, they do give me the viewpoint of the readers of your paper.

These writings let us know what the man who reads the Bulletin thinks as he reads the paper daily.

This contest makes us feel that we readers are part of the Bulletin staff, and not just people who read and buy your papers daily.

Although I have yet to win any honor in the contest, I shall continue to match my wits for the duration of the contest, and I do hope the Bulletin will be able to continue the competition for a very long period.

Bertrand Kappman

Yonkers, N. Y.,

Dec. 17, 1934.

COMMENTS ON “REBELLION”

To the Editor, Jewish Daily Bulletin:

Your reports of the Haegele “rebellion” in Yorkville would very much amuse me, if I did not but realize that little things like these comic opera if left alone can easily flare up into serious anti-Semitic movements in this country.

Should this fracas be left unnoticed and publicized, it may or may not have serious results. This we Jews have no right to take any chances upon.

Once we realize that agencies such as the Bulletin are protecting the rights and liberty of American Jews, we can feel sure of our safety, and devote more time and energy to help the plight of our brother, the German Jew.

G.D.

New York,

Dec. 18, 1934.

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