Writer takes a looks at recent news events

Published 2:53 pm Tuesday, September 22, 2020

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To the Editor:
The following paragraph appeared in a September 17 article in “Israel Today” titled the same as the pertinent quote in the paragraph. I don’t know about you, but this makes me very sad. Whatever else Trump is or isn’t, he is not the king of the Jews:
“At times the ceremony felt reminiscent of Republican Party political events with roaring applause. Prominent among the crowd were members of Trump’s electoral bases, including American Orthodox Jews who were moved to tears. ‘Write good things about Trump. He is the king of the Jews,’ one ultra-Orthodox Jew whispered to me on his way to the afternoon prayer at the end of the ceremony.”
In a separate matter, it is good to know that a judge has ruled in an injunction amounting to at least a temporary reversal, that the USPS must not instruct postal workers to leave mail behind that is not ready to go at a set time, must continue to treat all election mail as First Class mail, and must return and/or re-assemble any sorting machines deemed essential for processing election mail. I have not seen or heard anything stating whether or not the injunction addresses machines that were actually destroyed, which, in my view, constitutes a criminal act.
Finally, I am not an anti-vaxxer, and I have been looking forward to receiving a coronavirus vaccine as soon as one safely becomes available. That being said, I hope and pray our scientists do not let us down by helping to push out a potentially unsafe vaccine too soon.
Georgia Wilkinson

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