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David DiChiera, General Director
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send a bunch of thanks.
Our thanks also to Bill and Audrey
Having recently heard the sad news of
Farber, who sponsored this year's Purim
the capture and mistreatment, even exe-
Parcel Project, and to the following corn-
cution, of several American soldiers by
panies: Arrow Office Supply, B'Tayavon
the Iraqis, I would like to point out the
Catering, Costco Wholesale, Greenfield
failure of U.N. Secretary-General Kofi
Noodle & Specialty Co., Jeffrey
Annan, the United Nations, the French,
Rosenberg's Farmington Hills Kosher
the Belgians and the Germans to con-
Catering, Rosenman's Flowers, Unique
demn the Iraqis for perpetrating this
Kosher Carry Out, State Flowers, Whole
Foods Market and Zeman's New York
It is shameful that institutions and
countries the United States has helped
Also to the groups who brought the
for years (including our neighbors to the
Parcel Project to their sites: Beth
north, Canada) have failed to condemn
Religious School at Adat Shalom
these heinous actions.
Synagogue, Birmingham Temple,
Furthermore, it is appalling that
Congregation Beth Ahm, Congregation
Americans who just last week demon-
Beth Shalom, Congregation Shaarey
strated against the United States on the
Zedek, Congregation Shir Tikvah, Jewish
basis of human rights, have themselves
of Metropolitan Detroit, Sarah
failed to recognize the horrible nature of
Pitt Child Development
Iraqi treatment of prisoners of war.
Abe Pasternak Center and Young Israel of Oak Park.
The 16th annual Great Purim Parcel
Project was sponsored by the Agency for
Jewish Education's Jewish Experiences
For Families and the Jewish News.
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I read with interest and confusion your
editorial on National Public Radio ("A
Better Way To Fix It", March 14, page
31). I find it incredulous that you urge
your readership to continue to support
this pro-Arab slanted media.
Your idea of continuing to send finan-
cial support and then asking them to
change their bias away from anti-Israel to
neutral appears to be backwards. To coin
an old cliche, it is putting the cart before
the horse. Perhaps, it would be preferable
to consider giving them some support
after they have shown a willingness and
evidence to report fair and unbiased
In the meantime, there are literally
hundreds of proven worthy Jewish chari-
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before this unworthy and despicable
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Debra B. Darvick's article and sidebar
("Dissecting A Mitzvah," March 14,
page 78) were thoughtful and thought-
provoking, doing justice to a book with
the same qualities.
She need not worry in the future
about her outsider status if this is indica-
tive of her work.
A New Spin,
But Same End
The Bush administration's Middle East
road map" is the same play with differ-
ent actors ("Road Block," March 21,
page 29). If performed, the last act will
also be the same.
Formerly, British Prime Minister
Neville Chamberlain appeased the
Germans with a piece of Czechoslovakia.
Presently, President George W Bush
expects to appease the Arabs with a piece
Norma Jean and Edward Meer
Through the Great Purim Parcel Project,
we surprised our residents with Purim
parcels that filled their stomachs, their
minds and their hearts with feelings of
the holiday Sunday, March 9.
The deliveries were made by seven
wonderful helpers: Emma Schwartz,