Archive for December 27th, 2002

27th December
2002

First Published in The New York Sun, December 27, 2002
By Andrew Wolf

Readers of this column — and my columns and editorials in the two Bronx newspapers I publish — know that I rarely venture outside city limits in finding subjects to comment on. While I personally have deep feelings about events in the Middle East and have a passionate commitment to the future of the State of Israel, I generally leave these matters to others.

But two years ago, the conflict came to Riverdale, the community I have lived in for the past quarter century, in the borough I have lived all of my life. The Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel is located on Henry Hudson Parkway, just blocks from my home. Although I am not affiliated with this synagogue, it is a place I have visited frequently, and much a part of the communal life of my neighborhood. (more…)