Month: November 2016

JP Agenda, Nov. 11, 2016

Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000201 EndHTML:0000022971 StartFragment:0000003687 EndFragment:0000022935 SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/reporter_web/Desktop/JP%20Nov.%2011/Copy/EarlyNovJPAgenda.doc The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Nov. 22 for the Nov. 25 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JP…

Letter: Counter argument

In the Oct. 28 Jamaica Plain Gazette, Allen Spivack attacks the movement for Black Lives Matter statement for containing “virulently anti-Semitic language.” Apparently, he is referring to the terms “apartheid” and “genocide” used to describe Israeli policy and practice toward…

Letter: Veterans Day

Every year on Veterans Day, we reflect on the contributions and sacrifices of those men and women who have worn the cloth of this great nation. Countless ceremonies take place around the country as we honor our patriots who have…

Letter: A divided America

We often talk about there being two Americas, the haves and have nots. The sad reality is that there is a division between the 99 percent. One half believes that there should be opportunity for all, that we should be…

Letter: Lantern parade

Spontaneous Celebrations’ 33rd Annual Lantern Parade around Jamaica Pond on Oct. 23 was JP at its best. Young parents who were brought to the event as children a generation ago had the doubled joy of sharing the whole experience with…