Letters to the Editor

July 2, 2020

The post 9/11 period and resurgence of several Islamic extremist groups cultivated the rise and spread of Islamophobia, a plague impairing our core American values of liberty and justice for all. As a Muslim-American growing up in the 5th District, I keenly became aware of the implicit biases and ...

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The United States is in the middle of a crisis the likes of which have not been seen in close to a century. Hundreds of thousands of Americans are dying from COVID19. Tens of millions more are without jobs or the means to feed their families. Meanwhile, the President of the United States has been ...

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The choice this July 7th is very clear - I am supporting Dr Arati Kreibich for NJ’s 5th Congressional District. Josh Gottheimer has lost my support after four extremely discouraging and dismaying years of voting consistently with Trump, failing to support key Democratic priorities, his silence ...

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On June 5th, Congressman Josh Gottheimer took part in the Oradell LGBTQ+ Pride Flag Raising in front of Borough Hall. This year marked the second time the borough had held this ceremony to properly honor Pride month. The Pride Flag is a vital symbol that hate and intolerance have no place in our ...

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The Coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on all aspects of the US economy, but has been particularly detrimental for small businesses throughout the country. Our small businesses are the backbone of the U.S. economy, and make up more than 99% of New Jersey’s total businesses. In North ...

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To those who say we need a real democrat in Congress – I agree. We need Josh Gottheimer; a real Democrat who works day in and day out to bring vital resources back into our District. Over Representative Gottheimer’s last two terms in Congress, he has proven time and time again that he supports ...

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In recent weeks, COVID-19 has taken a backseat for many Americans. Nevertheless, New Jersey remains the state hit second-hardest by the virus. It is essential that we do not lose sight of the realities of the pandemic. While nearly half of NJ’s coronavirus deaths have been in long-term care ...

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     As a teenager, I live in constant fear that the world we live in will soon be nearly inhabitable. The climate crisis is real, especially for those of us who are going to be living with it for the larger part of our lives. That is why I was so deeply frustrated when I heard my district’s ...

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I am writing today to ask you to vote for Dr. Arati Kreibich for Congress in NJ5. She is a brilliant neuroscientist, a mom, and a councilperson in Glen Rock.  In 2016 and 2018, I volunteered for the incumbent, Josh Gottheimer, because I thought he would represent my values in Congress. I am so ...

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