Letters

LETTERS: Bay Area native spreads Buddhism’s message

Editor’s Note: The following comment was posted on www.nichibei.org in response to the article entitled “The process of becoming a better minister,” which was published in the Jan. 1 issue of the Nichi Bei Weekly. Sensei Jeff, My how time flies! Its been over 2 yrs since we’ve communicated. It’s great 2 hear you’re now […]

LETTERS: A salute to Sacramento Tofu

Editor’s Note: The following comment was posted on www.nichibei.org in response to the article entitled “END OF AN ERA: Sacramento Tofu Company closes after 68 years,” which was published in the Jan. 1 issue of the Nichi Bei Weekly. So sorry to see Sacramento Tofu go. As a fellow tofu maker, I understand the hard […]

LETTERS: How to claim your unclaimed funds

Dear Editor: My son likes to peruse the Internet, and he told me that I could ask for money that the state of California was holding for an utility overpayment I had made over 15 years ago. It was easy peasy to ask for the money to be sent to me. I then decided to check the Nevada site […]

LETTERS: Bittersweet effort to honor Mitsuye Endo

Dear Editor This letter is in re to … Nichi Bei Weekly article, “Senator asks Obama to honor Endo,” dated May 28, 2015 (page 4). It is indeed wonderful that Mitsuye Endo is finally being recognized for her wartime stand, ex parte Endo 323 US 283 (1944) that freed 120,313 (people of Japanese descent)  incarcerated without due process […]

LETTERS: Postwar adoptee from Japan’s unique story

Editor’s Note: The following letter was sent in response to the article entitled “Postwar adoptees from Japan make connections, share stories in U.S.” that was published in the Nov. 20, 2014 issue of the Nichi Bei Weekly. Dear Editor I am also an ESH orphan from 1960. I hear there is going to be a […]

LETTERS: Rethinking about Manzanar

Dear Editor, Just a note to thank Martha Nakagawa for her excellent article on the 46th Manzanar Pilgrimage which appeared in Nichi Bei Weekly’s April 30, 2015 edition. Felt like I was there. I especially enjoyed her summary of Satsuki Ina’s keynote speech. Ina is very insightful and made me rethink many things in a […]

LETTERS: Nichi Bei columnist’s work an ‘invaluable source of healing’

For years, I have enjoyed your e-mails alerting me to important happenings in our community and your “Let’s Talk!” column in the Nichi Bei Weekly.  I am so glad you remain active, proactive, and providing leadership in promoting valuable experiences in the JA community.  Your last column on the healing power of pilgrimage (Aug. 7, 2014 Nichi Bei […]

LETTERS: Kudos for San Jose Japantown issue

To the Editor: I was pleasantly surprised to read the special edition of the Nichi Bei Weekly on San Jose’s Japantown (Sept. 19, 2013), especially the article “Japantown’s Historical Sites,” since my grandfather and his brother were responsible for constructing many of the historical buildings in Japantown. I thought it might be interesting for your […]

LETTERS: A JAM Workshop Gem

Editor’s Note: This letter was sent in response to the “Close-knit Japantown artists reconnect” article that appeared in the May 2-15, 2013 issue of the Nichi Bei Weekly. Dear Editor, I read with interest in Heather Ito’s story about (JAM), the Japantown Art and Media Workshop that made “poster, logo and brochure designs for various […]

LETTERS: Obama administration an ‘unmitigated disaster’

Editor’s Note: The following letter was sent in response to Chizu Omori’s column entitled “The legacy of race in politics,” which ran in the May 2-15, 2013 issue of the Nichi Bei Weekly. Ms. Omori, I have been reading your columns in Nichi Bei Times (and the Nichi Bei Weekly) for many years. They have […]

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