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Letters to the editor February 17
JBS tells the truth In the Feb. 10 Jewish Chronicle, there was a well-written article by Toby Tabachnick about my promotion to the National Council of the John Birch Society. However, there were so...
Feb 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor February 10
Justice for Nisman The article on Alberto Nisman (“Israel’s Argentinian Jews honor Nisman, demand justice,” Jan. 27) was quite interesting and informative. The tragic death of this courageous gentl...
Feb 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor February 3
The propaganda of ‘fake news’ The Chronicle’s Opinion page letter “Palestinian territory — another view” (Jan. 20) relates the danger the State of Israel has been subjected to by both world governm...
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 27
Don’t skimp on qualified caregivers Deborah Winn-Horvitz hit the nail on the head when she stated, “The safest option is to obtain [adult care] services through a reputable, licensed agency or regi...
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor
Palestinian territory — another view As a historian and defender of a Jewish and democratic Israel, I object to Stephen M.  Flatow’s rewriting of history. “UN calls it ‘Palestinian territory,’ hist...
Jan 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor January 13
It’s not 1956 anymore Bonnie Glick berates the Jewish Federations of North America and others for boycotting the Chanukah bash at Trump Hotel in Washington, sponsored by the Conference of President...
Jan 11, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor December 23
We remember when In the write-up on Esther Lappidus, there is no mention of her earliest acting gigs at the YM&WHA Playhouse. For the play “The Man Came to Dinner” the stage crew of Allen Pinsker a...
Dec 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor November 25
Be prepared to fight I regret to say that The Chronicle is unjustifiably optimistic in its Nov. 17 editorial, “The need to move forward,” hoping for the best with a new president from whom we have ...
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor November 4
McGinty is more sensible choice On The Chronicle’s Oct. 21 Opinion page are sharply contrasting views of who would be the better U.S. senator from Pennsylvania and friend to the Jewish community an...
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 7
Pittsburgh dallies on delis During a recent week’s vacation in Los Angeles, my significant other and I were privileged to enjoy four great Jewish-style delicatessen meals, visiting Nate ’n Al, Jerr...
Oct 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor September 30
Has J Street crossed any line? On Sept. 15, The Chronicle published an editorial, “J Street crosses the line.” I want to examine what the editorial was saying and whether J Street has in fact cross...
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor September 16
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 202 202 recommendations | email to a friend
With Trump, everything to lose It is with sadness and disappointment that I read The Chronicle’s “Why do Florida’s Orthodox Jews support Trump? Because they fear Clinton,” which notes that these in...
Letters to the editor August 25
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 217 217 recommendations | email to a friend
Saccone: out of step In his letter “Celebrating our national motto” (Aug. 18), state Rep. Rick Saccone (R-District 39) attempts to refute the notion that he wishes to “put God back into our governm...
Letters to the editor August 18
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
A ghetto but not as we know it This year marks the 500th anniversary of the founding of the Venice Ghetto, but The Chronicle’s article (“Venice welcomes back Shylock in marking its Jewish history,”...
Letters to the editor August 4
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 recommendations | email to a friend
PAJC active right until the end The Jewish Chronicle has been telling the story or how Pittsburgh’s community organizations, built on the service of professionals and volunteers, have been changing...
Letter to the editor July 28
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 241 241 recommendations | email to a friend
Anti-Muslim Gingrich in good company I was pleased to read the stern rebuke of one of today’s prominent Donald Trump-style blowhards, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (“Gingrich’s irresponsible s...
Letter to the editor July 21
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 243 243 recommendations | email to a friend
Tribute to Elie Wiesel The following poem was written in response to The Chronicle’s July 7 article, “A powerful voice for the finest of Jewish values,” on the death of Elie Wiesel: “Amen” for Elie...
Letter to the editor July 14
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 257 257 recommendations | email to a friend
Great building, great memories Having read that fine article by Toby Tabachnick about my former home synagogue (“On the block again, former synagogue building might disappear,” July 7), I was compe...
Letter to the editor June 23
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 281 281 recommendations | email to a friend
Stirs Up Bad Memories I left Pittsburgh in 1981, but I never stopped my subscription to The Chronicle. The June 2 story “Catholic students learn that hate can hurt” brought back terrible memories f...
Letters to the editor June 2
Jun 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 286 286 recommendations | email to a friend
CDS: Worth the Investment I am very thankful to the Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh for recruiting a great speaker for the spring Annual Campaign thank-you event. Daniel Gordis challenged us to ima...
Letter to the editor May 5
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 290 290 recommendations | email to a friend
Kasich: Decent, Honorable In “No surprises at top of ticket as Clinton, Trump take Pennsylvania (and others)” (April 28), Republican primary election voter Michael Lewin said a mouthful when he not...