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Letters to the editor August 21
Jewish guilt in a time of war The war in Gaza has been a difficult one. Our hearts soared with victories and sank with big losses. As a Jewish mother I fully expect to feel guilty every day about s...
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor July 31
Israel’s borders, Bible geography I want to thank and commend Rabbi James Gibson for reminding readers that the boundaries of the State of Israel were and will be the product of international agree...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor June 26
Shame on The Chronicle! I enjoyed the article “Tzitzit for women, by women ‘makes the Torah real’” (May 29) about Squirrel Hill native Maya Rosen’s efforts to expand this mitzvah to women. Rabbis S...
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 20
What’s in a number? Thanks to Ilana Yergin for the wonderful article about my B’nai Mitzvah tutoring, “Temple David honors b’nai mitzvah tutor with service, luncheon,” Feb. 27. When she interviewed...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 6
Make it happen It is critically important to ensure all Pennsylvania high-school graduates learn about the Holocaust and genocide. The Holocaust Awareness Museum of the Delaware Valley has been in ...
Mar 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 30
Iran concert tour backed I enthusiastically join those leaders of our community who are in favor of a Pittsburgh Symphony visit to Iran (“Jews give their own take on proposed PSO trip to Iran,” Jan...
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 23
By all means, ‘settle’ “I loved the interview with the irrepressible Tova Weinberg from JNS.org that you printed last week, (“The ‘matchmaker’s touch,’” Jan. 16.) I was especially struck by the fac...
Jan 24, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 16
Supporting the disabled Thank you for reprinting Simone Ellin’s Baltimore Jewish Times Dec. 26, 2013, article, “Inclusion of Jews with Disabilities is Focus of Inaugural Leadership Conference.” It ...
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 9
Mohalim are well trained I wish to publicly thank the Chronicle and offer “Yasher Koach” on its Dec. 26 editorial (“In defense of circumcision”) supporting and defending Bris Milah, ritual circumci...
Jan 09, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 2
A meaningful 20 minutes Thanks to the Tuckfelt family, and the other donors, for their support of the new Holocaust memorial on the campus of Community Day School. For those of you who have not had...
Jan 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor December 19
Hypothetical history Regarding the Nov. 14 book review, “What if Anne Frank’s sister, Margot, survived? Book poses question,” I would like to thank Hilary Daninhirsch for her review of “Margot,” an...
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor May 10
May 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Focus changed The Chronicle editorial staff wrote an interesting article about two alleged incidents of Neighborhood Watch members gone bad (“Respect Neighborhood Watch,” May 3), the most widely kn...
Letters to the editor May 3
May 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
No need to import In the April 26 edition of the Chronicle, an editorial entitled “Business opportunity” was presented suggesting that American natural gas could be shipped to Israel. This proposit...
Letters to the editor April 26
Apr 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Unite for Pollard As one of many concerned citizens of Israel, we feel that the American Jewish community can help in being the decisive weight needed to end Jonathan Pollard’s outdated prison sent...
Letters to the editor April 19
Apr 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Secular groups support Jewish needs I apologize that I am late in responding to your recent piece in The Jewish Chronicle (“The future of … philanthropy, April 5).  As one who used to head one of t...
Letters to the editor April 12
Apr 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
A step backward Many years ago, the board of the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, with the support of the Holocaust Survivors Organization, worked very hard on a plan to get the center out of Oaklan...
Letters to the editor April 5
Apr 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
JFilm’s bold decision Our community is one measure stronger and better equipped to protect our children and heal our living victims of child sexual abuse. The Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival, whic...
Letters to the editor March 29
Mar 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
No life sentence this time Particularly since the French constitution unwisely precludes the imposition of capital punishment even for the worst of the worst, it is gratifying to note that the beas...
Letters to the editor March 22
Mar 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Happy 50th! Mazel Tov to The Jewish Chronicle on its 50th Anniversary!!! Pittsburgh is so blessed to have Jewish media covering news from the community locally, regionally, nationally and around th...
Letters to the editor March 15
Mar 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Better to apologize Regarding the March 8 letter by Iris Samson and Sally Kalson, “Controversial cover explained”: When my children were 3 or 4 years old, they took delight in saying, what seemed t...
Letters to the editor March 8
Mar 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Column, paper rapped While we appreciate the Jewish love of Israel and our need to defend its legitimacy, we do not support the occupation of the West Bank, the expansion of settlements, the blocka...