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Letter to the editor April 16
Music, but not to Pittsburgh’s ears Highly respected musician Idan Raichel — known as Israel’s answer to Peter Gabriel for his cross-cultural collaborations and global outlook — will be touring the...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 9
Book reviews need boost I very much enjoy the book reviews in The Chronicle.  However, these reviews (for example “Some of Lincoln’s best friends were Jews” and “The story of Jewish terrorism in it...
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 2
Paper went too far Once again, we are witnessing public attacks on the Israeli democratic process to satisfy people’s personal political agendas. Last week, Dan Simpson of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazet...
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Israel backers not interested in dissent
It’s unfortunate that guest columnist Yitzhak Santis got so much wrong in his overwrought piece, “Jewish Voice for Peace whitewashes anti-Semitism in the anti-Israel movement” (March 12). Among the...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 12
Truancy number doesn’t add up I was shocked to read in the second sentence of Toby Tabachnick’s article on the Community Day School (“At CDS, all paths of Jewish living lead to diversity, comfort,”...
Mar 12, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 5
Obama’s disrespect continues The behavior of American Jewish groups regarding Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress is similar to that of Jewish leaders of the 1930s and their lac...
Mar 05, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor February 26
Struggling? That’s hard to digest Within The Chronicle’s  Feb. 12 article, “Jewish groups divided on Obama budget plan,” Nathan Diament, executive director of the advocacy branch of the Orthodox Un...
Feb 26, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor February 19
Patients, be wary I read with interest the recent story “‘Rebuilding people’ has become the mantra of these pain specialists” (Feb. 5), which describes the use of intra-articular injection of stem ...
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor February 12
Netanyahu speech ill-advised Like most in our community, I am sympathetic to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and recognize that he faces the extraordinary burden of ensuring Israel’s surv...
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor February 5
Jewish learning, inspiration for everyone Thanks for your inspiring story about Mike Feinberg, the student whose Birthright Israel trip through J’Burgh inspired him to become a trip leader himself ...
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 29
American leadership lacking in Paris aftermath The following thoughts fill my mind in the aftermath of the horrific terrorist slaughter in Paris: >> It is tragic that our fellow Jews in France are ...
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 7
Mar 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 156 156 recommendations | email to a friend
Fair trade coffee touted Last year, in the JFilm Festival’s Short Film [lineup], there was a movie about fair trade coffee. There seems to be various definitions for “fair trade.” My general unders...
Letters to the editor January 31
Feb 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
Community ‘repels’ interfaith couples Abby Schachter’s recent article offered a simple solution to the Jewish “demographic crisis.” To preserve the Jewish community, your children cannot date a gen...
Letters to the editor January 3
Jan 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
Schechter to president, Congress: ‘Erect meaningful fences’ around weapons (Editor’s note: The following is taken from a Dec. 20 open letter to President Obama and the Members of Congress. It was s...
Letters to the editor December 27
Dec 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
URA supports startups I read with great interest Abby W. Schachter's Dec. 20 column, “A Jew runs for city council.” I share Dan Gilman's desire to retain and attract youth and diversity to our city...
Letters to the editor December 20
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
Jews and gambling [Regarding the recent event in which] local Jewish college students on the verge of finals took a break and had a casino night at the Hillel-JUC: The winners were not the students...
Letters to the editor December 13
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
The real December dilemma [Regarding story, December Dilemma], the only dilemma in December is why the Jewish community worries about what the interfaith families are doing during the holiday seaso...
Letters to the editor November 8
Nov 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
Correction In your article on the Aish HaTorah debate between Michael Medved and Rep. Dan Frankel you quoted one audience member as saying “How can anybody who believes in God vote for a Democrat?”...
Letters to the editor November 1
Nov 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
Rabbis support equality in Israel On Oct. 16, Rosh Hodesh Marcheshvan, Women of the Wall prayed collectively at the Western Wall (Kotel) for Rosh Hodesh as they have been doing for the last 20 year...
Letters to the editor October 25
Oct 25, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 174 174 recommendations | email to a friend
Vote The Jewish Chronicle deserves credit for reminding Pittsburgh’s Jews to tend to important domestic issues that have been pushed to the communal back burner, such as the environment, public edu...
Letters to the editor September 27
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Eat well, feel well’ I am delighted to read Chronicle coverage and debate surrounding the current push for individuals to reduce or eliminate their consumption of meat, a noble and worthy aim. My ...