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Letter to the editor January 22
Reflecting on the Paris tragedy Tuesday, Jan. 13 was a very sad day in Israel and the world. In France, they buried three policemen who were killed in the Charlie Hebdo massacre. In Israel, we buri...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor January 15
B-ball team’s dedication example to all of us Thank you to Bee Schindler for highlighting the legendary successes of the JCC varsity basketball team under the leadership of head coach Mark Pattis (...
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor January 8
Better late than never Wow, just in time! It was the eighth candle of Chanukah before we Jews managed to get with the program. Finally, finally, a “100-plus crowd” turned out in Squirrel Hill to le...
Jan 07, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor January 1
‘Venomous’ ZOA way off the mark Perhaps The Jewish Chronicle could do a service by publishing the full text of the Conflict Kitchen wrapper as a corrective to the mischaracterizations in the ZOA cr...
Dec 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor December 25
Chanukah lesson: We are all like candles The Chanukah menorah on the steps of City Hall in Pittsburgh may inspire many in the Jewish community and non-Jews as well (“What makes Chanukah great in Am...
Dec 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor December 4
The Post-Gazette’s silence was deafening I have not wanted to accept the accuracy of the recurring accusations made by many from our community that the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the major and often ...
Dec 04, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor November 27
As Jews, we must not break apart I appreciated Toby Tabachnick’s Nov. 13 article “‘CoExistence’ — not ‘Conflict’ — will be served at these CMU, Pitt ‘Kitchens.’ ’’ I appreciated even more the coura...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor November 20
Azerbaijan a democracy? Think again In his article on the relationship between Israel and Azerbaijan (“Israel’s emerging Muslim-majority ally,” Nov. 6), David Bernstein claims that Azerbaijan is “t...
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor November 13
Will Wolf build house of straw or bricks? The Nov. 6 Chronicle’s front-page story, with the clever headline “Wolf Blows Down GOP,” accurately characterizes the decisive defeat of Republican Gov. To...
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 30
Bringing Jews, Muslims together I have attended quite a number of functions sponsored by the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and have been impressed with the ...
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 23
With harmonious goal, CAIR speaks up With regard to The Chronicle’s Oct. 9 article “CAIR under the microscope,” it was disappointing to note the absence of many examples I articulated during my lon...
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor February 11
Feb 09, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Let our youth decide I joined my daughter on the J-SITE bus to attend the Effie Eitam lecture at Hillel last week. J-SITE handled the event well, preparing the kids that the speaker may have radica...
Letters to the editor February 4
Feb 04, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Reject Eitam’s remarks Several people are upset that the Hillel Jewish University Center is involved in a presentation by Efraim Eitam. However, some will put this in the category of free speech. I...
Letters to the editor January 28
Jan 28, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Hadassah in Haiti Israel was among the first responders to the crisis in Haiti last week, sending [army] rescue troops and medical personnel from Hadassah and other hospitals within days of the dev...
Letters to the editor January 21
Jan 21, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Where to begin? There is so much that could be said in response to Michael Scheuer’s statement on C-SPAN, Israel has no “worth” to the United States. It could be noted Israel purchases about $8 bil...
Letters to the editor January 14
Jan 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Multidimensional journalism In response to several items presented in your Dec. 31 article, “Pitt News editor joins campus journalists on Israel trip,” the article discusses an educational seminar ...
Letters to the editor January 7
Jan 06, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Story needed better headline In the Dec. 17 article “Have Pittsburgh donors failed Hillel JUC?” The Chronicle notes that, while free Friday night dinners at the Hillel JUC drew 150 to 225 students,...
Letters to the editor December 10
Dec 10, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Abortion issue in health care rapped The imbroglio over the health care option is strewn with many obstacles. Some are of real concerns; others entail politics and religion. The abortion issue is o...
Letters to the editor December 3
Dec 03, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Editorial assailed Regarding your Nov. 12 editorial, “Sanction Lebanon for illegal arms,” I must disagree with the comparison of U.N. Resolution 242 and 1701. The Chronicle claims that 1701 should ...
Letters to the editor November 25
Nov 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Editorial misleading The Jewish Chronicle in the Nov. 19 issue has an editorial that states, “Rubashkin conviction means new beginning.” I find the editorial title to be misleading and a few of the...
Letters to the editor November 19
Nov 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
RAC blasts Robertson on remark (Editor’s note: The following is an open letter from Mark Pelavin, associate director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, to Rev. Pat Robertson expressi...