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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 | 4 4 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 | 15 15 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 | 16 16 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 | 26 26 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 | 19 19 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 | 20 20 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 | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor December 12
Free speech War, intermarriage, apathy, hate; today’s plagues. These words were posted anonymously as part of an art exhibit on a wall of the Jewish Community Center, home to Jews of every stripe. ...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor November 21
Seidman lauded A hearty mazel tov to Rabbi Eli Seidman on his retirement from the military after a 24-year career. “I enjoyed every minute of it,” says this very humble man (“At Veterans Day, soon-...
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor November 14
Disrespectful cartoon The Jewish Chronicle often presents excellent articles, columns and editorials that address diversity and the need for people to have an understanding and sensitivity for othe...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor November 7
Never forget The Oct. 24 story about the YouTube Video made by a concerned Holocaust survivor’s daughter, “YouTube video renews debate over mandated Shoa ed. in PA” was quite disturbing and depress...
Nov 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor September 17
Sep 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Kennedy served the disadvantaged Judah Samet is correct in the condemnation he hurls at the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy in his Sept. 10 letter, “Columnist blasted on Kennedy.” Much of Kennedy’s ...
Letters to the editor September 10
Sep 10, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist blasted on Kennedy In reference to Rabbi Brad Hirschfield’s Sept 3 column, “The biblical and rabbinic roots of Ted Kennedy’s politics,” the title of the article seems to imply the author ...
Letters to the editor September 3
Sep 03, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Build it and they will come This is the first time I have felt compelled to respond to an editorial, in this case, the one entitled, “Who are the Downtown Jews?” (Aug. 20). The history of a small s...
Letters to the editor August 27
Aug 27, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Energizing’ response The response after Israeli Vice Premier Moshe Ya’alon called Peace Now a “virus” has been energizing. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said that Ya’alon’s comments were “not ...
Letters to the editor August 20
Aug 20, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
A colossal mistake I write as a physician who studied health care policy in college under an adviser to Sen. Ted Kennedy, and went on to receive a master’s in public health. I have been a physician...
Letters to the editor August 13
Aug 13, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Wanted: Common sense The latest act of gun slaughter hits literally too close to home for me and my family. The Collier Township LA Fitness center where a man opened fire on innocent women, killing...
Letters to the editor August 6
Aug 06, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Group presented speaker I would like to thank The Chronicle for the report on two events at the JCC (Jewish Community Center) in the July 30 issue, written by Eric Lidji, and titled, “Two views of ...
Letters to the editor July 23
Jul 23, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Double standard It would be hilarious were it not so serious that the Palestinian Authority finds allegations against it aired in the Arabic media to be “incitement,” and then able to act immediate...
Letters to the editor July 16
Jul 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Firing’ slammed This letter is in reaction to the shock, dismay and anger the residents of Riverview Towers feel at the recent firing of our beloved activities director, Cheryl Weisberg. Without r...
Letters to the editor July 9
Jul 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
‘We are family’ lauded I would like to thank you and your staff for the wonderful stories of Pittsburgh families (“We are family,” June 2009). I am a member of the Farber family and the publication...