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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 | 0 0 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 | 5 5 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 | 8 8 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 | 24 24 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 | 21 21 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 | 31 31 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 | 32 32 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 | 41 41 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 | 36 36 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 | 34 34 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 | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 22
Oct 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Goldstone lauded for report I have read several articles in The Jewish Chronicle seeking to discredit the U.N. Human Rights Council report (known as the Goldstone report), which found Israel guilty...
Letters to the editor October 15
Oct 15, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Dunkin’ Donuts a sign of change When I was growing up in Pittsburgh in the ’70s, it was always great fun to visit our cousins in Queens, New York. I realized I could enjoy more in New York — restau...
Letters to the editor October 8
Oct 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Women at risk Thank you for publishing an article on the Siegel family and the ovarian cancer risk for Ashkenazi women, (“Gene mutation is clue about cancer risks among Ashkenazi women,” Sept. 24)....
Letters to the editor September 24
Sep 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Auxiliary closing (Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to the members of the Weinberg Village Ladies Auxiliary.) At a meeting held May 13, 2009, at the Weinberg Village, the Ladies Auxilia...
Letters to the editor September 17
Sep 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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 | 16 16 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 | 20 20 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 | 20 20 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 | 20 20 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 | 20 20 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...