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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 | 10 10 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 | 22 22 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 | 31 31 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 | 48 48 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 | 56 56 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 | 67 67 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 | 73 73 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 | 84 84 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 | 94 94 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 | 104 104 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 | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor May 13
May 13, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Gonzo Judaism’ rapped I disagree with [Justin Jacobs] on a few basic points in his take on Nile’s Elliot Goldstein’s “Gonzo Judaism” (“Thompson-esque book pushes Jews to look forward, not backward...
Letters to the editor May 6
May 06, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
More library support needed Libraries are busier than ever during this recession and more access to libraries — not less — is needed. Just consider: •  Last year, when circulation was up 9 percent ...
Letters to the editor April 29
Apr 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Unfair coverage I was very upset to read the article in the April 15 Jewish Chronicle titled, “Area Jewish Schools tackle bullying.” I thought your coverage of the day schools was not balanced or f...
Letters to the editor April 22
Apr 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist’s position flawed It is most unfortunate that political columnist Abby Wisse Schachter, who wrote “Obama’s Israel strategy”  (April 15) did not have time to research the background for he...
Letters to the editor April 8
Apr 08, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Don’t fret about Tea Party It would be a shame if the April 1 opinion piece, “Tea Party dangers ahead?” worries my fellow Jews into fearing a tide of national opinion that ought to be seen as timel...
Letters to the editor April 1
Apr 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Mental illness overlooked Your March 25 review of “The Unveiling” is much appreciated. Your comments about the struggles of a Jewish family in pre-World War I Ukraine along with the adjustment diff...
Letters to the editor March 25
Mar 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Family needs met I thank Abby Wisse Schachter for her timely analysis of the cost of being Jewish (“The high cost of Jewish living,” March 18). However, I do want to clarify a point made about tuit...
Letters to the editor March 18
Mar 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Look forward, not backward Last week’s editorial on Jerusalem, “Too High a Price,” regretfully looked backward rather than forward. No one who supports the two-state solution envisions a divided ci...
Letters to the editor March 11
Mar 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Lack of respect The Squirrel Hill Jewish Community Center recently hosted “Party with the Presidents,” a gala Saturday night event. In reviewing a major local newspaper’s Web site photographs of th...
Letters to the editor February 25
Feb 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Ill-conceived cartoon selection No relationship is easy, especially when it follows centuries of mistrust and persecution of one party by the other. The Catholic-Jewish relationship is no exception...