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Letter to the editor July 28
Here’s to the Chronicle! Hearty congratulations to my former classmate, publisher and CEO Jim Busis, and all who are associated with the excellent new look and new name Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle....
Jul 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor July 14
A stake through our hearts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has revealed once again that he is a politician first and foremost, acting solely to extend his reign as the country’s leader. I...
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor July 7
Forgotten children The blood of the souls of 1.5 million Jewish children are crying from the depths of the ashes of the Holocaust, asking, “Why is only Anne Frank’s story repeated for generations? ...
Jul 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor June 23
America in retreat I appreciate The Chronicle standing with those of us who decry President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord (“Save Planet Earth,”...
Jun 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor June 16
No need to panic The Chronicle’s “Paul Caplan tells a distinguished tale” (May 26) reminded me of a vignette from his wife, Gertrude. It says much, I think, of what the culture of Squirrel Hill was...
Jun 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 19
Contrasting Styles Two articles especially caught my attention in The Chronicle’s May 12 edition, and I consider them to be related in an offbeat way. “Lynn Cullen is the perennial performer” provi...
May 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 12
The success of aliyah In an article chronicling three North Americans who moved back to the United States after becoming Israeli citizens, not mentioned were the estimated 350,000 Anglos who are cu...
May 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
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My AirBNB Seder
It started, like so many things in life, with my sister. You see, my extended family meets in the metro DC area for Passover. It’s a very convenient location for many - even I can drive there from ...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 5
To the governor, thank you It was a joy to read The Chronicle’s “Passover seders the new norm at Pa. Governor’s Residence (April 21),” which details the second annual such event hosted by Gov. Tom ...
May 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor April 28
To Jeffrey Herzog, thank you The timing could not be better for the prestigious Jefferson Award to be bestowed on Jeffrey Herzog for his extraordinary work with new Americans through his associatio...
Apr 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 14
Embracing our animal friends As a guardian to three precious dogs who bring unbounded joy and who have helped me through loneliness and challenge, it was gratifying to read the front page article r...
Apr 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 19
Jan 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
Unfair tax system I cannot imagine a more poignant and moving letter than Jeffrey Lewin’s (“Food, meds, or taxes,” Jan. 5), a man who is a longtime disability retiree who left the labor market afte...
Letters to the editor January 12
Jan 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
Appeal for Gross I am hoping you have heard about the plight of my friend, Alan Gross. Alan is from the Washington, D.C., area and his situation has received a lot of coverage in our local news. If...
Letters to the editor January 5
Jan 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
Food, meds or taxes? My grandparents lost everything they had to the Nazis, including their home. Am I going to lose my home to Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh? I was employed at the Di...
Letters to the editor December 29
Dec 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
Oral histories a vital resource I want to wish Joy Braunstein well as she takes on the task to continue the work of the Holocaust Center to educate teachers, students and the public about the histo...
Letters to the editor December 22
Dec 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
Bombastic attack As I perused my “Jewish” Chronicle, on Dec. 7, a time during which the Jewish community was preparing for Chanuka, I noticed one op-ed in that Chronicle’s edition. I naturally expe...
Letters to the editor December 15
Dec 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
Column omitted facts Thank you for Abby Wisse Schachter’s Dec. 8 piece, “Obama and the do-something Congress.” The current Congress earned a 9 percent approval rating (lower than porn, polygamy, an...
Letters to the editor December 8
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
Great care My father, Robert Jones, died Oct. 20 at the age of 93 from the complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He was a resident of Allderdice Unit at Charles Morris since 2008, and before that, ...
Letters to the editor November 24
Nov 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
Student remembers Rothko I enjoyed your review of Mark Rothko as you brought out his Jewishness (“Rothko in ‘Red,’ ” Nov. 10). I was his student at Brooklyn College and we got along very well. He w...
Letters to the editor November 17
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
Obama’s ‘telling’ failure Those who have asserted that President Obama has a bias against Israel have additional fuel to add to the fire in noting his reaction to French President Sarkozy’s unfortu...
Letters to the editor November 10
Nov 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
More Jews choosing cremation  I just finished reading Toby Tabachnick’s article on Judaism and cremation (“Rabbis wrestle with cremation amid its growing appeal to Jews,” Oct. 27) and I wanted to c...