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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 | 17 17 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 | 59 59 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 | 61 61 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 | 59 59 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 | 71 71 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 | 82 82 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 | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor April 7
Simply disrespectful On the Opinion page of a recent Jewish Chronicle was a cartoon by Sean Delonas that depicted President Trump sitting in a chair watching Sesame Street. Under the headline “Trum...
Apr 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 24
On child sexual abuse, ask the tough questions While everyone is giving kudos to the Yeshiva Boys School of Pittsburgh for its swift and appropriate handling of an alleged case of child sex abuse, ...
Mar 23, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 17
Appreciation for the Jewish Healthcare Foundation Thanks to The Chronicle for its March 9 article on AgeWell Pittsburgh being named as a finalist for the Collaboration Prize (“AgeWell Pittsburgh re...
Mar 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 10
A one-sided view The Chronicle’s Feb. 24 article “More funding options available for day schools responding to budget shortfall” presents a very one-sided view of the Educational Improvement Tax Cr...
Mar 08, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor February 11
Feb 10, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 385 385 recommendations | email to a friend
Tradition or not, visitation comforts the grieving family I wish to comment on The Jewish Chronicle’s Dec. 31 article, “Origin of funeral visitation unknown; practice controversial.” As a licensed ...
Letter to the editor February 4
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 383 383 recommendations | email to a friend
China and Jewish community: Where’s the coverage? There is a topic that I have never seen covered in a Jewish weekly newspaper — China and the Jewish community. On the other hand, the Chinese seem ...
Letters to the editor January 14
Jan 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 382 382 recommendations | email to a friend
Customs are like law I was surprised that none of the rabbinic quotations included in “Origin of funeral visitation unknown; practice controversial” (Dec. 31) commented on the concept of minchag yi...
Letter to the editor December 17
Dec 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 382 382 recommendations | email to a friend
Thank you for coverage of case I just wanted to take a moment to thank Toby Tabachnick and The Chronicle for publishing the update on our family’s efforts to have my brother Zeke Goldblum transferr...
Letter to the editor December 10
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 380 380 recommendations | email to a friend
For Rabbi Edelstein, a job well done In the Nov. 19 Jewish Chronicle, I was pleased to see that Rabbi Jason Edelstein has taught at Saint Vincent College for 47 years (“Saint Vincent College honors...
Letter to the editor December 3
Dec 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 382 382 recommendations | email to a friend
Shame on us The anti-refugee fervor of today is haunting and tragic for those of us with connections to the Holocaust. My unfortunate link to it is the murder of my Austrian paternal grandparents, ...
Letter to the editor November 5
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 385 385 recommendations | email to a friend
Yaron Sideman does not promote peace Some of us who attended the presentation on Oct. 27 by Yaron Sideman, consul general of Israel for the Mid-Atlantic Region, may have hoped for comments that wou...
Letters to the editor October 22
Oct 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 383 383 recommendations | email to a friend
J Street U proposal: Outrageous! Anyone who has been to Israel, or has yet to go but loves our homeland, should be both astonished and appalled at J Street U’s proposal to create a school curriculu...
Letter to the editor September 17
Sep 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 389 389 recommendations | email to a friend
Davis spectacle is a charade! Throughout history, we have witnessed the evil that can be perpetrated by those who cloak themselves in religion in order to perpetrate injustice and evil. The latest ...
Letters to the editor September 10
Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 392 392 recommendations | email to a friend
Applauding Maccabi’s success I was delighted to read in The Chronicle that Pittsburgh teens have once again become interested in the JCC Maccabi Youth Games (“Local athletes proved their ‘medal’ at...