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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 | 12 12 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 | 24 24 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 | 33 33 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 | 50 50 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 | 58 58 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 | 69 69 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 | 75 75 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 | 86 86 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...
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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 | 106 106 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 | 109 109 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 | 92 92 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...