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Letter to the editor January 15
B-ball team’s dedication example to all of us Thank you to Bee Schindler for highlighting the legendary successes of the JCC varsity basketball team under the leadership of head coach Mark Pattis (...
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor January 8
Better late than never Wow, just in time! It was the eighth candle of Chanukah before we Jews managed to get with the program. Finally, finally, a “100-plus crowd” turned out in Squirrel Hill to le...
Jan 07, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor January 1
‘Venomous’ ZOA way off the mark Perhaps The Jewish Chronicle could do a service by publishing the full text of the Conflict Kitchen wrapper as a corrective to the mischaracterizations in the ZOA cr...
Dec 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor December 25
Chanukah lesson: We are all like candles The Chanukah menorah on the steps of City Hall in Pittsburgh may inspire many in the Jewish community and non-Jews as well (“What makes Chanukah great in Am...
Dec 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor December 4
The Post-Gazette’s silence was deafening I have not wanted to accept the accuracy of the recurring accusations made by many from our community that the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the major and often ...
Dec 04, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor November 27
As Jews, we must not break apart I appreciated Toby Tabachnick’s Nov. 13 article “‘CoExistence’ — not ‘Conflict’ — will be served at these CMU, Pitt ‘Kitchens.’ ’’ I appreciated even more the coura...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor November 20
Azerbaijan a democracy? Think again In his article on the relationship between Israel and Azerbaijan (“Israel’s emerging Muslim-majority ally,” Nov. 6), David Bernstein claims that Azerbaijan is “t...
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor November 13
Will Wolf build house of straw or bricks? The Nov. 6 Chronicle’s front-page story, with the clever headline “Wolf Blows Down GOP,” accurately characterizes the decisive defeat of Republican Gov. To...
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 30
Bringing Jews, Muslims together I have attended quite a number of functions sponsored by the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and have been impressed with the ...
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 23
With harmonious goal, CAIR speaks up With regard to The Chronicle’s Oct. 9 article “CAIR under the microscope,” it was disappointing to note the absence of many examples I articulated during my lon...
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 16
A volunteer experience that has no rival I like to think that I have “been around the block,” so to speak, with many, many years of a whole variety of volunteer experiences. However, when I first s...
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 13
Oct 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
Albanian-Jewish ties Thank you for your article about Albanians (“Photo exhibit pays tribute to Albanian Muslims who saved Jews,” Sept. 29). I have somewhat closely followed for many years the deve...
Letters to the editor October 6
Oct 06, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
Perry right on climate While I agree with Oren M. Spiegler that some of Gov. Perry’s opinions make one pause (“Perry’s problems,” Sept. 22), Mr. Spiegler can strike the fact that Perry “questions w...
Letters to the editor September 29
Sep 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
GOP candidates assailed [The Sept. 22] dismal Republican debate may have been painful to watch for many Americans — but especially so for American Jews. On national television, we witnessed a field...
Letters to the editor September 22
Sep 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
Perry’s problems Though I am a hard right conservative on fiscal issues and matters of crime and punishment, I am on many issues a social liberal — as I believe are most members of the Jewish commu...
Letters to the editor September 15
Sep 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Torahs not tainted My comment in the Sept. 1 Chronicle story, “Youlus indicted; faces charges of mail, wire fraud,” which reports about the Youlus indictments contained “nothing I didn’t know or ex...
Letters to the editor September 8
Sep 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
Take up Shalit's cause For nearly 1,900 days, Noam and Aviva Shalit have been unable to hug their son. They have not heard his voice, seen his face, or even had the small comfort of knowing that he...
Letters to the editor September 1
Sep 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
Sharpton hasn’t changed Regarding the Aug. 25 editorial, “Al Sharpton’s t’shuva,” as a former New Yorker now living in Pittsburgh, I clearly remember the Crown Heights riots of 20 years ago and the...
Letters to the editor August 18
Aug 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
Respectful Dialogue On July 11, the Israeli Knesset passed an anti-boycott law that drew immediate criticism from many quarters. In Israel, a Jerusalem Post editorial entitled “The Bad Boycott Bill...
Letters to the editor August 11
Aug 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
A justified event Being one of the 80 signers on the ad that protested the anti-democratic “anti-boycott law,” I was proud to attend last Sunday’s meeting at the Squirrel Hill Library regarding Isr...
Letters to the editor August 4
Aug 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Have some faith Israel’s new boycott law is currently a hot topic. Many are criticizing it as undemocratic and a violation of free speech. Comparisons are being made to other — much older — democra...