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Letters to the editor June 25
Step up to the plate to save Jewish Pittsburgh I congratulate Rabbi Mark N. Staitman for his recent June 11 Opinion piece “Let’s have ‘the talk’: As synagogues resources dwindle, the time has come ...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 18
Rabbi Riskin: a Wexner star The first Pittsburgh Wexner Heritage Group (“Leaders with a commitment to the ‘Jewish way’ are Wexner’s ‘tremendous gift,’”June 11) had the privilege of spending two wee...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 11
Roman’s exit a loss for community Our Greater Pittsburgh Jewish community regrettably will be losing a strong asset with the departure of Gregg Roman, director of the Jewish Federation of Greater P...
Jun 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 4
A plan for peace My husband and I were so pleased to interview the Rev. Liddy Barlow at Rodef Shalom on Yom Kippur afternoon in the sanctuary. (“Clergy’s trip to Israel brings renewed focus on hope...
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 21
An unholy alliance Rep. Lee Zeldin is correct when he states that “America has … no greater ally than Israel” (“Why more American Jews are voting Republican,” May 7). But after that, he and I part ...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 14
Where’s the recognition? It was a special occasion to have almost a dozen Israeli runners take part in our Pittsburgh Marathon during the celebration that marked 20 years of having Karmiel/Misgav a...
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 30
What was Pence Thinking? The Chronicle’s “In Indiana, an uncomfortable turn in the spotlight” (April 16) explores the question of whether the short-lived Indiana “Religious Freedom Restoration Act”...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 23
Tribune-Review: Pro-Israel all the way Far be it from me, as a longtime reporter, to favor canceling subscriptions to a newspaper for its wrongheadedness on a particular issue (“ZOA, CAMERA target ...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 57 57 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 | 69 69 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 | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 15
Mar 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
Better to apologize Regarding the March 8 letter by Iris Samson and Sally Kalson, “Controversial cover explained”: When my children were 3 or 4 years old, they took delight in saying, what seemed t...
Letters to the editor March 8
Mar 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
Column, paper rapped While we appreciate the Jewish love of Israel and our need to defend its legitimacy, we do not support the occupation of the West Bank, the expansion of settlements, the blocka...
Letters to the editor March 1
Mar 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
JFilm cover a disgrace I felt compelled to write to you after receiving a JFilm brochure in the mail. Growing up in a household where we spoke Yiddish, I found the cover of this JFilm brochure to b...
Letters to the editor February 23
Feb 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 185 185 recommendations | email to a friend
Festival opens March 15 Thank you so much to Toby Tabachnick for the wonderful article (“JFilm releases 2012 festival lineup,” Feb. 16) about the upcoming JFilm Festival. We want to make sure your ...
Letters to the editor February 16
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 174 174 recommendations | email to a friend
Bible resolution was controversial I want to thank Oren Spiegler for his letter on H.R. 535, the “Year of the Bible” resolution (“Bible resolution hypocritical,” Feb. 9). While I can’t explain the ...
Letters to the editor February 9
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
Bible resolution hypocritical I have to believe that members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly attempt to outdo each other for outrageousness and the extent to which a thumb is jammed into the e...
Letters to the editor February 2
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
No laments, please I am writing in response to the “Slings and arrows” column in the Jan. 26 edition. Rather than lament Mr. Lieberfeld’s essay, the paper could have published an open letter provid...
Letters to the editor January 26
Jan 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
Presidential politics rapped Let me see:  Republican candidate for president, Rick Santorum, is proposing that if he is elected president he will push to give tax credits to parents to have more ba...
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...