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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 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 3
Temple Sinai not the first In a recent edition of The Chronicle you told of the “new” dues policy being implemented at Temple Sinai (“Demolishing dues may foster future finances at Temple Sinai,” F...
Mar 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor February 24
Chronicle is no place for hate groups I was both shocked and appalled by The Chronicle’s decision to run “Pittsburgher gets national position with John Birch Society” (Feb. 9). The John Birch Socie...
Feb 22, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor February 17
JBS tells the truth In the Feb. 10 Jewish Chronicle, there was a well-written article by Toby Tabachnick about my promotion to the National Council of the John Birch Society. However, there were so...
Feb 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor February 10
Justice for Nisman The article on Alberto Nisman (“Israel’s Argentinian Jews honor Nisman, demand justice,” Jan. 27) was quite interesting and informative. The tragic death of this courageous gentl...
Feb 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor February 3
The propaganda of ‘fake news’ The Chronicle’s Opinion page letter “Palestinian territory — another view” (Jan. 20) relates the danger the State of Israel has been subjected to by both world governm...
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 27
Don’t skimp on qualified caregivers Deborah Winn-Horvitz hit the nail on the head when she stated, “The safest option is to obtain [adult care] services through a reputable, licensed agency or regi...
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor
Palestinian territory — another view As a historian and defender of a Jewish and democratic Israel, I object to Stephen M.  Flatow’s rewriting of history. “UN calls it ‘Palestinian territory,’ hist...
Jan 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor January 13
It’s not 1956 anymore Bonnie Glick berates the Jewish Federations of North America and others for boycotting the Chanukah bash at Trump Hotel in Washington, sponsored by the Conference of President...
Jan 11, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor December 23
We remember when In the write-up on Esther Lappidus, there is no mention of her earliest acting gigs at the YM&WHA Playhouse. For the play “The Man Came to Dinner” the stage crew of Allen Pinsker a...
Dec 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor November 25
Be prepared to fight I regret to say that The Chronicle is unjustifiably optimistic in its Nov. 17 editorial, “The need to move forward,” hoping for the best with a new president from whom we have ...
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor May 2
May 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 374 374 recommendations | email to a friend
Volunteers lauded At Jewish Family & Children’s Service, volunteers are vital to our mission to provide services for individuals and families throughout our community. As a nonprofit social service...
Letters to the editor April 25
Apr 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 364 364 recommendations | email to a friend
Pride in our senators Pennsylvanians should be proud that our senator, the Honorable Patrick Toomey, is one of the two leaders who brokered a bipartisan compromise that would expand background chec...
Letters to the editor April 18
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 346 346 recommendations | email to a friend
Register to vote In 1984, a letter from Rav Moshe Feinstein (z’’l) urged the community to register and vote. Interestingly, I was 18 at the time. The letter said that we who live in the United Stat...
Letters to the editor April 4
Apr 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 316 316 recommendations | email to a friend
Remember the Struma As we read about the “apology” the Turkish prime minister demanded and was delivered by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu under the pressure of President Obama, it is in...
Letters to the editor March 28
Mar 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 310 310 recommendations | email to a friend
Statement assailed In the 21 March edition of The Jewish Chronicle, Rabbi Alvin Berkun stated, “Frankly, I believe if they had chosen a cardinal from Africa the Jewish community would have problems...
Letters to the editor March 21
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 302 302 recommendations | email to a friend
A major fallacy I read Lee Chottiner’s column entitled “Israelis, Palestinians can learn lessons from Africa,” in the March 7 edition. Outgoing U.S. special envoy, Princeton Lyman, while discussing...
Letters to the editor March 7
Mar 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 271 271 recommendations | email to a friend
Fair trade coffee touted Last year, in the JFilm Festival’s Short Film [lineup], there was a movie about fair trade coffee. There seems to be various definitions for “fair trade.” My general unders...
Letters to the editor January 31
Feb 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 261 261 recommendations | email to a friend
Community ‘repels’ interfaith couples Abby Schachter’s recent article offered a simple solution to the Jewish “demographic crisis.” To preserve the Jewish community, your children cannot date a gen...
Letters to the editor January 3
Jan 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 251 251 recommendations | email to a friend
Schechter to president, Congress: ‘Erect meaningful fences’ around weapons (Editor’s note: The following is taken from a Dec. 20 open letter to President Obama and the Members of Congress. It was s...
Letters to the editor December 27
Dec 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
URA supports startups I read with great interest Abby W. Schachter's Dec. 20 column, “A Jew runs for city council.” I share Dan Gilman's desire to retain and attract youth and diversity to our city...