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Letter to the editor January 22
Reflecting on the Paris tragedy Tuesday, Jan. 13 was a very sad day in Israel and the world. In France, they buried three policemen who were killed in the Charlie Hebdo massacre. In Israel, we buri...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 10 10 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 | 9 9 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 | 9 9 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 | 9 9 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 | 11 11 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 | 10 10 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 | 13 13 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 | 12 12 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 | 12 12 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 | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor August 4
Aug 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 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...
Letters to the editor July 28
Jul 28, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Maximizing chances for success Your recent article on teacher retention in Jewish day schools (“Mentor support equals teacher retention in Pittsburgh,” July 14) made some excellent points, and help...
Letters to the editor July 21
Jul 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Bill hurts Israeli democracy Regarding the recent passage by the Israeli Knesset of the Bill to Prevent Harm to the State of Israel by Means of Boycott, this bill is merely the latest round of the ...
Letters to the editor July 14
Jul 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Not a splinter group A recent article by Toby Tabachnick, “Pro-Israel question could divide Jews” (June 17), discusses the case of the Jewish community of Indianapolis where members broke away from...
Letters to the editor July 7
Jul 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Sensitivity lesson I received Jewish Pittsburgh Living and scanned its pages for familiar faces and regional Jewish highlights. I was surprised and disappointed however when I saw the Bistro19 Reci...
Letters to the editor June 16
Jun 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Toomey defended I take issue with the editorial page of the Jewish Chronicle (“Toomey’s learning curve,” June 9). The editors should not be criticizing Sen. Toomey’s well-intentioned remarks. Sen. ...
Letters to the editor June 9
Jun 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Sending a message Osama Bin Laden’s death was a major victory in the war on terror, but there are more battles ahead. We must fight the terrorists, financially as well.  And Pennsylvania is beginni...
Letters to the Editor, June 2
Jun 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Count us in!’ In response to Rabbi Bisno’s “Courageous Conversations” piece in last week’s Jewish Chronicle, we at Community Day School say “Count us in!” We agree that we have to be prepared to t...
Letters to the Editor, May 26
May 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Ready for those conversations It is encouraging to read the opinion piece by Rabbi Aaron Bisno in last week’s Chronicle. We echo his sentiments of needing to engage in “courageous conversations.” E...
Letters to the Editor, May 19
May 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Ascherman accusation Arik Ascherman of Rabbis for Human Rights (RHR) believes that his organization alone determines the moral compass for human rights (“RHR’s Ascherman says human rights groups ar...