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Letters to the editor August 18
A ghetto but not as we know it This year marks the 500th anniversary of the founding of the Venice Ghetto, but The Chronicle’s article (“Venice welcomes back Shylock in marking its Jewish history,”...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor August 4
PAJC active right until the end The Jewish Chronicle has been telling the story or how Pittsburgh’s community organizations, built on the service of professionals and volunteers, have been changing...
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor July 28
Anti-Muslim Gingrich in good company I was pleased to read the stern rebuke of one of today’s prominent Donald Trump-style blowhards, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (“Gingrich’s irresponsible s...
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor July 21
Tribute to Elie Wiesel The following poem was written in response to The Chronicle’s July 7 article, “A powerful voice for the finest of Jewish values,” on the death of Elie Wiesel: “Amen” for Elie...
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor July 14
Great building, great memories Having read that fine article by Toby Tabachnick about my former home synagogue (“On the block again, former synagogue building might disappear,” July 7), I was compe...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor June 23
Stirs Up Bad Memories I left Pittsburgh in 1981, but I never stopped my subscription to The Chronicle. The June 2 story “Catholic students learn that hate can hurt” brought back terrible memories f...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 2
CDS: Worth the Investment I am very thankful to the Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh for recruiting a great speaker for the spring Annual Campaign thank-you event. Daniel Gordis challenged us to ima...
Jun 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 5
Kasich: Decent, Honorable In “No surprises at top of ticket as Clinton, Trump take Pennsylvania (and others)” (April 28), Republican primary election voter Michael Lewin said a mouthful when he not...
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor April 21
More important than being Jewish, Sanders is a mensch The headline “Sanders’ Jewish support is hardly a given” (April 14) not only foretold what my sons would call the lameness of the article — int...
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 7
End of discussion The best Y/JCC basketball player is Sid Cohen (“Who’s the greatest? Best JCC basketball player still up in the air,” March 24). Sid played with the Y senior varsity and led Kilgor...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 31
Way to go, Allderdice! As a displaced alum, I had the pleasure of following the Allderdice boys’ basketball team this season, culminating in being on hand for their championship game (“Allderdice: ...
Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor September 20
Sep 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
Community leadership needed Jewish community leadership claims that we face extinction, but like all other religions, we face apathy and a leadership that did not get the message. Jews have been fi...
Letters to the editor September 13
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 217 217 recommendations | email to a friend
Tired arguments While we admire and share Mr. Friedman’s concern for Israel, his recent letter to the editor in response to ours (“Letters were disgraceful,” Aug. 16), relies on a tired argument th...
Letters to the editor September 6
Sep 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 205 205 recommendations | email to a friend
Voter ID ruling lauded We commend the ruling of the D.C. Circuit Court striking down Texas’ voter ID law, which at its core would disproportionately disenfranchise poor and minority voters. No elec...
Letters to the editor August 30
Aug 30, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 207 207 recommendations | email to a friend
We forgot Finegold Your Aug. 23 article “Pittsburgh’s Jewish Pirates,” was very nice, but I think you missed a very important one. Dr. Joseph Finegold was very valuable to the team. He was the team...
Letters to the editor August 23
Aug 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
Keep pressure on MDA From a profound commitment to the Jewish people and progressive Jewish values, we are joining the campaign to raise the alarm about the appointment of Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu by M...
Letters to the editor August 16
Aug 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
A great debate, please As a strong supporter of President Obama, it may come as a surprise that I welcome the recent steps taken by the Romney campaign to compete for support in our community.  No ...
Letters to the editor July 19
Jul 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 214 214 recommendations | email to a friend
Work for peace Last week’s editorial titled “Watershed Moment” was indeed that.  The discourse about the Presbyterian Church (USA), their General Assembly and the commissioners who voted in it reac...
Letters to the editor July 12
Jul 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 211 211 recommendations | email to a friend
Mission Atidim remembered Your great description and imagery of the recent Centennial Mission (“From family tree to Tel Aviv kitchen, mission made lasting impact,” July 5) brought back fond memorie...
Letters to the editor June 28
Jun 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 207 207 recommendations | email to a friend
Where was the review? It is with disappointment and frustration that I note that The Jewish Chronicle, the acknowledged newspaper of record for the Jewish community in western Pennsylvania, failed ...
Letters to the editor June 21
Jun 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
Kotel equality Tel Aviv is a city known for its beautiful beaches. Our beaches might look like many other Mediterranean countries, but there is something very unique about the beaches in Tel Aviv. ...