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Letter to the editor June 16
No need to panic The Chronicle’s “Paul Caplan tells a distinguished tale” (May 26) reminded me of a vignette from his wife, Gertrude. It says much, I think, of what the culture of Squirrel Hill was...
Jun 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 19
Contrasting Styles Two articles especially caught my attention in The Chronicle’s May 12 edition, and I consider them to be related in an offbeat way. “Lynn Cullen is the perennial performer” provi...
May 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 12
The success of aliyah In an article chronicling three North Americans who moved back to the United States after becoming Israeli citizens, not mentioned were the estimated 350,000 Anglos who are cu...
May 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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My AirBNB Seder
It started, like so many things in life, with my sister. You see, my extended family meets in the metro DC area for Passover. It’s a very convenient location for many - even I can drive there from ...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 5
To the governor, thank you It was a joy to read The Chronicle’s “Passover seders the new norm at Pa. Governor’s Residence (April 21),” which details the second annual such event hosted by Gov. Tom ...
May 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor April 28
To Jeffrey Herzog, thank you The timing could not be better for the prestigious Jefferson Award to be bestowed on Jeffrey Herzog for his extraordinary work with new Americans through his associatio...
Apr 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 14
Embracing our animal friends As a guardian to three precious dogs who bring unbounded joy and who have helped me through loneliness and challenge, it was gratifying to read the front page article r...
Apr 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor April 7
Simply disrespectful On the Opinion page of a recent Jewish Chronicle was a cartoon by Sean Delonas that depicted President Trump sitting in a chair watching Sesame Street. Under the headline “Trum...
Apr 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 24
On child sexual abuse, ask the tough questions While everyone is giving kudos to the Yeshiva Boys School of Pittsburgh for its swift and appropriate handling of an alleged case of child sex abuse, ...
Mar 23, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 17
Appreciation for the Jewish Healthcare Foundation Thanks to The Chronicle for its March 9 article on AgeWell Pittsburgh being named as a finalist for the Collaboration Prize (“AgeWell Pittsburgh re...
Mar 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 1 1 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 187 187 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...
Letters to the editor January 5
Jan 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
Food, meds or taxes? My grandparents lost everything they had to the Nazis, including their home. Am I going to lose my home to Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh? I was employed at the Di...
Letters to the editor December 29
Dec 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
Oral histories a vital resource I want to wish Joy Braunstein well as she takes on the task to continue the work of the Holocaust Center to educate teachers, students and the public about the histo...