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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 | 15 15 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 | 17 17 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 | 19 19 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 | 22 22 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 | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 17
Josh Shapiro: integrity, honor I was pleased to read “Josh Shapiro Ready for Next Phase of Career” (Feb. 18), noting the story of the young and vigorous Democrat who is fighting to become the nomin...
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 10
A huge step forward We would like to thank The Chronicle for taking the time to let your readers know about the first Lunar New Year festivities in Squirrel Hill (“Lunar New Year parade highlights ...
Mar 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 3
The challenge of inclusion Many thanks to The Chronicle for its Opinion piece “What is disability inclusion?” (Feb. 18) in recognition of Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month. The editor...
Mar 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor February 18
A shock … and desecration With regard to The Chronicle’s “Coming together: Jewish, Chinese communities set to celebrate Lunar New Year” (Feb. 4), why was a large segment of the Jewish community exc...
Feb 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor February 11
Tradition or not, visitation comforts the grieving family I wish to comment on The Jewish Chronicle’s Dec. 31 article, “Origin of funeral visitation unknown; practice controversial.” As a licensed ...
Feb 10, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor February 4
China and Jewish community: Where’s the coverage? There is a topic that I have never seen covered in a Jewish weekly newspaper — China and the Jewish community. On the other hand, the Chinese seem ...
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Letters to the editor June 16
Jun 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 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 | 65 65 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 | 64 64 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 | 66 66 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 | 61 61 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...
Letters to the editor May 12
May 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Jacobs’ selection good for Israel Carol Greenwald’s guest column on the new head of the Union of Reform Judaism, Rabbi Rick Jacobs (“Reform’s nomination of Jacobs means a victory for J Street,” May...
Letters to the editor May 5
May 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
We are family Having been in Israel seven times since 2002, with five of those trips taking others with me to volunteer in the IDF (Israel Defense Forces), I have been asked many times if I have fa...
Letters to the editor April 28
Apr 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 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 April 21
Apr 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Jewish-Muslim cooperation was remarkable In response to “Eisenberg: Critical factors hard to achieve in Middle East peace talks,” (Scott W. Stern, April 14), your correspondent mentions only that m...
Letters to the editor April 14
Apr 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
World is still not whole One of the many beautiful passages in the cherished Union Prayer Book regularly used at my synagogue is the following plea to our God, “...Plant virtue in every soul and ma...