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Letter to the editor April 16
Music, but not to Pittsburgh’s ears Highly respected musician Idan Raichel — known as Israel’s answer to Peter Gabriel for his cross-cultural collaborations and global outlook — will be touring the...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 9
Book reviews need boost I very much enjoy the book reviews in The Chronicle.  However, these reviews (for example “Some of Lincoln’s best friends were Jews” and “The story of Jewish terrorism in it...
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 2
Paper went too far Once again, we are witnessing public attacks on the Israeli democratic process to satisfy people’s personal political agendas. Last week, Dan Simpson of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazet...
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Israel backers not interested in dissent
It’s unfortunate that guest columnist Yitzhak Santis got so much wrong in his overwrought piece, “Jewish Voice for Peace whitewashes anti-Semitism in the anti-Israel movement” (March 12). Among the...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 12
Truancy number doesn’t add up I was shocked to read in the second sentence of Toby Tabachnick’s article on the Community Day School (“At CDS, all paths of Jewish living lead to diversity, comfort,”...
Mar 12, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 5
Obama’s disrespect continues The behavior of American Jewish groups regarding Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress is similar to that of Jewish leaders of the 1930s and their lac...
Mar 05, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor February 26
Struggling? That’s hard to digest Within The Chronicle’s  Feb. 12 article, “Jewish groups divided on Obama budget plan,” Nathan Diament, executive director of the advocacy branch of the Orthodox Un...
Feb 26, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor February 19
Patients, be wary I read with interest the recent story “‘Rebuilding people’ has become the mantra of these pain specialists” (Feb. 5), which describes the use of intra-articular injection of stem ...
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor February 12
Netanyahu speech ill-advised Like most in our community, I am sympathetic to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and recognize that he faces the extraordinary burden of ensuring Israel’s surv...
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor February 5
Jewish learning, inspiration for everyone Thanks for your inspiring story about Mike Feinberg, the student whose Birthright Israel trip through J’Burgh inspired him to become a trip leader himself ...
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 29
American leadership lacking in Paris aftermath The following thoughts fill my mind in the aftermath of the horrific terrorist slaughter in Paris: >> It is tragic that our fellow Jews in France are ...
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor September 2
Sep 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Inspiration, not intolerance The proposal to build Park51, a Muslim community center and mosque in lower Manhattan two blocks from the World Trade Center site has become a lightning rod for hysteri...
Letters to the editor August 26
Aug 26, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Jewish employees deserve free admission When I got home on the 20th of August and read about the county having a picnic on the holiest day of the year (“County regrets scheduling picnic on Yom Kipp...
Letters to the editor August 12
Aug 12, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Don’t judge this couple [Regarding the Aug. 5 editorial, “The Jewish wedding that wasn’t,”] the judgments, inferences and sweeping generalizations about the Clinton/Mezvinsky wedding are cause for ...
Letters to the editor August 5
Aug 05, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Shiva still works I just read your July 15 column, “As our world changes, so does shiva.” I’m not arguing with what you said and your opinions about shiva and whether or not it is changing. I just ...
Letters to the editor July 15
Jul 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Reject conversion bill (The following is an open letter by the president of the Union for Reform Judaism and the executive vice president of the Rabbinical Assembly of rabbis to Prime Minister Benj...
Letters to the editor July 8
Jul 08, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Congratulations on merger Congratulations to the members and leaders of Tree of Life and Or L’Simcha for their willingness to make the hard choices, which allowed these two congregations to merge. ...
Letters to the editor July 1
Jul 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A clear message A radical and nuclear Iran and a genocidal regime in Sudan will no longer be aided with Pennsylvania dollars under a bill that I’ve been working on for five years that is now awaiti...
Letters to the editor June 17
Jun 17, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
To the world Much has been written about the incident in international waters off of Gaza a few weeks ago. Much of the world is critical over Israel’s embargo and actions. The demanded solution is ...
Letters to the editor May 27
May 27, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Specter was ‘rare centrist’ Your May 20 article, “Specter lost ground in areas with Jewish voters,” asks, “Why is that?” Specter was that rare centrist who voted mostly blue and sometimes red. And ...
Letters to the editor May 20
May 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Paraphrase corrected You wrote in your April 29 editorial, “Oren the lightening rod:” “Some of those responses were over the top, such as computer science professor Harry Mairson’s. He called Oren ...