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Letter to the editor August 27
Taking care of our own I read with interest “Cemetery blight is Jewish community’s mark of shame” (July 30). With that in mind, the Pittsburgh Jewish community is fortunate to have the Jewish Cemet...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor August 20
Roman, Pavilack don’t represent the Jewish view How do Israelis and American Jews feel about the Iran accords? The Jewish Chronicle recently provided an excellent article summarizing the results of...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor August 6
Put ‘local’ back into the Chronicle Pittsburgh born, bred and educated but now living in Washington, D.C., I find less of interest in The Chronicle. If I want opinion pieces or articles about natio...
Aug 05, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor July 23
A Jew is a Jew I enjoyed The Chronicle’s cover story on the Supreme Court’s gay marriage decision very much (“Jewish advocates react as SCOTUS makes gay marriage law of the land,” July 2). The orga...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor July 9
Proud of the Federation I want to respond to my friend Julian Elbling who wrote a letter to the editor on June 25 about synagogue life in Pittsburgh and the Federation’s role in supporting it (“Ste...
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor July 2
A project to preserve At the same time that Temple Hadar Israel is planning for its future (“Temple Hadar Israel sells but is staying put,” June 18), the congregation has been working with the Smal...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 25
Step up to the plate to save Jewish Pittsburgh I congratulate Rabbi Mark N. Staitman for his recent June 11 Opinion piece “Let’s have ‘the talk’: As synagogues resources dwindle, the time has come ...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 18
Rabbi Riskin: a Wexner star The first Pittsburgh Wexner Heritage Group (“Leaders with a commitment to the ‘Jewish way’ are Wexner’s ‘tremendous gift,’”June 11) had the privilege of spending two wee...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 11
Roman’s exit a loss for community Our Greater Pittsburgh Jewish community regrettably will be losing a strong asset with the departure of Gregg Roman, director of the Jewish Federation of Greater P...
Jun 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 4
A plan for peace My husband and I were so pleased to interview the Rev. Liddy Barlow at Rodef Shalom on Yom Kippur afternoon in the sanctuary. (“Clergy’s trip to Israel brings renewed focus on hope...
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 21
An unholy alliance Rep. Lee Zeldin is correct when he states that “America has … no greater ally than Israel” (“Why more American Jews are voting Republican,” May 7). But after that, he and I part ...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor December 23
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Macabees maligned Joel Rubin excelled in his attempt to distort history in his political article entitled “Chanuka’s dangerous lessons for today’s Republicans” (The Jewish Chronicle, Dec. 9). He la...
Letters to the editor December 16
Dec 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Inclusive position taken As a member of the JCC 2020 Vision Task Force, I would like to comment on the Dec. 2 article in the Chronicle, “JCC expands hours as part of new guidelines.” The task force...
Letters to the editor December 9
Dec 09, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
New JCC hours lauded Kudos to the leadership of the Jewish Community Center for taking the bold step of aligning their policies with the mores of our community, (“JCC expands hours as part of new g...
Letters to the editor December 2
Dec 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist ‘libels’ Beck As a Hungarian Jew and a Holocaust survivor, having spent nearly a year in Bergen Belsen, I was disturbed by the article written by Simon Greer, “Beck’s Holocaust revision i...
Letters to the editor November 18
Nov 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Game-changing’ arms deal The Chronicle reported on Oct. 21 that the U.S. Defense Department has approved sale of $60 billion in advanced military equipment to Saudi Arabia. According to the U.S. a...
Letters to the editor November 11
Nov 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Manchin a ‘stand-up guy’ The editorial “Jews score big in West Virginia Race” praised the victory in the West Virginia. Senate race by Gov. Joe Manchin for his strong support of the State of Israel...
Letters to the editor November 4
Nov 08, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
GINA was a landmark law I applaud everyone connected to the 1 in 5 campaign to encourage screening for Jewish genetic diseases and to educate everyone about the value of genetic testing. Everyone c...
Letters to the editor October 28
Oct 28, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Carter rapped for Siwan visit (Editor’s note: The following is an open letter to former President Jimmy Carter that has been shared with the media.) As the chairman of an organization of terror vic...
Letters to the editor October 21
Oct 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Sestak meets voter’s criteria The period of political rhetoric is finally coming to a close —and for many of us it can’t come soon enough. As an independent, I am going back to elementary basics, A...
Letters to the editor October 14
Oct 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Homophobic bullying condemned In response to the spate of recent suicides related to homophobic bullying, including that of Tyler Clementi [at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.], we at the Un...