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Letters to the editor November 13
Will Wolf build house of straw or bricks? The Nov. 6 Chronicle’s front-page story, with the clever headline “Wolf Blows Down GOP,” accurately characterizes the decisive defeat of Republican Gov. To...
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 30
Bringing Jews, Muslims together I have attended quite a number of functions sponsored by the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and have been impressed with the ...
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 23
With harmonious goal, CAIR speaks up With regard to The Chronicle’s Oct. 9 article “CAIR under the microscope,” it was disappointing to note the absence of many examples I articulated during my lon...
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 16
A volunteer experience that has no rival I like to think that I have “been around the block,” so to speak, with many, many years of a whole variety of volunteer experiences. However, when I first s...
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor September 11
Sotloff’s Sacrifice As I read and learn more about the extraordinary, slain freelance journalist and member of our faith Steven Sotloff (“Islamic State beheads again,” Sept. 4), what I find most re...
Sep 09, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor August 21
Jewish guilt in a time of war The war in Gaza has been a difficult one. Our hearts soared with victories and sank with big losses. As a Jewish mother I fully expect to feel guilty every day about s...
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor July 31
Israel’s borders, Bible geography I want to thank and commend Rabbi James Gibson for reminding readers that the boundaries of the State of Israel were and will be the product of international agree...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor June 26
Shame on The Chronicle! I enjoyed the article “Tzitzit for women, by women ‘makes the Torah real’” (May 29) about Squirrel Hill native Maya Rosen’s efforts to expand this mitzvah to women. Rabbis S...
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 20
What’s in a number? Thanks to Ilana Yergin for the wonderful article about my B’nai Mitzvah tutoring, “Temple David honors b’nai mitzvah tutor with service, luncheon,” Feb. 27. When she interviewed...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 6
Make it happen It is critically important to ensure all Pennsylvania high-school graduates learn about the Holocaust and genocide. The Holocaust Awareness Museum of the Delaware Valley has been in ...
Mar 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 30
Iran concert tour backed I enthusiastically join those leaders of our community who are in favor of a Pittsburgh Symphony visit to Iran (“Jews give their own take on proposed PSO trip to Iran,” Jan...
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Letters to the editor November 25
Nov 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Editorial misleading The Jewish Chronicle in the Nov. 19 issue has an editorial that states, “Rubashkin conviction means new beginning.” I find the editorial title to be misleading and a few of the...
Letters to the editor November 19
Nov 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
RAC blasts Robertson on remark (Editor’s note: The following is an open letter from Mark Pelavin, associate director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, to Rev. Pat Robertson expressi...
Letters to the editor November 12
Nov 12, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Veterans prone to ALS Veterans Day is an often over-looked holiday on the U.S. calendar. However, it’s a day to take pause and remember those individuals who have dedicated their lives to protectin...
Letters to the editor November 5
Nov 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
A positive portrayal It is rare to see Jews portrayed by the mass media without the usual negative stereotypes. In light of that, it has been refreshing to see how the new television series, “Glee,...
Letters to the editor October 29
Oct 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Let inmates foot corrections costs I was pleased to read the 22 October article, “Costa cites prison reform as possible cost-cutting measure for State,” which notes State Sen. Jay Costa’s efforts t...
Letters to the editor October 22
Oct 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Goldstone lauded for report I have read several articles in The Jewish Chronicle seeking to discredit the U.N. Human Rights Council report (known as the Goldstone report), which found Israel guilty...
Letters to the editor October 15
Oct 15, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Dunkin’ Donuts a sign of change When I was growing up in Pittsburgh in the ’70s, it was always great fun to visit our cousins in Queens, New York. I realized I could enjoy more in New York — restau...
Letters to the editor October 8
Oct 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Women at risk Thank you for publishing an article on the Siegel family and the ovarian cancer risk for Ashkenazi women, (“Gene mutation is clue about cancer risks among Ashkenazi women,” Sept. 24)....
Letters to the editor September 24
Sep 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Auxiliary closing (Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to the members of the Weinberg Village Ladies Auxiliary.) At a meeting held May 13, 2009, at the Weinberg Village, the Ladies Auxilia...
Letters to the editor September 17
Sep 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Kennedy served the disadvantaged Judah Samet is correct in the condemnation he hurls at the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy in his Sept. 10 letter, “Columnist blasted on Kennedy.” Much of Kennedy’s ...