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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 | 4 4 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 | 2 2 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 | 7 7 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 | 10 10 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 | 26 26 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 | 23 23 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...
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 23
By all means, ‘settle’ “I loved the interview with the irrepressible Tova Weinberg from JNS.org that you printed last week, (“The ‘matchmaker’s touch,’” Jan. 16.) I was especially struck by the fac...
Jan 24, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 16
Supporting the disabled Thank you for reprinting Simone Ellin’s Baltimore Jewish Times Dec. 26, 2013, article, “Inclusion of Jews with Disabilities is Focus of Inaugural Leadership Conference.” It ...
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 9
Mohalim are well trained I wish to publicly thank the Chronicle and offer “Yasher Koach” on its Dec. 26 editorial (“In defense of circumcision”) supporting and defending Bris Milah, ritual circumci...
Jan 09, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 2
A meaningful 20 minutes Thanks to the Tuckfelt family, and the other donors, for their support of the new Holocaust memorial on the campus of Community Day School. For those of you who have not had...
Jan 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor September 26
Sep 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Role clarified Regarding The Jewish Chronicle’s Sept. 12 article, “JCC’s new Early Childhood Development Center showcased at meeting,” as a partner with the Jewish Community Center in the area of c...
Letters to the editor August 8
Aug 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Honoring tradition We agree with the thoughts expressed by Sharon Ryave Brody (Letter to the editor, July 25 issue) concerning the availability of choices in our community for funeral and burial se...
Letters to the editor August 1
Aug 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Not retiring yet While we are delighted that our admission office now includes Sarah DeWitt as director, we’d like to be sure to clarify that Judy Goldman is not retiring this year, but will play a...
Letters to the editor July 25
Jul 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
A full-time commitment I read the July 18 article about the opinions of Rabbi Wasserman and a few others. The subject of having a nonprofit provider for funeral services versus for-profit funeral p...
Letters to the editor July 18
Jul 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Get the facts The Chronicle ran a column by Alan Eisner on June 27 entitled, “The Palestinian economy: Why should we care.”  While there are divergent views about the conflict, this article had sev...
Letters to the editor July 11
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
A ‘unique tool’ Kudos to Abby Schachter for her July 4 column regarding the mikva (“Mikva a communal space”). A mikva that is of interest to all members of the Jewish community, regardless of affil...
Letters to the editor June 27
Jun 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
We need science, not fearmongering In a response to my letter to the editor on the lack of evidence of potential health risks of cell phones, Devra Davis repeats her alarmist statements.  I urge Ch...
Letters to the editor June 13
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Free help available I enjoyed your article  “JAA speech therapist using iPads to treat their patients” because it underscored the importance of speech therapy in our society. While the article addr...
Letters to the editor June 6
Jun 06, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
How to slay the ‘monster’ In your May 30 story, “Peduto, Gilman say East End a model for what city can be,” the quote from Dan Gilman, “I think people have become disheartened with city government....
Letters to the editor May 30
May 30, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Where is the evidence? Last week’s lead article, “Israeli researchers ‘light-years ahead’ on studies of cellphone risks,” was shockingly misleading.  Many Chronicle readers might think that we are ...