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Letters to the editor August 18
A ghetto but not as we know it This year marks the 500th anniversary of the founding of the Venice Ghetto, but The Chronicle’s article (“Venice welcomes back Shylock in marking its Jewish history,”...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor August 4
PAJC active right until the end The Jewish Chronicle has been telling the story or how Pittsburgh’s community organizations, built on the service of professionals and volunteers, have been changing...
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor July 28
Anti-Muslim Gingrich in good company I was pleased to read the stern rebuke of one of today’s prominent Donald Trump-style blowhards, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (“Gingrich’s irresponsible s...
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor July 21
Tribute to Elie Wiesel The following poem was written in response to The Chronicle’s July 7 article, “A powerful voice for the finest of Jewish values,” on the death of Elie Wiesel: “Amen” for Elie...
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor July 14
Great building, great memories Having read that fine article by Toby Tabachnick about my former home synagogue (“On the block again, former synagogue building might disappear,” July 7), I was compe...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor June 23
Stirs Up Bad Memories I left Pittsburgh in 1981, but I never stopped my subscription to The Chronicle. The June 2 story “Catholic students learn that hate can hurt” brought back terrible memories f...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 76 76 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 | 82 82 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 | 83 83 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 | 85 85 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 | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor November 5
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
Yaron Sideman does not promote peace Some of us who attended the presentation on Oct. 27 by Yaron Sideman, consul general of Israel for the Mid-Atlantic Region, may have hoped for comments that wou...
Letters to the editor October 22
Oct 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
J Street U proposal: Outrageous! Anyone who has been to Israel, or has yet to go but loves our homeland, should be both astonished and appalled at J Street U’s proposal to create a school curriculu...
Letter to the editor September 17
Sep 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
Davis spectacle is a charade! Throughout history, we have witnessed the evil that can be perpetrated by those who cloak themselves in religion in order to perpetrate injustice and evil. The latest ...
Letters to the editor September 10
Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
Applauding Maccabi’s success I was delighted to read in The Chronicle that Pittsburgh teens have once again become interested in the JCC Maccabi Youth Games (“Local athletes proved their ‘medal’ at...
Letters to the editor September 3
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
Republican cooperation? Not happening It may have been an unintentional typo, but Congressman Keith Rothfus is a Republican, not a Democrat, as mentioned in The Chronicle’s Aug. 20 story “Rothfus m...
Letter to the editor August 27
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letters to the editor August 20
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letters to the editor August 6
Aug 05, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letters to the editor July 23
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letters to the editor July 9
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
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...