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Letters to the editor November 27
As Jews, we must not break apart I appreciated Toby Tabachnick’s Nov. 13 article “‘CoExistence’ — not ‘Conflict’ — will be served at these CMU, Pitt ‘Kitchens.’ ’’ I appreciated even more the coura...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor November 20
Azerbaijan a democracy? Think again In his article on the relationship between Israel and Azerbaijan (“Israel’s emerging Muslim-majority ally,” Nov. 6), David Bernstein claims that Azerbaijan is “t...
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 6 6 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 | 13 13 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 | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor April 19
Apr 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
Secular groups support Jewish needs I apologize that I am late in responding to your recent piece in The Jewish Chronicle (“The future of … philanthropy, April 5).  As one who used to head one of t...
Letters to the editor April 12
Apr 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
A step backward Many years ago, the board of the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, with the support of the Holocaust Survivors Organization, worked very hard on a plan to get the center out of Oaklan...
Letters to the editor April 5
Apr 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
JFilm’s bold decision Our community is one measure stronger and better equipped to protect our children and heal our living victims of child sexual abuse. The Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival, whic...
Letters to the editor March 29
Mar 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
No life sentence this time Particularly since the French constitution unwisely precludes the imposition of capital punishment even for the worst of the worst, it is gratifying to note that the beas...
Letters to the editor March 22
Mar 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Happy 50th! Mazel Tov to The Jewish Chronicle on its 50th Anniversary!!! Pittsburgh is so blessed to have Jewish media covering news from the community locally, regionally, nationally and around th...
Letters to the editor March 15
Mar 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Better to apologize Regarding the March 8 letter by Iris Samson and Sally Kalson, “Controversial cover explained”: When my children were 3 or 4 years old, they took delight in saying, what seemed t...
Letters to the editor March 8
Mar 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Column, paper rapped While we appreciate the Jewish love of Israel and our need to defend its legitimacy, we do not support the occupation of the West Bank, the expansion of settlements, the blocka...
Letters to the editor March 1
Mar 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
JFilm cover a disgrace I felt compelled to write to you after receiving a JFilm brochure in the mail. Growing up in a household where we spoke Yiddish, I found the cover of this JFilm brochure to b...
Letters to the editor February 23
Feb 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Festival opens March 15 Thank you so much to Toby Tabachnick for the wonderful article (“JFilm releases 2012 festival lineup,” Feb. 16) about the upcoming JFilm Festival. We want to make sure your ...
Letters to the editor February 16
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Bible resolution was controversial I want to thank Oren Spiegler for his letter on H.R. 535, the “Year of the Bible” resolution (“Bible resolution hypocritical,” Feb. 9). While I can’t explain the ...