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Letter to the editor February 4
China and Jewish community: Where’s the coverage? There is a topic that I have never seen covered in a Jewish weekly newspaper — China and the Jewish community. On the other hand, the Chinese seem ...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 14
Customs are like law I was surprised that none of the rabbinic quotations included in “Origin of funeral visitation unknown; practice controversial” (Dec. 31) commented on the concept of minchag yi...
Jan 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor December 17
Thank you for coverage of case I just wanted to take a moment to thank Toby Tabachnick and The Chronicle for publishing the update on our family’s efforts to have my brother Zeke Goldblum transferr...
Dec 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor December 10
For Rabbi Edelstein, a job well done In the Nov. 19 Jewish Chronicle, I was pleased to see that Rabbi Jason Edelstein has taught at Saint Vincent College for 47 years (“Saint Vincent College honors...
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor December 3
Shame on us The anti-refugee fervor of today is haunting and tragic for those of us with connections to the Holocaust. My unfortunate link to it is the murder of my Austrian paternal grandparents, ...
Dec 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor November 5
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...
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 22
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...
Oct 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor September 17
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 ...
Sep 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor September 10
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...
Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor September 3
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...
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor July 25
Jul 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 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 | 194 194 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 | 187 187 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 | 200 200 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 | 206 206 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 | 210 210 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 | 204 204 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 ...
Letters to the editor May 9
May 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 213 213 recommendations | email to a friend
Dershowitz attacks ‘appalling’ I was appalled to read that Professor Alan Dershowitz “was laughed at by the audience” at the second annual Jewish Post Conference in New York City when he proposed a...
Letters to the editor May 2
May 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
Volunteers lauded At Jewish Family & Children’s Service, volunteers are vital to our mission to provide services for individuals and families throughout our community. As a nonprofit social service...
Letters to the editor April 25
Apr 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
Pride in our senators Pennsylvanians should be proud that our senator, the Honorable Patrick Toomey, is one of the two leaders who brokered a bipartisan compromise that would expand background chec...