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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 | 5 5 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 | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 17
Josh Shapiro: integrity, honor I was pleased to read “Josh Shapiro Ready for Next Phase of Career” (Feb. 18), noting the story of the young and vigorous Democrat who is fighting to become the nomin...
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 10
A huge step forward We would like to thank The Chronicle for taking the time to let your readers know about the first Lunar New Year festivities in Squirrel Hill (“Lunar New Year parade highlights ...
Mar 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 3
The challenge of inclusion Many thanks to The Chronicle for its Opinion piece “What is disability inclusion?” (Feb. 18) in recognition of Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month. The editor...
Mar 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor February 18
A shock … and desecration With regard to The Chronicle’s “Coming together: Jewish, Chinese communities set to celebrate Lunar New Year” (Feb. 4), why was a large segment of the Jewish community exc...
Feb 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor February 11
Tradition or not, visitation comforts the grieving family I wish to comment on The Jewish Chronicle’s Dec. 31 article, “Origin of funeral visitation unknown; practice controversial.” As a licensed ...
Feb 10, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 13 13 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 | 15 15 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 | 22 22 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 | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor July 9
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 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...
Letters to the editor July 2
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
A project to preserve At the same time that Temple Hadar Israel is planning for its future (“Temple Hadar Israel sells but is staying put,” June 18), the congregation has been working with the Smal...
Letters to the editor June 25
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Step up to the plate to save Jewish Pittsburgh I congratulate Rabbi Mark N. Staitman for his recent June 11 Opinion piece “Let’s have ‘the talk’: As synagogues resources dwindle, the time has come ...
Letters to the editor June 18
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Rabbi Riskin: a Wexner star The first Pittsburgh Wexner Heritage Group (“Leaders with a commitment to the ‘Jewish way’ are Wexner’s ‘tremendous gift,’”June 11) had the privilege of spending two wee...
Letters to the editor June 11
Jun 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Roman’s exit a loss for community Our Greater Pittsburgh Jewish community regrettably will be losing a strong asset with the departure of Gregg Roman, director of the Jewish Federation of Greater P...
Letters to the editor June 4
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
A plan for peace My husband and I were so pleased to interview the Rev. Liddy Barlow at Rodef Shalom on Yom Kippur afternoon in the sanctuary. (“Clergy’s trip to Israel brings renewed focus on hope...
Letter to the editor May 21
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
An unholy alliance Rep. Lee Zeldin is correct when he states that “America has … no greater ally than Israel” (“Why more American Jews are voting Republican,” May 7). But after that, he and I part ...
Letter to the editor May 14
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Where’s the recognition? It was a special occasion to have almost a dozen Israeli runners take part in our Pittsburgh Marathon during the celebration that marked 20 years of having Karmiel/Misgav a...
Letter to the editor April 30
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
What was Pence Thinking? The Chronicle’s “In Indiana, an uncomfortable turn in the spotlight” (April 16) explores the question of whether the short-lived Indiana “Religious Freedom Restoration Act”...
Letter to the editor April 23
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
Tribune-Review: Pro-Israel all the way Far be it from me, as a longtime reporter, to favor canceling subscriptions to a newspaper for its wrongheadedness on a particular issue (“ZOA, CAMERA target ...