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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 August 20
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...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor July 12
Jul 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 211 211 recommendations | email to a friend
Mission Atidim remembered Your great description and imagery of the recent Centennial Mission (“From family tree to Tel Aviv kitchen, mission made lasting impact,” July 5) brought back fond memorie...
Letters to the editor June 28
Jun 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 207 207 recommendations | email to a friend
Where was the review? It is with disappointment and frustration that I note that The Jewish Chronicle, the acknowledged newspaper of record for the Jewish community in western Pennsylvania, failed ...
Letters to the editor June 21
Jun 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
Kotel equality Tel Aviv is a city known for its beautiful beaches. Our beaches might look like many other Mediterranean countries, but there is something very unique about the beaches in Tel Aviv. ...
Letters to the editor June 14
Jun 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 207 207 recommendations | email to a friend
Synagogue remembrance On a beautiful Sunday in May, a full bus load of people from the community enjoyed a six-hour, organized trip from New Light Synagogue to the East End, Squirrel Hill and Homes...
Letters to the editor June 7
Jun 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 203 203 recommendations | email to a friend
Omissions & clarifications We appreciated Andrew Goldstein’s article on this year’s wonderful Tikkun Leil Shavuot program. I wanted to bring to your attention some omissions and clarifications. The...
Letters to the Editor May 31
Jun 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
'What is the Holocaust?' I am a sophomore at Canon McMillan High School in Canonsburg. I had the privilege of listening to [Moshe Baran] speak of his experiences during the Holocaust. I just wanted...
Letters to the editor May 17
May 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
Center debunks rumors There are rumors circulating about the future of the Holocaust Center, especially as we have recently announced our intention to move back to our previous location in Oakland....
Letters to the editor May 10
May 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 204 204 recommendations | email to a friend
Focus changed The Chronicle editorial staff wrote an interesting article about two alleged incidents of Neighborhood Watch members gone bad (“Respect Neighborhood Watch,” May 3), the most widely kn...
Letters to the editor May 3
May 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 205 205 recommendations | email to a friend
No need to import In the April 26 edition of the Chronicle, an editorial entitled “Business opportunity” was presented suggesting that American natural gas could be shipped to Israel. This proposit...
Letters to the editor April 26
Apr 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
Unite for Pollard As one of many concerned citizens of Israel, we feel that the American Jewish community can help in being the decisive weight needed to end Jonathan Pollard’s outdated prison sent...