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Letter to the editor December 23
We remember when In the write-up on Esther Lappidus, there is no mention of her earliest acting gigs at the YM&WHA Playhouse. For the play “The Man Came to Dinner” the stage crew of Allen Pinsker a...
Dec 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor November 25
Be prepared to fight I regret to say that The Chronicle is unjustifiably optimistic in its Nov. 17 editorial, “The need to move forward,” hoping for the best with a new president from whom we have ...
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor November 4
McGinty is more sensible choice On The Chronicle’s Oct. 21 Opinion page are sharply contrasting views of who would be the better U.S. senator from Pennsylvania and friend to the Jewish community an...
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 7
Pittsburgh dallies on delis During a recent week’s vacation in Los Angeles, my significant other and I were privileged to enjoy four great Jewish-style delicatessen meals, visiting Nate ’n Al, Jerr...
Oct 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor September 30
Has J Street crossed any line? On Sept. 15, The Chronicle published an editorial, “J Street crosses the line.” I want to examine what the editorial was saying and whether J Street has in fact cross...
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor September 16
With Trump, everything to lose It is with sadness and disappointment that I read The Chronicle’s “Why do Florida’s Orthodox Jews support Trump? Because they fear Clinton,” which notes that these in...
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor August 25
Saccone: out of step In his letter “Celebrating our national motto” (Aug. 18), state Rep. Rick Saccone (R-District 39) attempts to refute the notion that he wishes to “put God back into our governm...
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 181 181 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 | 182 182 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 | 189 189 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 | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor September 10
Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 245 245 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 | 248 248 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 | 240 240 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 | 236 236 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 | 222 222 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 | 239 239 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 | 233 233 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 | 228 228 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 | 233 233 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 | 233 233 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...