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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 | 39 39 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 | 49 49 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 | 60 60 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 | 70 70 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 | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor July 14
Great building, great memories Having read that fine article by Toby Tabachnick about my former home synagogue (“On the block again, former synagogue building might disappear,” July 7), I was compe...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor June 23
Stirs Up Bad Memories I left Pittsburgh in 1981, but I never stopped my subscription to The Chronicle. The June 2 story “Catholic students learn that hate can hurt” brought back terrible memories f...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 2
CDS: Worth the Investment I am very thankful to the Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh for recruiting a great speaker for the spring Annual Campaign thank-you event. Daniel Gordis challenged us to ima...
Jun 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 5
Kasich: Decent, Honorable In “No surprises at top of ticket as Clinton, Trump take Pennsylvania (and others)” (April 28), Republican primary election voter Michael Lewin said a mouthful when he not...
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor April 21
More important than being Jewish, Sanders is a mensch The headline “Sanders’ Jewish support is hardly a given” (April 14) not only foretold what my sons would call the lameness of the article — int...
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 16
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
Music, but not to Pittsburgh’s ears Highly respected musician Idan Raichel — known as Israel’s answer to Peter Gabriel for his cross-cultural collaborations and global outlook — will be touring the...
Letter to the editor April 9
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
Book reviews need boost I very much enjoy the book reviews in The Chronicle.  However, these reviews (for example “Some of Lincoln’s best friends were Jews” and “The story of Jewish terrorism in it...
Letter to the editor April 2
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 188 188 recommendations | email to a friend
Paper went too far Once again, we are witnessing public attacks on the Israeli democratic process to satisfy people’s personal political agendas. Last week, Dan Simpson of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazet...
Israel backers not interested in dissent
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 205 205 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s unfortunate that guest columnist Yitzhak Santis got so much wrong in his overwrought piece, “Jewish Voice for Peace whitewashes anti-Semitism in the anti-Israel movement” (March 12). Among the...
Letter to the editor March 12
Mar 12, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 211 211 recommendations | email to a friend
Truancy number doesn’t add up I was shocked to read in the second sentence of Toby Tabachnick’s article on the Community Day School (“At CDS, all paths of Jewish living lead to diversity, comfort,”...
Letter to the editor March 5
Mar 05, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
Obama’s disrespect continues The behavior of American Jewish groups regarding Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress is similar to that of Jewish leaders of the 1930s and their lac...
Letters to the editor February 26
Feb 26, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 226 226 recommendations | email to a friend
Struggling? That’s hard to digest Within The Chronicle’s  Feb. 12 article, “Jewish groups divided on Obama budget plan,” Nathan Diament, executive director of the advocacy branch of the Orthodox Un...
Letter to the editor February 19
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
Patients, be wary I read with interest the recent story “‘Rebuilding people’ has become the mantra of these pain specialists” (Feb. 5), which describes the use of intra-articular injection of stem ...
Letter to the editor February 12
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 250 250 recommendations | email to a friend
Netanyahu speech ill-advised Like most in our community, I am sympathetic to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and recognize that he faces the extraordinary burden of ensuring Israel’s surv...
Letter to the editor February 5
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 256 256 recommendations | email to a friend
Jewish learning, inspiration for everyone Thanks for your inspiring story about Mike Feinberg, the student whose Birthright Israel trip through J’Burgh inspired him to become a trip leader himself ...