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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 | 42 42 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 | 78 78 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 | 84 84 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 | 102 102 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 | 120 120 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 | 134 134 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 | 139 139 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 | 146 146 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 | 147 147 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 | 162 162 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 | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 21
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 215 215 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 | 219 219 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 | 230 230 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 | 231 231 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 ...
Letter to the editor April 16
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 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 | 247 247 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 | 257 257 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 | 274 274 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 | 279 279 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 | 289 289 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...