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Letters to the editor August 21
Jewish guilt in a time of war The war in Gaza has been a difficult one. Our hearts soared with victories and sank with big losses. As a Jewish mother I fully expect to feel guilty every day about s...
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor July 31
Israel’s borders, Bible geography I want to thank and commend Rabbi James Gibson for reminding readers that the boundaries of the State of Israel were and will be the product of international agree...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor June 26
Shame on The Chronicle! I enjoyed the article “Tzitzit for women, by women ‘makes the Torah real’” (May 29) about Squirrel Hill native Maya Rosen’s efforts to expand this mitzvah to women. Rabbis S...
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 20
What’s in a number? Thanks to Ilana Yergin for the wonderful article about my B’nai Mitzvah tutoring, “Temple David honors b’nai mitzvah tutor with service, luncheon,” Feb. 27. When she interviewed...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 6
Make it happen It is critically important to ensure all Pennsylvania high-school graduates learn about the Holocaust and genocide. The Holocaust Awareness Museum of the Delaware Valley has been in ...
Mar 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 30
Iran concert tour backed I enthusiastically join those leaders of our community who are in favor of a Pittsburgh Symphony visit to Iran (“Jews give their own take on proposed PSO trip to Iran,” Jan...
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 23
By all means, ‘settle’ “I loved the interview with the irrepressible Tova Weinberg from JNS.org that you printed last week, (“The ‘matchmaker’s touch,’” Jan. 16.) I was especially struck by the fac...
Jan 24, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 16
Supporting the disabled Thank you for reprinting Simone Ellin’s Baltimore Jewish Times Dec. 26, 2013, article, “Inclusion of Jews with Disabilities is Focus of Inaugural Leadership Conference.” It ...
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 9
Mohalim are well trained I wish to publicly thank the Chronicle and offer “Yasher Koach” on its Dec. 26 editorial (“In defense of circumcision”) supporting and defending Bris Milah, ritual circumci...
Jan 09, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 2
A meaningful 20 minutes Thanks to the Tuckfelt family, and the other donors, for their support of the new Holocaust memorial on the campus of Community Day School. For those of you who have not had...
Jan 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor December 19
Hypothetical history Regarding the Nov. 14 book review, “What if Anne Frank’s sister, Margot, survived? Book poses question,” I would like to thank Hilary Daninhirsch for her review of “Margot,” an...
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor December 20
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Jews and gambling [Regarding the recent event in which] local Jewish college students on the verge of finals took a break and had a casino night at the Hillel-JUC: The winners were not the students...
Letters to the editor December 13
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
The real December dilemma [Regarding story, December Dilemma], the only dilemma in December is why the Jewish community worries about what the interfaith families are doing during the holiday seaso...
Letters to the editor November 8
Nov 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Correction In your article on the Aish HaTorah debate between Michael Medved and Rep. Dan Frankel you quoted one audience member as saying “How can anybody who believes in God vote for a Democrat?”...
Letters to the editor November 1
Nov 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Rabbis support equality in Israel On Oct. 16, Rosh Hodesh Marcheshvan, Women of the Wall prayed collectively at the Western Wall (Kotel) for Rosh Hodesh as they have been doing for the last 20 year...
Letters to the editor October 25
Oct 25, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Vote The Jewish Chronicle deserves credit for reminding Pittsburgh’s Jews to tend to important domestic issues that have been pushed to the communal back burner, such as the environment, public edu...
Letters to the editor September 27
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Eat well, feel well’ I am delighted to read Chronicle coverage and debate surrounding the current push for individuals to reduce or eliminate their consumption of meat, a noble and worthy aim. My ...
Letters to the editor September 20
Sep 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Community leadership needed Jewish community leadership claims that we face extinction, but like all other religions, we face apathy and a leadership that did not get the message. Jews have been fi...
Letters to the editor September 13
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Tired arguments While we admire and share Mr. Friedman’s concern for Israel, his recent letter to the editor in response to ours (“Letters were disgraceful,” Aug. 16), relies on a tired argument th...
Letters to the editor September 6
Sep 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Voter ID ruling lauded We commend the ruling of the D.C. Circuit Court striking down Texas’ voter ID law, which at its core would disproportionately disenfranchise poor and minority voters. No elec...
Letters to the editor August 30
Aug 30, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
We forgot Finegold Your Aug. 23 article “Pittsburgh’s Jewish Pirates,” was very nice, but I think you missed a very important one. Dr. Joseph Finegold was very valuable to the team. He was the team...