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Letters to the editor April 7
Simply disrespectful On the Opinion page of a recent Jewish Chronicle was a cartoon by Sean Delonas that depicted President Trump sitting in a chair watching Sesame Street. Under the headline “Trum...
Apr 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 24
On child sexual abuse, ask the tough questions While everyone is giving kudos to the Yeshiva Boys School of Pittsburgh for its swift and appropriate handling of an alleged case of child sex abuse, ...
Mar 23, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 17
Appreciation for the Jewish Healthcare Foundation Thanks to The Chronicle for its March 9 article on AgeWell Pittsburgh being named as a finalist for the Collaboration Prize (“AgeWell Pittsburgh re...
Mar 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 10
A one-sided view The Chronicle’s Feb. 24 article “More funding options available for day schools responding to budget shortfall” presents a very one-sided view of the Educational Improvement Tax Cr...
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 3
Temple Sinai not the first In a recent edition of The Chronicle you told of the “new” dues policy being implemented at Temple Sinai (“Demolishing dues may foster future finances at Temple Sinai,” F...
Mar 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor February 24
Chronicle is no place for hate groups I was both shocked and appalled by The Chronicle’s decision to run “Pittsburgher gets national position with John Birch Society” (Feb. 9). The John Birch Socie...
Feb 22, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor February 17
JBS tells the truth In the Feb. 10 Jewish Chronicle, there was a well-written article by Toby Tabachnick about my promotion to the National Council of the John Birch Society. However, there were so...
Feb 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor February 10
Justice for Nisman The article on Alberto Nisman (“Israel’s Argentinian Jews honor Nisman, demand justice,” Jan. 27) was quite interesting and informative. The tragic death of this courageous gentl...
Feb 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor February 3
The propaganda of ‘fake news’ The Chronicle’s Opinion page letter “Palestinian territory — another view” (Jan. 20) relates the danger the State of Israel has been subjected to by both world governm...
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 27
Don’t skimp on qualified caregivers Deborah Winn-Horvitz hit the nail on the head when she stated, “The safest option is to obtain [adult care] services through a reputable, licensed agency or regi...
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor
Palestinian territory — another view As a historian and defender of a Jewish and democratic Israel, I object to Stephen M.  Flatow’s rewriting of history. “UN calls it ‘Palestinian territory,’ hist...
Jan 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 9
Jan 09, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 558 558 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letters to the editor January 2
Jan 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 470 470 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letters to the editor December 19
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 470 470 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letters to the editor December 12
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 480 480 recommendations | email to a friend
Free speech War, intermarriage, apathy, hate; today’s plagues. These words were posted anonymously as part of an art exhibit on a wall of the Jewish Community Center, home to Jews of every stripe. ...
Letters to the editor November 21
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 483 483 recommendations | email to a friend
Seidman lauded A hearty mazel tov to Rabbi Eli Seidman on his retirement from the military after a 24-year career. “I enjoyed every minute of it,” says this very humble man (“At Veterans Day, soon-...
Letters to the editor November 14
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 481 481 recommendations | email to a friend
Disrespectful cartoon The Jewish Chronicle often presents excellent articles, columns and editorials that address diversity and the need for people to have an understanding and sensitivity for othe...
Letters to the editor November 7
Nov 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 479 479 recommendations | email to a friend
Never forget The Oct. 24 story about the YouTube Video made by a concerned Holocaust survivor’s daughter, “YouTube video renews debate over mandated Shoa ed. in PA” was quite disturbing and depress...
Letters to the editor October 31
Oct 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 468 468 recommendations | email to a friend
Rubin column decried I just read Joel Rubin’s Oct. 24 column, “Iran’s diplomatic thaw with the West.”  Much has been written about Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his involvement in past Irani...
Letters to the editor October 24
Oct 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 474 474 recommendations | email to a friend
A dream come true (Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from a speech given by Vera Schwartz, a Hungarian-born Jew and Holocaust survivor, who became a b’nai mitzvah with three other adults o...
Letters to the editor October 17
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 475 475 recommendations | email to a friend
Measuring the unaffiliated In order for the new Pittsburgh Jewish Community Scorecard to be meaningful, you have to include the people who have left the Jewish community in your survey statistics, ...