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Letters to the editor October 16
A volunteer experience that has no rival I like to think that I have “been around the block,” so to speak, with many, many years of a whole variety of volunteer experiences. However, when I first s...
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor September 11
Sotloff’s Sacrifice As I read and learn more about the extraordinary, slain freelance journalist and member of our faith Steven Sotloff (“Islamic State beheads again,” Sept. 4), what I find most re...
Sep 09, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 2 2 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 | 7 7 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 | 10 10 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 | 26 26 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 | 23 23 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 | 33 33 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 | 34 34 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 | 43 43 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 | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor May 5
May 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
We are family Having been in Israel seven times since 2002, with five of those trips taking others with me to volunteer in the IDF (Israel Defense Forces), I have been asked many times if I have fa...
Letters to the editor April 28
Apr 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 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 April 21
Apr 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Jewish-Muslim cooperation was remarkable In response to “Eisenberg: Critical factors hard to achieve in Middle East peace talks,” (Scott W. Stern, April 14), your correspondent mentions only that m...
Letters to the editor April 14
Apr 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
World is still not whole One of the many beautiful passages in the cherished Union Prayer Book regularly used at my synagogue is the following plea to our God, “...Plant virtue in every soul and ma...
Letters to the editor April 7
Apr 07, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Dreyfuss almost made the cut Thanks so much for the thoughtful write-up about “Jews and Baseball” in The Jewish Chronicle (“Hey ‘Jews and Baseball’ makers, you forgot Barney Dreyfuss,” March 31). A...
Letters to the editor March 31
Mar 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Misrepresentations clarified In the March 24 letter in the Chronicle, “Corbett, paper assailed,” Mickie Diamond mentioned the forum sponsored by the Jewish Federation and League of Women Voters tha...
Letters to the editor March 24
Mar 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Corbett, paper assailed In last week’s Jewish Chronicle there is a big picture of Gov. Tom Corbett with the headline, “Jewish leaders taking ‘wait and see’ approach to proposed budget.” Two profess...
Letters to the editor March 17
Mar 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
We all have mothers The Chronicle periodically warns Israeli politicians to back off from the “Who is a Jew?” debate, and you might wish to take your own advice. A few years back you erred in imply...
Letters to the editor March 10
Mar 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Zionist hopes at stake There is a lot of concern in the Jewish community about whether the Netanyahu government will go down in history for its failed leadership on the peace issue. At stake are th...
Letters to the editor March 3
Mar 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Headline criticized Please explain why The Jewish Chronicle runs a front-page photo saying “Jews join protest,” in Wisconsin when overwhelmingly Jews have not? (Jewish Chronicle, Feb. 24) Kudos to ...