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Letter to the editor July 28
Here’s to the Chronicle! Hearty congratulations to my former classmate, publisher and CEO Jim Busis, and all who are associated with the excellent new look and new name Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle....
Jul 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor July 14
A stake through our hearts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has revealed once again that he is a politician first and foremost, acting solely to extend his reign as the country’s leader. I...
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor July 7
Forgotten children The blood of the souls of 1.5 million Jewish children are crying from the depths of the ashes of the Holocaust, asking, “Why is only Anne Frank’s story repeated for generations? ...
Jul 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor June 23
America in retreat I appreciate The Chronicle standing with those of us who decry President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord (“Save Planet Earth,”...
Jun 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor June 16
No need to panic The Chronicle’s “Paul Caplan tells a distinguished tale” (May 26) reminded me of a vignette from his wife, Gertrude. It says much, I think, of what the culture of Squirrel Hill was...
Jun 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 19
Contrasting Styles Two articles especially caught my attention in The Chronicle’s May 12 edition, and I consider them to be related in an offbeat way. “Lynn Cullen is the perennial performer” provi...
May 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 12
The success of aliyah In an article chronicling three North Americans who moved back to the United States after becoming Israeli citizens, not mentioned were the estimated 350,000 Anglos who are cu...
May 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
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My AirBNB Seder
It started, like so many things in life, with my sister. You see, my extended family meets in the metro DC area for Passover. It’s a very convenient location for many - even I can drive there from ...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 5
To the governor, thank you It was a joy to read The Chronicle’s “Passover seders the new norm at Pa. Governor’s Residence (April 21),” which details the second annual such event hosted by Gov. Tom ...
May 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor April 28
To Jeffrey Herzog, thank you The timing could not be better for the prestigious Jefferson Award to be bestowed on Jeffrey Herzog for his extraordinary work with new Americans through his associatio...
Apr 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 14
Embracing our animal friends As a guardian to three precious dogs who bring unbounded joy and who have helped me through loneliness and challenge, it was gratifying to read the front page article r...
Apr 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 17
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 477 477 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, ...
Letters to the editor October 10
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 478 478 recommendations | email to a friend
Creative evolution This letter is in response to the excellent article in The Jewish Chronicle by Rabbi Nosson Sachs (“When worlds collide,” Sept. 26). Another way of looking at science vs. religio...
Letters to the editor October 3
Oct 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 457 457 recommendations | email to a friend
A difficult illness Thank you for the informative article on Parkinson’s and Jews in time for the Moving Day event (“Jews grapple with Parkinson’s, look to Israel, local sources for help,” Sept. 26...
Letters to the editor September 26
Sep 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 444 444 recommendations | email to a friend
Role clarified Regarding The Jewish Chronicle’s Sept. 12 article, “JCC’s new Early Childhood Development Center showcased at meeting,” as a partner with the Jewish Community Center in the area of c...
Letters to the editor August 8
Aug 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 439 439 recommendations | email to a friend
Honoring tradition We agree with the thoughts expressed by Sharon Ryave Brody (Letter to the editor, July 25 issue) concerning the availability of choices in our community for funeral and burial se...
Letters to the editor August 1
Aug 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 435 435 recommendations | email to a friend
Not retiring yet While we are delighted that our admission office now includes Sarah DeWitt as director, we’d like to be sure to clarify that Judy Goldman is not retiring this year, but will play a...
Letters to the editor July 25
Jul 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 432 432 recommendations | email to a friend
A full-time commitment I read the July 18 article about the opinions of Rabbi Wasserman and a few others. The subject of having a nonprofit provider for funeral services versus for-profit funeral p...
Letters to the editor July 18
Jul 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 435 435 recommendations | email to a friend
Get the facts The Chronicle ran a column by Alan Eisner on June 27 entitled, “The Palestinian economy: Why should we care.”  While there are divergent views about the conflict, this article had sev...
Letters to the editor July 11
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 412 412 recommendations | email to a friend
A ‘unique tool’ Kudos to Abby Schachter for her July 4 column regarding the mikva (“Mikva a communal space”). A mikva that is of interest to all members of the Jewish community, regardless of affil...
Letters to the editor June 27
Jun 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 427 427 recommendations | email to a friend
We need science, not fearmongering In a response to my letter to the editor on the lack of evidence of potential health risks of cell phones, Devra Davis repeats her alarmist statements.  I urge Ch...