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Letters to the editor June 25
Step up to the plate to save Jewish Pittsburgh I congratulate Rabbi Mark N. Staitman for his recent June 11 Opinion piece “Let’s have ‘the talk’: As synagogues resources dwindle, the time has come ...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 18
Rabbi Riskin: a Wexner star The first Pittsburgh Wexner Heritage Group (“Leaders with a commitment to the ‘Jewish way’ are Wexner’s ‘tremendous gift,’”June 11) had the privilege of spending two wee...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 11
Roman’s exit a loss for community Our Greater Pittsburgh Jewish community regrettably will be losing a strong asset with the departure of Gregg Roman, director of the Jewish Federation of Greater P...
Jun 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 4
A plan for peace My husband and I were so pleased to interview the Rev. Liddy Barlow at Rodef Shalom on Yom Kippur afternoon in the sanctuary. (“Clergy’s trip to Israel brings renewed focus on hope...
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 21
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 ...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 14
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...
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 30
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”...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 23
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 ...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 16
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...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 9
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...
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 2
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...
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor November 4
Nov 08, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
GINA was a landmark law I applaud everyone connected to the 1 in 5 campaign to encourage screening for Jewish genetic diseases and to educate everyone about the value of genetic testing. Everyone c...
Letters to the editor October 28
Oct 28, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Carter rapped for Siwan visit (Editor’s note: The following is an open letter to former President Jimmy Carter that has been shared with the media.) As the chairman of an organization of terror vic...
Letters to the editor October 21
Oct 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Sestak meets voter’s criteria The period of political rhetoric is finally coming to a close —and for many of us it can’t come soon enough. As an independent, I am going back to elementary basics, A...
Letters to the editor October 14
Oct 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Homophobic bullying condemned In response to the spate of recent suicides related to homophobic bullying, including that of Tyler Clementi [at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.], we at the Un...
Letters to the editor October 7
Oct 06, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Jews vote many issues A letter in the Sept. 23 edition of the Chronicle from two members of the Republican Jewish Coalition entitled "Sestak no friend of Israel" once again makes an assumption abou...
Letters to the editor September 23
Sep 24, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Gur will be missed I was shocked and saddened to learn that Dr. Zippy Gur is no longer with the AJL. I’m not addressing the reasons nor the circumstances of this situation. However, I cannot let he...
Letters to the editor September 16
Sep 16, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Mosque would symbolize conquest I am writing in response to both the Guest Column by Rabbi Tuchman and the letter from Jodi Hirsh in the Sept. 2 edition. The concept of separation of church and sta...
Letters to the editor September 9
Sep 13, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Comparing websites After reading Abby Wisse Schachter’s Sept. 2 editorial advising voters to vote Republican in November (“Election 2010: Choice between dependence and independence”), I visited the...
Letters to the editor September 2
Sep 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Inspiration, not intolerance The proposal to build Park51, a Muslim community center and mosque in lower Manhattan two blocks from the World Trade Center site has become a lightning rod for hysteri...
Letters to the editor August 26
Aug 26, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Jewish employees deserve free admission When I got home on the 20th of August and read about the county having a picnic on the holiest day of the year (“County regrets scheduling picnic on Yom Kipp...