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Letters to the editor November 13
Will Wolf build house of straw or bricks? The Nov. 6 Chronicle’s front-page story, with the clever headline “Wolf Blows Down GOP,” accurately characterizes the decisive defeat of Republican Gov. To...
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 30
Bringing Jews, Muslims together I have attended quite a number of functions sponsored by the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and have been impressed with the ...
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 23
With harmonious goal, CAIR speaks up With regard to The Chronicle’s Oct. 9 article “CAIR under the microscope,” it was disappointing to note the absence of many examples I articulated during my lon...
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 2 2 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 | 6 6 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 | 4 4 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 | 9 9 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 | 11 11 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 | 27 27 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 | 24 24 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 | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor February 25
Feb 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Ill-conceived cartoon selection No relationship is easy, especially when it follows centuries of mistrust and persecution of one party by the other. The Catholic-Jewish relationship is no exception...
Letters to the editor February 18
Feb 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Cartoon was inflammatory How profoundly disappointed I am with The Chronicle’s unfortunate decision to run the ugly editorial cartoon wherein images of Jews being burned amidst Nazi insignia are ju...
Letters to the editor February 11
Feb 09, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Let our youth decide I joined my daughter on the J-SITE bus to attend the Effie Eitam lecture at Hillel last week. J-SITE handled the event well, preparing the kids that the speaker may have radica...
Letters to the editor February 4
Feb 04, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Reject Eitam’s remarks Several people are upset that the Hillel Jewish University Center is involved in a presentation by Efraim Eitam. However, some will put this in the category of free speech. I...
Letters to the editor January 28
Jan 28, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Hadassah in Haiti Israel was among the first responders to the crisis in Haiti last week, sending [army] rescue troops and medical personnel from Hadassah and other hospitals within days of the dev...
Letters to the editor January 21
Jan 21, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Where to begin? There is so much that could be said in response to Michael Scheuer’s statement on C-SPAN, Israel has no “worth” to the United States. It could be noted Israel purchases about $8 bil...
Letters to the editor January 14
Jan 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Multidimensional journalism In response to several items presented in your Dec. 31 article, “Pitt News editor joins campus journalists on Israel trip,” the article discusses an educational seminar ...
Letters to the editor January 7
Jan 06, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Story needed better headline In the Dec. 17 article “Have Pittsburgh donors failed Hillel JUC?” The Chronicle notes that, while free Friday night dinners at the Hillel JUC drew 150 to 225 students,...
Letters to the editor December 10
Dec 10, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Abortion issue in health care rapped The imbroglio over the health care option is strewn with many obstacles. Some are of real concerns; others entail politics and religion. The abortion issue is o...
Letters to the editor December 3
Dec 03, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Editorial assailed Regarding your Nov. 12 editorial, “Sanction Lebanon for illegal arms,” I must disagree with the comparison of U.N. Resolution 242 and 1701. The Chronicle claims that 1701 should ...