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Letter to the editor January 15
B-ball team’s dedication example to all of us Thank you to Bee Schindler for highlighting the legendary successes of the JCC varsity basketball team under the leadership of head coach Mark Pattis (...
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor January 8
Better late than never Wow, just in time! It was the eighth candle of Chanukah before we Jews managed to get with the program. Finally, finally, a “100-plus crowd” turned out in Squirrel Hill to le...
Jan 07, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor January 1
‘Venomous’ ZOA way off the mark Perhaps The Jewish Chronicle could do a service by publishing the full text of the Conflict Kitchen wrapper as a corrective to the mischaracterizations in the ZOA cr...
Dec 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor December 25
Chanukah lesson: We are all like candles The Chanukah menorah on the steps of City Hall in Pittsburgh may inspire many in the Jewish community and non-Jews as well (“What makes Chanukah great in Am...
Dec 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor December 4
The Post-Gazette’s silence was deafening I have not wanted to accept the accuracy of the recurring accusations made by many from our community that the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the major and often ...
Dec 04, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor November 27
As Jews, we must not break apart I appreciated Toby Tabachnick’s Nov. 13 article “‘CoExistence’ — not ‘Conflict’ — will be served at these CMU, Pitt ‘Kitchens.’ ’’ I appreciated even more the coura...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor November 20
Azerbaijan a democracy? Think again In his article on the relationship between Israel and Azerbaijan (“Israel’s emerging Muslim-majority ally,” Nov. 6), David Bernstein claims that Azerbaijan is “t...
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 10 10 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 | 10 10 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 | 10 10 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 | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor April 29
Apr 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Unfair coverage I was very upset to read the article in the April 15 Jewish Chronicle titled, “Area Jewish Schools tackle bullying.” I thought your coverage of the day schools was not balanced or f...
Letters to the editor April 22
Apr 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist’s position flawed It is most unfortunate that political columnist Abby Wisse Schachter, who wrote “Obama’s Israel strategy”  (April 15) did not have time to research the background for he...
Letters to the editor April 8
Apr 08, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Don’t fret about Tea Party It would be a shame if the April 1 opinion piece, “Tea Party dangers ahead?” worries my fellow Jews into fearing a tide of national opinion that ought to be seen as timel...
Letters to the editor April 1
Apr 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Mental illness overlooked Your March 25 review of “The Unveiling” is much appreciated. Your comments about the struggles of a Jewish family in pre-World War I Ukraine along with the adjustment diff...
Letters to the editor March 25
Mar 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Family needs met I thank Abby Wisse Schachter for her timely analysis of the cost of being Jewish (“The high cost of Jewish living,” March 18). However, I do want to clarify a point made about tuit...
Letters to the editor March 18
Mar 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Look forward, not backward Last week’s editorial on Jerusalem, “Too High a Price,” regretfully looked backward rather than forward. No one who supports the two-state solution envisions a divided ci...
Letters to the editor March 11
Mar 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Lack of respect The Squirrel Hill Jewish Community Center recently hosted “Party with the Presidents,” a gala Saturday night event. In reviewing a major local newspaper’s Web site photographs of th...
Letters to the editor February 25
Feb 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 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 | 30 30 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 | 22 22 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...