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Letters to the editor August 25
Saccone: out of step In his letter “Celebrating our national motto” (Aug. 18), state Rep. Rick Saccone (R-District 39) attempts to refute the notion that he wishes to “put God back into our governm...
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor August 18
A ghetto but not as we know it This year marks the 500th anniversary of the founding of the Venice Ghetto, but The Chronicle’s article (“Venice welcomes back Shylock in marking its Jewish history,”...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor August 4
PAJC active right until the end The Jewish Chronicle has been telling the story or how Pittsburgh’s community organizations, built on the service of professionals and volunteers, have been changing...
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor July 28
Anti-Muslim Gingrich in good company I was pleased to read the stern rebuke of one of today’s prominent Donald Trump-style blowhards, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (“Gingrich’s irresponsible s...
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor July 21
Tribute to Elie Wiesel The following poem was written in response to The Chronicle’s July 7 article, “A powerful voice for the finest of Jewish values,” on the death of Elie Wiesel: “Amen” for Elie...
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor July 14
Great building, great memories Having read that fine article by Toby Tabachnick about my former home synagogue (“On the block again, former synagogue building might disappear,” July 7), I was compe...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor June 23
Stirs Up Bad Memories I left Pittsburgh in 1981, but I never stopped my subscription to The Chronicle. The June 2 story “Catholic students learn that hate can hurt” brought back terrible memories f...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 2
CDS: Worth the Investment I am very thankful to the Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh for recruiting a great speaker for the spring Annual Campaign thank-you event. Daniel Gordis challenged us to ima...
Jun 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 5
Kasich: Decent, Honorable In “No surprises at top of ticket as Clinton, Trump take Pennsylvania (and others)” (April 28), Republican primary election voter Michael Lewin said a mouthful when he not...
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor April 21
More important than being Jewish, Sanders is a mensch The headline “Sanders’ Jewish support is hardly a given” (April 14) not only foretold what my sons would call the lameness of the article — int...
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 7
End of discussion The best Y/JCC basketball player is Sid Cohen (“Who’s the greatest? Best JCC basketball player still up in the air,” March 24). Sid played with the Y senior varsity and led Kilgor...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor July 9
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
Proud of the Federation I want to respond to my friend Julian Elbling who wrote a letter to the editor on June 25 about synagogue life in Pittsburgh and the Federation’s role in supporting it (“Ste...
Letters to the editor July 2
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
A project to preserve At the same time that Temple Hadar Israel is planning for its future (“Temple Hadar Israel sells but is staying put,” June 18), the congregation has been working with the Smal...
Letters to the editor June 25
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
Letters to the editor June 18
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letters to the editor June 11
Jun 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letters to the editor June 4
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letter to the editor May 21
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
Letter to the editor May 14
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letter to the editor April 30
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
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”...
Letter to the editor April 23
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...