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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 | 21 21 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 | 16 16 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 | 45 45 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 | 84 84 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 | 89 89 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 | 64 64 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 | 96 96 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 | 112 112 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 | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor April 7
Simply disrespectful On the Opinion page of a recent Jewish Chronicle was a cartoon by Sean Delonas that depicted President Trump sitting in a chair watching Sesame Street. Under the headline “Trum...
Apr 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 24
On child sexual abuse, ask the tough questions While everyone is giving kudos to the Yeshiva Boys School of Pittsburgh for its swift and appropriate handling of an alleged case of child sex abuse, ...
Mar 23, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor July 21
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 385 385 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letter to the editor July 14
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 397 397 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letter to the editor June 23
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 414 414 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letters to the editor June 2
Jun 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 414 414 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letter to the editor May 5
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 422 422 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letters to the editor April 21
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 428 428 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letter to the editor April 7
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 397 397 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letter to the editor March 31
Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 415 415 recommendations | email to a friend
Way to go, Allderdice! As a displaced alum, I had the pleasure of following the Allderdice boys’ basketball team this season, culminating in being on hand for their championship game (“Allderdice: ...
Letter to the editor March 17
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 417 417 recommendations | email to a friend
Josh Shapiro: integrity, honor I was pleased to read “Josh Shapiro Ready for Next Phase of Career” (Feb. 18), noting the story of the young and vigorous Democrat who is fighting to become the nomin...
Letter to the editor March 10
Mar 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 415 415 recommendations | email to a friend
A huge step forward We would like to thank The Chronicle for taking the time to let your readers know about the first Lunar New Year festivities in Squirrel Hill (“Lunar New Year parade highlights ...