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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 October 24
Oct 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 277 277 recommendations | email to a friend
A dream come true (Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from a speech given by Vera Schwartz, a Hungarian-born Jew and Holocaust survivor, who became a b’nai mitzvah with three other adults o...
Letters to the editor October 17
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 282 282 recommendations | email to a friend
Measuring the unaffiliated In order for the new Pittsburgh Jewish Community Scorecard to be meaningful, you have to include the people who have left the Jewish community in your survey statistics, ...
Letters to the editor October 10
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 286 286 recommendations | email to a friend
Creative evolution This letter is in response to the excellent article in The Jewish Chronicle by Rabbi Nosson Sachs (“When worlds collide,” Sept. 26). Another way of looking at science vs. religio...
Letters to the editor October 3
Oct 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 277 277 recommendations | email to a friend
A difficult illness Thank you for the informative article on Parkinson’s and Jews in time for the Moving Day event (“Jews grapple with Parkinson’s, look to Israel, local sources for help,” Sept. 26...
Letters to the editor September 26
Sep 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
Role clarified Regarding The Jewish Chronicle’s Sept. 12 article, “JCC’s new Early Childhood Development Center showcased at meeting,” as a partner with the Jewish Community Center in the area of c...
Letters to the editor August 8
Aug 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
Honoring tradition We agree with the thoughts expressed by Sharon Ryave Brody (Letter to the editor, July 25 issue) concerning the availability of choices in our community for funeral and burial se...
Letters to the editor August 1
Aug 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 279 279 recommendations | email to a friend
Not retiring yet While we are delighted that our admission office now includes Sarah DeWitt as director, we’d like to be sure to clarify that Judy Goldman is not retiring this year, but will play a...
Letters to the editor July 25
Jul 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 284 284 recommendations | email to a friend
A full-time commitment I read the July 18 article about the opinions of Rabbi Wasserman and a few others. The subject of having a nonprofit provider for funeral services versus for-profit funeral p...
Letters to the editor July 18
Jul 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 290 290 recommendations | email to a friend
Get the facts The Chronicle ran a column by Alan Eisner on June 27 entitled, “The Palestinian economy: Why should we care.”  While there are divergent views about the conflict, this article had sev...
Letters to the editor July 11
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 274 274 recommendations | email to a friend
A ‘unique tool’ Kudos to Abby Schachter for her July 4 column regarding the mikva (“Mikva a communal space”). A mikva that is of interest to all members of the Jewish community, regardless of affil...