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Letters to the editor January 14
Customs are like law I was surprised that none of the rabbinic quotations included in “Origin of funeral visitation unknown; practice controversial” (Dec. 31) commented on the concept of minchag yi...
Jan 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor December 17
Thank you for coverage of case I just wanted to take a moment to thank Toby Tabachnick and The Chronicle for publishing the update on our family’s efforts to have my brother Zeke Goldblum transferr...
Dec 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor December 10
For Rabbi Edelstein, a job well done In the Nov. 19 Jewish Chronicle, I was pleased to see that Rabbi Jason Edelstein has taught at Saint Vincent College for 47 years (“Saint Vincent College honors...
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor December 3
Shame on us The anti-refugee fervor of today is haunting and tragic for those of us with connections to the Holocaust. My unfortunate link to it is the murder of my Austrian paternal grandparents, ...
Dec 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor November 5
Yaron Sideman does not promote peace Some of us who attended the presentation on Oct. 27 by Yaron Sideman, consul general of Israel for the Mid-Atlantic Region, may have hoped for comments that wou...
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 22
J Street U proposal: Outrageous! Anyone who has been to Israel, or has yet to go but loves our homeland, should be both astonished and appalled at J Street U’s proposal to create a school curriculu...
Oct 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor September 17
Davis spectacle is a charade! Throughout history, we have witnessed the evil that can be perpetrated by those who cloak themselves in religion in order to perpetrate injustice and evil. The latest ...
Sep 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor September 10
Applauding Maccabi’s success I was delighted to read in The Chronicle that Pittsburgh teens have once again become interested in the JCC Maccabi Youth Games (“Local athletes proved their ‘medal’ at...
Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor September 3
Republican cooperation? Not happening It may have been an unintentional typo, but Congressman Keith Rothfus is a Republican, not a Democrat, as mentioned in The Chronicle’s Aug. 20 story “Rothfus m...
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor August 27
Taking care of our own I read with interest “Cemetery blight is Jewish community’s mark of shame” (July 30). With that in mind, the Pittsburgh Jewish community is fortunate to have the Jewish Cemet...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor August 20
Roman, Pavilack don’t represent the Jewish view How do Israelis and American Jews feel about the Iran accords? The Jewish Chronicle recently provided an excellent article summarizing the results of...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 31
Mar 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Misrepresentations clarified In the March 24 letter in the Chronicle, “Corbett, paper assailed,” Mickie Diamond mentioned the forum sponsored by the Jewish Federation and League of Women Voters tha...
Letters to the editor March 24
Mar 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Corbett, paper assailed In last week’s Jewish Chronicle there is a big picture of Gov. Tom Corbett with the headline, “Jewish leaders taking ‘wait and see’ approach to proposed budget.” Two profess...
Letters to the editor March 17
Mar 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
We all have mothers The Chronicle periodically warns Israeli politicians to back off from the “Who is a Jew?” debate, and you might wish to take your own advice. A few years back you erred in imply...
Letters to the editor March 10
Mar 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Zionist hopes at stake There is a lot of concern in the Jewish community about whether the Netanyahu government will go down in history for its failed leadership on the peace issue. At stake are th...
Letters to the editor March 3
Mar 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Headline criticized Please explain why The Jewish Chronicle runs a front-page photo saying “Jews join protest,” in Wisconsin when overwhelmingly Jews have not? (Jewish Chronicle, Feb. 24) Kudos to ...
Letters to the editor February 24
Feb 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Preserve NEA funding The House of Representatives is on track to cut $43 million from the National Endowment for the Arts’ budget of $167.5 million. That’s a 26 percent cut — the deepest in 16 year...
Letters to the editor February 3
Feb 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
HIAS slams column I am the Director of the HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) Israel office and am intimately involved in the evolution of the asylum system in Israel.  The system is lacking and I...
Letters to the editor January 20
Jan 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Liberal culpability Joel Rubin’s op-ed piece relating the Tucson shooting to the assassination of Rabin (“Learning from Israel, post-Tucson,” Jan. 13) is an affront to reason. To paraphrase the lat...
Letters to the editor December 30
Dec 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
They love us here I am in Kosovo, deployed with the Army for my third tour of duty (and second in Kosovo). The Muslim people here love the United States and the Jewish people. I just attended a Rig...
Letters to the editor December 23
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Macabees maligned Joel Rubin excelled in his attempt to distort history in his political article entitled “Chanuka’s dangerous lessons for today’s Republicans” (The Jewish Chronicle, Dec. 9). He la...