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Letters to the editor July 31
Israel’s borders, Bible geography I want to thank and commend Rabbi James Gibson for reminding readers that the boundaries of the State of Israel were and will be the product of international agree...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor June 26
Shame on The Chronicle! I enjoyed the article “Tzitzit for women, by women ‘makes the Torah real’” (May 29) about Squirrel Hill native Maya Rosen’s efforts to expand this mitzvah to women. Rabbis S...
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 20
What’s in a number? Thanks to Ilana Yergin for the wonderful article about my B’nai Mitzvah tutoring, “Temple David honors b’nai mitzvah tutor with service, luncheon,” Feb. 27. When she interviewed...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 6
Make it happen It is critically important to ensure all Pennsylvania high-school graduates learn about the Holocaust and genocide. The Holocaust Awareness Museum of the Delaware Valley has been in ...
Mar 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 30
Iran concert tour backed I enthusiastically join those leaders of our community who are in favor of a Pittsburgh Symphony visit to Iran (“Jews give their own take on proposed PSO trip to Iran,” Jan...
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 23
By all means, ‘settle’ “I loved the interview with the irrepressible Tova Weinberg from JNS.org that you printed last week, (“The ‘matchmaker’s touch,’” Jan. 16.) I was especially struck by the fac...
Jan 24, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 16
Supporting the disabled Thank you for reprinting Simone Ellin’s Baltimore Jewish Times Dec. 26, 2013, article, “Inclusion of Jews with Disabilities is Focus of Inaugural Leadership Conference.” It ...
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 9
Mohalim are well trained I wish to publicly thank the Chronicle and offer “Yasher Koach” on its Dec. 26 editorial (“In defense of circumcision”) supporting and defending Bris Milah, ritual circumci...
Jan 09, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 2
A meaningful 20 minutes Thanks to the Tuckfelt family, and the other donors, for their support of the new Holocaust memorial on the campus of Community Day School. For those of you who have not had...
Jan 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor December 19
Hypothetical history Regarding the Nov. 14 book review, “What if Anne Frank’s sister, Margot, survived? Book poses question,” I would like to thank Hilary Daninhirsch for her review of “Margot,” an...
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor December 12
Free speech War, intermarriage, apathy, hate; today’s plagues. These words were posted anonymously as part of an art exhibit on a wall of the Jewish Community Center, home to Jews of every stripe. ...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 14
Jan 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Multidimensional journalism In response to several items presented in your Dec. 31 article, “Pitt News editor joins campus journalists on Israel trip,” the article discusses an educational seminar ...
Letters to the editor January 7
Jan 06, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Story needed better headline In the Dec. 17 article “Have Pittsburgh donors failed Hillel JUC?” The Chronicle notes that, while free Friday night dinners at the Hillel JUC drew 150 to 225 students,...
Letters to the editor December 10
Dec 10, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Abortion issue in health care rapped The imbroglio over the health care option is strewn with many obstacles. Some are of real concerns; others entail politics and religion. The abortion issue is o...
Letters to the editor December 3
Dec 03, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Editorial assailed Regarding your Nov. 12 editorial, “Sanction Lebanon for illegal arms,” I must disagree with the comparison of U.N. Resolution 242 and 1701. The Chronicle claims that 1701 should ...
Letters to the editor November 25
Nov 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Editorial misleading The Jewish Chronicle in the Nov. 19 issue has an editorial that states, “Rubashkin conviction means new beginning.” I find the editorial title to be misleading and a few of the...
Letters to the editor November 19
Nov 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
RAC blasts Robertson on remark (Editor’s note: The following is an open letter from Mark Pelavin, associate director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, to Rev. Pat Robertson expressi...
Letters to the editor November 12
Nov 12, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Veterans prone to ALS Veterans Day is an often over-looked holiday on the U.S. calendar. However, it’s a day to take pause and remember those individuals who have dedicated their lives to protectin...
Letters to the editor November 5
Nov 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
A positive portrayal It is rare to see Jews portrayed by the mass media without the usual negative stereotypes. In light of that, it has been refreshing to see how the new television series, “Glee,...
Letters to the editor October 29
Oct 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Let inmates foot corrections costs I was pleased to read the 22 October article, “Costa cites prison reform as possible cost-cutting measure for State,” which notes State Sen. Jay Costa’s efforts t...
Letters to the editor October 22
Oct 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Goldstone lauded for report I have read several articles in The Jewish Chronicle seeking to discredit the U.N. Human Rights Council report (known as the Goldstone report), which found Israel guilty...