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Letter to the editor March 12
Truancy number doesn’t add up I was shocked to read in the second sentence of Toby Tabachnick’s article on the Community Day School (“At CDS, all paths of Jewish living lead to diversity, comfort,”...
Mar 12, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 5
Obama’s disrespect continues The behavior of American Jewish groups regarding Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress is similar to that of Jewish leaders of the 1930s and their lac...
Mar 05, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor February 26
Struggling? That’s hard to digest Within The Chronicle’s  Feb. 12 article, “Jewish groups divided on Obama budget plan,” Nathan Diament, executive director of the advocacy branch of the Orthodox Un...
Feb 26, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor February 19
Patients, be wary I read with interest the recent story “‘Rebuilding people’ has become the mantra of these pain specialists” (Feb. 5), which describes the use of intra-articular injection of stem ...
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor February 12
Netanyahu speech ill-advised Like most in our community, I am sympathetic to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and recognize that he faces the extraordinary burden of ensuring Israel’s surv...
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor February 5
Jewish learning, inspiration for everyone Thanks for your inspiring story about Mike Feinberg, the student whose Birthright Israel trip through J’Burgh inspired him to become a trip leader himself ...
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 29
American leadership lacking in Paris aftermath The following thoughts fill my mind in the aftermath of the horrific terrorist slaughter in Paris: >> It is tragic that our fellow Jews in France are ...
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor January 22
Reflecting on the Paris tragedy Tuesday, Jan. 13 was a very sad day in Israel and the world. In France, they buried three policemen who were killed in the Charlie Hebdo massacre. In Israel, we buri...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor January 15
B-ball team’s dedication example to all of us Thank you to Bee Schindler for highlighting the legendary successes of the JCC varsity basketball team under the leadership of head coach Mark Pattis (...
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor January 8
Better late than never Wow, just in time! It was the eighth candle of Chanukah before we Jews managed to get with the program. Finally, finally, a “100-plus crowd” turned out in Squirrel Hill to le...
Jan 07, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor January 1
‘Venomous’ ZOA way off the mark Perhaps The Jewish Chronicle could do a service by publishing the full text of the Conflict Kitchen wrapper as a corrective to the mischaracterizations in the ZOA cr...
Dec 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor July 15
Jul 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Reject conversion bill (The following is an open letter by the president of the Union for Reform Judaism and the executive vice president of the Rabbinical Assembly of rabbis to Prime Minister Benj...
Letters to the editor July 8
Jul 08, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Congratulations on merger Congratulations to the members and leaders of Tree of Life and Or L’Simcha for their willingness to make the hard choices, which allowed these two congregations to merge. ...
Letters to the editor July 1
Jul 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A clear message A radical and nuclear Iran and a genocidal regime in Sudan will no longer be aided with Pennsylvania dollars under a bill that I’ve been working on for five years that is now awaiti...
Letters to the editor June 17
Jun 17, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
To the world Much has been written about the incident in international waters off of Gaza a few weeks ago. Much of the world is critical over Israel’s embargo and actions. The demanded solution is ...
Letters to the editor May 27
May 27, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Specter was ‘rare centrist’ Your May 20 article, “Specter lost ground in areas with Jewish voters,” asks, “Why is that?” Specter was that rare centrist who voted mostly blue and sometimes red. And ...
Letters to the editor May 20
May 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Paraphrase corrected You wrote in your April 29 editorial, “Oren the lightening rod:” “Some of those responses were over the top, such as computer science professor Harry Mairson’s. He called Oren ...
Letters to the editor May 13
May 13, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Gonzo Judaism’ rapped I disagree with [Justin Jacobs] on a few basic points in his take on Nile’s Elliot Goldstein’s “Gonzo Judaism” (“Thompson-esque book pushes Jews to look forward, not backward...
Letters to the editor May 6
May 06, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
More library support needed Libraries are busier than ever during this recession and more access to libraries — not less — is needed. Just consider: •  Last year, when circulation was up 9 percent ...
Letters to the editor April 29
Apr 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Unfair coverage I was very upset to read the article in the April 15 Jewish Chronicle titled, “Area Jewish Schools tackle bullying.” I thought your coverage of the day schools was not balanced or f...
Letters to the editor April 22
Apr 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist’s position flawed It is most unfortunate that political columnist Abby Wisse Schachter, who wrote “Obama’s Israel strategy”  (April 15) did not have time to research the background for he...